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About LSAC

Take Your Career to the Next Level

Welcome to LSAC’s Employment Opportunities page. We proudly offer a supportive, team-oriented environment, competitive salaries, and a flexible, cafeteria-style benefits package.

Headquartered in the Newtown section of Bucks County, Pennsylvania, we are approximately 30 miles north of Philadelphia and 20 miles south of Princeton, New Jersey. LSAC is best known for administering the Law School Admission Test (LSAT). However, we do much more. With the commitment and support of our staff members, we will continue to fulfill our mission—to provide quality services to law schools, law school applicants and potential applicants, and the educational community. We invite you to join us in achieving our goals.

LSAC takes great pride in its dedication to being an EOE/AA Employer. All qualified individuals, including minorities, women, and people who are differently abled, are encouraged to apply.

Test Administration Associate

Position Code: TAA
Group: Test Administration
Application Deadline: December 21, 2017

Primary Responsibilities

The Law School Admission Council (LSAC), producers of the Law School Admission Test (LSAT), is seeking applicants for a Test Administration Associate in its Test Administration group. The Test Administration Associate is responsible for varied test administration activities as assigned by the manager of Test Administration and project coordinators. Responsibilities include working on special projects and pretest and posttest processing activities for both the Law School Admission Test (LSAT) and the Multistate Professional Responsibility Examination (MPRE).

Qualifications

Associate degree preferred; college level course work required. Experience in an office environment required. Experience in a standardized testing environment is desirable. Good telephone and written communication skills; good organizational skills and attention to detail. Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills. Ability to assimilate into a team environment. High level of initiative and ability to work well independently. Knowledge of UPS, USPS, Federal Express, and other types of shipping methods is highly desired. Ability to use web-based tracking software is also desired. Ability to use MS Office software (Word, Excel, Outlook) and the Internet. Ability to work with various LSAC web-based and homegrown computer applications.

Comfortable in an environment of shifting priorities. Must be able to work well under pressure and meet deadlines. Must be able to handle sensitive and confidential material in an appropriate and discreet manner. Flexibility to work with staff members in various LSAC offices toward the common goals of LSAC and the Test Administration section. Minimal travel is required. Overtime is required, especially surrounding each test administration.


Test Administration and Shipping Associate

Position Code: TASA
Group: Test Administration
Application Deadline: December 21, 2017

Primary Responsibilities

The Law School Admission Council (LSAC), producers of the Law School Admission Test (LSAT), is seeking applicants for a Test Administration and Shipping Assistant in its Test Administration group. Responsible for providing support for the shipping and tracking of confidential test materials to and from test centers and for providing administrative support to the manager of Test Administration. Additional responsibilities include shipping, receiving, and taking inventory of test materials; maintaining security of test materials at all times; and word processing, data entry, and spreadsheet preparation. Overtime is required, especially surrounding each test administration.

Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent required. Experience in a warehouse environment and willingness to shift from warehouse to office environment as needed. Knowledge of UPS, USPS, FedEx, and other types of shipping methods; the ability to safely lift 60 pounds and operate a forklift are also required. Must have a valid driver’s license with a good driving record. Good phone, written communication, and interpersonal skills; attention to detail; ability to work independently and follow through, meet deadlines, and work as a member of a team. Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel is required.


Research Assistant

Position Code: RASSIT
Group: Psychometric Research
Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Primary Responsibilities

The Law School Admission Council (LSAC), producers of the Law School Admission Test (LSAT), is seeking applicants for a Research Assistant in its Psychometric Research group. The Research Assistant will carry out routine analyses related to the operational administration of the LSAT as well as participate in selected research projects through activities such as writing and executing statistical programs, and analyzing and presenting data. More specifically, the Research Assistant will be required to perform the following: statistical analyses that require an understanding of applied statistics or measurement, such as data management, descriptive statistics, correlation, and regression; organization of data for presentation in research reports; quality control reviews of assembled data; and contributing to the preparation of research reports by assisting with literature reviews, drafting narrowly defined portions of approved research studies, and preparing tables and figures. The Research Assistant will receive functional supervision from senior staff serving as project leaders.

