Exam Proctor

Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not Specified
Feb 17, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
About Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts:

At MCLA, we're here for all - and focused on each - of our students. As a 2019 Top Ten Public College, classes are taught by educators who care deeply about teaching, and about seeing their students thrive on every level of their lives. Nearly 93% of our graduates land competitive jobs or are accepted by some of the best grad schools in the country. We engage in the most nationally relevant conversations by hosting some of the most celebrated thinkers and speakers on our campus in the Berkshires of Massachusetts, an area known for its mountain ranges, hiking trails, and panoramic views. Our home town of North Adams is brimming with creative energy and the regional economy is booming as a result. In nearly every way possible, the experience at MCLA is designed to elevate you as an individual, a leader, and a communicator, fully empowered to make your impression on the world.

Job Description:

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA) is seeking exam proctors for the academic year. Exam proctors ensure that students receive appropriate accommodations under the Americans with Disability Act during testing in academic subjects. Exam proctors are responsible for maintaining the security of testing materials and the integrity of the testing process.

Exam proctors will work under supervision of the Center for Student Success and Engagement (CSSE). Weekly hours will be determined based on student need and in consultation with CSSE. There will be a mandatory 10 hour paid training for these positions.

Exam proctors are temporary, part-time, renewable positions which are paid on an hourly basis. The rate of pay is $15/hour.

Summary of key responsibilities

  • Verify student identification.
  • Arrange pick-up and maintain security of all testing materials.
  • Notify students of policies and procedures regarding proctored exams.
  • Read and understand instructions for exams.
  • Inform students of exam requirements, as described in exam instructions.
  • Ensure a secure testing environment, including requiring students to power down and store cellphones and other electronic devices.
  • Prepare exam room and ensure that room is supplied with necessary materials.
  • Distribute testing materials.
  • Supervise students taking exams, remain observant and attentive at all times during testing period.
  • Track time for exam period and ensure that exam is completed at the appropriate time.
  • Maintain confidentiality regarding students taking exams.
  • Follow appropriate procedures in cases of suspected violations of academic integrity.
  • Ensure that completed testing materials are kept secure and are delivered to CSSE in a timely way.

Knowledge, skills, and abilities

  • Ability to read and understand exam directions and communicate these clearly to students.
  • Ability to keep correct time.
  • Ability to maintain security and integrity of exam materials.
  • Ability to provide effective oversight of students taking exams.
  • Punctuality and reliability.
  • Flexibility in work schedule.

  • AA degree.
  • Experience in teaching, test administration, and/or higher education.
  • Ability to give written and oral instructions, and to communicate well and professionally with a diverse student body, faculty, and staff.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and to exercise discretion in handling confidential information.
  • Some daytime, evening, and weekend availability is required.

Additional Information:

This is a part-time, on call position. There is no guarantee of hours. Individuals from under-represented groups are strongly encouraged. Review of applications will begin immediately.

Application deadline is March 5, 2021.

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and affirmative action in its educational programs, activities and employment practices. The college complies with all federal, state, and local laws and regulations advancing equal employment. Applicants who will enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply. Visit www.mcla.edu.

Application Instructions:

Interested candidates must apply electronically and should submit a letter of interest and resume by clicking on the APPLY NOW button below.

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