The Testing Assistant coordinates, schedules, and administers a variety of tests ensuring support of all the academic testing requirements of the College including placement, classroom, make-up, on-line, challenge proficiency, credit-by-examination, and special accommodations testing for Office of Specialized Services (OSS) students; Oversees the Assistive lab and works closely with the Office of Specialized Services; determines test eligibility by reviewing transcripts, test scores and waiver requests; manages inventory and receipt of testing materials; prepares and submits appropriate reports to management; facilitates reporting of placement test scores to Colleague/Datatel System; consults with faculty and students on testing policies, procedures and services; ensures the consistent application of all college policies and procedures pertaining to testing; provides training to staff and student aides; performs continuous quality review of testing activities and services; performs additional tasks or duties as assigned.
Required: Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Psychology, Mathematics or another related discipline; minimum of 2-3 years of experience in test administration with emphasis on placement testing within a higher educational institution is preferred. Experience using Jobs Access with Speech (JAWS) and/or Kurzweil Educational Systems (Text to Speech Literacy) software programs a plus; Must exhibit strong interpersonal skills, including written and verbal communication skills, excellent customer service skills, as well as relationship building, organizational and planning skills; Detail oriented self-starter with the ability to work independently with little to no supervision and as a team in a collaborative manner; Possess full knowledge and understanding of FERPA; Understands the handling of serious & confidential information under the FERPA laws; Familiarity with higher education policies informing educational testing, including familiarity with American Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; Possesses a strong understanding of the uses of information technology to deliver, monitor and evaluate programs and services for students and the ability to work collaboratively across various constituencies of the College; Must be able to work with a diverse population; Must have the ability to bend, lift and walk around assisting at computer stations for extended periods of time.
All interested candidates should send a letter of intent (including the job code P-TESTING), curriculum vitae, salary requirements, and three professional references with current contact information. To ensure full consideration, application materials must be received by July 26, 2019. Send materials by email with the appropriate job code in the subject line to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bergen Community College
Department of Human Resources
400 Paramus Road, Room A-316
Paramus, New Jersey 07652
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