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Assessment Administrator At British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT)

Location

Burnaby, Bc

Job Description

BCIT's Test Centres is looking for a temporary, full-time Assessment Administrator to join their team! This position is responsible for the day-to-day operations of an assigned Test Centre and provides testing and assessment services for the institute and external organizations with a high level of accuracy, confidentiality and customer service. The administrator issues and/or maintains a wide variety of internet, computer/software and paper based examinations and operates the learning management system. This position provides services at all test centre locations.

HOURS OF WORK:
Days of work are Tuesday to Saturday. Location and hours of work will be scheduled, with advance notice, between 7:00 am and 5:30 pm.

ADDITIONAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Operating the institute's internet/computer based learning management system (the system).
  • Providing student orientations including test centre policies, procedures and rules, hours of operations and instruction on accessing exams and marks on the system.
  • Keeping current on test centre and institute policies and procedures related to examinations, grading and student conduct, and those related to BCIT programs offered in high schools throughout the province.
  • Invigilating individual and group examination sessions including verifying student identification and eligibility; releases exams through the system and distributes paper-based examinations; ensures prescribed time limits are adhered to.
  • Ensuring a high level of invigilation at all times; observes and physically moves within the test centres on a frequent basis.
  • Configuring and revises exams and exam content on the system, based on data provided by the internal department or external client.
  • Coding examinations for uploading to the system.
  • Undertakes related duties as assigned, consistent with the job grade of this position.

BENEFITS OF WORKING AT BCIT:
  • Being a part of BC's Top 100 Employers, and a member of the CCDI.
  • A generous Total Compensation package which includes extended health and dental benefits and a superb pension plan.
  • Access to Professional Development Funds and opportunities for career development.
  • Increase your knowledge with Tuition waivers for BCIT courses.
  • Enjoy subsidized parking and discounted access to our fitness facilities (including classes like Yoga and Zumba).
  • Additional Wellness and Employee Assistance programs.
Minimum Qualifications:
QUALIFICATIONS*:
  • Grade 12 plus completion of a one year certificate program in computer systems/database applications or the equivalent.
  • Two years general plus one year related experience, preferably in a post-secondary, computer based assessment/testing environment.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Must be proficient using Microsoft Office products at an intermediate level.
  • Proven experience using and generating reports from databases, and preparing and using Excel spreadsheets.
  • Experience working with, and troubleshooting within, and internet-based learning management system (LMS).
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a strong focus on customer service.
  • Demonstrated experience dealing with sensitive situations with calm demeanour, tact and diplomacy.
  • Flexible self-starter with the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Good judgement and initiative with a strong aptitude for attention to detail with a high level of accuracy.
  • Demonstrated skills in organizing a demanding workload and handling multiple, changing priorities.
  • Must work well under pressure, problem solve and make responsible decisions in a timely manner.
  • May be required to work a flexible schedule with some evening and weekend work.
  • Must be able to work at any BCIT test centre, including satellites, on an as required basis.

  • Please note: These are the minimum required qualifications. This position is a dayshift position as defined in Article 14.1 of the Collective Agreement.
Preferred Qualifications:

Posting Date:
07-11-2018
Closing Date:
07-20-2018
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Posting Category:
Administrative and Professional Opportunities
Salary Range:
Pay Grade 6; $45,462 with yearly increments to $49,241 per annum.
Salary/Pay Information:
Prorated based on term of employment.
Quicklink for Posting:
careers.bcit.ca/applicants/Central?quickFind=52407

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