Definition Under direction coordinates the planning, development, and implementation of student assessment programs and activities.
Examples of Duties/ Essential Job Functions Duties may include but are not limited to: exploring options, planning, developing, organizing and leading the implementation of student assessment programs and activities in accordance with college/district, state, federal and commercial testing program specifications; coordinating with various instructional and support service departments and local high schools to ensure student access to assessment; leading the implementation of complex testing programs; serving as liaison to various instructional and support service departments and local high schools; generating data and performing difficult and specialized statistical work; developing and maintaining assessment and student databases; providing assessment reports to appropriate parties; assisting with program specific research requirements including making recommendations and implementing solutions. Screening, selecting, training, evaluating, and providing work direction for student workers and staff. May perform other related duties as assigned. Employment Standards/ Minimum Qualifications Education: Bachelor's degree.
Experience: Responsible program coordination experience including: assessment testing and evaluation, statistics, or data processing; advertising and promoting programs and activities; and interviewing and scheduling staff.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of:
Principles and techniques of assessment and proficiency testing.
Statistical methods; assessment methods; and college assessment uses.
Gather, analyze, and interpret statistical information relating to assessment procedures and results; plan, coordinate and conduct a variety of complex assessment activities; develop and coordinate publicity for assessment activities; format data; maintain complex records; prepare reports; and assist data processing staff in developing programs for assessment operations.
Organize and provide programmatic coordination in assigned functional areas
Serve as the District's representative in meetings and functions related to assessment
Learn, apply, and utilize hardware and specialized software applications to create spreadsheets, databases, and produce reports; communicate effectively both orally and in writing; give clear and concise instructions; communicate with individuals for whom English is not a primary language; and employ proper English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation
Direct the daily operation of the Assessment Center and appropriately interact with a diverse population to include students, staff, faculty, and the public; assign, monitor, and review the work of others; receive and follow instructions; and learn and apply college and district policies and procedures
Examination Process The examination process will include screening to ensure applications are complete and meet all minimum qualifications. The application requires the completion of Supplemental Questions to evaluate your education, training and experience relative to the required knowledge and abilities for the position. Answers should be as complete as possible, as no additional information will be accepted from applicants once the application has been submitted. Only the most qualified applicants, who pass the minimum qualifications review, will be invited to the examination process.
The examination process will include a competency exam (40% weight) and an oral board interview exam (60% weight). Of those achieving a passing score on the competency exam, only the 10 highest scoring candidates, plus ties, will be invited to the oral board interview exam. Passing score is 75% out of 100% on each examination section.
INITIAL TESTING TENTATIVELY SCHEDULED FOR FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2018.
To move forward in the selection process, you must complete an online application through this web site. Please attach to your application a copy of your degree or transcripts (including when degree was awarded) or your application may be considered incomplete. Resumes may also be uploaded but cannot be used in lieu of a completed application.
The district-wide eligibility list, which is valid for at least one year, will be used to fill full-time positions in this classification. The current vacancy is at Fresno City College.
State Center Community College District Disclaimer:
Classification and Compensation Study
State Center Community College District is currently conducting a classification and compensation study through a third party vendor, Reward Strategy Group. A classification and compensation study is primarily designed to focus on the internal and external equity of both the structure by which employees are compensated and the way positions relate and compare to one another across the organization. The Study is expected to be completed by June 2018 and there may be changes to employee's job titles, duties, FLSA status and possibly salary.
State Center Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of State Center Community College District to provide all persons with equal employment and educational opportunities without regard to race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, age, disability, medical condition, marital status, religion or similar factors as defined by law. We are a Title V employer.
State Center Community College District is committed to lifelong learning and success for all students by providing accountable, accessible, innovative and quality educational programs and services that enable productive citizenship in a diverse, global society.