LINGUIST List 29.233

Sat Jan 13 2018

Jobs: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition: Quality Management Coordinator for Language Testing, International Center for Language Studies

Editor for this issue: Clare Harshey <clarelinguistlist.org>


Date: 11-Jan-2018
From: Karen Decker <kdeckericls.edu>
Subject: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition: Quality Management Coordinator for Language Testing, International Center for Language Studies, Washington, D.C., USA
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University or Organization: International Center for Language Studies
Job Location: District of Columbia, USA
Web Address: http://www.icls.edu
Job Title: Quality Management Coordinator for Language Testing

Job Rank: Manager

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition


Description:

Position is onsite through our contract with the Foreign Service Institute (FSI). The QM Specialist for Testing is responsible for developing and coordinating quality assurance and control processes in the Language Testing Unit. As a testing and measurement expert, the QM Specialist collects and analyzes test score data to gather evidence of test validity and reliability, advising the LTU accordingly on impact factors, such as rater training, testing procedures and the design and development of new tests, as needed. The QM Specialist carries out responsibilities under the guidance of the Division Director, in consultation with the Heads of Training and Operations, and with the support of the QM team.

- PhD with significant quantitative focus in fields such as language testing, second language acquisition, measurement, psychometrics and/or SLA
- Familiarity and experience working with ILR scale
- Experience using data analysis software applications and practices
- Experience designing and conducting validity and reliability studies
- Minimum of 5 years of experience in leadership role supporting such duties
- Substantial record of publication indicating critical and creative thinking and analytical skills, including quantitative analysis of test data

Application Deadline: 19-Jan-2018

Email Address for Applications: employmenticls.edu
Contact Information:
Program Manager Sherif Shalaby
Email: sshalabyicls.edu

Page Updated: 13-Jan-2018