Essential Functions: Administer individual and group test programs. Train proctors in testing procedures, distribute test materials, advise registrants on testing procedures and maintain standardized testing conditions. Utilize skills acquired through job-related training and on-the-job experience, as well as persuasiveness and sensitivity in overseeing testing situations.
Score and analyze test data of various University and industry exams and evaluations. Tally test results using electronic and optical scoring machines. Manipulate scoring instruments to allow faculty to select weighting of test questions. Prepare statistical interpretation of test results.
Supervise, train and assign work to non-exempt clerical and temporary support staff in test administration and data entry activities. Ensure testing situations are in compliance with professional psychometric guidelines.
Provide host facilities and proctors for the administration of national and international standardized tests. Receive, record, store and return test instruments; register and instruct students on test administration; provide secure testing and storage facilities; provide accurate proctoring of exams.
Administer special sessions for industry contracted and testing of the disabled. Provide secure, standardized testing facilities; accommodate special needs of students with disabilities wishing to be tested; score and analyze test results according to industry requests.
Answer inquiries and resolve problems regarding test administration, methods and procedures for students, faculty, counselors and outside organizations. Maintain testing calendar; access database for test results and statistical analysis; ensure proper disposal of confidential testing material.
Perform related work as assigned.
Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a degree in psychology or related field or equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
Some experience in group test administration.
Some experience with computer peripherals.
Some knowledge of statistics.
Ability to communicate effectively with others.
Typically, incumbents have held positions which require test proctoring.
Internal Number: 76_206675
About Wayne State University
Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.