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ACT is hiring the lead subject-matter expert in Cross-Cutting Capabilities (CCCs) (e.g., critical thinking, problem solving, 21st century skills). The Principal Assessment Specialist in CCCs will innovate designs for learning, measurement and navigation resources that target this collection of skills that has remained highly valued but difficult to systematically teach and assess.
A Principal Assessment Specialist supplies expert level content and assessment development knowledge flexibly and creatively to further the work of the test development team. Leads the creation of construct definitions and assessment designs that serve as the foundation for product content development. An individual in this position brings recognized expertise, a global perspective, and a broad knowledge of education and workforce trends relative to the field of learning and assessment. He or she will have a thorough understanding of standards and best practices in test development, be instrumental in building expertise of the test development team, and provide leadership in digitizing content development and delivery.
The position serves as the content/assessment expert in a specified area for internal and external audiences and has proven ability to consistently create and deliver high quality test materials on schedule. Critical responsibilities:
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