Academic Testing Manager

Location
New York City, New York (Manhattan) County
Posted
Jan 10, 2014
The City University of New York (CUNY) is the nation's leading urban public university serving more than 480,000 students in a wide range of educational programs at 24 colleges and institutions in New York City.
Job ID: 9828

Regular/Temporary: Regular

GENERAL DUTIES

Manages the development and operation of a College academic testing function.

- Implements and monitors a comprehensive academic testing program; makes recommendations to improve department policies and procedures

- Participates in outcomes assessment and strategic planning to improve testing operations

- Manages testing computer operations including scheduling appropriate technical maintenance and repairs; trains staff members to administer computer-adaptive testing sessions

- Ensures compliance with test security protocols; oversees scoring of all administered tests

- Oversees generation and distribution of testing materials including authorization letters, rosters for faculty, and student test results; monitors program placement of tested students into remedial and credit-bearing courses

- Prepares analytical and statistical reports for management

- May manage professional and/or clerical staff; may monitor unit budget

- Performs related duties as assigned.


Job Title Name: Academic Testing Manager

CONTRACT TITLE

Higher Education Associate

FLSA

Exempt

CAMPUS SPECIFIC INFORMATION

Reports to the Director of Instructional Testing.
- Works with the Director in planning and establishing testing policies and procedures.
- Coordinates administration of the CUNY Skills Assessment Program; supervises office staff.
- Oversees centralized CUNY testing programs with University Application Processing Center.
- Oversees activities with administrative and academic departments as well as the computer adaptive reading test lab used for placement and exit examinations; trains staff in the use of the reading lab.
- Schedules exit testing; assists the Director of Testing with CLA-related activities; oversees off-site testing.
- Attends official meetings on behalf of the Director; supervises testing activities for the College Language Immersion Program, CUNY Start, Immersion Program, College Discovery, and other Special programs.
- Designs and conducts training sessions to keep the testing staff up-to-date with policies and procedures.

Evening/ weekend schedule may be required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor's degree and six years' related experience required.

COMPENSATION

$55,602 - $88,418

BENEFITS

CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans.  Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.

HOW TO APPLY

Access CUNYfirst portal. To avoid any problems when submitting your documents, we ask that you access this portal through Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.

CLOSING DATE

2/13/14

JOB SEARCH CATEGORY

CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

We are committed to enhancing our diverse academic community by actively encouraging people with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women to apply.  We take pride in our pluralistic community and continue to seek excellence through diversity and inclusion. EO/AA Employer.




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