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Test Proctor III (Temporary Hourly)

Apply now Tracking Code: 2020TP3
Work Type: Part-time, Temporary
Categories: Temporary
Salary: 15.00 per hour

Proctors and administers PPCC course tests, placement tests, and any other tests offered by PPCC. Maintains required proctor certifications. Maintains test integrity by ensuring a secure and standardized testing environment. Operates testing software, including online and computer-based testing; follows regulations and technical support. Receives PPCC exams from instructors and ensures exams are tracked and administered correctly. Schedules examinees using various scheduling programs through testing companies and PPCC.

Temporary hourly position, not to exceed 28 hours per week.

Department hours of operation: Monday through Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution plus one year of experience with administrative responsibilities including proctoring exams in a classroom or testing center setting OR Associate's degree from a regionally accredited institution plus two years of experience proctoring exams in a classroom or testing center setting.
  • Attention to detail, including the ability to check for typographical, grammatical, and spelling errors.
  • Computer skills including Internet and Microsoft Office.
  • Excellent problem solving skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable.
  • Ability to work independently and on a team.
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills.
  • Ability to administer TEAS, Accuplacer, CLEP, DSST, Pearson Vue, Comira, Castle, Kryterion, ProV, and other related exams.

Preferred Qualifications

  • One or more years of experience providing excellent customer service in an educational setting.
  • Experience working with a student information system such as Banner.
  • Ability to troubleshoot basic computer problems.
  • Prior experience entering information into a database and keyboarding proficiency.
  • Experience working with diverse populations.
  • Bilingual in Spanish.
  • Access to military installations or ability to obtain access upon hire, to support military testing operations.

Salary is $15.00 per hour.  Applications accepted until position is filled.  Temporary hourly position, not to exceed 28 hours per week.  

Application Process: Please submit electronically a cover letter, resume, transcripts (unofficial), and the names and contact information of three recent job-related references who can address your expertise and background for this position. The cover letter must specifically address each of the qualifications listed under Minimum Qualifications and Preferred Qualifications in the exact same order in which they are listed in this announcement.  

Note: Prior submission of application materials will not be considered.

Essential Functions 

  • Provides pre-test advising to students regarding the need to placement testing, including providing test preparation information.
  • Determines exemptions from testing based upon documentation of academic preparation (college transcripts, high school transcripts, ACT scores, SAT scores, etc.) following state and institution defined guidelines.
  • Process and input transcripts, ACT, SAT, and other placement assessment scores into student’s records.
  • Proctors placement tests, standardized tests, and PPCC course tests with knowledge of higher education testing procedures, under the supervision of the Coordinator of Testing and Assistant Coordinator of Testing.
  • Maintains training and certification requirements to administer tests and ensure their integrity.
  • Interacts with students, public, and co-workers in person and over the phone providing information on college enrollment process, testing services, advising services, and other student services.
  • Uses word processing and other software and computer programs to keep confidential records.
  • Assists students with scheduled appointments for all testing services offered by the Testing Center to include GED, CLEP, TEAS, and Pearson Vue exams.
  • Performs other duties as required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of and adheres to the mission, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the Testing Center and Pikes Peak Community College.
  • Ability to professionally and tactfully interact, communicate, and establish rapport and work collaboratively with a wide variety of constituents, including students, faculty, staff, and community members/organizations.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain certifications for proctoring of different testing companies.
  • Ability to evaluate situations, make decisions, and work effectively as a team member.
  • Ability to accept supervision.
  • Demonstrated evidence and understanding of the concepts of diversity and multiculturalism and their application in the workplace.
  • Excellent computer skills and comfort with technologies including email, internet, and web-based applications.
  • Skill in organization and accurate record-keeping with strict attention to detail and student privacy issues.
  • Ability to work independently and follow through on assignments with minimal direction.
  • Barring special circumstances, this position will not be granted leave during semester breaks when the college is open, due to responsibilities in supporting enrollment efforts.
  • Position requires energetic, flexible team member willing to work evenings and Saturdays.
  • Work location assignment will be variable depending on programmatic needs, and may include any of Pikes Peak Community College’s regional campuses as well as off-campus partner locations.
  • Position requires ability to travel between campuses as required by job assignment.

This job description reflects Pikes Peak Community College’s best effort to describe the essential duties and qualifications of the job.  It is not an exhaustive statement of all the duties, responsibilities or qualifications of the job.  This document is not intended to exclude an opportunity for modifications consistent with providing reasonable accommodation.   

EEO Statement: Pikes Peak Community College is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Americans with Disabilities Act institution.  We value diversity, strive for a more unified campus where all people are valued, treated fairly, and possess a sense of belonging.  Pikes Peak Community College encourages minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities to apply.

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