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Pool - Test Proctor

California State University, Dominguez Hills
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Apr 29, 2024

Pool - Test Proctor

Job No: 496474
Work Type: Staff
Location: Dominguez Hills
Categories: Executive, Temporary, Time Varies, Education Support Professionals

Position Information

Temporary appointments may be cancelled or extended at any time. Successful candidates may be appointed from a few days up to one year depending on the assignment. For additional information regarding the Temporary Pool recruitments, please contact HR (310) 243-3771.

This is a Temporary and/or hourly intermittent appointment. No probationary period. No permanent status is granted.

Conditions of Employment

Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

Application Deadline & Salary Information

The salary range for this classification is: $13.00 to $140.00 per hour depending on the position assigned.

Department Marketing Statement

Department: Testing Center

The CSUDH Testing Center works in conjunction with Educational Testing Services (ETS) and the Chancellor's Office to coordinate and provide local and national exam events for the undergraduate, graduate, and the greater university community.

Position Summary

The CSUDH Testing Center recruits and utilizes test proctors to aid in the administration of the EPT/ELM, GWE, SAT and GRE Subjects. Saturday exams are administered 1-2 Saturdays a month. Staff members are expected to report promptly at 6:45 am. Exams may conclude as late as 2:00 pm. All associate and proctor positions are on a voluntary and temporary basis.


Prospective Staff Members should possess the following qualifications: Be 18 years of age or older. Be a Non-CSU Employee or be an EXEMPT CSU Employee. Be able to effectively communicate verbally and in written form. Be able to work in a team atmosphere with interruptions. Be able to effectively address situations of academic dishonesty. Be able to uphold the confidentiality and integrity of given examinations.

Preferred Qualifications

Have completed a bachelor degree or higher. Have some experience in administering standardized tests.

Associate supervisors must:

Have some experience in administering standardized tests. Have the ability to read directions clearly to test takers and to complete forms, and possess unquestionable integrity and be able to handle groups of test takers in an effective, efficient and friendly manner.

Proctors must:

Have the ability to interact effectively and courteously with test takers and test center personnel, be able to explicitly follow oral and written instructions, and be alert to detect instances of improper conduct or theft of test materials.


Associate Supervisors (room supervisors) are responsible for conducting a secure, valid administration. They are accountable for everyone in the testing room and everything that takes place in that room. They must follow all testing regulations and refrain from engaging in any tasks that are unrelated to testing.

Associate supervisors perform the following duties: Review the contents of the appointed Exam Supervisor Manual prior to the test date and be able to apply the required procedures for managing their testing rooms; arrive at the test center at the specified time to receive materials and their room assignments; verify the count of test materials assigned and record test book serial numbers on the Associate Supervisor's Report. Admit test takers according to directions; verify identification as required and assign seats; distribute test books to each test taker individually and in serial number order. Read aloud the specific instructions exactly as printed in the Supervisor's Manual to the test takers, adhere strictly to allotted testing time, and remain in the testing room as required. Immediately report any irregularities to the test center supervisor, document the irregularities on a Supervisor's Irregularity Report and sign it. Collect test materials according to instructions; strictly account for all used and unused test materials; complete and return all reports and forms to the test center supervisor. Promote good public relations by answering procedural questions and handling complaints or disturbances in a courteous and professional manner. Direct and supervise the proctors who assist them. Refrain from using their personal cell phones or text messaging during the test administration. Advise test takers that they are prohibited at all times from taking photos or recordings of any kind in the test center, including during the administration or breaks.

Hall proctors and room proctors assist the associate supervisor staff with test administration duties.

Proctors do not administer the test. The duties of each proctor depend on the type of assistance required by the exam supervisor and associate supervisor(s). Proctors generally perform or assist in performing the following functions:Post directional signs; direct test takers to the reporting site, testing rooms and rest rooms. Arrange testing rooms; answer test takers general (procedural) questions; check test takers admission tickets and identification. Direct test takers to their specific seats; distribute and collect test materials to and from each test taker individually; walk around the room frequently to guard against improper conduct and to ensure that every test taker is working on the appropriate section of the test; check that test takers are marking their answers properly on their answer sheets.Check rest rooms immediately after the test begins, and periodically thereafter, to be sure that the rooms contain no testing aids (for example, books, notes, writing on towels or walls). Monitor and account for test materials periodically throughout the testing. Refrain from using their personal cell phones or text messaging during the test administration. Advise test takers that they are prohibited at all times from taking photos or recordings of any kind in the test center, including during the administration or breaks.

Closing Statement

California State University, Dominguez Hills, is strongly committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce.

California State University Dominguez Hills is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status. For more information or definition of these terms, please visit:

Individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may call the Human Resources Office at (310) 243-3771.

Clery Act crime statistics for CSUDH are available at , or by calling University Police at (310) 243-3639. Upon appointment, all candidates must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.

The California State University is Smoke and Tobacco Free. Smoking, Vaping and other Tobacco use are Not Permitted anywhere on University property. Education Code 42356, CCR Title 5, Article 9

Applications Close: Open until filled

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