Greenville, Pitt County
Mar 12, 2014
Administrative Jobs
Academic Affairs, Instructional Design
Job Description: The Testing and Outcomes Specialist coordinates and participates in the successful set-up, implementation, integration, maintenance, training and ongoing support for these systems involved with student exams and evaluations. The Testing and Outcomes Analysis Specialist reports directly to the Director of Educational Informatics in the Office of Dental Education and Informatics. Specific duties include: - Management of the didactic exam platform, which requires comprehensive understanding of the ECU SoDM custom coding environment. - Creates, codes, validates, and analyzes exam questions taken by the dental school students. There are approximately 50,000 multiple choice questions that must be coded into the testing system. - Manages Custom Analysis Platform and the underlying interfaces including the creation, testing, implementation, and reporting of the different views of the outcome data. Analysis of daily and ad hoc reports from the various testing platforms to determine student achievement within a particular course/section. - Coordinates activities with Course Managers and faculty members by collecting and processing outcome data. - Documents, tests, implements, validates, and utilizes a variety of student educational systems and processes within the electronic dental record and digital imaging programs. Implements data management procedures and ensures compliance with regulatory requirements. - Applies project planning and project management methodologies for assigned projects. Analyzes data flow and develops and implements integration plans to improve data integrity and process flow. Applies system upgrades as they become available. -Utilizes the technology to create and run specialized reports for faculty and administrators. - Coordinates with vendors, key users, and technical staff to identify integration requirements and the impact of software upgrades on those requirements. The preferred candidate will have a Master's degree in education, instructional design, educational technology, educational media, or related discipline with coursework in curriculum development or learning theory; or a Bachelor's degree in the assigned discipline and two years of experience in educational testing, or instructional design and curriculum development; or equivalent combination of training and experience. Advanced knowledge of learning management systems and learning content management systems, survey creation and implementation systems is preferred.

Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalency and one year of related office experience; or equivalent combination of training and experience.

Special Instructions to Applicants: This position is subject to the Career Banding Salary Administration Plan. If candidates are not identified at the Advanced level, management may consider candidates at a lower comptency level. Pay will be commensurate with applicant's competencies as well as budget, equity and market considerations. Salary Grade Equivalent: 63 (for reduction-in-force priority purposes only)

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