Assessment Center Technician

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 academic staff in giving tests and collecting, processing and retrieving test data.

Position Title
Assessment Center Technician

Contra Costa College

Posting Number

$3,573.00 - $4,351 per month (new employees will start at step 1)

Examples of Duties/Essential Functions

Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Assists in the conduct of online Interest/Personality, Work Sample and other tests used in the matriculation assessment process.
Assists in the preparation of testing materials for distribution.
Assists in researching the effectiveness of individual placement instruments.
Monitors all assessment operations in the testing room.
Provides data for research purposes; prepares reports for various campus departments.
Verifies scores for placement purposes.
Facilitates score verification process and referral process used in forwarding assessment results to academic staff.
Processes test results using data processing system and posts test scores online.
Maintains appropriate inventories of supplies and assessment instruments.
Maintains files of catalogs and suppliers of tests.
Consults with faculty and students concerning assessment instruments and procedures.
Assists with office administration, responds to emails, files documents and maintains organized office space.
Performs related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualification-Education/Experience
One (1) year of experience in a customer service or community college environment.
Possession of an Associate degree from an accredited college, or the equivalent.

Minimum Qualification-Knowledge Of
General principles of records management and testing.
Basic principles and techniques of assessment and proficiency testing.
Modern software applications (Microsoft Office Suite, etc.).
Modern office procedures, practices and technology/equipment.

Minimum Qualification-Skill To
Skill/Ability to:
Operate a computer for text editing and file maintenance.
Assemble and analyze data.
Assemble test materials, select tests appropriate to testing need and perform test analysis.
Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Communicate assessment procedures effectively to groups and individuals from various socio-economic backgrounds, demonstrating customer service orientation.
Prioritize workload and work independently with little direction and supervision.
Learn and apply college and District policies and procedures.
Learn proctoring procedures, online and web-based applications and testing instruments.
Direct individuals and groups in a testing situation.
Establish and maintain cooperative work relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties.
Demonstrate understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socio-economic, race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, mental or physical disability, and religious background of all students, faculty and staff, and with all individuals encountered in the performance of required duties.

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
Contra Costa College
2600 Mission Bell Drive
San Pablo, CA 94806

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.