Norquest College

EXAM ADMINISTRATOR

CA-AB-Edmonton
1 week ago
Job ID
2017-2078
# Positions
1
Job Type
Full Time
Job Industry
Education
Career Level
Experienced
Years of Experience
3

Job Description

EXAM ADMINISTRATOR (ADMINISTRATOR II)

ASSESSMENT

STUDENT SERVICES

 

NorQuest College helps students unlock their potential and realize their dreams. We are Challenge Positive and embrace every situation as an opportunity. As the Edmonton region’s community college, we play an integral role in Alberta’s education system. NorQuest College offers a vibrant, inclusive, diverse, and student-centred learning environment that transforms lives and strengthens communities. We are nationally recognized leaders in health, community studies, and business post-secondary career programs, as well as foundational, intercultural, and language training. We are proud to offer our employees meaningful work, competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits program, and a commitment to a positive work/life balance. This is an exciting time to be a part of NorQuest College. Take a step forward with us. Together, we can help build and sustain a strong province for future generations.

 

Reporting to the Manager, Assessment, the Exam Administrator’s primary functions are booking, supervising and processing of exams in the Testing Centre. This position is responsible for services that may include testing related to: admissions placement; distance students; students with disabilities; fee for service; and eCampus. This position ensures testing administration meets standards and regulated procedures.  

 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Exam preparation, including gathering information and preparing test packages as required
  • Managing testing schedule and related paperwork
  • Explaining exam directions to students and clients
  • Scoring tests and checking for accuracy of results
  • Liaising with both internal and external partners for purposes including but not limited to communicating results and negotiating testing services
  • Communicating with students/test takers regarding results and recommended study materials
  • Orienting staff on the administration of specific tests
  • Data entry of assessment tests
  • Monthly statistics, responding to client inquiries, preparing internal operation manual

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Post-secondary bachelor’s degree, preferably in education or a social science would be required.
  • Minimum 3 years assessment-related experience, including experience assessing and/or working with individuals for whom English is a second language
  • Demonstrated working experience supporting students who require accommodations
  • Experience working with adults in an educational setting
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with a diverse group of students
  • Must be independent, highly organized, and detail-oriented
  • Must be culturally sensitive 

 

SALARY: $47,332 - $61,518 per annum

 

COMPETITION NUMBER: C0167-12-17

 

NOTE: This is a cover-off term position until August 31, 2018 with a possibility of extension.

 

CLOSING DATE: December 15, 2017

 

TO APPLY: If you meet the requirements of this position and wish to apply, please continue with this online process by uploading your resume and cover letter combined as one document

 

NOTE: Notification of receipt will only be made to on-line applicants.  Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted within 28 days.  Due to the volume of applicants received, only those applicants who have been shortlisted will be contacted.


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