Assessment Assistant, LB (19 hours/week),11 month position

Bakersfield, Kern County
Feb 24, 2014

Kern Community College District

Assessment Assistant, LB (19 hours/week),11 month position

Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, plan, organize and coordinate student assessment testing activities; administer, score and record standardized group academic achievement tests at various District locations; explain test procedures and appropriate policies and regulations.


Sick leave and vacation only.

This position is not eligible for health benefits.

Knowledge and Abilities

• Test administration and scoring.
• Procedures followed in the administration, scoring, recording and reporting of standardized test results.
• Operation of a computer terminal and data entry techniques.
• Modern office practices, procedures and equipment.
• Record-keeping techniques.
• Oral and written communication skills.
• Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary.
• Laws, rules and regulations related to assigned activities.
• Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
• Principles of training and providing work direction.
• Telephone techniques and etiquette.
• Basic budgeting practices.


• Plan, organize and coordinate student assessment programs and activities.
• Administer, score and record testing information.
• Interpret, apply and explain District assessment policies and procedures.
• Interpret, apply and explain laws, rules and regulations related to assigned activities.
• Maintain current knowledge of program rules, regulations, requirements and restrictions.
• Maintain records and files.
• Work confidentially with discretion.
• Meet schedules and time lines.
• Work independently with little direction.
• Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
• Operate a variety of office equipment.
• Operate a computer to enter data and generate reports.
• Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
• Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
• Train and provide work direction to others.
• Answer telephones and greet the public courteously.
• Assist in budget preparation.

Education and Experience

Associate degree AND three years of experience in test administration.

Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California driver’s license.

Note: Degrees and credits must be from accredited institutions (Title V Section 53406). Any degree from a country other than the United States, including Canada and Great Britain, must be evaluated by an evaluation service.
Note: The screening of candidates will be conducted by a screening committee. The screening committee reserves the right to limit the number of interviews granted. Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant of an interview.

Posting Date: 02/24/2014

Open Until Filled: Yes

Position Type: Classified Limited Benefit

Rate: $16.60 per hour

Work Week: 19 hours per week, 11 month position

College/Site: Bakersfield College

Location: BC-Main Campus

Salary Grade: 38.5

Special Instructions to Applicants

First Review of Applications:
Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled; but those received by 5:00 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time) on Monday, March 10, 2014 are assured consideration. The College reserves the right to extend time limits or reinitiate the recruitment/selection process at any point.

Completed application packet must include:

• Completed Online Application for Employment form
• Current resume
• Letter of interest (Cover Letter)
• Copy of legible transcripts, if applicable
• List of six (6) professional references – Listed on application form

Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to participate in the selection process should contact Human Resources to make the necessary arrangements.

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As an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, the Kern Community College District encourages candidates with diverse backgrounds to apply.