6379 Test Accommodation Center Assistant (Administrative Support Coordinator I), Student Disability

San Diego, California
CSU Classification Salary Range: $2,846 - $4,619 per month
Jul 07, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


San Diego State University is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of historically underrepresented groups.

Initial review of applications will begin on July 21, 2017. To receive full consideration, apply by July 20, 2017.  The online application should be completed in detail. Completion of the online application is required for consideration; a resume alone will not suffice. 

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  Position Information  

This is a full-time (1.0 time-base), benefits eligible,temporary position anticipated to end on or before 06/30/2018, with the possibility of reappointment and/or permanency. This position is designated non-exempt under FLSA and is eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.

Under the lead direction of the Test Accommodations Center Coordinator and the supervision of the Associate Director of Student Disability Services, the incumbent of this position coordinates and assists in the delivery of test accommodations to students with disabilities, which are legally mandated accommodations under the ADA.  Test accommodations are authorized for students whose documented disabilities require special arrangement during academic quizzes, tests and final examinations and are usually provided in SDS’s Test Accommodation Center.  Examples of test accommodations are extra time on exams, use of assistive technology and software, use of student reader or scribe, separate, quiet rooms, use of calculator, computers or special equipment, etc.  The Test Accommodation Center is an extension of the faculty’s academic classroom environment.  As such SDS, through the Test Accommodations Coordinator and Test Accommodations Center staff work closely with faculty and students to provide these legally mandated accommodations while meeting the academic requirements of the exams and maintaining the integrity of the testing environment. Test accommodations are in place to allow students with disabilities an opportunity to best demonstrate the knowledge, skills and abilities learned during their classroom experiences and to make successful progress toward their degrees

The Test Accommodation Center Assistant coordinates the front desk operations in the Center by greeting students, faculty and visitors, explaining and carrying out Test Accommodation Center procedures, coordinating activities with student test proctors, keeping detailed records of Test Accommodation Center activities, and coordinate the receipt confidential tests from professors and assuring that completed tests are returned to professors without controversy.  The center deals with an increasing number of standard requests for accommodations as well as a wide range of faculty inquiries, concerns, and special circumstances.  The Center works with over 1,000 students authorized to receive test accommodations and successfully administers over 5,000 accommodated quizzes, tests and final exams each year. 

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  Compensation and Benefits  

Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $2,950 per month. CSU Classification Salary Range: $2,846 - $4,619 per month. Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources. 

San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here


Minimum Qualifications

Entry to this classification requires a fully functional knowledge of and skill in standard office procedures and practices, as well as an ability to understand and operate in a variety of organizational structures. Additionally, incumbents are expected to have a thorough knowledge of English grammar, spelling, and punctuation and be able to clearly communicate orally and in writing. Some positions may require a knowledge of business mathematics beyond basic arithmetic. The ability to use and quickly learn new office support technology systems and software packages is also a prerequisite.

These qualifications would normally be obtained through a high school program, technical/vocational program, or their equivalents combined with several years of related office work experience

Preferred Qualifications and Specialized Skills

  • Two years of progressively responsible clerical or administrative experience.
  • Experience greeting and verbally communicating instructions and information to customers in person and/or over the phone.
  • Experience working with or interacting with individuals with disabilities.
  • Experience working in a post-secondary environment.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Applications.
  • Exceptional Organizational skills and attention to detail.

  Application Procedures  

To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button on this page.  You must submit your application by clicking on the "Submit" button. If you need assistance completing your application, please click here.

Applicants with disabilities requiring assistance may call (619) 594-7099.

General Information

The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. 

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

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SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.