Associate Content Developer at Pearson (Salt Lake City, UT)

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Pearson VUE ( is the global leader in computer-based testing for information technology, academic, government and professional testing programs around the world. Pearson VUE provides a full suite of services from test development to data management and delivers exams through the world's most comprehensive and secure network of test centers in more than 180 countries, where we validate the skills and knowledge of millions of individuals every year.

The Associate Content Developer is responsible for the assistance in and management of the item-development process of variously sized test-development projects. The Associate Content Developer assists with and conducts meetings with subject matter experts to write and review examination items, assemble examinations using proprietary software, and ensure that test schedules are developed and maintained. The Associate Content Developer is also responsible for the assistance in and management of project-specific item databases to ensure the accuracy of items and the export of test forms. The Associate Content Developer also participates in the building, testing, releasing, localizing, and maintaining of each product.


Content Management 45%
  • Learn and use content management systems, processes, and policies
  • Review and evaluate content for consistency and accuracy to certification industry standards
  • Analyze and improve item performance
  • Plan maintenance of existing content
  • Assist Content Development team members with the activities listed above.

Contractor Management 25%
  • Provide assistance to subject matter experts
  • Coordinate resources for meetings and content development
  • Assign work and manage workflow for resources
  • Assist Content Development team members with the activities listed above.

Project Management 20%
  • Help develop and assist others in the creation and maintenance of overall schedules
  • Set deadlines and manage subject matter expert schedules including but not limited to JTA coordination, Item Writing assignments and Technical Reviews
  • Track due dates for multiple projects and participate in status meetings
  • Assist Content Development team members with the activities listed above.

Facilitation - 10%
  • Maintain workshop materials
  • Work with Content Development members to define shared meeting facilitation needs
  • Assist in the facilitation of Item Writing Training, JTA workshops, Tech Reviews, Standard Setting meetings, and other meetings
  • Assist in in-house training on the exam development processes and other subjects as required
  • Assist Content Development team members with the activities listed above.


  • Bachelors degree in Liberal Arts, English, Education, Information Technology, Instructional Design or equivalent
  • Professional test development experience preferred
  • Professional and/or project management experience preferred
  • Content editing (grammar, spelling), Blooms taxonomy application experience preferred
  • Strong knowledge of all Microsoft Office products
  • High degree of technical literacy
  • Experience with Agile development methodology preferred

A background in the testing and assessment industry is strongly preferred. Item and Test Development experience, as well as training experience, is a plus.

Learning is the most powerful force for change in the world. More than 20,000 Pearson employees deliver our products and services in nearly 200 countries, all working towards a common purpose - to help everyone achieve their potential through learning. We do that by providing high quality, digital content and learning experiences, as well as assessments and qualifications that help people build their skills and grow with the world around them. We are the world's leading learning company. Learn more at

Pearson believes that wherever learning flourishes, so do people. We are committed to being an anti-racistcompany in everything we do. We value the power of an inclusive culture and a strong sense of belonging. We promote a culture where differences are embraced, opportunities are accessible, consideration and respect are the norm, and all individuals are supported in reaching their full potential. Through our talent, we believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion make us a more innovative and vibrant place to work. People are at the center, and we are committed to a sustainable environment and workplace where talent can learn, grow, and thrive.

To learn more about Pearson's commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, please click here:

Pearson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other group protected by law.


Organization: Assessment & Qualifications

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 7066

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Pearson operates in the Edtech industry. The company is located in Chandler, AZ, Iowa City, IA, Minneapolis, MN, Tupelo, MS, Concord, NH, Hoboken, NJ, Albuquerque, NM and San Antonio, TX. Pearson was founded in 1871. It has 29811 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Health insurance and Life insurance. To see all 28 open jobs at Pearson, click here.
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