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Open Positions

Director of Accessibility & Inclusion - 68515 

The Director of Accessibility & Inclusion independently uses and applies in-depth knowledge and experience in the specific policy field on projects that typically impact the entire organization or programs external to the organization. The incumbent operates in a highly visible, politically sensitive, legally complex, and evolving arena. The Director uses advanced professional concepts and objectives to address and resolve complex policy or program issues and works on significant, strategic issues and problems requiring political sensitivity, where analysis of circumstances and information requires an in-depth evaluation of factors.


Initial Review Date: 05-16-2024 (posted until filled)


Lead Product Manager, Reporting - 65654 

The Lead Product Manager, Reporting uses advanced knowledge of product and service development practices to resolve a wide range of complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors. They oversee the roadmap and development of multiple or large products and enhancements of diverse scope, size, impact, and budget within the Smarter Balanced Reporting suite, customized reporting tools for states. Demonstrates creativity and ingenuity in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions to complex design, financial, marketing, or administrative problems. Builds requirements, prioritizes roadmap enhancements, creates long-term development plans (e.g., API), and facilitates the product development life cycle of aspects of the reporting product. The incumbent interfaces with membership to establish a deep understanding of member needs and layered user personas to drive customer satisfaction and achieve business impact. Manages product development work through matrixed staffing resources.


Initial Review Date: 03-18-2024 (posted until filled)


Quality Business Analyst - 65525

Uses advanced quality management concepts and objectives to resolve highly complex quality control issues for large-scale, high-stakes educational assessment materials. Regularly works with internal and external experts from multiple disciplines (e.g., technology, psychometrics, academic content) on issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors. Exercises judgment in selecting quality control methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results. Responsible for quality control programs and proposals with broad impact across assessment material production and the organization as a whole. Develops and oversees the implementation of new quality control programs and processes.


Initial Review Date: 03-14-2024 (posted until filled)


Executive Administrator - 58950

The Executive Administrator provides critical high-level administrative oversight of EPO operations in Smarter Balanced. The incumbent serves as a key advisor overseeing administrative services while helping to establish strategic goals, operational objectives, and work plans. The Executive Administrator delegates assignments across the organization related to operations and planning and is responsible for preparing, administering, and directing resources. Success in this role requires ingenuity, discretion, and flexibility.


Initial Review Date: 09-25-2023 (posted until filled)

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