Assessment Center Technician

San Pablo, CA
May 23, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

Position Definition

To assist with testing, research and analytical studies required to enhance the efficiency of assessment for placement and counseling purposes; to work in cooperation with certificated staff in giving tests, collecting, processing and retrieving test data.

Position Title
Assessment Center Technician

Contra Costa College

Posting Number

$3,573.00 per month (first step)

Examples of Duties/Essential Functions

Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Assist in the conduct of written, interest/personality, work sample and other tests used in the matriculation assessment process. Assist in research on effectiveness of individual placement instruments. Coordinate and monitor all assessment operations in the testing room, including assigning work to clerical staff. Coordinate and gather data for research purposes. Verify scores for placement purposes. Coordinate the score verification process and referral process used in forwarding assessment results to certificated staff. Process test results using "SCAN-TRON" or data processing equipment programmed for that purpose. Order supplies and assessment instruments and keep appropriate inventories. Maintain files of catalogs and suppliers of tests. Consult with faculty and students concerning assessment instruments and procedures. Perform related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualification-Education/Experience
Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge skills is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and skills would be: Experience: One year of experience with assessment/placement procedures and testing instruments. Training: Equivalent to completion of an Associate degree program from an accredited college

Minimum Qualification-Knowledge Of
General principles of records management and testing. General office management procedures

Minimum Qualification-Skill To
Operate a microcomputer for text editing, file maintenance, and for using standard programs analyze data. Assemble and analyze data. Assemble test materials, select tests appropriate to testing need, and perform test analysis. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Communicate assessment procedures effectively to groups and individuals from various socio-economic backgrounds. Direct individuals and groups in a testing situation.

Desirable Qualifications
-Ability to plan, organize and coordinate student assessment programs and activities.
-Ability to operate student management systems and databases.
-Experience maintaining documents, calendars, flyers, and webpages.
-Knowledge of the Student Success and Support Program.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Note: New employees will be placed at the first step which is $3,573.00 per month. Based on current salary placement guidelines, all step increases for which an employee becomes eligible shall take place on July 1st of each fiscal year. These increases will occur, on an annual basis, until the maximum step of $4,351.00 per month is reached on the salary schedule.

Job Close Date:

Open Until Filled

The Contra Costa Community College District does not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, age, sex, or sexual orientation. This prohibition against unlawful discrimination extends to any person who is perceived to have any of the above characteristics or who is associated with someone who has, or who is perceived to have, any of those characteristics.


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