BASIC FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Plan, develop, and evaluate assessments and assessment programs, specifically those related to educator performance and practice. Work at a high level of knowledge and skill in all phases of development, including task development and evaluation. Work independently and as part of a team; may also work with outside experts in a field of specialty. Regularly provide guidance and training to less experienced assessment specialists. Interact appropriately with external partners and clients.
Work with experts in the field to develop and/or adapt instruments assessing a variety of educator performances. Evaluate and synthesize different models for educator evaluation.
Participate and manage performance assessment scoring activities, including working with educators, consultants, and/or state education department staff.
Work with cross-divisional groups such as Research and Statistical Analysis to evaluate performance tasks based on both content and psychometric properties.
Work with project teams and clients to design and develop new assessments and innovative products and services.
Work with committees, including organizing meetings, recommending committee members, training committee members, developing training materials and agendas, explaining and summarizing analysis results, and advising on measurement issues.
Plan and develop publications and supporting materials; participate in educator and/or other group training activities.
Plan, manage, and direct activities as a lead or as part of a collaborative team for one or more projects.
Serve as ETS spokesperson and/or facilitator on matters of assessment development and performance assessment.
Serve on policy and planning committees with increasing responsibility.
Coach and mentor staff as appropriate; serve as a resource person for the Division.
Direct projects, delegate work, and monitor progress; create, implement, and monitor assessment development plans.
May manage staff.
Monitor budget requirements for one or more projects.
Participate in the interviewing and training of staff.
A Master’s degree in education, school leadership, or other education field of specialty is required.
Five years or more of increasingly responsible professional experience (including mentoring, coaching, or evaluating teachers and assessing teaching practice) are required. Knowledge of strong pedagogical practices and best practices in application across K-12 levels and knowledge of current issues in educational policy and reform are also required. Possession of strong collaborative, presentation, and facilitation skills is necessary.
Keyword: test development, education, teaching, assessment, performance
From: Educational Testing Service
Educational Testing Service - 8 months ago
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