Accommodated Exam Support Worker
Grande Prairie Regional College
Grande Prairie, AB, Canada
20h ago

GPRC

Grande Prairie Regional College (GPRC) is a comprehensive community institution, established in 1966 in Grande Prairie, and our stewardship region includes campuses in Fairview and Grande Prairie.

GPRC offers a wide variety of credit and non-credit career certificates and diplomas, pre-employment and apprenticeship trades, university transfer studies, and several opportunities for on-campus degree completion through collaborations with four-year universities.

As an educational facility in northwestern Alberta, GPRC helps meet the cultural, recreational, athletic and conferencing needs of the region in partnership with community and regional stakeholders.

GPRC is dedicated to providing learners with access to high quality and diverse lifelong learning opportunities, and to the responsible educational, fiscal and environmental stewardship of resources.

The Role

The Accommodated Exam Support Worker is a casual position that will work with the Learning Commons’ Accessibility Supports and Disability Services (ASDS) Team to provide exam accommodations to eligible students.

The Accommodated Exam Support Worker’s duties will include setting up of exam space to meet the needs of students while maintaining an environment that ensures exam integrity.

They will be required to proctor and / or read / scribe for the duration of the exam sitting and ensuring prompt delivery of the completed exam to the ASDS Office.

The Accommodated Exam Support Worker is required to adhere to the instructions for each individual exam as presented by the Accessibility Assistant and will ensure that students understand and comply with those instructions.

Dependent on the format of student courses, some assignments of this role will require the successful candidate to be on campus while others can be carried out remotely.

This position is a temporary casual appointment and will be for up to a maximum 17.5 hours / week. Weekly hours will vary dependant on the needs of eligible students.

What We Offer

GPRC offers lifelong learning opportunities through a competitive salary and a student centered culture that is vital to our community.

Join our team, grow with us and connect your skills and abilities to our vision, mission and values.

Job Requirements

The successful candidate will have a minimum of high school diploma. In order to ensure exam security and integrity, current GPRC students are not eligible for this position.

Necessary skills and attributes to be successful in this role include :

  • Strong commitment to assisting students with disabilities and maintaining integrity of exams
  • Flexibility in hours and days of work
  • Fluency and excellent command of the English language including spelling, grammar and being comfortable reading aloud in a clear, level pitched manner.
  • Neat and legible handwriting with hands-on experience using Microsoft Word
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to interact with a diverse population of students, especially individuals with varied and multiple disabilities
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