Learning Resource Specialist/Student Assessment

Learning Resource Specialist/Student Assessment

29 Oct
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UNITED ARAB EMIRATES UNIVERSITY
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Abu Dhabi

29 Oct

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES UNIVERSITY

Abu Dhabi

Job Description



Primary Responsibilities:



- Implement and manage the assessment program of the College in accordance with national and international assessment standards.

- Plan, organize, and coordinate activities related to exam preparation; explain requirements concisely and clearly; interpret statistical data; keep records and prepare reports; maintain cooperative working relationships; demonstrate sensitivity to, and respect for, a diverse population.

- Responsible for multiple block/courses at a given time.



Planning and Execution:



- Prepare a generic blueprint for block(s)/course(s) assigned

- Align all assessment items according to the blueprint and ready for assessment preparation







- Format and type examination paper in collaboration with Block/Course Chief Coordinator/ coordinators. (as appropriate)

- Responsible for test scoring both electronic and/or manual as appropriate;

- Maintain database of test use and scores.

- Perform psychometric analysis using available tools and equipment.

- Ensure the timely and accurate presentation of assessments results and reports.



Maintenance and Quality Control:



- Store, maintain and retrieve all assessment items in a local bank/database

- Ensure all items received are accurate, in proper format, and free of any technical flaws

- Perform other job related duties within ability as required and as instructed.



Security:



- Responsible for safeguarding the data from unauthorized access and abuse through established security and authorization procedures.

- Responsible management of data and systems, including data entry, auditing and reporting.

- Responsible for implementing backup and retention plans.

- Complying with all security-related procedures pertaining to any Assessment Information Resource to which they have authorized access or any information derived therefrom that they possess.

- Providing appropriate physical security for equipment, storage media, and physical data.

- Should immediately notify his/her cognizant Assessment Units Supervisor of any incident that may cause a security breach or violation of this policy.



Minimum Qualification



- B.A. in any discipline.

- Five years' experience in administering, scoring, and interpreting results for a variety of tests in an educational setting preferably Health Profession education.

- Must have excellent IT Skills and variety of software (Microsoft, Statistical) and experience with various office equipment, such as Optical Mark Readers, copiers, printers, fax and scanners.

- Have knowledge of modern assessment, psychometric methods tools and procedures.



Preferred Qualification



As above



Expected Skills/Rank/Experience



Have ability to:



- Work in a confidential fast-paced environment 2. Organize large amounts of data from several sources 3. Multitask in a high-volume environment



Problem Solving and Decision Taking:



- Excellent problem-solving and superior interpersonal and collaboration skills

- Exercise initiative and judgment and make decisions within position’s scope of authority



Focusing on Targets and Results:



- Have excellent administrative and organizational skills and be capable of prioritizing work to deliver high standards in a demanding environment with conflicting deadlines.

- Supply information in a timely basis using appropriate reporting mechanisms and according to agreed service standards.

- Adjust plans, workload and priorities as demands change to get the job done and devise solutions when difficulties are met.



Language and Communications:



- Must be able to communicate effectively in English (verbally, written and comprehension)

- Communicate clearly, confidently and respectfully with colleagues at all levels, both verbally and in writing.



Special Instructions to Applicant



Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted



Division College of Medicine&Health; Sciences



Department Medical Education - (CMHS)



Job Close Date open until filled



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