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US-MD-Rockville | US-IL-Chicago
The American Institutes for Research (AIR) is a leading professional services firm specializing in all aspects of education and other social policy issues. AIR prides itself in conducting high-impact, high-stakes projects for significant federal, state, and private organizations. The intellectual diversity of our 1,800 employees enables us to bring together experts from many fields in the search for innovative answers to any challenge. We are currently looking for a .NET Developer to join our team.
Job ID
9203
United States
US-DC | US-VA-Reston
The American Institutes for Research (AIR) is a leading professional services firm with a growing software engineering and product development team. We design and build things that are inspiring and make a real impact in the online testing industry. We are currently seeking a .NET Lead Software Engineer to join our team in the Washington, DC or Reston, VA office. Be part of something innovative and cutting edge. Join our team of more than a hundred software engineers, designers, project managers and software specialists that are smart, creative and excited by what they do. Some of our ground-breaking work includes: • advanced computer-adaptive algorithms (only one that’s peer-approved in the country) • mobile support for the user interfaces • learning management systems with social media features • user interfaces that are universally accessible to people with or without disabilities • innovative, machine-scorable items
Job ID
8920
United States
US-DC-Washington
The American Institutes for Research (AIR) is a leading professional services firm which prides itself in conducting high-impact, high-stakes projects for significant Federal, state, and private organizations. The intellectual diversity of our 1,600 employees enables us to bring together experts from many fields in the search for innovative answers to any challenge. Within AIR, the Corporate Finance Office (CFO) is a dynamic workplace with a clear agenda to develop a service oriented organization in line with the business. It is composed of a strong team of co-workers and challenging varied roles that aim to stretch and expand the value CFO delivers within AIR. We currently have an opportunity for an Accounting Specialist in the Corporate Finance Office in Washington,D.C. (Georgetown). The Accounting Specialist is an integral part of the General Accounting team and will take responsibility for performing month end close procedures and conducting general accounting duties.
Job ID
10163
United States
ZM
AIR is a US-based not-for-profit company specializing in education programming, educational assessment, and other social policy issues. AIR’s International Development Program seeks to enhance the capacity of people in developing countries to improve their quality of life through education and social development. We have worked in collaboration with local and international stakeholders in more than 80 countries over the past three decades. We seek to ensure children’s equitable access to all levels of education; improve the quality and relevance of education; and empower individuals, communities, and institutions as agents of social and behavioral change.
Job ID
10156
Zambia
US-DC
The Assessment Program at the American Institutes for Research (AIR) is a well-regarded organization that is growing rapidly. We focus on providing our clients with customized assessments that not only measure student achievement against state standards, but also provide meaningful score reports that can help students, parents, and educators address areas of student weakness. Parents and students in more than 30 states in the country see the reports AIR produces. Our work has broad reach and we are proud of the quality reports we deliver to families. We would like your help in ensuring our reports continue to provide useful, accurate results to parents and students. Our environment is fast-paced and requires people at all levels who are willing to roll up their sleeves to get the work done on time while maintaining high quality. We are currently seeking a Communications Intern to provide assistance to the Assessment Program in our Washington, DC office. Candidates will start in January and be required to work part-time.
Job ID
10215
United States
US-DC-Washington
The American Institutes for Research (AIR) is a leader in behavioral and social science research and evidence-based technical assistance. A nonprofit established in 1946, AIR applies science to real-world issues on behalf of federal and state agencies, international development agencies, foundations, school districts, private businesses, and other clients. We are seeking a communications professional to work on our AIR-wide communications team developing communications products, initiatives, and events to promote AIR’s work and engage policymakers, the media, and practitioners, and support our mission of conducting and applying the best research to improve people’s lives. This position is based in our headquarters in Washington, D.C. (Georgetown).
Job ID
10193
United States
US-DC
Be part of something innovative and cutting edge. Join our team of more than a hundred software engineers, designers, project managers and software specialists that are smart, creative and excited by what they do. Some of our ground-breaking work includes: • advanced computer-adaptive algorithms (only one that’s peer-approved in the country) • mobile support for the user interfaces • learning management systems with social media features • user interfaces that are universally accessible to people with or without disabilities • innovative, machine-scorable items The American Institutes for Research (AIR) is a leading professional services firm with a growing software engineering and product development team. We design and build things that are inspiring and make a real impact in the online testing industry. We are currently seeking a Data Analyst (SQL) to join our software development group.
Job ID
10084
United States
US-DC
Be part of something innovative and cutting edge. Join our team of more than a hundred software engineers, designers, project managers and software specialists that are smart, creative and excited by what they do. Some of our ground-breaking work includes: • advanced computer-adaptive algorithms (only one that’s peer-approved in the country) • mobile support for the user interfaces • learning management systems with social media features • user interfaces that are universally accessible to people with or without disabilities • innovative, machine-scorable items The American Institutes for Research (AIR) is a leading professional services firm with a growing software engineering and product development team. We design and build things that are inspiring and make a real impact in the online testing industry. We are currently seeking a Data Analyst (SQL) to join our software development group.
