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Salary: $5,065.00 - $6,660.00
Posted: 09/26/2013

Job Description:

Under the supervision of the Administrator of the Psychometrics and Assessment Analysis Unit and working cooperatively with program units and managers throughout the Department, the incumbent is assigned responsibilities to work as described under “DUTIES”, below.


  • Acting independently, write the most complex data management programs using such software as Microsoft Access, SQL Server, or SAS to analyze and interpret data and develop and implement various methods (including Internet usage) to report assessment results to students, school districts, county offices of education, parents, legislators, the media, leaders of the education community at the state and national levels, and the general public.
  • Facilitate the verification of the overall accuracy of assessment data, inform the staff of data-related issues of concern to them, and help both Standards and Assessment Division and the testing contractor staff identify data and aggregation specifications that still require clarification or alteration. Oversee the quality control analyses of testing contractors. Coordinate the design and monitor the testing process from test development through reporting.
  • Act as division liaison concerning the development and implementation of data elements of the California Longitudinal Achievement Data System (CALPADS) project. Act as division liaison between the Data Management Division and Technology Services Division on the development of Requests for Proposals and contracts. Oversee the design, development, delivery, and maintenance of the electronic item bank.


  • Ability to monitor and resolve problems with information technology systems
  • Excellent computer skills, including managing large databases
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of information technology systems software and practices


Individuals who have eligibility for appointment to the above class (e.g., transfer, list, reinstatement). All applicants must clearly indicate the basis of their eligibility in box 12 “Explanations” on the Standard Application Form (Std 678). Employment provisions as outlined by the California Department of Human Resources’ State Restriction of Appointments (SROA) policy will prevail. In addition, current or future executive orders relative to filling vacant positions may also affect this process. Applications will be screened, and only the most qualified will be interviewed.


Possession of minimum qualifications will be verified prior to interview and/or appointment. If it is determined that an applicant does not meet the minimum qualifications, the applicant will be removed from the eligibility list.


Submit a State Application (Form 678) and resume to:
Delia Marmosh
Assessment Development & Administration Division
1430 N Street, Room 4409
Sacramento, CA 95814


Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
4824 174 - 570 - 1312 -
Location County
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
10/17/2013 None Specified
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Assessment Development & Administration Division
1430 N Street, Room 4409
Sacramento, CA 95814
Delia Marmosh

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