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Assessment Assistant LB (19hrs wk/10 mos) (COF)
Kern Community College District

  • Jul. 17, 2017
  • Assessment Assistant LB (19hrs wk/10 mos) (COF)
  • Admissions
  • Kern Community College District
    Bakersfield, CA
    United States
  • 7/25/2017
  • Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
    Other Administrative Categories
  • Administration - Student Affairs
    Administration - Other
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Assessment Assistant LB (19hrs wk/10 mos) (COF)

Kern Community College District

Position Number: 02120

Posting Date: 07/11/2017

Initial Screening Date: 07/25/2017

Open Until Filled: Yes

Position Type: Classified Limited Benefit

Rate: $18.37 per hour

Work Week: 19 hours per week/10 months

Minimum Salary:

Maximum Salary:


Sick leave and vacation only.

This position is not eligible for health benefits.

College/Site: Bakersfield College

Location: BC-Main Campus

Basic Function:

Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, plan, organize and coordinate student assessment testing activities; administer, score and record standardized group academic achievement tests at various District locations; explain test procedures and appropriate policies and regulations.

Plan, organize and coordinate the administration of student achievement, placement and proficiency assessment tests for matriculation and other programs for small and large groups; assure adequate facilities, materials and proctoring; determine eligibility of students.
Administer, score and record standardized group academic achievement tests at various District locations; provide assistance and information to students, administrators, school personnel and the public concerning testing programs.
Register current and prospective students for a variety of placement, proficiency and achievement tests; check identification as required; collect and account for test fees.
Distribute and collect testing materials; provide instructions and proctor tests; assure compliance with established testing requirements, regulations and procedures; exclude or invalidate tests as appropriate.
Score tests manually or with computerized scoring equipment; enter test results and related data in the computer; generate records and statistical reports in accordance with State requirements and District requests.
Maintain current knowledge of testing requirements and regulations issued by the State or other agency; coordinate and participate in conferences and training workshops.
Distribute test records to school personnel and students; issue routine printouts and respond to special requests; provide explanatory information as needed; maintain appropriate confidentiality of information.
Perform general clerical duties as needed; compose, type and proofread various types of correspondence; organize and maintain a variety of files and records related to assigned activities.
Serve as the receptionist; answer telephones and greet visitors; take and relay messages as appropriate; receive, sort and route incoming mail.
Train and provide work direction to student assistants.
Assist in budget preparation as assigned; prepare cost estimates and submit justifications for budget items as needed.
Assure the ordering inventory and security of testing supplies.
Perform related duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:

Any Combination Equivalent To:

Associate degree and three years of
administering, scoring and/or recording testing information.


Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California drivers license.

Note: Degrees and credits must be from accredited institutions (Title V Section 53406). Any degree from a country other than the United States, including Canada and Great Britain, must be evaluated by an evaluation service.

Note: The screening of candidates will be conducted by a screening committee. The screening committee reserves the right to limit the number of interviews granted. Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant of an interview.

Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Test administration and scoring.
  • Procedures followed in the administration, scoring, recording and reporting of standardized test results.
  • Operation of a computer terminal and data entry techniques.
  • Modern office practices, procedures and equipment.
  • Record-keeping techniques.
  • Oral and written communication skills.
  • Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary.
  • Laws, rules and regulations related to assigned activities.
  • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
  • Principles of training and providing work direction.
  • Telephone techniques and etiquette.
  • Basic budgeting practices.

  • Plan, organize and coordinate student assessment programs and activities.
  • Administer, score and record testing information.
  • Interpret, apply and explain District assessment policies and procedures.
  • Interpret, apply and explain laws, rules and regulations related to assigned activities.
  • Maintain current knowledge of program rules, regulations, requirements and restrictions.
  • Maintain records and files.
  • Work confidentially with discretion.
  • Meet schedules and time lines.
  • Work independently with little direction.
  • Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Operate a variety of office equipment.
  • Operate a computer to enter data and generate reports.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
  • Train and provide work direction to others.
  • Answer telephones and greet the public courteously.
  • Assist in budget preparation.

Salary Grade: 38.5

Special Instructions to Applicants:

First Review of Applications:
Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled; but those received by 5:00 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time) on July 25, 2017 are assured consideration. The College reserves the right to extend time limits or reinitiate the recruitment/selection process at any point.

Completed application packet must include:
Completed Online Application for Employment form
Current resume
Letter of interest (Cover Letter)
Copy of legible transcripts, if applicable
List of six (6) professional references Listed on application form

Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to participate in the selection process should contact Human Resources to make the necessary arrangements.
Recruitment Status (tentative):
Application Screening: TBD
Interviews: TBD

The District does not provide sponsorship for authorization to work in the United States. Work authorization should be established at the time of application submission.

All applicants must apply online at Emails will not be accepted.

As an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, the Kern Community College District encourages candidates with diverse backgrounds to apply.


Please reference in your cover letter when
applying for or inquiring about this job announcement.

Contact Information

  • Admissions
    Kern Community College District


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