Data Recognition Corporation

Composition Specialist, Test Development

Plymouth, MN
Sep 09, 2021
Oct 09, 2021
Data Recognition Corporation
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time

Req #200

Monday, July 12, 2021 DRC is one of the largest educational assessment and curriculum/instruction companies in the industry.  

Composition Specialist, Test Development


This position reports directly to the Director of Media & Composition and is part of the Assessment Production

group and will be in DRC’s Plymouth, Minnesota office. Duties of this position include modifying an

maintaining test items and passages while adhering to and implementing DRC and client-/project-specific styles

and specifications; utilizing the processes currently established in DRC’s proprietary item banking system,

IDEAS; helping to standardize and implement unique format changes through XML process instructions; and

formatting items and passages for online presentation.

Position Responsibilities

  • Execute, maintain, and monitor all items
         and passages within IDEAS
  • Utilize XML process instruction code for
         print layouts
  • Create tech-enhanced items (e.g., bubble
         input, drag and drop, hotspot, click to respond, layered input) for online
         presentation in INSIGHT
  • Understand Use CSS for online development
  • Use IDEAS and its related tools to maintain
         process efficiencies
  • Follow and support adopted software
         development methodologies
  • Identify formatting issues within IDEAS
  • Collaborate effectively within the team
         and with other production teams and business units
  • Provide support in troubleshooting technical/formatting
         issues in IDEAS
  • Qualifications

  • Associate or Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in publishing
         technology or a related field or relevant professional experience
  • Minimum of two years relevant professional experience in an
         office/business environment
  • Working knowledge of various data-base
  • Knowledge of layout, typography, and
         overall composition and/or publication style
  • Strong can-do work ethic
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to adjust quickly to changing
         circumstances and direction
  • Well-developed verbal and written
         communication skills and the ability to communicate clearly to diverse
         groups of people
  • Be able to work under supervision and to
         accept feedback
  • Work successfully and contribute both as
         a member of a team and independently
  • Be task oriented and focused—a
         self-starter who is able to meet tight deadlines
  • Be flexible and motivated to help with
         any task as needed
  • Report to work promptly when scheduled


    Reporting to this position:  No direct reports

    Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to sit and/or
         stand for up to 8-hour periods of time
  • Ability to look at a
         computer monitor, utilize a keyboard and/or mouse for up to 8 hours per
  • Ability to lift up to
         20 pounds as necessary

  • Data Recognition Corporation is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V and prospective employees will receive consideration without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, disability, age, protected veteran status, or membership in any other legally protected class.    Other details Job Family Project/Sales Services Pay Type Salary Required Education Bachelor’s Degree Apply Now

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