Mines Testing Center
Under the general supervision of the Assistant Director of the
Disability Services: Mines Testing Center (MTC) in addition to
working alongside the MTC Administrative Assistant and additional
MTC Coordinator, the Mines Testing Center (MTC) Coordinator will be
responsible for coordinating the Mines Testing Center. MTC
Coordinator responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the
following: scheduling and proctoring of accommodated exams using
database management software, make-up exams, and support during
Ramadan; assisting with budget forecasting and procurement of
appropriate technologies and educational materials (i.e., assistive
technologies for students with disabilities); oversight and
responsibility for test proctors (Mines students and community
members), including assistance with hiring, training, supervision,
termination, evaluation under the direction of the Assistant
Director; day and evening test administration and resolution of
testing conflicts related to the test themselves, students
utilizing the Testing Center, or faculty errors; and acting as
campus expert on testing accommodations and processes with matters
related to pedagogical approaches, disability laws, and training
This position will work some evenings (e.g. Common Hour exams)
throughout the semester and weekends (e.g. during final exams) on a
set schedule and/or as part of a sporadic need to cover exams.
Approximate hours will be 10:30 am – 7:30 pm Monday-Friday, with a
need for some evening exam coverage until 10 pm throughout the
semester and occasional hours on Saturday during final exams. MTC
hours are often modified in the summer and may provide the
opportunity for an adjusted work schedule (e.g. 8 am – 5 pm).
Disability Support Services at Mines is a growing department
that provides vital services to the campus and is committed to
providing equal access to university courses, programs, and
activities for students with disabilities. Led by Marla Draper, the
team provides support for students with disabilities and manages
the Mines Testing Center to allow for accommodations as required by
the ADA. The DSS Team is passionate, fun, and collaborative. If you
care deeply about equity and inclusion, particularly as it relates
to students with disabilities, consider joining our team! For more
information on this incredible team and the integral work they do,
- Work with students and faculty to schedule, coordinate, and
administer paper-based and online accommodated exams, make-up
exams, and provide support during Ramadan in a fast-paced
- Manage, track, and approve quiz and exam requests through
Accessible Information Management (AIM).
- Hire, train, supervise and coordinate scheduling for a team of
test proctors (Mines students and community members) under the
direction of the Assistant Director to ensure consistent and
effective administration of accommodated tests.
- Review, monitor, develop, and improve workflows for students
using the Testing Center.
- Perform telephone, face-to-face, and extensive written
communication with students and faculty to provide training and
assistance to those using the Testing Center; communicate testing
processes and procedures; and resolve testing errors, conflicts,
- Implement and monitor use of assistive technology in the
Testing Center and problem solve hardware and software
- Prepare quiz and exam files for text-to-speech software.
Provide training for students who have been approved for
- Maintain accurate and detailed records of all information
associated with test administration in the Testing Center via AIM,
daily and evening spreadsheets, and break and equipment logs.
- Maintain and update testing information on the MTC
- Maintain best practices according to NCTA Standards and
Guidelines and established Testing Center policies and procedures.
Maintain integrity of testing environment by checking student IDs
and calculators, reviewing exam instructions (permitted and
prohibited exam materials) with students, monitor test takers
throughout testing sessions in-person and via CCTV security camera,
secure exam materials and secure the Testing Center according to
- Maintain confidentiality in compliance with FERPA and make
decisions around protecting confidentiality of disability records
when communicating with colleagues, staff, faculty, students, and
- Be familiar with and uphold campus policies related to testing
center operations (e.g. student code of conduct, academic
- Collaborate with the Assistant Director of the Mines Testing
Center to revise, develop, or amend testing policies and
procedures, budget, and procurement of appropriate
- Attend and participate in department, division and University
wide meetings and professional development.
- Work hours include afternoons and evenings during the semester
and weekends and evening hours during select times in the
semester/year (e.g. final exams). Approximate hours will be 10:30
am – 7:30 pm Monday-Friday, with a need for some evening exam
coverage until 10 pm. MTC hours are often modified in the summer
and may provide the opportunity for an adjusted work schedule (e.g.
8 am – 5 pm).
- A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year institution in
a related field such as education, psychology, special education,
or social work is highly preferred.
- Ability to work with a diverse population and support student
access, development and success.
- Ability to maintain professionalism at all times, especially
during high stress/high volume periods.
- Ability to be present, in-person, for day and evening
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office products, including Word,
Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Publisher and Outlook.
- Must possess excellent written, verbal and listening skills;
outstanding interpersonal and customer service skills; strong
organizational skills; ability to multi-task; ability to prioritize
and respond to time-sensitive tasks.
About Mines & Golden, CO
- Experience using data management software.
- Experience working with and/or using assistive technology
related to testing for students with disabilities.
- Prior experience in disability services or a testing center at
an institution of higher education.
- Familiarity with FERPA and protection of confidentiality of
- Familiarity with disability laws that govern higher education
- Ability to supervise and train proctors, to include organizing,
prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments.
Mines is consistently ranked
among the top engineering colleges
in the United States and ranks number one as the best public school
in the state for best value colleges. Mines is located in the heart
of Golden, Colorado, a western suburb of Denver. The campus
location offers a small-town ambiance with close proximity to all
that the Denver metropolitan area has to offer with an abundance of
cultural events, museums, theaters and sporting venues. An arid
climate and an average 300 days of sunshine per year make the area
an ideal place to live, work and play. We seek individuals who
value a diverse and inclusive community – offering different
perspectives, experiences, and cultures that enrich the educational
and work experience.
Colorado School of Mines is committed to equal opportunity for all
persons. Mines does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex,
gender (including gender identity and gender expression), ancestry,
creed, marital status, race, ethnicity, religion, national origin,
disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status
or current military service. Further, Mines does not retaliate
against community members for filing complaints regarding or
implicating any of these protected statuses.
Mines’ commitment to nondiscrimination, affirmative action, equal
opportunity and equal access is reflected in the administration of
its policies, procedures, programs and activities and in its
efforts to achieve a diverse student body and workforce.
Through its policies, procedures and resources, Mines complies with
federal law, Colorado state law, administrative regulations,
executive orders and other legal requirements to prevent
discrimination (including harassment or retaliation) within the
Mines campus community and to address potential allegations of
inequity or concerns for safety.
$53,000 - $56,000
Mines takes into consideration a combination of candidate’s
education, training and experience as well as the position’s scope
and complexity, the discretion and latitude required in the role,
work location, and external market and internal value when
determining a salary level for potential new employees.
Mines is proud to provide exceptional benefits that include
pay, health & wellness and work/life balance offerings. Our
portfolio of benefits includes medical, dental, vision, disability
insurance, flexible spending accounts, life insurance, and
retirement savings plans. Additionally, Mines employees are
eligible for tuition benefits (for employees and dependents),
generous paid holidays and leaves and discount programs. For more
information, visit Mines
How to Apply
Application review will begin on July 21, 2022. For full
consideration, please apply by July 20 at 11:59 p.m. Applications
received after that day may not be reviewed.
Applicants will be
asked to complete an online application (personal information,
demographic information, references, veterans status) and upload a
resume and cover letter (required). References will not be
contacted until later in the selection process and you will be
informed before that contact is made.
Background Investigation Required
COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement
This position will require documented proof of full COVID-19
vaccination or exemption because of a medical or religious
exclusion. New employees will be required to provide attestation to
their status with proof of vaccination upon hire. Religious and
medical exemptions and reasonable accommodation shall be addressed
as required by law pursuant to the Equal Employment Opportunity
Commission’s vaccination guidance.
Jul 1, 2022 Mountain Daylight Time