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Interested in a job at WIDA?

We offer career opportunities across the organization, from research to project management, all of which are united around one vision: being the most trusted resource for the education of language learners. We hire talented people who put children first, leverage research to drive innovation, embrace collaboration, and are motivated by our mission.

Open Positions

Director of Test Development

Deadline to Apply: February 2, 2021

The Director of Test Development will manage and direct the assessment development team as they develop WIDA's assessments from initial inception to operational implementation. This position will be responsible for leading the development of innovative language assessments for preK-12 students, serve as a liaison to other departments to ensure broad stakeholder and project sponsor satisfaction, and assist in conducting test development-related research in collaboration with external partners. More information, including application requirements, is available on the Jobs at UW-Madison website.


WIDA is an organization committed to:

  • Individual training and development
  • Work/family balance
  • Inclusion in work and hiring practices
  • Kindness and collaboration over competition
  • Space to make mistakes, learn and grow

UW-Madison offers a generous benefits package, including:

  • Paid time off (vacation, personal holiday, sick leave and legal holidays)
  • Insurance coverage options (health, dental, vision, life, disability and retirement)


To apply for one of our open positions, follow the link to the job description listed on the Jobs at UW-Madison page and select the Apply Now button.

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