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US-MN-Maple: Test Development Specialist

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Date: 14-May-2012

Test Development Specialist

* Works directly with Senior Test Development Specialists, Project Leads, and Directors to deliver on time all assigned items, tests, and/or other assigned step in the item and test development process, including, but not limited to, the following: o Developing domain-specific specifications and domain-specific test blueprints o Developing domain-specific item specifications and art specifications, as required o Developing domain-specific style guides o Developing domain-specific item writer training manuals, including bias and universal design manuals o Facilitating item writer workshops for a given domain or assigned project o Writing, reviewing, revising, and editing items for a given domain and/or assigned project o Developing scoring guidelines and rubrics for constructed-response and performance assessments and supporting range-finding activities for a given domain or assigned project o Developing forms (including all steps in the forms construction process for pilot, field test, and operational) for a given domain and/or assigned test o Supporting the development of test ancillaries for a given domain (test directions, practice tests, etc.) * Provide support for the final review process for assigned items and/or other items and tests, including ancillaries * Provide support for the final sign-off of printers’ proofs and/or other steps requiring test development sign-off, including directory of test specifications as needed for a given domain or assigned project * As needed, provide support for the facilitation of state committee reviews, including content item and bias reviews, alignment studies, and standard-settings

* BS in education or related field, MS in education or related field preferred * Minimum of three years of teaching experience K-12 or related experience * In-depth knowledge of the content area, including curriculum and instruction * General knowledge of test publishing industry standards * Knowledge of teaching “best practices” in the field of expertise * Experience working in teams * Outstanding written and oral communication skills * Ability to solve problems and find solutions to complex issues when writing, reviewing, and/or revising items and/or constructing test forms * Ability to adjust to changing circumstances and direction as required

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US-MN-Maple: Test Development Specialist