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Director of Science Assessment

Recruitment #190503-UNCE-216

Introduction

DIRECTOR OF SCIENCE ASSESSMENT
Office of Assessment, Oliver Hodge Building, Oklahoma City, OK

GENERAL DESCRIPTION
Under general direction, oversee the development and implementation of science assessments in Grades 5, 8 and 11 included in the Oklahoma School Testing Program (OSTP). 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION
• Graduation from an accredited college or university with a master’s degree (preferred) or equivalent experience in science education or related field  [official transcript(s) required]; 
AND
• At least three years’ experience teaching the Oklahoma Academic Standards for Science.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES
• Strong understanding of the expectations of the Oklahoma Academic Standards for Science;
• Knowledge of standardized, large-scale assessments;
• Knowledge of state and federal school laws, rules and regulations as they pertain to student assessment;
• Ability to establish and maintain satisfactory and effective working relationships with fellow employees, school officials, public school administrators, and the general public; to conduct in-services with teachers and school administrators; to express facts and opinions clearly and concisely; to adapt to an automated work environment;
• Applicants must be willing and able to perform necessary job-related travel;
• Knowledge and experience with computer-based classroom assessments;
• Conscientious commitment and willingness to provide courteous, consistent, efficient service through the performance of the prescribed job duties;
• Knowledge of state and federal school laws, rules and regulations as they pertain to student assessment.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED
• Review, revise and approve test clusters and items;
• Help edit and restructure test manuals as needed;
• Coordinate and facilitate teacher committees for data review, item reviews, and standard settings;
• Collaborate with content leads from contracted vendors on construction of tests and other ancillary test documents;
• Review and revise test and item specification documents and test blueprints for state assessments;
• Develop instructional and informational materials to use as handouts in conducting in-services and consulting with school faculties;
• Review and revise parent, student, and teacher guides for science assessments as well as online practice tests;
• Interact with Office of Instruction & Curriculum regarding standards, blueprints, performance level descriptors, content standards, items review, and consortiums;
• Consult with school faculties to determine the methods by which teachers and administrators can interpret test scores and use the data to improve instructional programs;
• Team with other State Department of Education employees to integrate assessment and curriculum and provide services to schools and teachers;
• Other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
N/A

WORK ENVIRONMENT
General office setting

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
N (Not Applicable) - Activity is not applicable to this position
O (Occasionally) - Position requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0 – 2.5+ hrs/day)
F (Frequently) - Position requires this activity from 33%-66% of the time (2.5 – 5.5 hrs/day)
C (Constantly) - Position requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs/day)

Lift/Carry 
10 lbs or less F
11-20 lbs F
21-50 lbs O
51-100 lbs N
Over 100 lbs N

Physical Demands 
Stand F
Walk F
Sit F
Listen F
Grasp O
Reach Outward O
Reach Over Shoulder O
Speak F
Climb O
Crawl O
Squat or Kneel O
Bend O

TRAVEL
15 - 20% travel including some overnight travel is required.

ANNUAL SALARY: $55,000
BENEFITS: https://www.ebd.ok.gov
RETIREMENT: https://www.ok.gov/TRS

NOTES

Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application.

No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.

Conclusion

Veteran's Preference Points apply only for initial appointment in the Classified Service.



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