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Greenfield Community College is located in the beautiful and historic Pioneer Valley of western Massachusetts, between the foothills of the Berkshire Mountains and the fertile farmland of the Connecticut River watershed. GCC is a public community college serving over 4,800 people annually in credit courses and credit-free workshops. Known for the caring and supportive attitude of the faculty and staff, and for the broad support it enjoys from the surrounding community, the college is fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. In addition to a strong Liberal Arts focus, the College offers a wide variety of innovative and successful programs including Gender and Women's Studies, Fine Arts, Nursing, Renewable Energy, and Outdoor Leadership, as well as varied learning environments, from traditional classrooms, to distance learning, peer tutoring, one-on-one faculty-student advising, workforce development, and learning communities that cater to specific needs and interests. Close to fifty percent of Greenfield Community College students transfer to four-year colleges, and it is Smith College's largest source of community college transfer students. Much of the College has undergone a multi-million dollar renovation that incorporates universal design principles to meet the needs of all our students. Greenfield Community College actively encourages and provides opportunities for leadership and professional development.
Job Description: GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:Under the direction of the Coordinator of Student Assessment, proctors exams, disability accommodation tests, and performs related duties as assigned. Will also proctor the administration of placement tests, interpret placement test scores, and advise incoming students to ensure enrollment in appropriate course levels. Other tests to be proctored may include high school equivalency tests (HiSET and GED) and ATI tests. Will need to pass certification tests before proctoring on line assessments.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Follows all training guidelines, processes, and procedures specific to and during the administration of standardized and college computer-based, internet-based and paper/pencil tests offered by and through the Testing Center (including Computerized Placement Tests, HiSET, GED, ATI and other tests) following all proctoring guidelines;
Participates in required trainings and certifications required for the administration and proctoring of standardized exams;
Administrative work associated with testing - i.e. filing, printing rosters, scheduling appointments;
Sets up and configures computers for computerized test administration;
Student check-in and assurance of test security by verifying students' identification (picture ID) prior to administering test and follow all security procedures outlined for testing;
Provides test results and interprets scores generated by placement tests when appropriate;
Provides preliminary advising to placement test takers to provide guidance for registration into appropriate course levels;
Monitors the use of materials (i.e. scrap paper) for testing to ensure compliance with FERPA guidelines with respect to student information and student confidentiality;
Consults troubleshooting guidelines and is prepared to respond when technical difficulties arise. Reports any problems to the Coordinator of Student Assessment;
Acts as a proctor during all testing periods;
May need to travel to local high schools to assist in placement testing; and
Needs to be flexible in availability, needed during day, evening and weekend hours.
Requirements: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
One (1) to two (2) years' experience with advising;
Familiarity with the programs and courses offered at the college;
Able to work flexible hours including days, evenings and weekends. Hours will vary based on testing needs; and
Have some experience in administering standardized tests.
REQUIRED SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND APTITUDES:
Ability to relate to students with diverse backgrounds and learning styles; and
Skill in the field of advising in an academic setting.
Bi- or multi-lingual fluency;
Previous successful academic advising experience in a community college setting; and
Understanding of and commitment to the community college mission.
Additional Information: EQUIVALENCY STATEMENT:
Applicants who do not meet the qualifications as stated above are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them with the equivalent combination of education, training and experience required for the responsibilities of this position.
This is a temporary, part-time MCCC/MTA Unit Position to be filled on an as needed basis. Incumbents will submit time cards to track hours.
SALARY: $28.29 per hour or current MCCC/MTA part-time hourly rate
Application Instructions: TO APPLY:
In order to be considered for this position, you must submit your credentials online. Create a Greenfield Community College account by clicking on the APPLY NOW tab below. You will be able to upload the following documents, which are required for consideration:
Contact information for 3 professional references
Successful completion of a CORI check WILL be required as a condition of employment. Official copies of all academic transcripts will be required at the time of hire.
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GCC is an accredited public community college in western Mass. known for the helpfulness of the faculty and staff and for the strong GCC support from the local community. Whether students pursue a traditional liberal arts path or one of GCC’s innovative programs such as Renewable Energy, Fine Arts, or Outdoor Leadership, it’s GCC’s mission to teach what’s necessary for our students to reach their highest potential. Access and excellence are what drive every decision at GCC