Assessment Invigilator (Part Time)
Centennial College
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
16d ago

Organization Overview

Diversity, equity and inclusion are fundamental to our mission to educate students. We are committed to education that places strong emphasis on global citizenship, social justice and equity.

We live this value through the strength and richness that diversity brings to our workforce and welcome contributors from equity groups including : Indigenous People, Visible Minorities, Persons with Disabilities, Lesbian Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer persons.

Position Summary Centre for Students with Disabilities (CSD) Part TimeReporting to the Senior Manager, Centre for Students with Disabilities (CSD), the Assessment Invigilator is responsible for providing support to students with disabilities completing tests within the CSD testing areas.

The incumbent must ensure that the integrity of the testing environment is not compromised and the testing guidelines and policies of the CSD and College are strictly adhered to.

Successful applicants will work closely with CSD's Disability Assistant / Technicians (DAT). They will be called upon to assist in a number of tasks to ensure students can complete tests (including invigilation), have access to appropriate technology and can secure assistance from CSD Staff as required.

Additionally, applicants may be required to provide reception duty support for the CSD, Counselling and other departments within the office as needed.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain testing integrity, ensuring fair and proper conduct is maintained in a strict testing environment that enables students with disabilities to complete testing with accommodations
  • Check and verify the authenticity of candidates’ ID documents before the testing
  • Ensure that no candidates enter the testing rooms with unapproved materials
  • Issue tests promptly and efficiently when testing commences
  • Oversee testing rooms ensuring testing integrity is maintained
  • Ensure that test answer forms are filled in correctly by students testing in the Centre
  • Collect completed tests papers, ensure all papers have been accounted for
  • Escort students from testing venues as required to obtain information (e.g. to class to ask questions pertaining to testing) and supervise students while escorting them outside testing areas
  • Refer student enquiries to the Disability Assistant / Technician (DAT) where appropriate
  • Learn new computer software for the purpose of administering tests
  • Complete reception duties including answering enquiries by students and faculty; providing departmental and College information and booking appointments with Counsellors, CSD staff and / or others as required
  • Qualifications

  • One to two years of general office experience or experience working with the public in a customer service role
  • Previous experience with assessment and test invigilating is an important asset

  • Previous experience with office / reception duties is considered an asset
  • High level of English proficiency to fully understand the CSD and College testing policies
  • Intermediate to excellent proficiency in computer use and computer programming knowledge with the ability to troubleshoot computer issues
  • Sensitivity and understanding related to disabilities including learning disabilities and mental health issues
  • Ability to communicate instructions, effectively and confidently to groups of students in a classroom / lab setting who may have communication difficulties (perhaps due to English being a second language or due to a disability)
  • Ability to multi-task and work well in a hectic and busy work environment
  • A thorough understanding and commitment to maintaining appropriate standards of confidentiality and security of materials
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to exercise good judgment and tact in high-pressure situations
  • Punctuality, reliability, dependability is mandatory and day / evening / weekend availability is required
  • Previous knowledge adaptive technology such as Kurzweil and Dragon Dictation is an important asset
  • Willingness and ability to travel to different campuses in Scarborough and East York
  • Salary Range $19.60 per hour

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