The mission of the Anoka-Ramsey Community College Testing Services is to provide a professional testing environment for the campus and community that supports individuals on their path to personal, academic and career success. Testing Services strives to be inclusive and welcoming to all diverse populations.
The Testing Services Coordinator directs, coordinates and implements all aspects of college-wide testing services at Anoka-Ramsey Community College. This includes implementing policies, operating procedures and processes for assessment testing, instructor-arranged testing, testing accommodations, CLEP testing, DSST testing, TEAS testing, proctoring exams for other institutions, collaboration with high school programs, local businesses, and any special testing needed by the Academic Affairs and/or Student Affairs departments of the college. This position collaborates with other student services departments and assists in promoting and enhancing a campus community philosophy that acknowledges students' individuality, diversity and uniqueness and helps create a campus community that facilitates student success and treats students with dignity and respect.
This is a limited, seasonal position working up to two years during the academic year (August-May). This position will have responsibilities at both the Cambridge and Rapids campuses. The home campus will be Cambridge and will travel to both campuses as needed.
Demonstrated commitment to diversity, inclusion, and continuous learning/growth
Two (2) years experience in student services, academic advising and/or assisting individuals with the transition to higher education, OR an Associates degree with one (1) year of experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience in student services
Interpersonal and communication skills, including listening, speaking, writing and the ability to interact professionally with diverse populations in a positive, courteous, and helpful manner
Multi-tasking and technical skills to manage multiple testing schedules and services that happen simultaneously on a daily basis
Computer skills to create, modify, analyze, manipulate and interpret data and generate reports from databases, spreadsheets and word processing documents
Ability to work in a team environment that supports the diverse needs of students
Knowledge of testing policies, procedures, programs and curriculum to develop guidelines
Experience with certified testing and/or ability to obtain required certifications as needed to administer various assessment tests
Experience providing leadership, training and/or work direction for others sufficient to plan, coordinate and direct quality support services
Ability to evaluate testing and assessment programs and make recommendations in terms of acceptable standards and policies
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Anoka-Ramsey Community College (ARCC) is an open-door, comprehensive higher education institution committed to excellence in teaching and learning. ARCC has campuses in both Cambridge and Coon Rapids, Minnesota.
The aligned institutions of Anoka-Ramsey Community College and Anoka Technical College (ATC) are members of Minnesota State. With over 100 degree, certificate, and transfer programs across three campuses, ARCC and ATC have served the citizens of the Twin Cities and East Central Minnesota since 1965. Annually, the two colleges (three campuses) serve more than 16,000 learners of all ages and ethnicities as they pursue associate degrees that transfer as the first two years of a bachelor's degree, or technical and certificate programs that lead immediately to rewarding careers.
We are committed to responding to the educational needs of our changing communities and to providing opportunities for enhancing knowledge, skills, and values in a supportive learning environment. We recognize and assert the value of inclusion as an ethical imperative and as a necessity for academic rigor, student success, and lifelong learning. Our goal is to strive for inclusive excellence in our commitment to preparing all students and employees for success. Our commitment to inclusive excellence seeks to extend beyond academic offerings to meet diverse student interests as well as regional and economic needs.
Our college prides itself in our support for students' holistic needs. We have many students who are first-generation students, students with disabilities, veteran students, post-traditional students, and students who identify as LGBTQIA. The student population at ARCC is composed of 0.4% American Indian/Alaska Native, 6.6% Asian, 11.7% Black or African American, 5.7% Hispanic of any race, 0% Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander, 63.5% White, and 4.6% multiracial and 19.9% post-traditional students. We are committed to creating a vibrant and diverse community of employees composed of first-generation students, employees with disabilities, veterans, and employees who identify as LGBTQIA. Our employee population at ARCC consists of 16.4% Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC).
Our benefits aim to balance four key elements that make life and work meaningful: health and wellness, financial well-being, professional development, and work/life harmony. As an employee, your benefits may include:
Programs, resources and benefits eligibility varies based on type of employment, agency, funding availability, union/collective bargaining agreement, location, and length of service with the State of Minnesota.
Anoka-Ramsey Community College (ARCC) is a multi-campus institution and a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system. The Coon Rapids Campus is located on the banks of the Mississippi River twentymiles north of downtown Minneapolis. The Cambridge Campus is located on west Highway 95 on the Rum River in Cambridge. Beginning in 1965 with 600 students in a wing of Centennial High School in Circle Pines, Anoka-Ramsey Community College has grown considerably. In 1967 the college moved to the current Coon Rapids Campus of approximately 103 acres. The Cambridge Campus opened in 1978 and has shown consistent growth in enrollment and facilities. In addition, students may complete many ARCC college courses at convenient off-site locations throughout neighboring communities. During the 2008-2009 academic year, more than 11,000 students completed credit classes at the college.