Assessment Specialist - Mathematics

  • Pearson
  • Providence, RI 02940
  • 9 days ago


Job Description

Description :

Provide assessment expertise in item and test development planning and customer interactions

Facilitate various client committee meetings (content review, data review, etc.) and provide content expertise during those sessions

Interpret standards, test blueprints, and item development plans

Develop item and test specifications documents

Develop and provide training and feedback to item writers based on established standards, cognitive complexity, and best practices for item development

Select, assign, and manage subcontracted item and content development

Develop and review math test items and scoring materials, including selected response, technology enhanced, and constructed response items for various types of assessments

Work as a member of a team to develop, review, and revise ancillary materials

Classify test items according to pre-specified content dimensions and ensure the accuracy of item content coding, keying, and item validations

Provide source references and copyright research, if needed

Facilitate activities related to test construction and review of composed test forms

Work with test development managers, other content developers, psychometricians, and other Pearson groups

Consult with the client as required, including participation in planning, status, review meetings, etc.

Some travel may be required

Perform other duties as assigned

The anticipated starting salary range for Colorado-based individuals expressing interest in this position is at least $60k.

This position is eligible to participate in an annual incentive program.

Benefits available to eligible employees can be seen at:

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify.

All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics or Education, or equivalent education & experience required

At least five years’ teaching experience in the field of mathematics required

Some experience in mathematics assessment and/or publishing is preferred

Must have outstanding verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work closely with clients

Must be able to propose problems/solutions to a variety of audiences

Must have excellent planning, organizational, and problem-solving skills, and ability to manage personal tasks within a project and schedule, and to adapt to unforeseen and unexpected requests or changes in priorities

Must have strong technology skills including working with Microsoft Excel, Adobe Pro, Microsoft Word; and confidence necessary to work with unfamiliar programs

Familiarity with the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics (CCSS-M) is preferred

General knowledge of test development including processing, scoring, and reporting of large-scale assessments is preferred

Experience working with technology enhanced items is preferred

Basic understanding of xml preferred

General knowledge of computer adaptive testing preferred


Organization: Assessment & Qualifications

Schedule: FULL\_TIME

Req ID: 5009

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