Job ID
10177
United States
US-DC
The American Institutes for Research (AIR) is a leading professional services firm with a growing Reporting Team. We are pioneers in the design and building of online reports using innovative, cutting-edge technology that are based on powerful, behind-the-scenes analysis of student test score data, making a real impact for teachers and students across the country. We are currently seeking a Data Reporting Analyst – Online Reporting System to join our Score Reporting team in the Washington, DC (Georgetown) office.
Job ID
9395
United States
US-DC
The American Institutes for Research (AIR) is one of the largest behavioral and social science research organizations in the world. AIR’s mission is to conduct and apply the best behavioral and social science research towards improving people’s lives, with a special emphasis on the disadvantaged. Much of this work informs the development and implementation of policies that require and produce significant quantities of diverse data. Data scientists at AIR use a blend of technology skills and theory to contribute to cutting-edge research design, implementation, and capacity building. Our team promotes data scientists’ career development through interdisciplinary collaboration, training opportunities, a community of practice, and the opportunity to work on meaningful projects spanning several domains, including education, public health, workforce, science and innovation policy, criminal justice, and housing. We balance contemporary agile development with rigorous approaches to research design, all the while remaining outcomes-driven and aligned to our clients’ missions and goals. This position is located within AIR’s Survey and Data Sciences (SDS) group, which supports the design, collection, analysis, and dissemination of statistics that are objective, accurate, and timely.
Job ID
10153
United States
US-DC
The American Institutes for Research (AIR) is one of the largest behavioral and social science research organizations in the world. AIR’s mission is to conduct and apply the best behavioral and social science research towards improving people’s lives, with a special emphasis on the disadvantaged. Much of this work informs the development and implementation of policies that require and produce significant quantities of diverse data. Data scientists at AIR use a blend of technology skills and theory to contribute to cutting-edge research design, implementation, and capacity building. Interns will then be paired with data scientists and survey methodologist to work on ongoing, real world projects in areas like education, science and innovation policy, international development and health care. Our team promotes data scientists’ career development through interdisciplinary collaboration, training opportunities, a community of practice, and the opportunity to work on meaningful projects spanning several domains, including education, public health, workforce, science and innovation policy, criminal justice, and housing. We balance contemporary agile development with rigorous approaches to research design, all the while remaining outcomes-driven and aligned to our clients’ missions and goals. Collaboration, pair programing and code reviews will allow interns to grow technically as they contribute to these projects AIR is seeking a Summer intern to join its Survey and Data Sciences (SDS) group, which supports the design, collection, analysis, and dissemination of statistics that are objective, accurate, and timely. This position will be located in our Washington, DC office and the ideal candidate will be available fulltime between May through August.
Job ID
10203
United States
ZM
AIR is a US-based not-for-profit company specializing in education programming, educational assessment, and other social policy issues. AIR’s International Development Program seeks to enhance the capacity of people in developing countries to improve their quality of life through education and social development. We have worked in collaboration with local and international stakeholders in more than 80 countries over the past three decades. We seek to ensure children’s equitable access to all levels of education; improve the quality and relevance of education; and empower individuals, communities, and institutions as agents of social and behavioral change.
Job ID
10157
Zambia
US-DC
The American Institutes for Research (AIR) has opportunities available in Washington, D.C. for a Development Economist to work in our International Research and Evaluation group. AIR's international work improves the quality of life in developing countries by using rigorous research and evaluation to enhance education and social development. We conduct impact evaluations on a wide range of topics including cash transfer programs, early childhood nutrition programs, education interventions, health product distribution programs, and agricultural interventions. We partner with locally based researchers to provide context relevant policy analysis and to help build the research capacity in developing countries. Our work contributes to policy and financial decisions at the national and international level in countries around the world.
Job ID
10145
United States
US-DC-Washington
American Institutes for Research (AIR) is a leading non-profit organization with over 1,800 staff dedicated to our mission of conducting and applying the best behavioral and social science research and evaluation towards improving people’s lives, with a special emphasis on the disadvantaged. The Communications and Public Affairs team elevates AIR’s expertise in assessment, research, evaluation, and technical assistance to tell the AIR story to key audiences including staff, policymakers, clients, and the media. The Director of Internal and Executive Communications will develop and lead the implementation of an internal communications strategy, and tactical plan, that tells the AIR narrative internally while fostering employee engagement across the Assessment, Professional Services and Infrastructure divisions of AIR. S/he will serve as a trusted advisor and consultant to AIR’s senior executive leadership and will manage and improve AIR’s systems and processes for staff communications, including the company's intranet site, email communications and town hall meetings. Additionally, this leader will partner closely with the AIR Human Resources team to deliver effective communications around people-focused initiatives. Reporting directly to the Vice President of Communications and Public Affairs, the Director will manage a team of three direct reports.
