Coordinator - Accountability and Assessment - Psychometrics

Position Type:
Office Professionals/ Coord Accountability and Assmnt

Date Posted:

Instructional Support Center

Job Code: Coord Accountability and Assmnt - 020014 Standard Hours: 40 Department: Accountability & Assessment - 212119 Empl Class: NA Minimum Salary: $71,923.00/Annually

Maximum Salary: $103,749.00/Annually

Scheduled Days: 246

Target Openings: 1

   License and Certification Qualifications: Must hold or be eligible for a valid Georgia Educator's Certificate in Educational Leadership and/or Support Personnel License issued by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission.

Education Qualifications: Master's degree in related field required. Specialist or doctorate degree in related field preferred.

Experience Qualifications: Five years of experience in assessment development using data-driven research, measures and statistics, with a focus on the educational setting required.

Skills Qualifications: Ability to work as a member of a high-functioning team with personnel from local schools and other departments to lead in implementing the district's mission, vision, and goals; ability to coordinate, supervise, and manage K-12 national, state, and local standardized assessments; ability to provide high quality, data-driven professional learning that improves student achievement; ability to project and demonstrate positive attitudes; ability to provide the analysis of data related to standardized testing results to inform instructional decisions; ability to provide concise and accurate written and verbal communication; ability to evaluate system-wide and local school programs to determine success of plan; and strong technology skills in the Microsoft Office Suite, Lotus Notes, statistical analysis tools, and databases that support assessment data.

Primary Responsibilities: Responsible for routine psychometric support within the assessment program as well as the implementation of the accountability and assessment programs in support of student achievement of the Academic Knowledge and Skills (AKS), and the implementation of national, state, and local assessments.

1. Plan, implement, and monitor all psychometric and technical requirements in support of GCPS assessments.
a. Collaborate with assessment office team members to support projects with routine psychometric services, suggesting and leading additional research studies to strengthen the program.
b. Participate in design of internal research and test development processes and/or systems.
c. Work with test sponsors to design, plan, and implement psychological and educational testing programs.
d. Develop and implement psychometric training programs for the Curriculum and Instructional Support Division.
e. Serve as a resource to the organization for psychometric issues.
f. Meet professional obligations through efficient work habits such as meeting deadlines, honoring schedules, coordinating resources and meetings in an effective and timely manner, and demonstrating respect for others.

2. Support operations pertaining to accountability and assessment programs in support of achievement.
a. Analyze data and identify needed revisions and improvements to processes or products within area of responsibility.
b. Work with various executive directors, directors, principals, assistant principals, department chairpersons, and other personnel to develop and implement assessments as needed.
c. Maintain current trending knowledge of national, regional, state, and benchmarking accountability and assessment systems and programs.
d. Conduct research and prepare special reports as required.
e. Interpret the system's mission, vision, and goals, as well as division objectives and programs to various internal and external audiences.

3. Provide continuous quality improvement to departmental operations.

4. Perform other duties as assigned.

Physical Demands:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit for extended periods of time. The employee is also required to talk, hear, stand, and walk. The employee may be required to use hands to finger, handle, feel, and/or reach. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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