Testing Specialist-Categorically Funded (One or More Positions)
Irvine Valley College
Testing Center Specialist
Pay Range: 121- Starting at $3,831 monthly
The District offers a comprehensive package of insurance benefits to eligible employees, which includes medical and dental insurance, a vision-care plan, life insurance and dependent life coverage, accidental death and dismemberment
coverage, and a long-term disability income-protection plan. All premiums are fully paid by the District. Mandatory retirement incentive is with California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS).
PLEASE NOTE: In order to be considered for this opening, you must apply through the District website at https://jobs.socccd.edu
Under general supervision from assigned supervisory or management staff, performs a variety of specialized duties involved in organizing, implementing, reviewing and evaluating the programs, services, operations, activities, staff, and facilities of a community college Testing Center; participate in preparing and administering annual program budgets; ensure compliance with District policies and applicable State and federal regulations; coordinate activities with other divisions and department; select, hire, train, schedule, and oversee the work of assigned staff; and provide responsible administrative support to the Dean of Business Sciences, Online and Extended Education.
• Principles and practices of test proctoring services.
• Specialized functions, activities, and operations of area of assignment.
• Rules, regulations, requirements, and restrictions related to area of assignment.
• Techniques to facilitate effective interaction with people on an individual or group basis.
• Data collection and basic research principles and practices
• Basic mathematical and statistical principles.
• Principles, practices, and procedures of business letter writing and report preparation.
• Record keeping methods and procedures.
• Principles and practices used to establish and maintain files and information retrieval systems.
• Diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.
• Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and databases.
• Work organization principles and practices.
• Principles and techniques used in public relations.
• Interpersonal skills using tact, patience, and courtesy.
• Principles and practices of providing training, work direction, and guidance to lower-level staff and student workers.
• English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation, and vocabulary.
• Learn District organization, operations, policies, and objectives.
• Plan, organize, and coordinate the activities of a comprehensive Testing Center.
• Develop, implement, and evaluate the delivery of test proctoring services to students and the public.
• Provide exceptional customer service and public relations with the community, instructors, and students.
• Apply excellent organization skills and attention to detail.
• Select, train, and provide lead direction to assigned personnel.
• Plan and organize test proctoring services to meet schedules and changing timelines.
• Maintain the security of confidential materials and an environment that facilitates secure testing.
• Effectively coordinate the activities of multiple areas and demonstrate a superior service orientation.
• Work effectively with others to achieve common goals.
• Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions, and implement recommendations.
• Compile and analyze data related to Testing Center activities prepare related reports.
• Monitor budgets for assigned program areas.
• Implement and maintain filing and record-keeping systems.
• Independently compose and prepare correspondence and memoranda.
• Plan and organize work to meet schedules and changing deadlines.
• Operate office equipment including computers and supporting word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications.
• Adapt to changing technologies and learn functionality of new equipment and systems.
• Work independently and effectively in the absence of supervision
• Work with and exhibit sensitivity to and understanding of the varied racial, ethnic, cultural, sexual orientation, academic, socio-economic, and disabled populations of community college students.
• Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Education and Experience Guidelines:
Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.
Equivalent to two years of college level course work in education, counseling, or a related field. A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is desirable.
Two years of increasingly responsible administrative and/or programmatic experience that demonstrates an ability to proctor tests and provide administrative support.
License or Certificate:
A valid California driver’s license and proof of insurability may be required to drive a District or personal vehicle to attend meetings or perform other related duties as assigned.
Please visit the District’s Employment Opportunities website at https://jobs.socccd.edu for a detailed job description, to learn more about the District and to complete an on-line application.
NOTICE TO ALL CANDIDATES FOR EMPLOYMENT: The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Public Law 99-603, requires that employers obtain documentation from every new employee which authorizes that individual to accept employment in this country.
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