Test Development Manager

University of Iowa

Iowa City, IA Education & Training / Executive & Management

Job Reference #: 19002867

The Iowa Testing Programs (ITP) has been part of the University of Iowa’s College of Education for over 75 years. From its inception, its mission has been to serve Iowa schools’ assessment needs by developing high-quality instruments and working with schools to promote valid use of results.


Iowa Testing Programs seeks candidates for the Test Development Manager to provide management and leadership in the implementation of long-range goals in test development and related projects of the Iowa Testing Programs and to provide leadership and supervision of test development staff. 

Education or Equivalency Requirement

  • Master’s degree in educational measurement or an appropriate field, or an equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience. 

Experience Required

  • Substantial (typical 5 years) experience in program management related to the production and publication of tests, educational or other technical materials.
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise, consult with, develop, and evaluate multiple individuals contributing to the development of the project or program. 
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity in the work/academic environment is required. 
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in computer software applications used in test development, including content management systems. 
  • Experience Desired
  • Substantial (typical 5 plus years) experience in program management, production and publication of a broad range of standardized tests is desirable. 
  • Considerable (typical 3-5 years) experience in editorial services and publication processes is desirable. 

Benefits Highlights:

  • Regular salaried position located in Iowa City, Iowa
  • Fringe benefit package including paid vacation; sick leave; health, dental, life and disability insurance options; and generous employer contributions into retirement plans


The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Application Instructions:

Credential and criminal background checks will be required.

Job ID: 68428

Posted 21 days ago

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