Assessment Center Technician

Contra Costa Community College District

Contra Costa Community College District

Assessment Center Technician

Posting Number: 0000897

Location: Diablo Valley College

Salary: $3,573 - $4,351 per month

Position Definition:

To assist with testing, research and analytical studies required to enhance the efficiency of assessment for placement and counseling purposes; to work in cooperation with certificated staff in giving tests, collecting, processing and retrieving test data.

Distinguishing Characteristics:

Examples of Duties/Essential Functions:
Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Assist in the conduct of written, interest/personality, work sample and other tests used in the matriculation assessment process. Assist in research on effectiveness of individual placement instruments. Coordinate and monitor all assessment operations in the testing room, including assigning work to clerical staff. Coordinate and gather data for research purposes. Verify scores for placement purposes. Coordinate the score verification process and referral process used in forwarding assessment results to certificated staff. Process test results using “SCAN-TRON” or data processing equipment programmed for that purpose. Order supplies and assessment instruments and keep appropriate inventories. Maintain files of catalogs and suppliers of tests. Consult with faculty and students concerning assessment instruments and procedures. Perform related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge skills is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and skills would be: Experience: One year of experience with assessment/placement procedures and testing instruments. Training: Equivalent to completion of an Associate degree program from an accredited college

Knowledge Of:
General principles of records management and testing. General office management procedures

Skill To:

Operate a microcomputer for text editing, file maintenance, and for using standard programs analyze data. Assemble and analyze data. Assemble test materials, select tests appropriate to testing need, and perform test analysis. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Communicate assessment procedures effectively to groups and individuals from various socio-economic backgrounds. Direct individuals and groups in a testing situation.

Ability To:

Desirable Qualifications:

- Demonstrated ability to provide excellent customer service in a student centered office

- Experience proctoring and tracking students’ assessments

- Ability to operate student management systems and databases

- Knowledgeable about the California community college assessment process and recent initiatives

- Experience maintaining documents, calendars, flyers and webpages

Special Instructions:
Note: New employees will be placed at the first step which is $3,573 per month. Based on current salary placement guidelines, all step increases for which an employee becomes eligible shall take place on July 1st of each fiscal year. These increases will occur, on an annual basis, until the maximum step of $4,351 per month is reached on the salary schedule.

Job Close Date: 10/17/2016

Open Until Filled: No

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The Contra Costa Community College District does not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, age, sex, or sexual orientation. This prohibition against unlawful discrimination extends to any person who is perceived to have any of the above characteristics or who is associated with someone who has, or who is perceived to have, any of those characteristics.

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