Randstad Assessment Development Manager (Learnosity Specialist) in New York, New York

Assessment Development Manager (Learnosity Specialist)

job details:

  • location:New York, NY

  • salary:$60 - $68.90 per hour

  • date posted:Monday, April 16, 2018

  • job type:Contract

  • industry:Information Technology

  • reference:614694

job description

Assessment Manager / Assessment Development Specialist (Learnosity Specialist)

Randstad Technologies is searching for an experienced Assessment Specialist to come on-board with our client in New York, NY supporting their technical workflow for assessment projects for their multiple customer-facing programs on a contract basis.

Job Description:

This position is for an experienced assessment specialist who will support the technical workflow for assessment projects for our client's multiple programs.

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 customer-facing digital platforms

  • 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

Desired 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

Required 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

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

If you or someone you know may be interested in learning more about this contract role as an Assessment Development Manager with our client in New York, NY, please send your resume to zack.macdonald@randstadusa.com ASAP!