United Nations seeking Moodle developer on contract basis

In another job posting on Moodle Jobs database, United Nations (UN) posted a job seeking a Moodle Developer (Web Application / Hosting Specialist) on contract basis for 2.5 Months in New York, USA.

The United Nations Examinations and Tests Section (ETS) is looking for a dynamic, motivated, and technically skilled individual with an interest in becoming part of a pioneering new team tasked with the development of one of the Organisation’s first large scale web-based psychometrics projects.

The last date for applying for the same is 31 March 2015.

According to the job posting:

"The successful applicant will:
 • provide technical expert guidance for the selection of an internet-/computer-based testing tool (IBT/CBT);
 • provide technical expert guidance for determining the optimal IBT hosting arrangements for the United Nations operating environment;
 • support roll-out of internet-based testing tools to cloud services;
 • customize Moodle (or other web based platforms) to perform as a bespoke internet-based testing tool in such a way as to reflect UN web branding;
 • Train staff in Moodle to:
  • further customize the appearance of Moodle using HTML/CSS;
  • setup the system so that remote offices can extract test results without gaining access to the test items;
  • troubleshoot issues to resolution;
  • create custom result reports."

To apply:

• create a Personal History Profile (PHP) by visiting https://inspira.un.org,
• save as pdf (please note that this temporary job opening is not listed in Inspira, but you can nevertheless create a PHP) and
• submit with cover letter, and reference letter to
• brommen@un.org and botha@un.org .


For complete details about the job posting , check out this Moodle jobs database entry: https://moodle.org/mod/data/view.php?d=54&rid=6943


Jaswinder Singh

Jaswinder Singh, passionate about using Moodle in improving the Indian Education System and reaching the students in far flung areas where still education seems to be a impossible prospect of life. He is the author of the popular Moodle Book "How to use Moodle 2.7". In October 2016, Jaswinder was elected as the Moodle User's Association Committee member - the first to make it from India.

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