Assessment Editor**

Albany, NY
May 19, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
7 Columbia Circle Albany, NY 12203

Closing Date: June 23, 2017

Are you an experienced technical editor interested in educational measurement? Are you detail-obsessed, technology-savvy, and able to juggle assignments under pressure? We'd love to meet you! Excelsior College, a regionally accredited, virtual, private, nonprofit institution of higher learning is seeking dynamic applicants for the position of Assessment Editor in the Center for Educational Measurement.

This is a full time position located at 7 Columbia Circle, Albany NY 12203


The Assessment Editor works under the general direction of the Executive Director of Test Development Services (80%) in reviewing the unit's examination products and outward-facing communications. Product review includes working as part of the test development team to ensure that all exams and their constituent items and forms conform to generally accepted standards of written English, the principles of good item construction including bias-free language and accessibility in compliance with AERA fair testing standards, and compliance with CEM style standards adopted for each relevant exam series.

The Assessment Editor also has dotted line reporting to the Director of Assessment Marketing & Communications (20%). These duties include writing, curating and copy editing functions for all unit communications and marketing activities, including exam content guides, technical reports, daily digest materials for college-wide consumption, communications with subject-matter experts and others, marketing publications, website(s), presentations and social media.

This role requires someone with both technical editing and copy editing skills who is fastidious with detail, able to collaborate well with others, willing to learn, and comfortable with multitasking in a matrixed production environment with demanding deadlines.

Application Information

If you have problems with online submission, please call 518-464-8532. Thank you.

Excelsior College offers competitive compensation and a generous benefits package that includes paid time off, retirement, and excellent health insurance. Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, resume, and the names of three professional references. Please submit requested information at


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