The Testing Center Proctor is a member of the Learning and Counseling Department (L&C) and manages the testing center which is utilized by students in grades 6-12 for extended time and makeup testing during the school day. The Testing Center Proctor manages the scheduling, test administration, and test security of the testing center. The Testing Center Proctor also coordinates with L&C and teachers to ensure students’ testing needs are met. The Testing Center Proctor reports to the Director of Student Services.
Expected Start Date: November 2023
Facilitate all aspects of the test center including taking attendance, distributing and collecting test materials, monitoring exam timing, ensuring exam security, and completing other test-related duties as assigned.
Manage on-line test center scheduling system.
Coordinate with Learning Coordinators about extended time needs for students with accommodations.
Serve as the point of contact for questions concerning test procedures and related matters.
Triages emails and telephone calls for action. Resolves mostly routine and some complex inquiries.
Prepare special reports and summaries, assists in managing daily operation of the office, and may assist in developing administrative goals and policies.
Performs other related work as needed.
Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree.
Prior proctor or teaching experience.
Ability to be agile and flexible.
Ability to interact with a diverse group of faculty, staff, students, and parents.
Knowledge of diversity, equity and inclusion issues and dynamics in the classroom and in developing healthy, supportive relationships with all students.
Knowledge of federal state laws and regulations regarding students with disabilities.
Knowledge of instructional methodologies and progressive educational principles.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Ability to manage stressful situations.
Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities, and meet deadlines.
Ability to think strategically.
Understanding of adults, team dynamics, and relationships.
Passion for lifelong learning, the ability to share curiosity with others.
Strong knowledge of child development.
Analytical, problem-solving, and decision making skills.
Attention to detail.
Organizational, computational, verbal/written communication, and interpersonal skills.
About The University of Chicago Laboratory Schools
The University of Chicago Laboratory Schools provide one of the world's most outstanding pre-collegiate educational experiences. Because Lab is part of the University of Chicago, the importance of intellectual life—of thought and exploration—infuses all aspects of our curriculum, and students in every grade benefit from outstanding UChicago academicians and access to unmatched resources. John Dewey—one of the great minds in education—established the Schools in 1896 as a place to explore and implement his theories on childhood education. Today’s students still benefit from his vision, and today’s Lab faculty are recognized as experienced leaders in their field.
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