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Testing Coordinator *Revised screening date

Employer
University of Wisconsin - Stout
Location
Menomonie, WI
Start date
Jun 14, 2024
Closing date
Jul 14, 2024

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Category
Education
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time

Job Details

INTRODUCTION:

JOB TITLE: Testing Coordinator

OFFICIAL TITLE: Proctor

DEPARTMENT: Disability Services

APPOINTMENT PERCENTAGE (FTE): .75

ANTICIPATED START DATE: August 23, 2024

SALARY: $17.50 Hourly, Full-time Academic Year

JOB DUTIES

Reporting to the Director of Disability Services (DS), the Testing Coordinator assists in maintaining an accessible and inclusive testing environment for students with disabilities.

The Testing Coordinator is responsible for monitoring the integrity of the testing center and all aspects of the testing process through coordination of arrangements with students, professors, the DS staff. This includes scheduling and proctoring exams as well as any other test coordination as necessary. Additionally, this position assists with other duties within the DS office including, but not limited to assisting other staff with the coordination of accommodations.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Maintain a welcoming and inclusive testing environment.
  • Maintain a high degree of confidentiality with student information and documentation.
  • Responsible for maintaining the integrity and security of all exams and the testing environment.
  • Effectively collaborates with faculty, staff, and students regarding testing policies and procedures.
  • Strict adherence to University and DS testing policies and procedures.
  • Assist in the day-to-day operations of the testing process including verification of student identification, proctoring examinees while testing, maintaining a secure testing environment, and using a student database with confidential personal information.
  • Work closely with faculty and students to schedule exams and verify accommodations.
  • Work closely with DS staff to ensure test is available in an appropriate accessible format determined by approved student accommodations.
  • Convert exams to an accessible format as needed through use of assistive technologies.
  • Act as a scribe or reader when necessary.
  • Train and monitor student staff regarding testing policies and procedures.
  • Attend appropriate professional development activities as approved by the Director.
  • Help to ensure the overall success of the office of disability services by completing projects, working in a team environment and performing all duties as assigned by the Director of Disability Services.
QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum
  • Bachelor's Degree in education, counseling, school psychology, social work, vocational rehabilitation, or related field, or a combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to successfully problem-solve and the capacity to handle challenging situations with composure and effectiveness
  • Excellent judgment including sensitivity to personal and confidential information.
  • Excellent organizational skills and interpersonal communication in working with the campus and campus community.
  • Work independently and as part of a team environment and on collaborative efforts.
  • Must be detail-oriented.
  • Experience in Microsoft Office programs
Preferred
  • At least two years of experience working in higher education.
  • Understanding of disability issues and concerns as they related to the educational environment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of assistive technology.
  • Experience working with neurodiverse students and students with sensory disabilities.
  • Experience coordinating means of equitable access.
DEPARTMENT INFORMATION

The University of Wisconsin-Stout recognizes disability as an aspect of diversity. Disability Services (DS) is committed to creating equal access and opportunity to all campus programs and services for persons with disabilities. Means of equal access are provided to students with documented disabilities to provide the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities and capabilities.

DS meets with students to identify barriers experienced in the learning and living environments and establishes individualized access plans to create inclusive environments. DS partners with academic departments, housing, student programs, and all other areas of the university to create an accessible university environment.

CAMPUS INFORMATION

University of Wisconsin-Stout, Wisconsin's only Polytechnic University, offers an unmatched career-focused education that combines applied learning, theory and research with real-world experience that prepares tomorrow's leaders to drive the future of business and industry. At UW-Stout, our students think and do from day one, and we are proud to produce lifelong learners, ethical leaders and responsible citizens who succeed in a global society.

UW-Stout is recognized nationwide for its operational excellence. We were the first and remain the only full four-year public higher education institution in the nation to receive the Malcolm Baldrige Award, and we are dedicated to a process-improvement model that leverages the power of data and the value of our people. We believe in critical thinking and fact-informed decision making. We pursue sustainability in form and function and collaborate across campus and with our partners to solve problems in industry and society. And providing an equitable, diverse and inclusive environment for our faculty, staff and students to live, learn and work is a top priority.