Qualifications

To qualify for this position, the candidate must possess a bachelor’s degree, preferably including some training in applied statistics or educational and psychological tests and measurement, or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which expertise has been demonstrably acquired. Experience with statistical software packages such as SAS or SPSS is required, with experience in a programming language highly desirable. Experience with IBM-compatible PC database, spreadsheet, and word processing packages is required, with at least one year of experience in data processing and applied statistics or measurement highly desirable. The ability to attend to detail and to maintain high standards of accuracy in preparing and checking data documents and computer input and output is required. Strong organizational skills, such as being able to plan and organize one’s own work, maintain schedules, and communicate the status of each project to the functional supervisors, are required. The Research Assistant must be able to function as a team member and to complete projects independently as well. Interpersonal skills sufficient to work with LSAC staff at all levels—supervisors, peers, and subordinates—as well as the ability to exercise discretion in handling sensitive and confidential information are required.


Research Associate

Position Code: RASSOC
Group: Psychometric Research
Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Primary Responsibilities

The Law School Admission Council (LSAC), producers of the Law School Admission Test (LSAT), is seeking applicants for a Research Associate in its Psychometric Research group. The Research Associate will coordinate and carry out analyses related to the operational administration of the LSAT; act as principal investigator or co-investigator for selected research projects undertaken in support of the LSAT; and prepare LSAT technical reports by performing analyses, presenting data, and drafting text for the reports. The Research Associate will exercise functional supervision over professional and support staff—assigning, monitoring, and reviewing the work of research assistants and other support staff on a project basis. The Research Associate will also provide data analysis support for research scientists on a project basis.

Qualifications

To qualify for this position, the candidate must possess a master’s degree in applied statistics, psychometrics, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. At least 5 years of experience in data processing and applied statistics or measurement is highly desirable. Experience with statistical software packages such as SAS or SPSS is required, with experience in a programming language highly desirable. The position requires experience with IBM-compatible PC database, spreadsheet, and word processing packages, as well as experience in the planning, design, and operation of data analyses and research projects. Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to attend to detail and to maintain high standards of accuracy in preparing and checking computer programs and statistical documents, are required. The Research Associate is expected to be able to function as a team member and to complete projects independently as well. Interpersonal skills sufficient to work with LSAC staff at all levels—supervisors, peers, and subordinates—as well as the ability to exercise discretion in handling sensitive and confidential information are required.


Research Scientist

Position Code: RS
Group: Psychometric Research
Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Primary Responsibilities

The Law School Admission Council (LSAC), producers of the Law School Admission Test (LSAT), is seeking applicants for a Research Scientist in its Psychometric Research group. The position may be reclassified as a Senior Research Scientist, depending on the experience level of the candidate. The Research Scientist will direct and conduct analyses in support of the LSAT, act as an investigator for selected testing‐related research projects, prepare and disseminate research results, propose new research directions and additional projects, and monitor research assistants and other support staff as well as review their work.

Qualifications

To qualify for this position, the candidate must possess a doctoral degree in psychometrics, educational measurement, applied statistics, quantitative psychology, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. The candidate must also demonstrate superior research ability. The position requires excellent oral and written communication skills as well as the ability to plan diverse activities effectively and efficiently, function both as a member of a team and independently, and exercise discretion in handling sensitive and confidential material. Skill and experience with one or more statistical analysis software packages sufficient to conduct and direct data analyses are essential.

How to Apply

Once you find a position that interests you, send your résumé and letter of application stating the position you are applying for, position code, and salary requirements through one of the following three application options:

Postal Mail

C. Rommel, HR Section
Law School Admission Council
PO BOX 40
Newtown PA 18940

Fax: 215.504.3808

Email: employment@LSAC.org
(Please send résumé in Microsoft Word format.)

NOTE: Only résumés with salary requirements will be considered.

Questions?

Please feel free to contact our Human Resources Section via email at employment@LSAC.org.

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