Test Development Technician
Prince George's County Public Schools - Oxon Hill, MD

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Brief Description

This is a 12 month ACE/AFSCME position - Table 700 - Grade 16
Salary range - $17.08 - $33.01
CLOSING DATE: February 19, 2013
Detailed Description

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
Receive, organize, store, and distribute documents required for graduation from high school, e.g. Academic Validation Program projects;
Verify and enter data concerning graduation standards into computer files;
Search computer files to provide information to school-based and office-based personnel in Prince George's County Public Schools;
Contact registrars and counselors in other school districts to obtain data for entry into computer files;
Work with registrars, counselors, and school test coordinators in Prince George's County Public Schools to obtain and verify data related to graduation standards;
Assist testing specialists in the logistics of administering state and county-mandated assessments; and
Score tests via scanner or hand score troublesome answer sheets to produce scale scores, percentile ranks, and/or standard scores.

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Good knowledge of data base and computer file structure;
Demonstrate competency using MS Software and Windows operating system;
Experience in organizing and maintaining the storage of testing materials in accordance with both Prince George's County Public Schools and Maryland State Department of Education requirements;
Ability to work independently and to exercise initiative in carrying out program duties and responsibilities;
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with registrars, school counselors, and test coordinators;
Ability to work cooperatively with other school system employees; and
Good attention to detail and follow through with procedures to ensure high level of accuracy in the entry, storage, and retrieval of data. Job Requirements

High school diploma supplemented by either additional education or appropriate experience in data entry, storage, and retrieval .

None required.

No direct supervisory responsibilities.
Additional Details
Direct Deposit is expected as a condition of new hire employment.
Based on the settlement agreement reached in Administrator, Wage and Hour Division, U.S. Department of Labor v. Prince George's County Board of Education, OALJ Case No. 2011-LCA-00026, PGCPS is ineligible to sponsor foreign nationals for U.S. employment under any temporary or permanent visa program. As a condition of employment, all applicants for employment must be qualified to work in the United States without sponsorship by PGCPS. If you are not work-authorized and would require PGCPS to sponsor you for a work visa you will not be considered for employment

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