CDD Specialist I - Science (Physics)

Position title: 
CDD Specialist I - Science (Physics)
Organization: 
Measured Progress
Full address: 
100 Education Way Dover, NH 03820

Measured Progress is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to workforce diversity.

CDD Specialist I - Science (Physics)

Location: Dover, NH 100 Education Way
Full Time/Part Time: Full time
Position Code 13-CDD-1481

Position Summary
A Content Design and Development Specialist I in Science is responsible for the test development and design support activities for one or more assessment programs. These assessment programs may be traditional large-scale summative assessments or curriculum-embedded and formative assessments. Specialists develop a variety of assessment item types according to standards frameworks and other requirements. Specialists also develop and refine item specification documents, test or product blueprints, and supplementary materials, as well as facilitate advisory committee meetings. Additional responsibilities include the following:
Contribute to conceptualization, specifications, and creation of innovative content and new assessment products, systems, or services.

Use databases and technology tools to construct, track, edit, and publish items.

Work with project managers to adhere to project schedules and communicate with other functional groups when necessary.

Effectively manage work in concurrent projects on different schedules.

Participate in the development and maintenance of item, test, and project specifications needed to complete a project or contract.

Create and refine a wide variety of item types, including multiple-choice, short-answer, constructed-response, and evidence-based response items, as well as technology-enhanced items, modules, and performance tasks, aligned to standards.

Develop item-specific scoring guides, distractor rationales, or other supplemental item information.

Participate in item writing workshops and other test development-related activities; listen and address concerns of workshop members, clients and/or developers.

Provide feedback for item writers.

Review colleagues’ work and provide feedback.

Follow guidelines for presentation and quality of items, sets, and other work products to ensure uniformity of deliverables.

Prepare item sets and materials for committee meetings.

Facilitate and guide the work of advisory committees.

Interpret and use item statistics in the selection of items; complete item selection and test construction according to blueprint and test specifications.

Consult with scoring chief readers during benchmarking.

Assist with development of assessment guides, brochures, and sample question packets.

Work with psychometricians to develop items to both content and psychometric parameters including adaptive testing banks.

Ascertain and study current trends within national and professional groups’ content standards and in how children and adults learn.

Participate in personal and professional development.

Travel to committee meetings and state departments of education is required.

Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Physics, with strong coursework across science disciplines, with a minimum of three (3) years of teaching experience at the middle school or high school level, preferably in physics or physical science

A master's degree in education is highly preferred

All interested candidates apply at our website below:

http://www.measuredprogress.org/employment


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