The University of Pittsburgh, Department of Instruction & Learning is seeking a Math Item Development Manager.
This individual would primarily focus on the item development process for the statewide alternate assessment in math for students with significant cognitive disabilities. The incumbent will contribute to the development, review, and production processes of all math assessments and related materials from inception to completion, working directly on creating, reviewing, revising, and finalizing each item. This position is required to coordinate the math item development process, including cultivating relationships with teacher item writers, developing items provided by the writers to project-level quality standards, maintaining and tracking item performance in item bank, adhering to given timelines, incorporating review suggestions into the items, analyzing item performance, and constructing and reviewing the math assessments to ensure that it meets high standards for quality in both content and appearance. The incumbent must have excellent proofreading skills and a desire to collaborate with individuals with diverse backgrounds.
Internal Number: 176234
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