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Digital Assessment Data Integration Specialist

Company: International Baccalaureate
Location: Bethesda
Posted on: January 20, 2023

Job Description:

The Digital Assessment Systems & Data Integration Specialist is an exciting opportunity to directly contribute to organizational change and innovation. This individual will work as part of the digital assessment team to integrate the new digital DP assessments into existing Assessment operations by leading on ensuring the quality of the integrity and validity of digital assessment data, which includes areas such as:

* Evidencing maintained or improved validity of questions and assessment in the transformation to digital assessment
* Rules/principles of item and test construction in line with IB assessment
* Opportunities for automated scoring and examiner-assisted scoring
* Opportunities for new scoring approaches for digital assessment
* Data security
* Comparability between digital and paper assessment

Key Accountabilities:

* Leads the facilitation and transition of quality in DP assessments from paper-based to digital format by developing and defining digital assessment quality assurance workstreams
* Development of the opportunities and affordances offered by digital assessment
* Evidence that quality and validity of questions has been maintained or improved in the transformation to digital assessment
* Development of rules/principles for item and test construction in line with IB assessment
* Identify opportunities for automated scoring, examiner-assisted scoring, and new scoring approaches for digital assessment
* Ensure data security to protect the validity of the assessments
* Coordinates integration of digital assessment workstreams into existing Assessment operations
* Supports the Business Analyst in identifying and defining digital assessment business requirements
* Contributes to the identification and implementation of Assessment improvement areas and executes approved improvements
* Actively contributes to the identification of risks and issues and develops mitigation strategies and solutions

Knowledge and Experience:

* Bachelor's degree
* 5+ years of experience in Assessment and/or Assessment Operations, including test development and educational measurement or education
* Prior experience with transitioning paper-based assessments to digital format or related assessment innovative projects
* Experience with quality management of both paper-based and digital assessment
* Prior experience with integrating different assessment systems and developing processes for data flow and related quality assurance checks
* Deep understanding of the opportunities offered by digital assessment data
* High level of expertise in digital assessment and assessment operations, specifically in data management of digital assessments to K-12 schools
* Experience working in cross-functional teams and ability to work effectively on remote teams that have members located across the world
* Demonstrated experience structuring and solving project problems
* An understanding of current developments and trends in education and assessments

Benefits:

* Competitive salary based on levels of expertise and location
* Option to work 100% Remotely or out of our Washington D.C. office
* Health insurance subsidies
* Retirement contributions
* Paid time off
* Complimentary life insurance
* Employee Assistance Program
* Employee recognition programmes
* Complimentary in-office beverages, snacks and fruit

The International Baccalaureate provides world-class educational services to over 5500 schools across 159 countries. A career at IB is not just a job; it's an opportunity to work with an innovative world leader in education services and contribute to our 50-year mission of creating a better and more peaceful world.

Keywords: International Baccalaureate, Bethesda , Digital Assessment Data Integration Specialist, Other , Bethesda, Maryland

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