Office of Student Disability Support Services
The Office of Student Disability Support Services (OSDSS) is currently seeking applicants for the position of Test Proctor/Reader/Scribe. Successful candidates will assist undergraduate students who are eligible for receiving disability-related testing accommodations and will be a part of the Counseling Center/OSDSS test proctoring services program.
This position is a part-time, contractual position and the number of hours worked will vary throughout the academic year (based upon the number of tests which need to be proctored). Successful candidates will create a schedule with the OSDSS to determine their availability to be called in for proctoring/reading/scribing scheduled tests. It is anticipated that the Test Proctor/Reader/Scribe will be called in to work primarily on weekdays (M-F) and that the hours will be primarily in the daytime (8am-5pm). The pay rate is $10/hr. with a two (2) hour minimum per shift.
1. Must be a graduate student, currently enrolled at SU, who is in good academic standing
2. Must be able to understand and maintain confidentiality
3. Must comprehend the necessity of upholding the integrity of courses assessments
4. Must be able to comprehend course-specific college-level information and concepts
5. Must have a mastery of the English language to be able to write appropriately (i.e. high level of accuracy in spelling and punctuation)
6. Must be capable of reading aloud with accuracy (with effective pronunciation and annunciation)
7. Must be able to communicate effectively and courteously with individual students
8. Must be able to give assistance to students completing tests and control for environmental interruptions
9. Must be able to stay focused during long periods of silences
10. Must work quietly without posing unnecessary disruptions to test takers, while being hyper-vigilant to student’s behavior and needs
11. Must possess strong organizational skills and make effective use of good judgment
12. Must be detailed-oriented and able to follow instructions without error
1. Meet one-to-one with students in a secure, private, and quiet location on SU’s main campus, as needed
2. Read written text aloud to students who are either unable or are significantly restricted in their ability to read, as a result of a disability
3. Write or type what students say verbatim when they are either unable or are significantly restricted in their ability to write, as a result of a disability
4. Monitor students completing tests in order to maintain academic integrity, reporting any and all violations to OSDSS staff for reporting to professors/course instructors
5. Distribute, collect, and account for all test materials at the end of each testing session as instructed by OSDSS staff
Applicants should contact Tessa DiPerri, Disability Resource Counselor (email@example.com).
In order to apply, email a cover letter, unofficial copies of all college transcripts, and resume
to Ms. DiPerri before 5pm, September 30, 2013.
Interviews will be conducted during the first week of October.
Official copies of transcripts will be required at the time of hire