Lead Test Proctor

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Work type: Staff Part-Time
Location: Denver, CO
Categories: Student Affairs / Services

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 Lead Test Proctor assists in the administration of exams to students who take tests through the DSP Testing Center.  The position is a part-time position and reports to the DSP Academic Testing Coordinator. This is a non-benefitted hourly position. Typically, the Lead Test Proctor will work approximately 20 hours per week.  The sum of hours worked is not to exceed 1000 hours for all positions/jobs held by an hourly employee within the calendar year.

Only students enrolled in graduate and law school program and who are not taking undergraduate courses will be considered eligible for hire in this position.

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

Essential Functions

  • Greet students and manage admissions to and from Testing Center.
  • Monitor students taking tests in the Testing Center and individual testing rooms to ensure a secure testing environment.
  • Assist in the distribution and collection of all test materials as directed by the Academic Testing Coordinator.
  • Respond to and troubleshoot testing situations with professionalism and a calm demeanor.
  • Maintain a professional and pleasant atmosphere to create a quiet environment and ensure student testing needs are met.
  • Assist with the onboarding and training of new proctors.
  • Perform general office tasks such as record keeping and securing exam materials while maintaining student confidentiality, delivering exams across campus, printing and preparing exam materials using information available in a database, creating accessible alternate format text files, and other additional duties as assigned.
  • Responsive to e-mail communications and punctual.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 

  • Strong analytical skills and ability to exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to work with little supervision in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Required Experience and Skills

  • High school diploma.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Computer skills experience including MS Office and Adobe Acrobat.

Preferred Experience and Skills

  • Work experience in Higher Education.
  • Experience working with people from diverse backgrounds.
  • Experience with working individuals with disabilities.
  • Experience with database management software such as ClockWork or Accommodate.

Work Schedule 

Weekly schedule of Monday - Friday from 8 am – 12 noon during the Fall, Winter, and Spring quarters with some flexibility. Possible Saturday and Sunday hours during the Universities Final Examination periods. 

Application Deadline

For best consideration, please submit your application materials by 4:00 p.m. (MST) January 20, 2020.

Special Instructions

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

Hourly Range:
The hourly range for the position is $14.00 - $15.00.

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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