Associate Test Development Manager at Pearson (Hartford, CT)

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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 pearsonplc.com.

We are seeking a Associate Test Developer to join our English Language Learning team Pearson. This role will report to the Senior Manager of Proficiency Tests. The role of the Associate Test Developer is to manage item writing, review items and assets, construct test forms, review tests, troubleshoot issues, and review scoring for a new 4-skills, mid-stakes English proficiency test.

This is a remote, full-time, 18-month contract position and is eligible for benefits.

Responsibilities :
  • Lead and manage item writing commissions
  • Review items and assets and revise as necessary
  • Work with voice talents to record items, and review and edit recordings
  • Construct test forms according to test blueprint
  • Sit tests as part of the QA process and troubleshoot issues
  • Review candidates' test results and comment on scoring
  • Perform other duties as assigned to assist the Test Development Managers and Product Management team

Qualifications :
  • Bachelor's degree in a language-related field, such as Linguistics, TESOL, Language Studies, or ESL/EFL
  • 1-2 years of job experience in an education-related industry
  • Familiarity with CEFR
  • Experience with Excel and basic formulas
  • Strong written communication skills
  • Excellent organization, time management, and attention to detail
  • Ability to effectively meet deadlines
  • Must be able to successfully work independently and remotely from a home office
  • Ability to grasp new technology development and testing platforms
  • Familiarity with SQL is a plus
  • Experience teaching English language learners is a plus
  • Experience in the educational testing and assessment industry is a plus

As required by theColorado Equal Pay Transparency Act, Pearson provides a reasonable range of minimum compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For the state of Colorado only, the range of starting pay for this role is $60,000-65,000. This position is not bonus eligible, and information on benefits offered is here.

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 pearsonplc.com.

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: http://www.pearson.com/careers/diversity-and-inclusion.html

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.

Job: PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Organization: English Language Learning

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 4117
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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 Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 1354 open jobs at Pearson, click here.
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