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Test Proctor, Center for Learning Strategies

05/20/2019 1:52 pm

Rockford University is accepting applications for the position of Test Proctor in the Center for Learning Strategies.  A proctor administers and monitors tests and exams for Rockford University students and community guests. Proctors provide accountability, making sure students do not cheat or manipulate the test in any way. They initiate and close the exam along with explaining and enforcing the test guidelines and rules.  This is a non-exempt, part-time position.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:
 Read the test manual(s) and understand the policies and procedures it describes.
 Attend training and briefing sessions.
 Take responsibility for the test room and provide an environment conducive for testing.
 Assist with identifying and admitting examinees.
 Direct examinees to seats.
 Distribute necessary and approved test materials.
 Follow protocols for logging students into digital exams including keeping the passcode completely private and inaccessible to students.
 Complete a score report for digital exams at the end of the exam and submit report to the CLS Program Coordinator.
 Properly time tests and verify the timing of the test using an accurate timepiece.
 Be attentive to examinees, materials, and testing responsibilities throughout the entire administration.
 Walk around the test room to ensure examinees are working on the correct section of the exam and to prohibit and discourage prohibited behavior.
 Collect and account for all materials after testing including scrap paper which must be disposed of.
 Provide detailed written report describing testing irregularities or violations to the CLS Program Coordinator and Director. Report must include date and time of exam, student name and exam name. Collect evidence of academic dishonesty and submit it with report.

QUALIFICATIONS:
 High energy self-starter; must be able to take initiative with minimal guidance and be comfortable working both as an individual and as part of a team.
 Strong verbal and written communication skills.
 Excellent interpersonal skills with various stakeholders.
 Effective time management skills.
 Excellent moral character, and, as such, have not been the subject of any judicial or administrative decisions involving offenses or violations of moral turpitude, among which includes fraud, larceny, deceit, etc.
 Must be at least 21 years of age.
 Must complete the CLS Proctor Training. Upon training completion must provide signature agreeing to the terms of the varying test(s) administration rules.
 Provide professional reference who can verify character.
 No conflict of interest (e.g. familial relationship or otherwise whereby proctor benefits from the successful outcome of the examinees test scores).
 Demonstrated knowledge, skills and abilities in working with faculty, staff and students with diverse backgrounds including academic, socioeconomic, cultural, sexual orientation, and disabilities.
 Must pass a criminal background verification.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
 Bachelor’s degree preferred, equivalent industry experience and demonstrated work experience may be substituted.
 A teaching or education license or credential preferred, previous experience in the capacity of test administration may be substituted.
 1 + year test administration experience preferred.

TO APPLY:  Review of resumes will begin immediately.  Please submit  cover letter, resume and list of three professional references to HumanResources@rockford.edu.