Job ID
10179
United States
US-DC
The Assessment Program at AIR is a well regarded organization that is growing rapidly. We focus on providing our clients with customized assessments that not only measure student achievement against state standards, but also provide meaningful score reports that can help students, parents, and educators address any areas of student weakness. Our environment is fast-paced and we seek individuals who are willing to roll up their sleeves to produce high quality work in a timely manner. We are seeking a Director, Psychometrics to join the team in our Washington, DC office.
Job ID
8745
United States
US-DC-Washington
The American Institutes for Research (AIR) is a leading professional services firm which prides itself in conducting high-impact, high-stakes projects for significant Federal, state, and commercial organizations. The Corporate Finance Office (CFO) is a dynamic workplace within AIR with a clear agenda to develop a service oriented organization in line with the business. It is composed of a strong team of co-workers and challenging varied roles that aim to stretch and expand the value CFO delivers within AIR. We are currently seeking a Division Finance Director for our Washington, DC office. The Division Finance Director is responsible for management of all financial aspects of a $225+ million, growing project portfolio as well as for Division indirect expenditures, and works as a crucial liaison between Finance, Contracts, Controller’s office and Technical Operations to ensure the business, contractual and financial reporting and analysis needs are met from the perspectives of both division management and the CFO. The Division Finance Manager is expected to serve as the source of expertise throughout the entire project life cycle including but not limited to the project price-to-win strategy, project planning, execution, and closeout, and also plays a major role in ensuring compliance with applicable (state, federal, etc.) acquisition regulations and AIR fiscal policy.
Job ID
10204
United States
US-DC-Washington
American Institutes for Research (AIR) is a leading non-profit organization with more than 1,800 staff members dedicated to our mission of conducting and applying the best behavioral and social science research and evaluation towards improving people’s lives, with a special emphasis on the disadvantaged. The Communications and Public Affairs team, working with AIR’s expertise in assessment, research, evaluation, and technical assistance tells the AIR story to key audiences including funders, policymakers, the media, and AIR staff. The Editor/Content Lead will play a key role on the Content Team, leading the development of a full suite of products – print, web, and social media – to communicate evidence and promising approaches from AIR’s research and application work. S/he will work closely with expert staff to craft stories, blogs, briefs, and other articles that translate AIR’s research and technical assistance work, ensuring quality control and readability. Reporting to the Director of Communications Operations, the Editor/Content Lead will manage a team of two to three direct reports.
Job ID
10231
United States
US-DC
The American Institutes for Research (AIR) is one of the leading behavioral and social science research organizations in the world. AIR is a collaborative organization that works with clients to examine a wide range of projects from early childhood development to adult education. We pride ourselves in conducting high-impact, high-stakes projects for significant federal, state, and private organizations. AIR's vision is that research-based problem solving can improve the lives of all people. AIR’s Research and Evaluation area is seeking an Editor to join our team.
Job ID
10223
United States
US
The Assessment Program at AIR is a well-regarded organization that is growing rapidly. Our environment is fast-paced and requires people at all levels who are willing to get the work done on time while maintaining high quality. We are seeking an Editorial Associate to work onsite at the Test Development Center in Tallahassee, FL.
Job ID
10210
United States
US-DC
You are passionate about education and have spent a great deal of time in K-12 schools working with teachers. You understand how K-12 teachers think and are familiar with the technology demands teachers face in the course of the important work they do. You will train teachers across the country via webinars, on-site trainings, and easy-to-understand system User Guides on how to use each component of AIR’s online testing system. Webinars, on-site trainings and User Guides will cover the following topics and more: • how to register teachers for testing • ordering paper test materials • viewing and editing test settings and tools • how to start, pause and end a test session • approving students for testing • how to monitor test progress during a session • how to use data from the tests to improve instruction. Your experience working with K-12 teachers makes it easy for you to translate a system into specific questions asked by teachers and ultimately into eLearning modules organized around the tasks that teachers want to complete. You are adept at writing user guides, online instructing, virtual training, and eLearning development. At this stage in your career you are looking for new opportunities – a place where you can shape the eLearning environment from the ground up, with room to grow, move up, and apply your passion for building engaging e-learning products to help people learn. If this is you, look no further. AIR Assessment is the leader in providing computer adaptive online tests for K-12 assessments in the US. Our technology platform is used in 26 states across the country by millions of students and teachers. Our clients rely on us to provide cutting edge training that keeps them engaged, entertained and informed. We are looking for someone to help take our training products to the next level. You will work directly with members of the senior management team to develop and implement a vision for the next generation of eLearning products. You will also work cross-functionally with a team of software developers, testers, project managers and technical writers. Your online courses and user guides will be read by thousands of teachers across the country and will impact the education of millions of students. This position is based at our headquarters in Washington, DC. Successful candidates are required to be on site. This is not a remote position. We are hiring at all levels: Associate/Coordinator/Manager.
Job ID
10175
United States