Supervisor, Assessment/Testing

Location
Austin, TX
Posted
Jul 08, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

General Statement of Job


To supervise the daily operations of course placement assessment and instructional testing. To coordinate with area high school staff for high school assessment testing.



Position Information
Location Pinnacle Hours 40 hours/week as scheduled within the following time frames: Monday - Thursday, 8 am - 8:30 pm and Friday, 8 am - 5 pm. Saturday/Sunday as needed. Salary Supervisor 2/119 ($34,612.00 - $49,445.00) FLSA Status Exempt Reports To Assistant Dean, Student Services Criminal Background Check Pre-employment criminal background checks are required for all Staff and Faculty positions. Pre-employment urinalyses drug screens are also required for all top candidates considered for positions in ACC's College Police department.

Description of Duties and Tasks

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Supervises, trains, coaches, directs, coordinates, and disciplines personnel while adhering to organizational human resource policies and procedures as well as related employment laws. Recommends hire and termination personnel actions for positions supervised.
  • Reviews and approves staff time sheets; conducts regular staff meetings.
  • Ensures that courteous and friendly service is provided to students, faculty, and staff.
  • Hires, trains, supervises, and evaluates all staff.
  • Manages and monitors department budget, requisitions, and purchases; prepares purchase requisitions, maintains supplies, equipment, and inventories; manages and submits P-Card monthly activity.
  • Ensures security of all assessment and testing instruments; follows procedures to maintain security for assessment and testing.
  • Monitors staffing level to ensure proper coverage to meet student demand and provide quality service.
  • Schedules and administers course placement assessment and instructional testing.
  • Supervises College Connection assessment at high schools.
  • Follows state and college regulations and course skill requirements to determine eligibility for assessment testing; interprets test scores and high school/college transcripts for course placement.
  • Develops and implements, in collaboration with process holder and Dean, procedures to ensure compliance of college policies, state requirements, and quality service.
  • Collaborates and troubleshoots with computer technician to prevent and resolve problems and improve services.
  • Coordinates assessment and testing accommodations for students with the Office for Students with Disabilities.
  • Investigates and reports scholastic dishonesty incidents to faculty and policy or procedure violations to Dean, Student Services.
  • Produces and analyzes, for planning purposes, statistical reports in order to improve services.
  • Consults with outside testing agencies, colleges, and universities for continued update on latest procedures and technology to ensure efficient assessment and testing services to students, faculty and staff.




  • Knowledge

    Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

    • Principles, best practices, and trends in test administration.
    • Supervisory principles, practices, and methods.




    Skills

    Must possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

    • Maintaining an established work schedule, including evenings and weekends on a weekly basis.
    • Effectively using interpersonal and communications skills including tact, diplomacy, and a welcoming attitude.
    • Effectively using organizational and planning skills with attention to detail and follow-through.
    • Leading and supervising the work of subordinate personnel.
    • Consistently following assessment and testing policies and procedures.
    • Maintaining confidentiality of assessment and testing materials and results.




    Technology Skills

    • Use a variety of spreadsheet, word processing, database, and presentation software.




    Required Work Experience

    • Two years related work experience including one year supervisory experience.
    • Completion of the ACC Supervisor Certificate Series Program will satisfy the supervisory experience required for this position.




    Required Education

    • Bachelor's degree.




    Physical Requirements

    • Work is performed in a standard office or similar environment.
    • Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, pushing, and pulling.
    • Occasional lifting of objects up to 10 pounds.




    Other Preferred Qualifications

    • Skill in using ISD Scoring System database and Datatel.




    Safety

    • Supervise safe operation of unit. Facilitate safety inspections. Take reasonable and prudent actions to eliminate identified hazards. Ensure employees receive appropriate safety training and foster a workplace safety culture.




    ACC Benefits Overview

    Full-time Faculty and Staffing Table employees who work in full-time and/or part-time positions at the College are eligible for ACC medical benefits effective the first of the month after their first 60 days of employment. Benefits include medical, dental, life insurance, short and long term disability, retirement plans and AD&D.

    ACC does not participate in Social Security. ACC participates in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) and the Optional Retirement Program (ORP-Faculty Only). Part-time and Hourly employees participate in the ACC Money Purchase Plan (ACCMPP) as a retirement program required by Federal law.



    Disclaimer

    The above description is an overview of the job. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Duties and responsibilities may change with business needs. ACC reserves the right to add, change, amend, or delete portions of this job description at any time, with or without notice. Employees may be required to perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made by ACC as its discretion to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    Austin Community College provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

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