Assessment Assistant

  • Location
    Princeton , New Jersey
  • Category
    Office, Clerical & Administrative - Administrative Assistant
  • Job type
    Contract/Temporary

Adecco is recruiting for Assessment Assistants for one of their premier clients in the educational field in Princeton, NJ. This position is slated to run for approximately six months or longer. If you meet the qualifications listed below please Apply Now!

Assessment Assistants on the Alternate Test Formatting (ATF) team provide on-demand services by formatting tests to meet the needs of test takers requiring special accommodations. ATF Assessment Assistants manage the end-to-end process of converting a standard test form to any of the many alternate formats such as large print, braille, or audio versions.

Responsibilities for this position include:

• Assist in developing and assembling tests or pools of questions to meet specifications and assist in developing accessible questions and tests.
• Adapt item types to meet accessibility standards in accordance with client requirements.
• Collect and update information on test development procedures, test specifications, and educational practices and trends through Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) and accessibility standards
• Use test assembly software to review functionality of items tagged for accessibility in the assembly of tests or pools of items.
• Critically review items written by colleagues and outside item writers.
• Assist in developing paper test formats and implement item accessible features for a program or program.
• Coordinate assignments to vendors and monitor the completion and quality of their work according to schedule and specifications for braille and audio.
• May assist in preparing alternate text for test-related materials for publications such as descriptive or instructional brochures.

Candidates should meet the following requirements for consideration:

• Bachelor’s degree in field of specialty (Education, Special Ed, or Psychology) or the equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and experience can be acquired is required.
• Knowledge of industry best practices of students with disabilities, best practice of accessibility standards; Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) is highly desirable.
• Knowledge of captioning experience for closed captioning for video content is desirable.
• Well-developed organizational skills, strong technical skills (Word, Excel, and Outlook) and a willingness/adeptness with regards to learning new technology are required.
• Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communications skills, and experience working with internal and external customers are required.

Adecco offers one of the most comprehensive benefits package in the industry to contract workers.

Apply now if you are interested in this position. If you have any questions, you can call Minal Kapadia at 609-734-5032 for immediate consideration.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.

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