GoGuardian
We envision a future where all learners are ready and inspired to solve the world’s greatest challenges.
Colorado, CO
Remote

Assessment and Content Manager at GoGuardian (Greater Denver Area, CO or Remote)

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What We Do
At GoGuardian, we're helping build a future where all learners are ready and inspired to solve the world's greatest challenges. Our award-winning system of learning solutions is purpose-built for K-12 and trusted by school leaders to promote effective teaching and equitable engagement while helping empower educators to keep students safe.
What It's Like to Work at GoGuardian
We are a fast-growing learning company that thrives on making bold moves and setting high standards. Working with us means joining a (mostly!) remote team of diverse, passionate, mission-driven employees who are inspired by our vision, dedicated to our customers, and comfortable with rapid change. We balance our rocketship pace with a work culture that offers unbridled support, allyship, and inclusivity...to say nothing of fun! Join our Neurodiversity ERG, attend an online magic show (and bring your kids), head to a DEI Community of Practice session, share a pet photo with other dog lovers, or relax in an online meditation class. Our culture has earned us accolades! We have been named one of Built In's 2022 Best Places to Work™ and are certified as a Great Place to Work®.
The Role
As the Assessment and Content Manager, you are responsible for overseeing the various stages of educational content development for assessments as per specified guidelines and timelines. Assessment projects will span multiple K-12 subjects (Math, ELA, Science, Social Studies) and include interacting with school districts and managing test authors. General responsibilities include managing multiple content assessment projects from conception to delivery.
What You'll Do
    • Engage with clients and stakeholders to develop a strategy for a set of assessments.
    • Gather requirements, get stakeholder signoff, and identify and engage the proper internal resources to develop appropriate assessments.
    • Refine drafts of new tests per stakeholder requirements and update existing tests as needed.
    • Work with a team of external content/test item writers on multiple, concurrent projects, to write and produce assessments.
    • Maintain project oversight as well as QA and review.
    • Write test items when necessary. Identify and interview subject matter experts (SME) in test item writing.
    • Aggregate and report on feedback, reworking tests based on user feedback.
    • Support the Sales, Customer Success, and Marketing teams with relevant support materials. Attend client meetings to discuss approaches with potential districts as needed.
    • Research and develop strategy and blueprints for new content.
    • Provide guidance to other SMEs to improve content accuracy, language and overall quality of the content for use by students.
    • Perform training on Edulastic and other GoGuardian suite tools if necessary. Manage and approve contractor time and invoices.
    • Conduct end of the year reviews with clients and stakeholders to modify and refine assessment bundles for next school year.

Who You Are
    • BA in Teaching, Educational Measurement, or related field. A graduate degree is preferred.
    • 5+ yrs experience in content development for K-12, or a background in teaching and test writing that includes an understanding of fair testing practices and assessment development. Experience in test authoring required.
    • 3+ years of experience in assessment design and development, including building and managing solid processes for content development at scale
    • 2+ years experience in project management, working with multiple teams and stakeholders within and outside of an organization. Includes working with international teams.
    • 1+ years experience with item bank management at scale, bonus for someone who has experience with QTI import.
    • Experience working with national educational standard frameworks and how standards relate to assessment.
    • Custom content development experience, where you have led projects and managed implementing customer feedback under tight deadlines
    • Ability to learn new tasks and concepts quickly & work in a fast-paced environment.
    • Exceptionally organized and can balance multiple projects at one time.
    • Self-motivated team player; must be able to work independently and find solutions.

What We Offer
    • Competitive pay, complete health insurance, 401(k) matching, bonuses, and an employee stock option plan.
    • Flexible time off, 13 paid holidays, paid parental leave, wellness days, and a paid year-end holiday break.
    • A robust catalog of benefits that support your professional growth and personal wellbeing: learning funds, lifestyle funds, online yoga & meditation classes, fertility & adoption reimbursement, giving funds with company match, and more...

    • Plus the intangible:
    • A varied and challenging role in a global and highly innovative high-growth company.
    • Supportive, driven colleagues who have your back and share your passion.

Please share this with your friends or co-workers who may be interested in working at GoGuardian! We have multiple openings and are always looking for talented people.
GoGuardian is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs. GoGuardian does not discriminate against employees, applicants, interns or volunteers on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, sex, age, sexual orientation, military and veteran status, registered domestic partner status, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
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What are GoGuardian Perks + Benefits

GoGuardian Benefits Overview

We believe there is no better investment than in the health and wellness of our employees. With benefits like flexible PTO, yoga and meditation classes, and professional development stipends, it’s easy to relax, unwind, and align. Your growth is our priority, both inside and outside the office!

Culture
Volunteer in local community
GoGuardian participates in local volunteer activities such as AngelHacks Hackathon, Teens Exploring Technology (TXT) and LA Food Bank.
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
GoGuardian's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee has five focus areas to drive meaningful and lasting change in Community, Communication, Talent, Product & Education.
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
On-site meditation twice per week
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Team fitness initiatives include weekly in-office yoga classes
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 12 weeks of parental leave for all parents who have been with the company for one year.
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
We offer a flexible time off policy for full-time exempt employees. Full-time non-exempt employees accrue 3 weeks of PTO annually. We also offer a paid 2 week end of the year holiday break.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
We offer a $1200 learning stipend annually for personal & professional growth
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications

Additional Perks + Benefits

Relax, recharge, and refresh with weekly yoga classes & guided aromatherapy meditation. Whether you're a golfer or a gamer (or both), there's probably a weekly activity with your name on it.

An Insider's view of GoGuardian

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Exciting! We’ve had tremendous growth and have gone through a lot of changes over the last couple of years, but have maintained the supportive, passionate, and energetic foundations that made me join the company in the first place. The vibe is simultaneously feels relaxed and open, and like everywhere you look, people are solving difficult problems

Terence

Vice President of Customer Service and Support

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

Our vision brings tall challenges; one of which is finding ways to sift through nearly insurmountable amounts of data, finding the important nuggets of information, then surfacing it to the right people. By using a combination of machine learning and cutting-edge data science (really), we're building better products for our users.

Zach

Lead UX Designer

How does the company support your career growth?

One of my life mantras is "When you stop learning you stop growing" and it is not possible here at GG to stop learning, as long as we take advantage of all that is available to us! Not only does GoGuardian keep us continually learning through our monthly all-hands meetings, but we have GG University and our personal learning stipend.

Susan

Account Executive, Pear Deck

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

The collaboration with people is really incredible. On the partnerships team, I get to work across internal teams as well as partner with our customers and thought leaders to enhance our products. I really enjoy learning from and working with our partners and everyone at GoGuardian.

Melissa

Schools Partnership Manager

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