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Singapore Examinations and Assessment Board (SEAB) is a statutory board with the mission to provide quality educational assessment and research services to our customers in Singapore and other parts of the world. We are looking for team players who enjoy working in a dynamic and creative work environment. We invite you to join our team for a rewarding and challenging career.

We are no longer accepting applications for HQ Chief Presiding Examiner and Presiding Examiner positions for the 2018 national examinations. You may wish to visit this page for more information in February 2019 for the openings in the 2019 national examinations. 

FULL-TIME POSITIONS

RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT OFFICER (MEASUREMENT AND ANALYTICS)

RESPONSIBILITIES

Successful applicant will conduct research on educational measurement and assessment issues and develop assessment services and products that are fit for purpose, educationally sound and positively transforming for stakeholders. He/she is expected to contribute to research studies that investigate use of ICT into assessments that will address current needs and anticipate future needs in assessment and measurement in Singapore. The officer is expected to apply his/her expertise in interpretive, statistical, measurement and evaluative technologies for education to further the cause of meaningful and accurate educational assessment, as well as the use of analytics in deriving information from large-scale assessment data to inform education policies. With good progress, the officer can look forward to leadership opportunities in shaping the future of educational assessment in Singapore.

The key responsibilities include:

  • Conduct studies to develop knowledge and insight in statistical analysis and psychometric methodology
  • Contribute to the development of SEAB's strategy to use technology to provide e-assessments, for example in scoring and analytic methodologies for large-scale computer-based assessments
  • Conceptualise and carry out statistical analysis activities in support of the conduct of assessment work
  • Conduct psychometric studies, such as analysis and reporting of item response data, to inform decision making and policies
  • Conceptualise, design and develop workflow and process for data management and statistical analysis
  • Provide training and consultancy services to SEAB's customers and deliver outcomes to agreed timescales and quality

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in providing leadership in research studies, measurements, analytics and/or policy analysis
  • Proficient in the use of various statistical analysis software (e.g. STATA, SPSS, SAS, AMOS, EQS, RUMM2020, R-Programming)
  • Experience coding applications with C/C#/C++, Visual Basic or Java Programming Language will be useful
  • Experience in the education sector will be an advantage
  • Adaptable, meticulous individual with excellent analytical skills
  • Demonstrate good research practices and skills
  • Able to communicate complex concepts in applied and practical manner to get buy-in from stakeholder groups
  • Enjoy working in teams in a dynamic and creative work environment

RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT OFFICER (ASSESSMENT RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY)

RESPONSIBILITIES

Successful applicant will conduct research in assessment, and develop assessment services and products that are fit for purpose, educationally sound and positively transforming for stakeholders. He/She is expected to contribute to research studies which focus on harnessing technology to assess complex competencies for 21st Century education, apply statistical techniques to support assessment-related analysis and provide project management and consultancy services for assessment projects. With good progress, the officer can look forward to leadership opportunities in shaping the future of educational assessment in Singapore.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum 3 years of experience as a trained teacher, preferably with experience in research or educational measurement related work
  • Adaptable, meticulous individual with excellent analytical skills
  • Demonstrate good research practices and skills
  • Able to communicate complex concepts in applied and practical manner to get buy-in from stakeholder groups
  • Enjoy working in teams in a dynamic and creative work environment
APPLICATION PROCEDURE (FULL-TIME POSITION)

If you are interested in any of the above position, please submit your application with your educational certificates to: Careers@Gov.