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Position Announcement

Test Development Assistant

4 Part-Time Temporary Positions Available

CAL Classification: Program Associate
Program Area: PreK-12 English Language Proficiency Assessment
Salary: $26 - $36 per hour
Status: Temporary Part-Time
Hours Per Week: 20-30 hours per week (part time)
Position Available: Immediately

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

Assist with tasks required to complete test development in support of transitioning from paper based to a computer based test.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Complete storyboards and detailed specification sheets using layout guide and existing paper based test
  • Review and check drafts of storyboards and specification sheets
  • Review and check drafts of items for adherence to specification sheets and to identify errors
  • Prepare written protocols and checklists
  • Proof and copyedit materials according to style guide
  • Other duties as assigned
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Education: Bachelorís degree in related field and three years of related experience or a Masterís degree.
  • Experience: Successful candidate will have experience working with language testing or K-12 ELLs.
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

The preferred candidate will be a self-motivated self-starter with the ability to work independently as well as cooperatively in a fast-paced team environment. Excellent skills in the following areas are highly desirable: native or native-like proficiency in English, proficient in the use of PowerPoint and Excel, thoroughness in execution of task assignments, and excellent time management and adherence to deadlines.

IF INTERESTED, SEND RESUME AND COVER LETTER:

Mail:
Center for Applied Linguistics
4646 40th Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20016-1859
ATTN: Human Resources Coordinator, Recruitment 13-06 — 13-09

Electronically:
jobs@cal.org
Attn: Recruitment 13-06 — 13-09


CAL offers a comfortable work environment with competitive compensation and an excellent benefits package. We are conveniently located two blocks from the Tenleytown/AU Metro Station on the Red Line.

The Center for Applied Linguistics is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment based upon race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, handicap, or any other reason not related to employment.

In accordance with USCIS regulations, all successful applicants will be required to show proof of their legal right to accept employment in the United States.

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