Pearson Content Developer in Bloomington, Minnesota

Content Developer

Description

Pearson VUE (www.pearsonvue.com) is the global leader in computer-based testing for information technology, academic, government and professional testing programs around the world. Pearson VUE provides a full suite of services from test development to data management, and delivers exams through the world’s most comprehensive and secure network of test centers in more than 180 countries, where we validate the skills and knowledge of millions of individuals every year.

Pearson VUE is a business of Pearson, the world's leading learning company with global-reach and market-leading businesses. Pearson is listed on both the London and New York stock exchanges (UK: PSON; NYSE: PSO).

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintain and manage test content (items) and associated elements for accuracy, quality, validity, and Pearson VUE standards; review item banks for law rule changes as necessary.

  • Plan and conduct test development meetings with clients and SMEs as per contract and needs: training SMEs, revising pools and content outlines based on SME input, developing/revising content as needed, assisting in standard setting studies as necessary.

  • Adhere to established QC processes and guidelines, ensuring accuracy of test content components, item set selection per specs and SME input, psychometric input and scoring parameters.

  • Exercise full-cycle project management of multiple programs and program deliverables.

  • Assist in startup process for new clients.

  • Assist in training of test development staff, including bi-monthly internal team trainings, and serve as a content development resource within Pearson VUE.

  • Internal Communication: Work with members of testing services teams and other company teams, providing timely & complete input on monthly and ad hoc reports, documentation, projects, teams, and meetings.

  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Masters preferred

  • Experience as test developer, related course work, or direct applicable experience in the licensed field required

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Passionate about quality

  • Proofreading and troubleshooting skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and deadlines

  • Strong facilitation and interpersonal skills

  • Demonstrated ability to thrive in a demanding, goal-oriented environment

  • Organizational ability, initiative and attention to detail

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, particularly Excel.

Position is officed in Bloomington, MN

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Primary Location: US-MN-Bloomington

Other Locations US-PA-Bala Cynwyd

Work Locations: US-MN-Bloomington-5601 Green Valley 5601 Green Valley Drive Suite 220 Bloomington 55437

Job: Professional Development

Organization: Assessments VUE

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: May 22, 2017

Req ID: 1709280