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Classification Description

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Classification Description

This is a description of a staff position at the University of Wyoming, not a job opening announcement. Current job openings can be found at the Prospective Employees page. The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities required.

Coordinator, University Testing Center

Reports to: Designated Supervisor

UW Job Code: 4221

UW Job Family: 42

SOC Code: 11-3011

Pay Grade: 19

Date: July 01, 2004

Job Purpose:

Coordinates and supervises the test center to include the administration and scheduling of tests, training and supervision of proctors, and assisting with designated budget planning and monitoring of expenditures and inventory.

Minimum Qualifications


Associate's Degree in a related field


1 year work-related experience

Required Licensure, Certification, Registration, or Other Requirements:


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of:

  • Correct testing procedures and ability to discover student dishonesty or unethical behavior.
  • Planning and scheduling techniques.
  • Computer-based testing and machine scoring.
  • Educational development test administration and interpretation.
  • Regulations, policies, and standards for the administration and scoring of educational development tests.
  • Staff hiring procedures.
  • Budgeting, cost-estimating, and fiscal management policies.
  • Test registration, fee collection, rules enforcement, and applicable regulations governing testing center and testing agents.
  • University rules, regulations and resources.
  • Inventory control and ordering procedures.
  • Special testing requirements, processes and procedures.
  • Notification policies, processes, and procedures.

Skills and Abilities to:

  • Schedule staffing and supply needs to meet deadlines.
  • Supervise and train staff and students, including organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments.
  • Manage and manipulate databases.
  • Manage computerized testing systems, processes, and facilities, to include hardware, software, and peripherals.
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures for the administration of standardized tests.
  • Foster a cooperative work environment.
  • Organize and coordinate various resources.
  • Maintain confidential records and information.
  • Maintain appropriate testing facilities and aids.
  • Use personal computers and related software applications.
  • Work effectively with diverse populations.
  • Plan and implement programs.
  • Work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Develop and maintain recordkeeping systems and procedures.
  • Make administrative and procedural decisions.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

Conduct and supervise the administration of institutional, national, or specialized testing at the University Test Center including making judgments on student dishonesty or unethical behavioral problems associated with testing, as directed; maintain related work records and scheduling calendar(s).

Oversee test registration, receive fees, review and enforce rules and regulations of the test center and the testing agent.

Interview, hire, train and schedule test proctors.

Respond to questions and serve as liaison between the Center for Advising and Career Services, test candidates, other University departments, schools, community organizations and National Test companies.

Maintain inventory of test materials; order tests and schedule facilities; notify companies and candidates of location and time.

Review budget recommendations with Associate Director and Office Associate at the University Counseling Center, as directed; monitor expenses of the Test Center.

Arrange for special testing; administer and supervise scoring process and notify test candidates.

Supplemental Functions:

May attend meetings regarding the University Test Center.

Working Conditions:

No major sources of discomfort, standard office environment.

Authorized by Classification/Compensation, Human Resources

Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Participating in the University's hazardous waste minimization program is part of the job of each employee who uses (or may come in contact with) hazardous materials. Fair Labor Standards Act (exempt/non-exempt) is designated by position. University of Wyoming actively supports Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations.

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