Educational Testing Service Assessment Process Specialist II in Princeton, New Jersey

Job Descriptions:

The Assessment Process Specialist II manages non-content aspects of Test Development and Production processes for the NAEP program.


  • Responsible for conducting fresh-eyes reviews and quality control on all NAEP-ID contract deliverables

  • Coordinate and conduct content extracts to the NAEP Item Development and Tracking System (IDTS)

  • Assist with content certification and eNAEP quality control processes

  • Collaborate with AD management and NAEP program direction to define and support project requirements

Program Coordination/Project Management

  • Work with senior level staff to implement the annual scope of work, including pilots and operational NAEP assessments (digital and paper)

  • Conduct content certification reviews, track and monitor issues in TFS and resolve issues with AD content staff and other NAEP alliance stakeholders

Process Improvement/Quality

  • Play a major role in the implementation of major process changes

  • Propose and implement process improvements and SOPs

  • Ensure that all items, tests and scoring materials developed are fair and valid and in compliance with ETS Standards for Quality and Fairness

  • Oversee QMS (Quality Management System) documentation required

Client & Business Partner Contact/Cross-Matrix Coordination

  • Provide support for response to special requests and rush projects from either client or SBU (Strategic Business Unit) product management

  • Participate in regular internal meetings with project staff to communicate information and monitor schedules

  • Flow information to the appropriate staff, within relevant timeframes, to resolve issues affecting all development areas


  • Support development of AD portion of budgets

  • Adhere to ethical standards and comply with the laws and regulations applicable to your job function

Required Experience:


Bachelor’s degree in relevant field of study is required; Master’s degree in Education, Measurement or content field of specialty is preferred.


4-6 years of progressively responsible experience in process or project management, administration, operational or technical activities is required.

Other Requirements

  • Thorough knowledge of the Assessment Development process

  • Working knowledge of testing and measurement

  • Excellent project management and process improvement skills

  • Very strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Excellent organizational skills

Our strength and success are directly linked to the quality and skills of our diverse associates. A background and/or knowledge of accessibility and accommodations for individuals with disabilities, whether through your own experiences or those of someone close to you, is highly desirable.

ETS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristic protected by law.
Keyword: assessment, test development, education, NAEP, english
From: Educational Testing Service