Senior Manager Evaluations Examinations and Assessment

Rosemont, IL 60018 US

Posted: 06/27/2019 Industry: Non-Profit Job Number: 20211 Pay Rate: $100-115K City: Rosemont, IL

Seeking a  Senior Manager Evaluations Examinations and Assessment for our client in the Rosemont, IL area. This position is a direct hire likely paying $100-115K.



  • Manages examinations and evaluations collection, staff, and committee activities. 
  • Creates product budgets, strategies, road maps, and release objectives that build on and extends the current portfolio of evaluation products for continuing education and re-certification.
  • Plans and organizes examination development and implementation of all examination programs. 
  • Create and applies scoring processes and reporting methods for members and committees. 
  • Manages development databases and item bank(s) and implements new technology as business needs evolve.
  • Works closely with Residents, Residency Program Directors and Education teams to drive development of curricula.


  • Responsible for managing the client self-assessment product collection.
  • Lead and drive the overall product lifecycle, strategies, schedules, budgets, deliverables, and capabilities for our products.
  • Partner with Marketing and Communications to identify customer and market needs and prioritize areas of focus for product management – including competitive analyses and product positioning.
  • Determine rates to meet revenue and profitability goals.
  • Provide a monthly revenue estimate.
  • Propose an overall budget to ensure success.
  • Work with Department Heads and cross-functional teams to implement an examination development life cycle process to manage the ongoing development, optimization and timely commercialization of products.
  • Create a framework to define prioritization, road map planning and success metrics.  
  • Stay current with licensure standards, and accreditation standards, instructional design standards, important national assessment trends and technology solutions.
  • Directs team in the design, development, administration and maintenance of examination and assessment products.
  • Manages item and test analyses, test equating, standard setting, score reporting, and develops technical reports.
  • Spearheads the construction of client’s assessment plan, including working with outside stakeholders.
  • Oversees psychometric contractors on particular projects.
  • Collaborates to improve existing assessments.
  • Improves, executes, and manages methods for relating examination performance with practice improvement and outcomes.
  • Contributes to and delivers proposals and presentations.
  • As point of contact for all internal/external customers, defends validity of self-assessment products.
  • Remains up-to-date with the newest teaching technologies and instructional theories on the use of technology in assessment.
  • Oversees the implementation of course and program-level assessment and evaluation to improve educational and learning outcomes.
  • Drives the creation of a positive and cooperative team by developing Direct Reports and fostering a team approach focused on Academy values, competencies, and behaviors.
  • Works within cross functional teams to achieve desired results for the examination program.
  • Builds strong working relationships within the organization; provides leadership within the organization for the examination team through establishing performance objectives and regular performance evaluations and professional development plans for direct reports.
  • Provides operational leadership in hiring new staff.
  • Some travel is required


  • Expertise developing examination programs.                    
  • Advanced degree, with statistical/research experience, computer-based testing              
  • Working experience with statistical theory, CTT and IRT, research methodologies, and applied measurement
  • Minimum 5 years of experience assessment management including the design, development, standard setting, processing, analysis and reporting of assessments in the certification markets.
  • Supervisory experience, 3-5 years committee support and representation within an organization
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Exceptional project planning, organizational skills, with the ability to coordinate a variety of projects and individuals with the ability to adjust to unexpected requests or changes in priorities.
  • Computer skills including strong skills in set up and use of database programs. 
  • Knowledge in registries, performance improvement and patient outcomes
  • Medical association or health care organization experience.


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