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Human Resource Services
PPCC.Employment@ppcc.edu
719.502.2600

Advisor/Test Proctor (Temporary Hourly)

Apply now Tracking Code: 492334
Work Type: Temporary
Categories: Temporary
Salary: 15.00 per hour

The Advisor/Test Proctor temporary hourly position exists to provide professional advising related to educational, and career related decision making, focusing on academic advising for Career & Technical Education (CTE) degrees and certificates and transfer degrees and courses of study.  The position proctors and administers PPCC course tests, placement tests, and other tests offered by PPCC; maintains test integrity by ensuring a secure and standardized test environment. The position serves all regional campuses as needed. This position will also provide exploratory academic and career advising, including collaborating with relevant departmental and institutional personnel to ensure appropriate educational planning to meet student academic and career goals.

Hourly positions, 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 
  • Excellent customer service skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working with diverse populations
  • One or more years of experience providing excellent customer service in an educational setting

Salary is $15.00 per hour.  Applications accepted until position is filled.  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.

Interviews will be conducted in-person. The College does not reimburse candidates for travel expenses associated with interviewing, unless otherwise indicated at the time of call for interview. 

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

Essential Functions

Academic and Career Advising

  • Providing general academic and career advising in person and via various advising related software technologies to new and continuing students, to include; evaluating and interpreting placement test scores; recommending coursework and teaching students to register for classes.
  • Preparing and interpreting academic plans to determine student’s progress toward academic and career goals.
  • Ensure that students understand four-year transfer options, partnerships, and other resources.
  • Making appropriate referrals to other college student services areas in support of students’ academic and personal needs.
  • Documenting student interactions in accordance with department and institution policies in support of accountability and program assessment.
  • Ensuring that all relevant advising and career information is up to date; including but not limited to: admissions requirements; new programs and course changes; important dates; college-wide initiatives; transfer requirements and options.

Test Proctoring and Administration

  • Proctors and administers PPCC course tests; placement tests; and any other tests offered by PPCC.
  • Administers, proctors, and scores various testing instruments at the local and national levels as they relate to supporting PPCC students in their academic & career goals.
  • Maintains training and certification requirements to administer tests and ensure their integrity.
  • Receives PPCC exams from instructors and ensures exams can be tracked and are administered correctly.
  • Schedules examinees using various scheduling programs through testing companies and PPCC.
  • Set up and maintain examination computers including trouble-shooting IT related issues.       

General Duties, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • In-depth knowledge of academic advising procedures and policies; advising information resources; and college’s instructional programs.
  • Knowledge and understanding of community college mission and students.
  • Demonstrated evidence and understanding of the concepts of diversity and multiculturalism and their application in the workplace.
  • Ability to prepare effective written communications, utilizing correct grammar and spelling.
  • 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 develop practical academic and career plans of action based upon student’s individual life situation and goals.
  • 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.
  • Demonstrated skills in organization and accurate record keeping with strict attention to detail and student privacy (FERPA) issues.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain certifications for proctoring of different testing companies.
  • Ability to work independently and follow through on assignments with minimal direction.
  • Barring special circumstances (as evaluated by supervisor), this position will not be granted annual leave during semester breaks when the college is open, due to responsibilities in supporting break advising 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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