Assessment Center Manager

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Montgomery College is Maryland's premier community college, serving more than 60,000 students each year through credit and noncredit programs. We are dedicated to providing an exceptional education for all of our students, and we recognize that our faculty and staff are integral to our continued success. We give employees the environment, tools, and opportunities they need to make a difference.

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Assessment Center Manager

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Title: \t\t\t\tAssessment Center Manager
Bargaining Status: \tNon-bargaining\t\t
Location:\t\t\tRockville, MD\t\t\t

Online applications must be received by May 25, 2018.

Montgomery College, Rockville Campus, Office for Student Affairs, has need for a full time Assessment Center Manager. Work schedule is Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 5:30 pm. Saturday and alternative work schedules may be required during peak times.

Montgomery College is a public, fully accredited, open admission institution. Led by President DeRionne P. Pollard, Ph.D., Montgomery College is dedicated to student success and widely recognized for the quality and scope of its academic programs. Do you want to join us in our mission of providing an exceptional education and fostering student success? The faculty and staff of MC are integral to our continued excellence. We are looking for dedicated professionals for opportunities throughout the College.

Job Description

Job Summary:

The Assessment Center Manager provides a welcoming and secure environment for placement testing, make-up academic tests, testing for distance classes, and testing for students who need accommodations. Under the supervision of the college-wide Assessment Centers Director, this position manages the daily operations of the Rockville assessment center. The incumbent will supervise full-time and part-time staff, temporary employees, and student assistants.

Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Create work schedules for all assessment staff, including student assistants
  • Ensure that assessment staff maintain informed and properly trained
  • Update key stakeholders- students, faculty, counselors- to ensure that the campus needs for testing are being met and that processes are in place to provide the most professional customer service-oriented environment possible.
  • Strong knowledge of computer testing practices, including assistive technology
  • Hands-on participation in daily test intake and administration, including proctoring, intake, and data entry
  • Collaborate with faculty and staff from other departments to plan for test services
  • Provide monthly report on testing data and current issues at the center

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in counseling, education or related field.
  • Five years of progressively responsible experience administering a comprehensive college or certified testing center serving a diverse population.
  • Two years of experience in leadership and staff supervision.
  • Extensive experience as a test administrator or supervisor in a testing lab, computer lab or other testing environment.
  • Knowledge of testing software and hardware, including assistive technology
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to respect and understand cultural differences.
  • Eligible applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States and not require employer visa sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's Degree.
  • Bilingual in one or more of the most common second languages spoken in Montgomery County (Spanish, French, Ethiopian, or an African Language).

Application Process:

As a condition of employment, the following are required at the time of hire:

  • Successful completion of a background check.
  • Participation in a retirement plan.

Our benefits package includes: generous paid vacation, sick, paid holidays, medical, dental, vision, group legal benefits, professional development, retirement plan, educational assistance, tuition waiver for employee and dependents, wellness programming including onsite gyms, pools and classes.

Closing Date
Friday, May 25, 2018

Montgomery College is a tobacco-free and smoke-free workplace

For disability-related accommodations, please call 240-567-5353

or send an email to: [email protected]

Montgomery College is an academic institution committed to promoting

equal opportunity and fostering diversity among its student body, faculty, and staff.

About UsI am proud of the work of Montgomery College. It is a remarkable organization, focused on student excellence, equity, and inclusion. We are intentionally building a college that takes responsibility for equitable outcomes and successful pathways for all of our students.

I am committed to hiring faculty, staff, and employees who embrace this vision-and who reflect the diversity of our college community. Our students come to us from more than 160 countries, joining a student body that reflects a changing America, rich in cultural and geographic difference. We are proud of our diversity and our excellence in academic affairs, student affairs, operations, and community advancement.

I am looking for bold, innovative, and courageous faculty and staff to join the outstanding employees of Montgomery College. Are you uncompromising in your focus on student success? Are you rigorous in your attention to equitable outcomes for all students? Do you embrace data, technology, and innovation? Can you stretch to meet the needs of today's and tomorrow's students?

We are truly a unique college. For 70 years, Montgomery College has been on the leading edge, and we intend to stay there. We believe deeply in the mission of community colleges, and we are committed to empowering our students to change their lives and to enrich the life of the community. We hold ourselves accountable for the results.

If any of this resonates with you, I welcome your consideration of the employment announcement below. Make your move-and I look forward to working with you at Montgomery College.

Be well,

DeRionne P. Pollard, Ph.D.

President, Montgomery College

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Posted: 5/11/2018
Application Due: 5/27/2018
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