Job offered: United Nations Moodle Developer (Web Application / Hosting Specialist)

Type: Contract
Location: New York, USA

***2.5 Month IT Consultancy for Moodle Developer (Web Application / Hosting Specialist) at the United Nations (New York, USA with possibility for extension)***

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.

More specifically 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:

o further customize the appearance of Moodle using HTML/CSS;

o setup the system so that remote offices can extract test results without gaining access to the test items;

o troubleshoot issues to resolution;

o create custom result reports.

While ETS is primarily seeking applicants from the field of Computer Science / Computer Engineering / Web Development / Web Application Management consideration will be given to candidates with a strong track record in Moodle deployment, development, and administration.

To apply:

• create a Personal History Profile (PHP) by visiting,
• 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
• and .

The application deadline is: 31 March 2015.

Entry added by Anton Botha - 25 Mar 2015
Last updated - 25 Mar 2015