The Testing Associate, under general supervision, administers tests and ensures security and adherence to required protocols throughout the testing process, disseminates and processes information with regard to the Texas State Initiative, and engages with students and faculty with regard to scoring exams.
Administer and proctor group and individual test sessions to support student achievement through college placement, program admission/exit, industry certification, developmental education, career assessment, distance learning, and other areas. Monitor examinees through direct observation and surveillance software.
Process candidates upon entry to and exit from the testing center following strict adherence to state law, internal policies, vendor guidelines, and national standards related to security procedures and test administration and ensures payments have been made. Administer appropriate American with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant test accommodations as needed.
Provide training for new proctors and testing associates.
Process testing requests, schedule testing appointments, and monitor the online appointment system.
Operate and monitor testing equipment including computer hardware, software, printers, and surveillance equipment. Coordinate testing materials pre and post-testing. Maintain the security and distribution of testing materials and supplies (e.g. headsets, pencils, and calculators). Maintain testing facilities in a neat, clean, secure, and orderly condition.
Reports all testing irregularities to the Director of Academic Testing and respective testing vendors.
Score exams, review test scores, enter data into the student record system, and prepare testing records for imaging.
Maintain confidentiality of testing materials and examinee records while adhering to university policies, vendor guidelines, state law, and Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act.
Keep testing and policy manuals up to date. Support supervisor in conducting occasional audits of the testing center.
Purchase departmental supplies. Answer telephone and greet visitors. Process incoming and outgoing mail.
Perform a variety of other duties including general office coverage.
High School Diploma or GED.
Two (2) years of related experience.
Additional education/experience may be considered as a substitution for the minimum experience requirements to include:
Associates Degree or
Bachelor's Degree or
Intermediate skills in the Microsoft Office Suite.
Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others and independently.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to work some evenings and weekends as needed.
Experience in testing services or a postsecondary educational setting.
Experience with the following systems: Banner, Laserfiche, FAMIS, IslanderBuy, Concur.
All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is a vibrant, Hispanic Serving Doctoral Research Institution that proudly provides a solid academic reputation, renowned faculty and highly-rated degree programs since 1947. The University has a heritage of teaching excellence with innovation in research and community engagement as part of the distinguished Texas A&M System. With palm tree-lined pathways throughout the campus, nearby natural wetlands, a scenic hike-and-bike trail and a university beach, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is the only university in the nation located on its own island, at the heart of the Texas Gulf Coast.