Director, Assessment Design

Product Development - Design Portland, OR or Remote, United States


Description

We are looking for a Director, AssessmentDesign to fill a full-time position. The Director, Assessment Design responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following: 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • In coordination with Assessment leadership, design and execute strategic assessment design projects in support of high-quality, criterion-referenced, diagnostic assessments for use in large-scale and classroom assessment
  • Use and apply Principled Assessment Design / Evidence-centered Design frameworks across the full spectrum of assessment development processes
  • Coordinate across various teams (assessment, psychometrics, user design, product, instruction, communications, access/equity) to identify assessment design requirements required to support targeted diagnosis and effective instructional decision-making
  • Near-term projects on which Director, Assessment would play critical role include but are not limited to:
    • development of placement level descriptions for Reading and Math, K-12
    • development of skill spine for Reading and Math, K-12
    • redesign of item development specifications
    • define and execute vision for access and equity from assessment design perspective 
    • define and execute vision of partnership with internal UX team to design item interface

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

Successful candidates will demonstrate a record of achievement: 

  • A minimum of 10 years professional experience in assessment design
  • Proven ability to execute assessment design projects in both the Reading and Math disciplines
  • Experience designing, authoring, and editing computer-based and technology-enhanced items
  • Expertise in various authoring tools and content management systems
  • Multiple successful experiences managing item-writing vendors
  • Multiple successful experiences working with nationally-recognized experts in relevant fields, including but not limited to: Assessment Design; Reading learning/assessment; Math learning/assessment; Accessibility
  • A passion for contemporary assessment design and a deep a commitment to k-12 students, teachers, and administrators.
  • Constant curiosity, and a commitment to learning and sharing knowledge.



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