We offer 45+ undergraduate degrees, 20+ graduate degrees and 30+ professional certificates in Art, Design & Graphics; Business & Management; Education; Human & Social Sciences; Information Technology & Communications; and Science, Engineering & Math. Our first-class digital infrastructure and learning environments provide our nearly 7,000 students with every avenue to explore and personalize their success. And we invest in people who share our vision to advance our position as Wisconsin's only Polytechnic University and as a regional, national and international leader in higher education.

Be a part of the future at UW-Stout. Learn more at https://www.uwstout.edu/about-us .

University of Wisconsin-Stout is located in Menomonie, Wisconsin, a community an hour east of Minneapolis-St. Paul. A pillar of Wisconsin's Chippewa Valley and recognized as one of the best small towns in America, Menomonie provides an idyllic combination of natural beauty, outdoor recreation, boutiques and arts and culture with access to a metropolitan area. For more information about the UW-Stout community and region visit: https://www.uwstout.edu/about-us/our-community .

ADDITIONAL NOTES

The normal work schedule for this position is Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. during the academic year.

The minimum starting salary is $17.50 per hour. The hourly rate for this position is negotiable based on experience and available budget. A six-month probation is required. The UW System provides an excellent benefits package including participation in the Wisconsin State Retirement Plan. Benefit details can be found at: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/download/summaries/Univ-staff.pdf .
  • Benefit Details: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/download/quickguideus.pdf
  • Health & Retirement Contributions Estimator | Employee Benefits (wisconsin.edu)
All qualified candidates meeting application requirements will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against. As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, UW-Stout welcomes applications from individuals from diverse groups; veterans, individuals with disabilities and from historically excluded populations. UW-Stout provides equal opportunity to all persons and is committed to inclusive excellence. At UW-Stout we value our differences and welcome diverse perspectives as we continually commit to developing an inclusive and equitable environment for all employees and students.

Employment is contingent upon the final candidate's completing a criminal background check and being cleared to work by the Human Resources Office. Employment is also contingent upon the final candidate passing reference checks and an essential job function test, as applicable. The reference check process includes asking the final candidate and most recent supervisor(s) questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment. Final candidates with previous employment within the UW System and State of WI agencies will be subject to additional reference checks.

Official transcripts required at time of hire.

Must be authorized to work in the United States. Sponsorship is not available for this position. A successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring eligibility for employment in the United States on or before the effective date of the appointment and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact our Human Resources office, Phone: 715.232.2149.

In response to a public records request, the Universities of Wisconsin will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in their online application, except that the identity of the successful final candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

UW-Stout is committed to providing safety and security of all members of our community in accordance with the Clery Act. For campus safety information and crime statistics visit: https://www.uwstout.edu/life-stout/police-and-parking/clery-information

TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION

**Revised screening date of August 1, 2024 and may continue until the position is filled.

Your online application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached, and all required fields are completed. Note: Once you have attached your materials and submitted your application you will not be able to go into the system and change them.

Please be sure you have included the following documents:

- Cover letter specifically addressing how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications

- Current resume

- Names and contact information for a minimum of three professional work references

TO APPLY

Go to: http://jobs.uwstout.edu

Frequently asked questions (FAQs) about our online application system are available via:

https://kb.wisc.edu/hrs/page.php?id=21900

For questions regarding this position or recruitment, please contact:

Search Chair: Amanda Krueger-Kutcher

Email: kruegerkutchera@uwstout.edu

Phone: 715-232-5238

If you need assistance with the online application process or if you submitted your application prior to uploading all of the required application materials, please contact:

Search Coordinator: Tammy Giljohann

Email: giljohannt@uwstout.edu

Phone: 715- 232-2995

Job Family: Staff

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Find Your Calling at UW-Stout

The University of Wisconsin-Stout is a career-focused polytechnic university emphasizing applied learning. UW-Stout is known for the annual career success of its graduates, with 97 percent employed or continuing their education upon graduation.

At UW-Stout, you will join a vibrant community of passionate educators and support staff who impact our students' lives and our society at large. We call ourselves Stout Proud, and we are looking for talented individuals to join our team.

With over 1,400 employees, UW-Stout offers a wide range of positions for faculty, both tenure-track and adjunct, as well as for administrators, managers, professional and support staff. We offer exceptional benefits and a rewarding academic environment.

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