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Academic Testing Manager

Organization: iTEP
Location: Los Angeles, California - remote option available
Compensation: Salary $50 - $75,000
Start Date: April 7, 2023
Closing Date: April 7, 2023

Applicant Qualifications


  • Master’s degree in TESOL, Applied Linguistics, Language Assessment, or related
  • Previous training/qualification in developing and applying rubrics for the evaluation of candidate writing and speaking samples


  • Significant teaching experience across a variety of proficiency levels, working with students from a variety of language backgrounds
  • Considerable experience with standardized language assessments, which may include item writing & review, test administration, scoring, and rater supervision
  • Experience training raters on using rubrics to score exams
  • Previous experience managing a team
  • Online course development experience
  • Cross-cultural living/working experience strongly preferred

Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English, with a 2nd language preferred as well
  • Ability to build rapport and credibility quickly
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize a variable workload
  • Proven ability to complete tasks with deadlines and work under pressure
  • An excellent eye for detail and the ability to work accurately and efficiently
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Fully proficient in a variety of digital tools*, with strong facility in all core office suite products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc. or Google counterparts), Zoom and other teleconferencing tools, Canvas Learning Management System, and others
  • Proven ability to learn and adapt to new technology quickly*

Personal Qualities

  • A positive and proactive approach to work
  • A drive to work collaboratively with a fun, likeminded team
  • High levels of professionalism and cultural intelligence
  • Flexible and adaptable approach to a fast-paced work environment

*Strong skills with office technology and ability to learn new technology is a firm position requirement

Main Duties and Responsibilities

Rater Training and Oversight

  • Recruit and train new raters on test scoring, application of rubrics, and flagging tests with irregularities
  • Provide ongoing monitoring and development of global rating team to establish standardized, consistent scoring
  • Update and manage online training course for rating team
  • Regularly aggregate performance data of rating team

Test Administration & Scoring

  • Oversee result and appeal process
  • Oversee and investigate test administration irregularities, including cases of misconduct
  • Liaise and communicate with global partners (test resellers, high school and university admissions teams, local testing sites, agents, etc.)
  • Update and manage testing policies and materials

Other Academic Support

  • Support business development from an Academic standpoint
  • Update and manage content for exam promotional materials
  • Manage and maintain online test preparation courses for testing candidates
  • Assist with product development, item review and analysis, and other Academic projects as needed

iTEP administers tests 24-7 to candidates around the world. The Academic Testing Manager supports a rating team across various time zones and is generally aware of and responsive to test administration needs in a timely fashion

Please find a full position description, as well as details about how to apply, here:

Hiring Timeframe: Open for immediate hire
Salary Range: $45-58k USD annual, commensurate with experience

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