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FACULTY MSD - Data & Assessment Coordinator

Recruitment #22-009009-0029

Introduction

Maryland School for the Deaf (MSD) is a diverse, bilingual community who in partnership with families, provides an equitable and exemplary education in a nurturing, engaging, and challenging environment to ensure our students achieve personal excellence and become lifelong learners.  As such, we are looking for dedicated individuals who can join us in the education of children at MSD.

LOCATION OF POSITION

Applicants must be willing to work at both the Frederick and Columbia Campuses:

MSD, Frederick Campus, 101 Clarke Place, Frederick, MD 21705

MSD, Columbia Campus, 8169 Old Montgomery Road, Ellicott City, MD 21043

Main Purpose of Job

Coordinate and oversee the administration of assessments and analyze data to provide meaningful information to guide educational decision making in order to support the implementation of a bilingual educational program for Deaf students in a language accessible environment as well as an enriched bicultural environment conducive to the development of the optimal social and emotional growth of Deaf students.

POSITION DUTIES

Serve as a liaison with the MSDE on state assessments, communicate out state policies and testing changes. Attend state meetings and trainings. Coordinate and monitor the administration of state assessments as well as internal assessments from birth-21 including alternate assessments. Coordinate Advance Placement (AP) testing working with the College Board. Responsible for managing online systems and any paper systems for the coordination, administration and monitoring of tests including but not limited to the state system, Measures of Academic Progress (MAP), Kindergarten Readiness Assessment (KRA, The Raven (gifted and talented testing), etc. Updates testing results/waivers in PowerSchool, working with the PowerSchool administrator. Synthesize, analyze and represent data in a variety of ways for reporting to both internal and external stakeholders. Track data over specific periods of time. Provide training to staff on all facets of testing and data analysis.

Oversee staff Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) certification including but not limited to supporting staff through the certification process, liaising with the MSDE to ensure certification compliance.

This position works on both the Columbia and Frederick campuses and reports directly to the Director of Curriculum and Instruction.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education:  Bachelor's degree required.

Experience: Experience in data analysis or the administration of assessments.

Fluency in American Sign Language and written English required.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Education:
  • MA in education, mathematics, data analysis or related field
Experience:
  • Administering state assessments
  • Using Excel or similar software
  • Using Measures of Academic Progress (MAP)
  • Navigating Maryland’s online IEP system
  • Teaching in a K-12 setting
Knowledge of:
  • Brigance
  • Alternate assessment options
  • Knowledge of criteria- and norm-referenced assessments
  • Testing accommodations

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

New hires are subject to a criminal background investigation at their own expense.  (Maryland Code, Family Law Article 1, Sections 5-560-568)

Candidates will need to provide three letters of recommendation with their application.

SELECTION PROCESS

Applications will be prescreened before candidates are invited to an interview.  As an equal opportunity employer, MSD is committed to recruiting, retaining, and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Online application process is STRONGLY preferred.  If online access is not available or if you encounter difficulty, you may submit via mail, e-mail, fax, or deliver in person before the closing date and time.  Please include your name and recruitment number on any documentation to ensure timely processing.  Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the online or paper application.  Additional or supplemental information must be submitted by the closing date and time.  A copy of your college transcripts must accompany your application.  The preferred method to receive transcripts and additional information is for them to be uploaded. Application inquiries or supplemental information can be directed to the following:

Mailing Address: Maryland School for the Deaf Recruitment Department, P. O. Box 894, Columbia, MD 21044

E-mail: emily.hicks@msd.edu

Phone: 410-696-3031, TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay

Fax: 410-696-3084

Individuals from traditionally underserved and underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.  As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining, and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.  We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.


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