Test Administration Assistant

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Test Administration Assistant


Student Aff University Testing Services

About the University of Georgia:

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (https://www.uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 39,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 9,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/Department:

University Testing Services supports and promotes the educational mission of the University by providing centralized testing and evaluation services for all students, faculty, and the surrounding community.

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Benefits Eligibility:

Benefits Eligible

Full/Part time:

Full Time

Additional Schedule Information:

40 hours per week, typically 8-5 Monday-Friday with some Saturdays

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Location of Vacancy:

Athens Area

EEO Policy Statement:

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ([email protected]).

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Office/Clerical Assistant



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Minimum Qualifications:

Requires are least a high school diploma or equivalent. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualifications.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with proctoring exams, experience in a higher education setting, experience with confidential materials.

Position Summary:

The Administrative Assistant reports to the Coordinator of Testing services. This position provides professional and courteous testing services to students and customers. This position proctors tests, assists with group placement testing, and monitors test security for both pencil/paper and computer exams in small and large group settings. This includes assisting with phone calls, assisting and checking in customers, and scheduling appointments. The position is also cross-trained in UTS’s Prometric Center and the Disability Resource Center’s Accommodated Testing Office. This position’s schedule is typically 8am-5pm Monday-Friday, but will often flex to cover Saturday testing.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies:

Understand and follow specific oral and written instructions. Speak and give clear instructions to individuals as well as large groups of people. Excellent customer service and communication skills. Proven experience working well with diverse customers. Basic computer skills and learning new technology. Handle sensitive customer issues and maintain confidentiality. Attention to detail and organization. Multitasking. Working effectively as a team member.

Physical Demands:

Sitting for long periods of time.

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Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?:


Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications):


Credit and P-Card policy:

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.


Administering tests: Secures tests and passwords; checks in and seats students; distributes testing materials; launches exams on computer; monitors the testing room on camera and walks around testing room; ensures prohibited items are placed in lockers and not accessed during test.

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Assisting with departmental projects, answering phones, other office duties.

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Posted: 4/28/2021
Application Due: 5/10/2021
Work Type: Full Time