Assessments Designer

General Assembly - New York, NY - Full time

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General Assembly (GA) is a venture backed, New York based startup that was named Fast Company’s #1 Most Innovative Company in Education in the world.

We have launched an important new long-term initiative, GA Credentials. Our purpose is to help people get recognized by employers for what they can do, no matter where they come from. We do that by building cutting-edge assessments of employable skill.

After building pioneering assessments in web development and digital marketing, we seek an Assessment Manager to expand our portfolio of assessments in data analytics and data science. Reporting to the General Manager, you will lead the research, development and launch of data assessments for GA Credentials.

The ideal candidate is a strategic thinker, strong project manager and an experienced data analyst or data scientist. This person starts with yes, is flexible and works effectively in a fast- paced environment.

WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING:

  • Sizing and segmenting the market for new assessment opportunities
  • Gathering feedback from hiring managers in The GA Credentialing Network
  • Crafting assessment frameworks and methods
  • Sourcing, testing, and refining assessment content
  • Managing subject matter experts who provide assessment content
  • Ensuring assessment content is delivered on time and within budget
  • Launching new assessments

WHO YOU ARE:

You:

  • Have 2+ years experience working as a data analyst or data scientist
  • Have strong project management and organizational skills
  • Have experience managing external stakeholders including partners and contractors
  • Are comfortable dealing with high levels of uncertainty
  • Thrive in fast-paced, high growth entrepreneurial environments
  • Are passionate about the world of education, recruitment and careers
  • Have a growth mindset

It’s an added bonus if you have experience:

  • Designing and validating assessments
  • Building great consumer products

BENEFITS:

Position is full-time based in NYC with competitive salary, stock options and great benefits. Benefits include: 401k, iPhone + cell plan, Macbook Air, medical + dental + vision insurance, Wageworks transit benefit and 50% discounted gym membership.

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Product Management

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General Assembly

General Assembly (GA) is a venture backed, New York based startup that was named Fast Company’s #1 Most Innovative Company in Education in the world.

We have launched an important new long-term initiative, GA Credentials. Our purpose is to help people get recognized by employers for what they can do, no matter where they come from. We do that by building cutting-edge assessments of employable skill.

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