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TheCollegeBoard Assistant Director, AP Assessment Production Management - REQ001630_15-3175 in Topeka, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/12954414 Assistant Director, AP Assessment Production Management

College Board - AP&I

Location: This is a fully remote role. Candidates who live near CB offices have the option of being fully remote or hybrid (Tuesday and Wednesday in office).

Type: This is a full-time position

About the Team

AP is a rigorous academic program built on the commitment, passion and hard work of students and educators from secondary schools and higher education. With almost 40 courses in a wide variety of subject areas, AP provides willing and academically prepared high school students with the opportunity to study and learn at the college level. The AP program is continuing to rapidly expand its development of instructional and assessment products under the leadership of the growing Assessment Production team. The team currently consists of 24 talented and collaborative professionals with expertise in a variety of domains that are integral to the assessment production process and will continue to expand over the next year.

To support the continued production of high-quality teacher- and student-facing materials, the AP Program is looking fill the role of Assistant Director, AP Assessment Production Management.

About the Opportunity

As the Assistant Director, AP Assessment Production Management, you will have an eye for anticipating needs, proactively identifying and resolving logistical and administrative issues, initiating and improving processes related to contracting and disbursing payments, and managing team meetings and other special projects to maximize the team\'s effectiveness. Your bias for action, organizational skills, inquisitiveness, and collaborative spirit will allow you to flourish as a hands-on contributor in this capacity.

In this role, you will primarily be responsible for:

Contracts and Payment support (50%)

  • Initiate, coordinate, and track execution of contracts for external contractors through a systematic process
  • Design, develop, and manage a recruitment and tracking log for the external contractors engaging in projects across various workstreams in the AP division
  • Initiate, track, and execute accurate and timely payments for external contractors
  • Provide suggestions to enhance and improve existing contracts and payments processes, collaborating with colleagues who are responsible for contracting and payments for other functions

Production Management support (30%)

  • Assist with the coordination and certification of AP Exams, maintaining confidentiality and exercising superb judgment while handling secure test content
  • Aggregate and share progress / status reporting on a variety of core initiatives for senior leadership and other stakeholders
  • Support the team with special project related tasks as needed

Meetings and Logistics support (20%)

  • Manage the logistics for in-person and remote meetings for the broader Content Production and Product Management team, including booking space, accommodations, coordinating meals, and other activities
  • Ensure communication of meeting details to team members
  • Provide support by answering any questions and mitigating issues related to meetings

About You

You have:

  • 2-3 years of relevant experience in a fast-paced environment; education industry experience preferred
  • Strong organization and prioritization skills and a proven ability to move forward multiple responsibilities in concert, both independently and as a member of a team
  • Strong attention to detail and impeccable follow-through
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Adept problem-solving skills, including using data to inform decisions and actions
  • A assion for supporting educational and career opportunities for millions of students
  • The ability to travel at least 4-6 times per year
  • Authorization to work in the U.S.

About Our Process

  • Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled
  • While the hiring process may vary, it generally includes: resume and application submission, recruiter phone screen, hiring manager interview, performance exercise and/or panel interview, and reference checks. This is an approximately 8-week process

About Our Benefits and Compensation

College Board offers a competitive benefits and compensation program that attracts top talent looking to make a difference in education. As a self-sustaining non-profit, we believe in compensating employees equitably in relation to each other, their qualifications, their impact, and the relevant market.

The hiring range for a new employee in this position is \$48,000 to \$80,000. College Board differentiates salaries by location