Director, Assessment Specialist, AP Psychology
College Board - AP & Instruction
About the Team
The AP Curriculum and Assessment Team at College Board (40+ staff) collaborates with colleagues across all aspects of the AP Program to develop, manage, and deliver AP's 40+ courses in a wide variety of subject areas. AP® is a rigorous academic program built on the commitment, passion, and hard work of students and educators from secondary schools and higher education. AP provides willing and academically prepared high school students with the opportunity to study and learn at the college level. AP's Course Leads and Assessment Leads ensure that course curricula are aligned to higher education expectations and reflect the state of the art in the discipline, contribute to instructional resources and tools for teachers, and develop assessments that allow students in these courses to demonstrate their mastery of course content and skills. The STEM department, which includes computer science, mathematics, the sciences, and statistics, is currently made up of 15 people supporting 14 courses in the AP portfolio.
About the Opportunity
As the Assessment Specialist for AP Psychology, you are responsible for the quality and validity of all assessment content for the AP Psychology Exam.
The Director/Assessment Specialist is the primary point of contact in AP for all assessment content for AP Psychology, collaborating closely with the AP Psychology Course Lead (who leads curriculum development, guides instructional support, and reviews assessment content). The Assessment Specialist may provide assessment development support in other related subject areas. The Assessment Specialist is responsible for all item development and management from authoring to administration; training and collaborating with subject-matter experts (SMEs), typically college professors and secondary school teachers. S/he/they trains SMEs on assessment development protocols, translates between academics and technical experts (psychometricians), and collaborates to develop formative assessment materials and resources to support AP Psychology teachers worldwide.
In this role, you will:
Assessment Development and Scoring (85%)
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