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Testing Coordinator

Location: Las Cruces
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Posting DetailsRequisition Number 2200276SClassification Title Testing CoordPosition Job Title Testing CoordCollege/Division DACC Dona Ana CCDepartment 941550-DACC Admissions ServicesPosition Number 499833Internal or External Search External - Open to all applicantsAppointment Full-time Equivalency 1.00Reports To Position Title CC Dir, Admissions, Lg CCTarget Hourly/Salary Rate 15.43Pay Level 06Pay Base Hourly
Recruitment SummaryDona Ana Community College (DACC) is a comprehensive, learning-centered community college dedicated to a diverse population of learners in support of student success, workforce and economic development and lifelong learning. Established in 1973 at the request of the Gadsden, Hatch and Las Cruces school boards, DACC continues to meet the educational needs of county residents by providing instruction leading to associate degrees and technical certificates as well as community and adult education opportunities. As the second largest community college in the state, DACC offers accessible and affordable higher education opportunities to more than 18,000 students annually with eight learning sites county-wide. As part of New Mexico State University, DACC is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
Job Duties and ResponsibilitiesAdministers, proctors, scores and transmits results of all tests administered by the Testing Center. Observes college, state/federal, and test agency policies and procedures for security/confidentiality of testing records; includes adherence to FERPA as it relates to PCC and testing services. Adhere to the exam sponsors pricing at all times when registering and scheduling candidates for exams in Registration Manager. Follows federal, state, and agency regulations and policies and ensures compliance with regulations and test security.Maintains Testing Center statistics including number of people tested, number of tests given and type of tests. Prepares monthly and annual reports and makes recommendations to the supervisor concerning staffing and programming implications.Provides excellent customer service to students and visitors seeking information about GED - testing and other exam services. Refers students who need advising, counseling, or other support services to appropriate offices.Assists area high schools with training and site set up information for computerized placement testing. Communicates with high schools regarding changes in placement rules and issues that may arise regarding placement testing. Coordinates and provides special proctor services for other departments, outside certification agencies or other colleges and universities.Works closely with IT department to make sure that test computers are updated as needed. Ensures that equipment is working properly daily. Work with test sponsors to run updates as needed for administering their exams.Assist with Orientations, contacting students who might need placement. In charge of updates to the DACC Testing Center's webpage. Follows guidelines for maintaining general test security. Follows any special instructions particular to individual test situations. Forwards results as required. Engages in professional development activities. Represents the Testing Center on appropriate student services meetings; performs all other related duties as assigned.Classification SummaryProvides information and registration materials on 15 national tests and is responsible for every facet of test administration including the ordering and security of test materials.Classification Standard DutiesSupervises, directs, delegates, and evaluates work of assigned staff. Takes daily inventory of test materials arriving from testing companies. Schedules test personnel and room facilities. Administers the GED test three times each week in both English and Spanish. Gives public presentations regarding available testing service that are both national and institutional including those offered through the Counseling Center's Career Lab. Completes reports and audits required by the national testing companies. Instructs and trains in methods and procedures.
KnowledgeUniversity and Department policies and procedures; principles and practices of organization and administration; University environment; principles of supervision, training, and performance evaluation. Technical knowledge is used for test score interpretation and using an array of equipment from scantron machines to computer software for the generation of the generation of score transcripts; broad knowledge of test security.
SkillsShort- and long-range planning; problem analysis and resolution; public contact; report preparation and presentation; skill in tracking sensitive data.
AbilitiesDirect, evaluate, train, and supervise the work of assigned personnel; communicate effectively in written and oral form; develop and maintain effective working relationships; maintain accurate and orderly records; use independent judgment and initiative; organize and direct several activities; analyze and evaluate information; operate a computer; ability to be certified by the state of New Mexico as a chief examiner for the GED.
Required EducationBachelor's degree in a related field.
Required ExperienceThree (3) years of experience related to the standard duties as outlinedEquivalency Any equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience as approved by HumanResource Services.
Preferred QualificationsBilingual English/Spanish
Required Certification/LicenseSpecial Requirements
Other Departmental RequirementsMust be able to obtain certifications for PearsonVue, CLEP, HiSET, and Accuplacerwithin 1 month of hire. With recertification yearly.Standard Work Schedule Standard (M-F, 8-5)
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Keywords: DONA ANA COMMUNITY COLLEGE NMSU, Las Cruces , Testing Coordinator, Other , Las Cruces, New Mexico

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