Current Career Opportunities at the K20 Center

Game Play Programmer

Job Number: 222055

A Game-Play Programmer will follow standards set by the industry and the K20 Center to implement projects that will be used by teachers and students. These projects may assist in student understanding of a subject, assess student abilities in an area, or be used to allow teachers to better organize curriculum’s based on findings from analyzed tracking data. These projects include educational games, tool sets used to implement these games, and any other educational software as it is needed by the K20 Center. This incumbent’s job tasks will include:

  • Game Development
  • Test-Driven Development
  • Tool Development
  • Technical Documentation
  • Source Control
  • Communication

Mentoring Coordinator

Job Number: 221642

The Mentoring Coordinator will guide the stakeholders in planning, organizing, communicating, and monitoring evidence-based services with school partners and ensure that they are aligned to specified project outcomes. The incumbent will oversee project management, participant management, and development of high-quality resources in support of the mentoring services. This professional will facilitate the ongoing development of each educator to insure the successful implementation and management of school-based mentoring programs. This incumbent’s job tasks will include:

  • Project Management
  • Participant Management
  • Team Coordination
  • Professional Learning Facilitation
  • Evidence-Based Practice
  • Instructional Design
  • Research

Project Director

Job Number: 222055

The Project Director will coordinate staff, evaluators, and researchers in planning, organizing, communicating, and monitoring evidence-based services with school and community partners to ensure that they are aligned to specified project outcomes. The incumbent will oversee project management, evaluation services, employee recruitment and development, participant management, technical communications with project stakeholders, and development of high-quality services and resources in support of the project’s deliverables. This professional will facilitate ongoing development of each of the coordinators and their teams to realize their full professional potential. This incumbent’s job tasks will include:

  • Talent Management
  • Project Coordination
  • Evaluation and Reporting
  • Project Management
  • Participant Management
  • Editor
  • Evidence-Based Practice
  • Professional Learning Facilitation
  • Instructional Design
  • Research

Software Quality Assurance Lead

Job Number: 221037

The Quality Assurance Lead oversees the overall performance of all the applications developed by the K20 Center, such as educational games and the system to deliver and manage them. The QA Lead creates test cases, scripts, plans and procedures that ensure development of content, art and interaction as specified by the technical documents (Instructional Design Document, Game Design Document, and Technical Design Document). The QA lead follows stablished industry standards to test the software at specified milestones and reports issues into a database. The QA lead mentors and coordinates testers to run test cases, scripts, plans and generate issue reports as necessary. The QA lead creates and maintains a defect database and in coordination with team leads assigns said issues and perform regressions as needed. The QA Lead assist on the field testing of the games and makes recommendations to proper implementation. This incumbent’s job tasks will include:

  • Technical Documentation
  • Defect Management
  • Application Implementation
  • Testing
  • Talent Management
  • Communication

Creative & Technical Writer/Editor

Job Number: 221038

The Creative and Technical Writer will use best practices in research, writing, editing, and communications to support project staff as they craft, develop, and publish high-quality student curriculum and instructional resources, professional learning experiences, and college and career readiness activities. This incumbent’s job tasks will include:

  • Technical Writing
  • Evidence-Based Practice
  • Editing
  • Project Management
  • Research