Suffolk University Law School is seeking qualified candidates
interested in serving as part-time, seasonal/on-call exam proctors.
A number of positions are available. Proctors are responsible for
observing students taking examinations and maintaining the security
and integrity of the examination process.
Suffolk University Law School final examinations are held in
spring (late April/early May), summer, and fall (early-mid
December). Exam schedules vary and include day and evening
sessions. Please indicate your availability for day and/or evening
exams in your cover letter.
- Attends mandatory training sessions prior to each examination
period (proctors will be compensated for the training).
- Following the direction from the Office of Academic Services
handles the check-in process for all students prior to entry into
the examination room by verifying identity with approved photo
identification. Checks approved materials.
- Maintains the security of all exam materials during exams.
- Communicates examination instructions to students in a clear
and professional manner.
- Distributes collects and accounts for all exam materials.
- Monitors students throughout exams to ensure a secure testing
environment and to deter academic dishonesty.
- Reports any irregularities to the Office of Academic
- Walks quietly around the room during exams to monitor student
- Tracks exam time and provides 1-hour warning and 10-minute
warning to students according to directions provided by the Office
of Academic Services.
- Checks all students out of the exam room at the conclusion of
the exam period.
- Completes Proctor Report at the conclusion of the exams.
- Adheres to established exam policies and procedures provided by
the Office of Academic Services.
- Ability to understand and follow oral and written
- Ability to read and interpret written instructions and
procedures and apply them.
- Ability to stand and walk for lengthy periods. Ability to
navigate stairs and multi-level classrooms.
- Ability to lift and carry exam materials that may weigh up to
thirty (30) pounds.