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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 05/08/13

Applications Due05/29/13

Vacancy ID7778

AgencyEducation Department, State

TitleAssistant in Educational Testing, P12-1070/06053

Occupational CategoryNo Preference

Salary Grade22

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $63041 to $79819 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address P12 Education

Office of State Assessment

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12234

Minimum Qualifications For permanent appointment, candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service as an Assistant in Educational Testing OR be reachable on the Civil Service list for this title. For provisional appointment, candidates must have a master’s degree AND three years of qualifying experience OR a master’s degree or higher in psychometrics, statistics, educational research, school counseling, guidance counseling, tests and measurement, or psychology AND two years of qualifying experience as noted below.

Qualifying Experience: Experience in a position in which the majority of your duties involved developing, analyzing, or constructing large-scale tests and/or large-scale scoring rubrics; administering various aspects of a large-scale testing program on a professional level, such as the review, analysis, and interpretation of test score data, the development, review and editing of examinations, test manuals, and other test materials; or reviewing or re-rating open-ended responses.
Please Note: Constructing or administering tests for individual classroom or school district use is NOT qualifying

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: This will be a permanent contingent appointment.

*Leads to a maximum salary of $79,819 based on annual performance advances

Duties Description The Office of P-12 Education is seeking candidates for the position of Assistant in Educational Testing, SG-22, in its Office of State Assessment. Filling of this position is contingent upon Division of the Budget approval. This office is responsible for the development and statewide administration of all State examinations for elementary, intermediate and high school students. Duties of this position will include but not be limited to the following:

• Providing direction and assistance, both orally and written, in all phases of test development and/or test administration to Department staff, teacher-consultants, school personnel and the public;
• Preparing and reviewing technical manuals, proposals, and reports submitted by contractors and providing necessary feedback;
• Preparing and reviewing examinations, answer sheets, and supplementary test materials in assigned subject areas or grade levels;
• Arranging and chairing examination committees and/or committees of school administrators;
• Monitoring the progress of assigned examinations through the various printing stages, including arranging consultant review, and reviewing items and examinations submitted by contractors;
• Maintaining and expanding a pool of teacher-consultants participating in the test development activities in assigned subject areas, as needed, including contracting, training, and assigning consultants to perform a wide range of test development tasks; and
• Developing informational memorandums for school administrators on specific aspects of test administration.

Additional Comments Filling of this position is contingent upon Division of the Budget approval. Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by May 29, 2013 to p12jobs@mail.nysed.gov (email submissions are preferred). Please include the Box number (P12-1070) of the positions in the subject line of your email to ensure receipt of your application.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Ms. Annette Franchini, Director of Human Resources

Telephone (518) 474-5215

Fax (518) 486-5631

Email Address p12jobs@mail.nysed.gov

Address

Street NYS Education Department

Box P12-1070/06053 89 Washington Avenue, OHRM, Room 528 EB

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12234

 

Notes on ApplyingFilling of this position is contingent upon Division of the Budget approval. Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by May 29, 2013 to p12jobs@mail.nysed.gov (email submissions are preferred). Please include the Box number (P12-1070) of the positions in the subject line of your email to ensure receipt of your application.

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