Job Postings


Full-time position
Current annual salary range: $71,243–$104,983, dependent upon experience and qualifications

The Psychometrician supports the successful implementation of flagship projects that
assess the knowledge and skills of students at the pan-Canadian and international levels,
such as the Pan-Canadian Assessment Program (PCAP) and the Programme for
International Student Assessment (PISA).

Key qualifications

  • Excellent command of French and English, both written and spoken
  • Graduate degree (master’s or PhD) with specialization in psychometrics, educational measurement, and/or assessment
  • A minimum of two years’ experience with large-scale assessments, typically gained through work at provincial/territorial/national ministries/departments of education or educational institutions
  • Extensive experience in research methodology, advanced statistical analysis such as multivariate and multi-level modelling, and reporting (using advanced statistical packages)
  • Experience in classical test theory, item-response-theory modelling, and test linking and equating
  • Exceptional research skills to stay current with developments in the field of specialization
  • Exceptionally detail-oriented, with strong organizational skills and the ability to meet critical deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to prepare analytic plans, monitor progress, and track timelines
  • Highly collaborative, with strong interpersonal skills to work with various stakeholders in the assessment development and reporting process
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team

Please send an electronic version of your cover letter and résumé to the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada (CMEC), to the attention of Human Resources at, by 4:00 p.m. EST, January 20, 2020.