Pearson Senior Measurement Advisor, CAT in United States
The Senior Measurement Advisor, Computer Adaptive Testing (CAT) is the assessment subject matter expert during CAT design, implementation, and improvement. The Senior Measurement Advisor owns the customer relationship for CAT programs from an assessment design and implementation perspective, understands the customer’s perspective, and what they are trying to accomplish with their program.
Represent the customer’s implementation intent and goals to the internal functional teams and represent the functional team’s perspective on implementation to the customer
Up to speed on industry innovations & anticipates future customer needs/functionality. Sets the roadmap for next generation computer adaptive testing at Pearson.
Strategizes and plans for future improvements and solutions
Advises on research studies as it relates to the direction that Pearson should take
Requirements gathering & validation: Setting up systems that optimize the needs of multiple customers
Understands data: what needs to be captured & how it moves through Pearson systems
Understands systems: How systems work together and vet configurations (Pearson’s and/or vendor’s)
Advises on assessment policy and use of program results
How data will be used and what Pearson should do to support that from a design perspective
How to meet mandated requirements via design solutions (e.g., limited testing time, strict reporting deadlines, etc.)
Manages communication and planning with internal functional teams and external partners/vendors
Presents at customer TAC & Planning meetings as needed
Serves as a resource to brainstorm solutions with fellow Senior Measurement Advisors and assigned Lead Research Scientists
Formal education or equivalent experience
Doctoral degree in educational measurement or a related field from a nationally recognized institution of higher education.
Minimum of 10+ years of experience working in the field of measurement.
Compensation at Pearson is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific location. As required by the Colorado, California, Washington State, New York State and New York City laws, the pay range for this position is as follows:
The minimum full-time salary range is between $160,000-$165,000.
This position is eligible to participate in an annual incentive program, and information on benefits offered is here.
What to expect from Pearson
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Job: RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
Organization: Assessment & Qualifications
Req ID: 11878