Assessment Center Technician

San Pablo, California
$3,573.00 per month (first step)
May 30, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

Contra Costa College


Assessment Center Technician

Job Number: 0000981

Salary: $3,573.00 per month (first step)

Deadline: 06/20/2017


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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.


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.


It is the District’s policy to ensure that all qualified applicants for employment and employees have full and equal access to employment opportunity, and are not subjected to discrimination in any program or activity of the District on the basis of ethnic group identity, race, color, ancestry, religion, marital status, sex, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, parental status, citizenship or because an individual is perceived to have one or more of these characteristics or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.