The successful candidate shall be familiar with the administration of standardized tests, classroom tests, ESL, and certification exams. S/he must pay close attention to detail. S/he will work independently under guidelines established by the Coordinator of the Assessment Center. In addition to proctoring, S/he will deliver mathematics instruction to high school students and Union County College students participating in math Boot Camps.
Characteristics, Duties, and Responsibilities
• Instruct and assist students in the mastery of Accuplacer College Placement Test in mathematics skills with the primary objective of passing the placement test.
• Responsible for the development of Boot Camp instruction programs.
• Facilitate and assist students in a computer-based assessment and learning system.
• Monitor and record student progress.
• Responsible for outcomes-based assessment of program.
• Prepare end of program report.
• Train high school teachers on use of prep-testing software application.
• Administers College Placement and ESL tests in Accuplacer as well as classroom tests (paper and computer based). May administer other specialized testing (TEAS, CLEP) upon additional certification.
• Responsible for setting up and closing down the testing lab.
• Responsible for safeguarding the security of tests and testing materials.
• Accountable for all testing materials (any breach of procedure must be reported in writing).
• Responsible for student sign-in process including screening students for the appropriate testing/re-testing.
• Ensures that students do not bring unauthorized materials into the test lab.
• Responsible for timing of tests and standardization of test presentation.
• Provides for test accommodations per the students’ accommodation letters.
• Frequently walks the room to monitor test takers to safeguard against incidents of academic dishonesty.
• Enters test scores into Datatel Colleague in the absence of the score upload.
• Advises students on test preparation, retesting, and next steps.
• Assists with various administrative tasks which may include answering phones, responding to messages, organizing files, and sending mailings.
• Administers tests to large groups of students.
• Perform all relevant tasks and other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Bachelor’s Degree required
See Characteristics, Duties, and Responsibilities.
Competencies and Skills Required
• An engaging and dynamic teaching style with experience in highly intensive drilling techniques.
• Ability to explain complex concepts to others effectively.
• Ability to develop effective working relationships with students and the general public.
• Ability to work independently.
• Effective communication skills working with administrators, teachers and students.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
• Able to generate reports and presentations electronically.
• Experience with Computer-based prep-testing.
• Knowledge of the Accuplacer College Placement Test.
• Experience teaching math and/or English, preferably in a high school environment.
• Patience, sincerity, and compassion in a fast-paced boot camp setting.
Physical Demands and Work Environment
• This position’s duties are normally performed in a typical interior/residence work environment, based on the activity scheduled.
• Some physical effort required; however, the employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
• No or very limited exposure to physical risk.
• Some travel required.
Union County College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, marital status, religion, age, disability, handicap or other legally protected status in its provision of employment, education, and activities, or other services.
Union County College is an EEO/AAP Employer/Protected Veteran/Disabled
Disclaimer: This job description outlines the general nature and key features performed by various positions that share the same job classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties and qualifications required of all employees assigned to the job. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or re-assign duties to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodations or other business reasons.
Terms of Employment
Part-time hours not to exceed 25 per week.
Flexible schedule to meet department needs. Some evenings, weekends and extended hours will be required. Ability and willingness to travel on short notice to all on and off-campus sites as needed by the college. Employee must establish residency in New Jersey within one year of appointment unless an exemption applies.
About this company
As the oldest community college in New Jersey, UCC has been serving both career-minded and transfer-oriented students since 1933. The College has maintained its commitment to scholarship by providing a solid liberal arts foundation while, at the same time, developing new programs and courses that meet the challenges of a rapidly developing society.
UCC is focused on ensuring that our programs and facilities are equipped to prepare students for the intellectual and technological demands of the 21st century. All four UCC campuses boast advanced data and voice infrastructures that can support the latest in computer hardware and software. All credit students are offered their own college e-mail accounts through which they can communicate with UCC's outstanding faculty, fellow students, and the vast world of knowledge and information available through the World Wide Web. Distance learning opportunities, such as courses by videotape, are increasing with each semester.
Even more important, UCC has a reputation for providing its diverse student body with a nurturing and supportive environment. Student services from counseling and financial aid to the tutoring provided by the Academic Learning Centers on each campus are in place to ensure student success.
For those wishing to pursue a bachelors degree, the economics of spending the first two years at Union County College coupled with the dual admissions and transfer /articulation agreements that the College has in place, can ease the road to junior year status at a long list of colleges and universities throughout the U.S. While here, students have the chance to participate in a range of activities. These include a five-star chapter of the honor society of Phi Theta Kappa, an award-winning student newspaper, a modern fitness center, and a range of athletic programs. In 1998, the UCC Owls and Lady Owls were the first teams from one college to become the Men's and Women's Garden State Athletic Conference Basketball Champions in the same year.
Whether you are a recent high school graduate, an adult returning to school after a hiatus, an employee seeking additional training or a new career, Union County College can be your . . . access to the 21st century!
Location/Region: Cranford, NJ