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Coordinator of Testing Program

Job Description

TITLE: Coordinator of Testing Program

JOB CODE: 3160



EEO6 CODE: 3 = Professional/Non-faculty

GRADE: Pay Grade 8

PAY PLAN: Annually
minimum 28,440.00
midpoint 36,120.00
maximum 43,800.00

PURPOSE: To provide professional and supervisory skills and abilities for overall coordination and supervision of student testing programs. Responsible for consulting with members of the faculty and staff concerning testing programs; for planning and providing general supervision of the activities of the psychometric staff; and for consulting with parents and students concerning issues of placement by examination.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Consult with faculty and staff members concerning the establishment and modification of policies and operational procedures of institutional testing programs. Supervises the overall administration of testing programs, including the coordination of staff activities, facilities and materials. Maintains records of student test scores. Makes continual review of procedures used in accordance with established policies and standards. Consults with parents, students and prospective students concerning testing programs. Determines whether progress of Financial Aid students is satisfactory. Establishes standards and policies for the confidentiality of test scores and materials. Provides advice and assistance in the interpretation of test results to students, faculty and staff. Plans and supervises research studies evaluating the effectiveness of testing programs for academic placement, credit and other purposes. Inspects facilities and counsels with test administration personnel to insure that optimum testing conditions are attained. Performs related duties as required. Supervises arrangements for and administration of national testing programs in which the institution participates (GRE, LSAT, MCAT, etc.). Supervises the ordering of materials necessary for regular and special testing programs. Attends staff meetings. Submits statistical summaries and reports as required.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: REPORTS TO: Minimal supervision and instructions from the director. SUPERVISION: N/A SUPERVISION-OTHER: General supervision of secretary (testing), clerical and other assigned personnel.


REQUIRED EDUCATION-OTHER: Master's Degree in counseling, psychology, with course work in psychometrics.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE / COMPETENCIES-OTHER: REQUIRED EXPERIENCES/COMPETENCIES: Two years of experience in the administration and scoring of psychological and educational tests. Knowledge of computational, data processing and machine scoring capabilities of computer systems and auxiliary equipment. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Proficiency required in all phases of work performed. Usual office conditions. Specific job requirements or physical location of positions allocated to this classification render the position security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Section 51.215 Texas Education Code. Maintaining the safeguard of the assets, responsible for seeing that operations are effective and efficient, reliable financial data is maintained and applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures are in compliance.