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      Testing Center Technician II (Temporary Part-Time)

Testing Center Technician II (Temporary Part-Time)

locationKnoxville, TN, USA
PublishedPublished: 5/8/2024
Technician
Part Time

Title: Testing Technician II (Temporary Part-Time)


Department: Testing Center


Campuses: Work on different site campuses (Hardin Valley, Strawberry Plains, Division Street, Blount County)

Closing Date: Open Until Filled


Type of Appointment: Temporary Part-Time


Pay Rate: $15.38/Hr


Work Hours: Temporary Contract. Up to 6-32 hours per week as needed and be on call or fill-in as needed (Work some Saturdays from 8 a.m.- 1 p.m.)

Position Summary: The overall purpose of this job is: The Testing Center is responsible for the testing activities of PSCC. These primarily include administration, proctoring and proper security of testing materials. We also administer basic skills assessment tests, class testing for teachers including on line courses, testing for off campus agencies, other colleges and universities and the administration of DSST and CLEP exams.

Typical Duties & Responsibilities:

85% Test Administration

1. Operates Testing Centers with or without Testing Technician I (checks in students, pulls student tests, finds passwords, handles student/instructor concerns, seats examinees, helps examinees log-on to computers, starts timing instruments as needed, collects completed tests and testing materials, watches examinees to ensure administration conditions are met in the Testing Centers, etc.).

2. Successfully complete requirement necessary to achieve certification to administer a number of standardized exams, such as CLEP, DSST, Pearson-Vue and HISET.

3. Explains individual testing requirements to students—procedures and resolves any misunderstandings using appropriate customer service and management techniques.

4. Collaborate with faculty regarding test revisions, availability of tests, and guidelines and testing options for various tests.

5. Prepare an Incident Report to document irregularities, testing discrepancies, or dishonesty and forward report and copies of pertinent materials to faculty and Test Supervisor.

6. Maintains an optimal testing environment that adheres to college, standardized and National College Testing Association (NCTA) standards.

7. Collaborates with Supervisor, Test Administrators, and other testing staff regarding improving/changing testing operations, staffing, and updating of Testing Center policies and procedures.

8. Provides information, clarification and advice to testing staff regarding test delivery, policies, procedures, test retrieval and use of specialized computer testing software.

9. Interprets often complicated procedures for administration of proctored tests from other colleges/universities and standardized testing companies; and comprehends delivery methods for several categories of tests, including classroom make-up, Internet, CBT, essays, pre-GED, and other remote/proctored exams delivered paper/pencil or computer-based format.

10. Helps maintain security and accountability of tests before, during, and after testing in compliance with established guidelines.

10% Test Office

11. Performs office related duties as required, including answering phones and making test appointments, preparing deposits for testing funds, creating flyers for test schedules and policies, answering test questions, scanning tests or answer sheets, making copies, filing, and faxing/mailing tests/reports.

5% Other

12. Performs other duties as needed.

Note: the College reserves the right to change or reassign job duties, or combine positions at any time.

Required Qualifications:
· High school diploma or equivalent
· Minimum of one year full-time work experience administering standardized paper/pencil and computer based testing
· Experience with the use of computer equipment and knowledge of office related skills.
· Certification training and exams must be completed prior to administering tests that requires such certification (HISET, CLEP, etc.).

(Part-time work experience is calculated at 50% credit of full-time work experience)

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Must have excellent problem solving and organizational skills. Must have excellent decision making skills. Excellent customer service and computer related skills are required to be fully qualified for this position. A second language is not needed or required.

Special Instructions to Applicants: To be considered for a position at Pellissippi State, you must create an on-line application. Your skills, abilities, qualifications, and years of experience will be evaluated using only what is recorded on your application.


Please note:
Attaching a resume does not substitute for completion of the application form. Part-time work experience is calculated at 50% of full-time experience. Please note: to scan, upload, or attach documents, a computer and scanner are available at the Hardin Valley Campus Educational Resources Center, if needed.

Pellissippi State Community College is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA employer

If you have any problems or questions please contact Human Resource Office at Pellissippi State Community College’s Human Resource Office at 865-694-6607 or by email at recruiting@pstcc.edu.

If you are interested in this position, click on the link to the right to apply.


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