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Assessment Administrator At British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT)


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.

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.

  • 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.

  • 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:
  • 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:

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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.
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