Standardized Metrics Manager
JOB CODE: 7160
Supervisor: Executive Director of Accountability
Date: June 19, 2012
PURPOSE OF THE POSITION: The qualified applicant will provide support to District administration, schools, and programs in identifying, administering, and reporting on standardized assessments and assessment data, including state mandated reporting and district formative and summative assessments. The manager will coordinate the completion and submission of all required State and Federal compliance reports that address student- and/or school-related metrics. The applicant must be able to work with the district curriculum employees, teachers, and principals to develop and implement effective assessment plans. The applicant will provide support for District programs and studies conducted by the Office of Accountability
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Non-certified personnel as assigned by the Executive Director.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. In addition to the requirements listed below, regular attendance is an essential function of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
1. Identify appropriate assessment tools which will be used to inform District educational programs.
2. Develop and/or disseminate administration protocol for standardized tests, including ISAT, PSAE, DEA, PSAT, ACCESS, AP, and district common assessments.
3. Complete all forms necessary for organizing, ordering, and reporting results of standardized tests.
4. Coordinate the administration of and/or administer assessments for programs as directed by supervisor.
5. Assist in making student assignments in specific District programs, based on program criteria and assessment data.
6. Coordinate with relevant departments to develop and maintain electronic data bases of assessment data.
7. Analyze and interpret assessment information.
8. Coordinate and complete reports that address specific data requests as appropriate.
9. Coordinate the accurate completion of school- and student-related compliance reports.
10. Provide guidance to administrative and faculty members concerning a variety of standardized metrics’ usage to foster problem solving techniques.
11. Develop and disseminate reports and presentations on assessment results for District administrators, schools, and the Board of Education.
12. Develop and aid a succession plan for annual leadership of standardized metrics and their reporting.
13. Adhere to ethical guidelines defined by the American Psychological Association (APA).
14. Assume other duties as may from time to time be delegated by supervisor.
15. All actions must be in concert with mission statements, beliefs, objectives and parameters found in the strategic plan of the Rockford Board of Education.
16. Ensures that all actions are in concert with the Board policies as well as the mission statement, beliefs, objectives and parameters found in the Board’s strategic plan.
17. Carries out such additional duties as required or as conditions necessitate.
NON- ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Participates in job training and professional growth opportunities in order to enhance ability to perform the essential functions of the job.
2. Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring an efficient and effective work environment.
Master’s degree or equivalent experience in Education, Assessment, or Psychology with specific coursework in assessment is preferred. Coursework in reading, mathematics, and/or gifted education is desired.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
The qualified candidate must possess excellent oral and written communication skills. Experience administering and interpreting a variety of standardized tests is required.
TECHNOLOGY: The qualified candidate must possess advanced skills in Microsoft Office programs, including PowerPoint, Excel, and Access, and have practical experience using statistical software packages, such as SPSS, to assist with evaluation and research efforts. Proficiency with Rockford Public Schools Student Management Data System and Assessment System is desired.
LENGTH OF WORK: 12 months
Moderate in-district travel as well as intermittent in-state and out-of-state travel. Intermittent prolonged and irregular hours of work.
Applicants for this position do not have to complete the vacancy form.