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Assessment Manager in New York, NY at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 1/12/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contractor
  • Location:
    New York, NY
  • Job Type:
    Other
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    1/12/2018

Job Description

Job #:  812264

Apex Systems is currently seeking an Assessment Manager to support an exciting client of ours in New York City.

 

This customer offers access to bleeding edge technology and a fantastic work environment. If you or anyone you know is interested in an opportunity like this, please contact Sean Scott, Account Manager, at 703-256-2000 or scscott@apexsystems.com.

Job Description:*

This position is for an experienced assessment specialist who will support the technical workflow for assessment projects. The assessment manager will work closely with the senior director for assessment and the content development team in the following key areas: 
• Manage the item template creation and item development workflow into and within Learnosity, the item authoring platform utilized by our programs
• Maintain item development schedules (including item writing and reviews) and coordinate schedules and assignments for item writers, vendors, and the content development team 
• Support the training of vendors and item writers for assessment projects
• Package and transmit assessments completed on the authoring platform, Learnosity, for release on the teacher-facing digital platforms of Pre-AP and SpringBoard
• Execute quality assurance test plans and manage QA work performed by the content development team and/or vendors
• Develop and maintain technical documentation of assessments (item metadata, item counts, art specifications and passage information)
• Support development of standards alignment templates and reports
• Create and manage assessment project schedules and prioritize to meet critical deadlines
Skill set:
• Documented, successful experience with assessment development projects, specifically with coordinating item writing projects and schedules with item writers and external vendors
• Hands-on experience with item banking/item authoring programs; experience with the Learnosity platform a plus 
• Solid understanding of classroom-based assessment formats and approaches
• Highly organized and detail oriented with attention to precision and accuracy of all materials 
• Comfort working in a dynamic environment, and a flexible and adaptive working style
• Self-directed, with an ability to problem-solve and to communicate effectively 
• Ability to manage multiple, multifaceted projects simultaneously 

Job Requirements

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• Documented, successful experience with assessment development projects, specifically with coordinating item writing projects and schedules with item writers and external vendors
• Hands-on experience with item banking/item authoring programs; experience with the Learnosity platform a plus 
• Solid understanding of classroom-based assessment formats and approaches
• Highly organized and detail oriented with attention to precision and accuracy of all materials 
• Comfort working in a dynamic environment, and a flexible and adaptive working style
• Self-directed, with an ability to problem-solve and to communicate effectively 
• Ability to manage multiple, multifaceted projects simultaneously 

Preferred Skills:*

• Documented, successful experience with assessment development projects, specifically with coordinating item writing projects and schedules with item writers and external vendors
• Hands-on experience with item banking/item authoring programs; experience with the Learnosity platform a plus 
• Solid understanding of classroom-based assessment formats and approaches
• Highly organized and detail oriented with attention to precision and accuracy of all materials 
• Comfort working in a dynamic environment, and a flexible and adaptive working style
• Self-directed, with an ability to problem-solve and to communicate effectively 
• Ability to manage multiple, multifaceted projects simultaneously 

Education/Certifications:*

Bachelors required 

Business Travel Required?*

No