Testing Center Assistant and Special Projects

Fairfax, VA
$20.00 per hour
Aug 31, 2022
Oct 14, 2022
Full Time
Testing Center Assistant and Special Projects, Disability ServicesGeorge Mason University, Office of Disability Services, invites applications for the position of the Disability Services Testing Center Assistant and Special Projects, reporting to the Director of Disability Services. This position is a dual role in the Disability Services Testing Center and Disability Services main office.George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.Location:Mainly Fairfax campus, occasionally Arlington and Science and Technology campus.Hours/Schedule:Part-time: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 9:30am-3:00pm; Tuesday 8:30am-2:30pm. Flexible hours (during the time frame 7am-10pm) during fall and spring mid-terms and finals.Responsibilities:Disability Services Testing CenterThe Testing Center Assistant is responsible for maintaining secure exam delivery and superior customer service in a comfortable friendly educational environment. The Assistant will effectively collaborate with faculty, staff, and students regarding testing policies and procedures. This position requires strict adherence to university policies and understands and complies with all testing procedures. This position will assist with the day-to-day operations of the testing center. The candidate will be responsible for verifying student identification, proctoring examinees while testing, maintaining a secure testing environment, and using a student database containing confidential personal information; work closely with faculty and students to schedule exams, and verify accommodations; act as a scribe or reader when necessary; and complete other duties as assigned.Disability Services Main OfficeThe Assistant will assist the Disability Services Main office with special projects (e.g., research, updating policies/procedures, record keeping, event planning); maintain the note-taking system; update, monitor, and post on social media platforms; provide front desk coverage; assist with table fairs; and other duties as assigned.Required Qualifications:A bachelor's degree in rehabilitation counseling, special education, educational psychology, or related field; or relevant work experience;Intermediate experience in Microsoft Office;Excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills;Ability to multitask, be detail-oriented, and maintain confidentiality; andAbility to work in a fast-pace environment.Preferred Qualifications:A minimum of two years of customer service experience;Experience working with students who have disabilities and working knowledge of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the ADAA of 2008, the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), and other appropriate laws.

For full consideration, applicants must apply at https://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter and resume. A list of professional references with contact information is optional.Review of applications will begin immediately. For questions, you may contact Disability Services Business Manager, Marcel Assink, at 703.993.2474

"Great Careers Begin at Mason! George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at jobs.gmu.edu/!George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition."

George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.

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