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Triangle Inc. Test Center Proctor in Malden, Massachusetts

Position: Test Center Proctor

Reports to: Director of Workforce Development

Classification: Non-Exempt

Hours: Part-time up to 20 hours weekly/flexible hours

Location: Malden (Pleasant Street)

Compensation: 16.00/Hour

Overview

At Triangle Inc. we believe that we are all people with ability! We empower people with disabilities and their families so they can enjoy rich fulfilling lives. We have an opening for a Test Center Proctor at our new Malden location.

Triangle is committed to providing all the necessary resources and skills an individual will need to obtain competitive employment. Towards this goal, Triangle offers high school equivalency testing and industry certification/credentials though computer-based testing. Our growth in this area seeks to create an inclusive testing environment for all people including individuals with disabilities. These centers ensure those with disabilities have the accommodations and access to computer based standardized testing that they require. Our design will bring together staff who demonstrate high performance standards, respect for individuals, and unequivocal service, resulting in becoming one of the top performing testing centers in the State of Massachusetts. If this aligns with your professional goals, consider joining our Triangle Testing Center Team!

Primary Responsibilities:

The duties of each proctor vary, depending on the type of assistance the Test Administrator requires. Proctors generally perform or assist in performing the following functions:

  • Arrange test room / Clean and sanitize.

  • Check-in test takers (registration confirmation & identification).

  • Direct Test takers to specific seats.

  • Distribute and collect Test books to and from each taker individually.

  • Answer general (procedural) questions.

  • Walk around the room frequently during the testing to guard against improper conduct and to establish that every test taker is working on the appropriate section of the test.

  • Check that test takers are gridding their answers properly on their answer sheet and not marking answers in the test book.

  • Check restrooms immediately after the test begins, and periodically thereafter, to be sure that the rooms contain no testing aids (examples: books, notes, writing on towels or walls)

  • Monitor and account for test materials periodically throughout testing.

  • Clear the memory of each calculator (if applicable) before dismissing test takers to confirm that no test content is being removed or concealed. Be sure to check writing on the calculator.

  • Verify that no one (including test personal) is using a cell phone during the test administration.

  • Verify that prohibited devices and testing aids are not being used in the test center, during the administration and during any breaks.

  • Be able to detect instances of improper conduct or theft of test materials and be able to bring this information forward to a supervisor.

  • Help support the Test Administrator in any ways that is asked.

Qualifications

  • Experience in administrative and/or clerical work.

  • Supporting in a classroom environment.

  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred

  • Be at least 18 years of age or older.

  • Be able to interact effectively and courteous with test takers and test center personal.

  • Be able to explicitly follow oral and written instructions.

  • Possess unquestionable integrity and be able to handle groups of test takers in an effective, efficient and friendly manner.

  • Not be involved in high school equivalency instruction.

  • Experience in serving and/or working with individual with disabilities (preferred).

    Language Skills

  • Ability to verbally communicate, read, write, interpret, and write documents.

  • Ability to respond and navigate common inquiries or complaints from test takers.

Americans with Disability Specifications

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:

Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Triangle Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

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