NAEP 2024 - Assessment Administrator
Posted on: September 8, 2023
Westat is currently seeking motivated individuals who are committed
to excellence and are experienced in working with primary and
secondary school students to work as assessment administrators for
the 2024 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP). This
opportunity is ideal for retired educators and others who are
comfortable working with children.
NAEP is the largest nationally representative and continuing
assessment of what students in the United States know and can do in
various subject areas. The primary role of the NAEP Assessment
Administrator is to conduct assessment sessions in participating
schools. In addition to conducting the assessments, assessment
administrators also assist with other assessment-related activities
and work with assessment coordinators to prepare for the
assessments. Assessments are conducted at grades 4, 8, and 12 in
public and private schools. NAEP 2024 will also include a pilot
test that will explore new items, including the transition to new
To protect the health and safety of field staff, school staff, and
students, COVID-19 vaccinations will be required for jurisdictions
or schools that require it, and regular testing and use of PPE may
be required. If required, field employees hired on NAEP 2024 must
provide proof that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon
hire, and they must follow all safety protocols, subject to
approved accommodations under applicable law.
- Be 18 or older (or an emancipated minor) with the ability to
enter binding confidentiality agreements to protect project
- Be a U.S. citizen;
- Be able to successfully complete asynchronous general
employment training (approximately 5 hours) from December 18
through December 22, 2023;*
- Be able to successfully complete asynchronous online assessment
training in early January 2024;* and
- Be available to successfully attend a 1- to 2-day, in-person
meeting that will be scheduled between January 5 to January 26,
*Training dates may be subject to changes.
- Be available to work for the specified field period of December
18, 2023, to March 8, 2024;
- Be available to work up to 20-30 hours per week when work is
- Be able to meet the physical requirements of the position, with
or without reasonable accommodations:
- Lift and carry study materials and equipment weighing up to 50
pounds to and from the vehicle to the school;
- Climb a flight of stairs while carrying equipment/materials;
- Be able to move around the room to monitor assessment
activities and respond to students' questions.
- Have regular and reliable access to telephone service with a
long-distance calling feature, either landline or cellular;
- Have reliable access to a computer with an internet connection
to complete training modules over several consecutive hours,
including the ability to access audio files either through speakers
or a headset;
- Have regular and reliable access to an insured vehicle or have
reliable transportation to ensure on-time arrival at the assigned
schools (for certain approved metropolitan areas only);
- Have a valid (current) driver's license that is not under
suspension (except in certain metropolitan areas); and
- Have a high school diploma or GED.
- Ability to adjust to new systems and technologies.
- Ability and willingness to collaborate with a team.
- Ability to read, write, and communicate effectively in
- Have strong interpersonal skills.
- Have basic computer proficiency, particularly in accessing the
internet and using email, Microsoft Word, and Excel.
- Be self-motivated, organized, detail-oriented.
- Be flexible in working assigned tasks.
- Be willing to travel within the assigned region to complete
project work. Overnight travel assignments are available.
Any offer of employment may be contingent upon receipt of
acceptable results from a post-offer background screening, if
required for the specific position, which may include, for example,
identity verification, employment history, motor vehicle driving
record history, and criminal or sexual offender records
The hourly rate for this position is dependent on geographic
location and level of experience. The hourly rate for this location
ranges from $19.00 to $20.00.
This is a part-time variable hour, non-exempt position. This
position is eligible for overtime pay. This position is not
initially eligible for health insurance. All field positions accrue
sick leave (based on hours worked) and are eligible to participate
in the 401(k) program (employer matching is dependent on hours
worked and disbursement is subject to program rules).
Upon successful completion of this assignment, you will be eligible
for consideration for reassignment on other Westat field data
collection projects if they become available.
Working on this study can be a fascinating, rewarding experience.
If you are a reliable self-starter, this position may be right for
Westat is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate
on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin,
age, veteran status, disability, marital status, sexual
orientation, citizenship status, genetic information, gender
identity or expression, or any other protected status under
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