Testing Center Assistant

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Work type: Staff Part-Time
Location: Denver, CO
Categories: Academic Administration

The Disability Services Program (DSP) is dedicated to giving students with disabilities an equal opportunity to participate in the University’s programs, courses and activities. The DSP provides accommodations at no cost to any student who has a documented disability.

The Testing Center Assistant (TCA) position is part-time, hourly, and non-benefitted. This position provides administrative support and reports to the DSP Academic Testing Coordinator. The Testing Center Assistant will work a minimum of 15 hours up to 25 hours per week. 

This is a non-benefited position not to exceed 1,000 hours in a calendar year.

Essential Functions

  • Printing and preparing exam materials.
  • Creating exam tracking information with accurate instructions and other details.
  • Run daily reports used to track students and testing materials.
  • Communication with students, faculty and staff by phone and email regarding exams.
  • Respond to and troubleshoot testing issues.
  • Cover proctor breaks and hours as needed.
  • Assist in updating and creating informational materials for presentations, meetings, etc.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.

Required Skills, Abilities, and Experience

  • Advanced computer skills including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat and web applications.
  • Organized, ability to plan, and detail oriented.
  • Responsible and sense of accountability.
  • Strong written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work with little supervision in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to handle confidential and time-sensitive information.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associate or Bachelors Degree.
  • Experience with Accommodate or other database management software.
  • Work experience in Higher Education.
  • Experience with individuals with disabilities.
  • Experience working with people from diverse backgrounds.

*If you are a student at University of Denver, you must be enrolled in a graduate or law school program and not taking any undergraduate courses.

Work Schedule

The Testing Center is open Monday – Friday from 8 am to 7 pm. Variable days and hours are assigned with the possibility of Saturday and Sunday hours during the University Final Examination periods. An important part of this job is to be available during the University Final Examination periods.

Hourly Range

The hourly range for this position is $17.50-20.00.

The University of Denver has provided a compensation range that represents its good faith estimate of what the University may pay for the position at the time of posting. The University may ultimately pay more or less than the posted compensation range. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information, but not based on a candidate’s sex or any other protected status.


The University of Denver offers some benefits for non-benefited employees. The University of Denver is a private institution that empowers students who want to make a difference. Learn more about the University of Denver.

Application Deadline

Applications will be reviewed as they are received, preference will be given to early applicants.

Special Instructions

Candidates must apply online through jobs.du.edu to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.

Please include the following documents with your application:

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter

The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of age, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, military/ veteran status or any other status protected by law.

All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.

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