Position Description: The Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards, and Student Testing (CRESST) seeks a Senior Statistician for ELPA21, an innovative, national student assessment system serving eight states and nearly 400,000 English Learners in grades K-12. Under the general supervision of the Research Director, the Senior Statistician will both supervise projects done by staff and will conduct data gathering and statistical analyses, and will also contribute to the conceptualization and development of research designs, implementation procedures, and analytic methods for studies that advance knowledge and best practices in the instruction and assessment of English Learners (ELs), including those ELs with disabilities and the most significant cognitive disabilities. ELPA21 prioritizes deepening the connection between assessment, research, and instructional practice, making assessment inclusive and meaningful, and honoring the culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds of English learners and the contributions they bring to schools and communities.
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UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.