Office of State Assessment
Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Reassignment: Candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service as an Associate in Instructional Services (Social Studies, 7-12).
Eligible List Appointment: Candidates must be reachable on the Civil Service eligible list for this title.
Section 70.4 Transfer: A candidate may be eligible for nomination for Section 70.4 transfer to Associate in Instructional Services (Social Studies, 7-12) if they have standing on the Civil Service eligible list for this title and are currently a New York State employee in a title allocated at Grade 24 or higher.
NOTE: If you are on the Civil Service eligible list for this title, you may receive a canvass letter. You must complete and return it as instructed on the letter.
Duties Description The New York State Education Department's Office Education Policy is seeking candidates for an Associate in Instructional Services (Social Studies 7-12) position in the Office of State Assessment. This Office is responsible for the development of Regents Examinations as well as supplemental materials and support for administrative concerns. Duties of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Lead activities related to the development of examinations, including convening and conducting exam review committees and key teacher-consultant committees;
• Oversee committee work and scoring sessions to provide content expertise in the development of State exams;
• Recruit and train teacher-consultants to write questions for assessments;
• Work with the Content Advisory Panel (CAP) to develop, review and revise questions for field test exams;
• Manage the work of contractors in the preparation and review of certain aspects of the development of Regents Examinations in Social Studies;
• Prepare and review examinations, rubrics and supplementary test materials and monitor their progress through the translation and printing stages;
• Maintain a pool of teacher-consultants to participate as needed in test development activities in social studies, including train, assign, and review the work of teacher-consultants to perform a wide range of test development tasks;
• Build capacity of school administrators, teachers and parents in understanding and implementing the New York State Learning Standards for Social Studies and the New York State Testing Program;
• Provide information and assistance related to assessment to NYS educators, school personnel, professional organizations, State and federal governmental agencies, the Content Advisory Panel (CAP) for Social Studies, and the public; and
• Represent the Department at meetings and on projects related to NYS assessments.
Additional Comments CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: This will be a permanent appointment. Promotions and transfers may change appointees’ negotiating unit. Applicants should be aware that changes in negotiating units may affect their salary, insurance, and other benefits. Verification of degree will be required.
* Leads to a maximum salary of $105,681 based on annual performance advances.
APPLICATION: Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by February 6, 2019 to firstname.lastname@example.org (email submissions are preferred). You must include the Box number (P12-1865/66122) of the position in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.
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Notes on ApplyingAPPLICATION: Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest by February 6, 2019 to email@example.com (email submissions are preferred). You must include the Box number (P12-1865/66122) of the position in the subject line of your email and cover letter to ensure receipt of your application.