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Austin Community College is a public two-year institution that serves a diverse population of approximately 41,000 credit students each Fall and Spring semester. We embrace our identity as a community college, as reflected in our mission statement. We promote student success and community development by providing affordable access, through traditional and distance learning modes, to higher education and workforce training, including appropriate applied baccalaureate degrees, in our service area.
As a community college committed to our mission, we seek to recruit and retain a workforce that:
Reflects the diversity of our community
Values intellectual curiosity and innovative teaching
Is attracted by the college's mission to promote equitable access to educational opportunities
Cares about student success and collaborates on strategies to facilitate success for under-represented populations
Welcomes difference and models respectful interaction with others
Engages with the community both within and outside of ACC
Commitment to Equity and Inclusion
ACC is committed to the ongoing systemic changes needed to ensure the increased recruitment, inclusion, retention, and completion of historically underserved and underrepresented populations. Through continual strategic community engagement and professional development of administrators, faculty, staff, and students, the college demonstrates its dedication to fostering a culture and climate for equitable outcomes.
ACC is proud to serve a diverse student body as an open-access and low-cost institution. Dedicated faculty members are excellent professors who help students achieve their educational goals and are sensitive to our students' diverse cultures and socio-economic backgrounds. In 2017 our faculty adopted a Statement of ACC Faculty Values. This Statement affirms that ACC's faculty members value collaboration, service, agency, scholarship, inclusion, and teaching, all of which attest to our commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion at the heart of our mission.
Job Posting Title:
Job Description Summary:
To supervise the daily operations of course placement assessment and instructional testing. To coordinate with area high school staff for high school assessment testing.
Description of Duties and Tasks
1) Supervises, trains, coaches, directs, coordinates, and disciplines personnel while adhering to organizational human resource policies and procedures as well as related employment laws. Recommends hire and termination personnel actions for positions supervised.
2) Reviews and approves staff time sheets; conducts regular staff meetings.
3) Ensures that courteous and friendly service is provided to students, faculty, and staff.
4) Hires, trains, supervises, and evaluates all staff.
5) Manages and monitors department budget, requisitions, and purchases; prepares purchase requisitions, maintains supplies, equipment, and inventories; manages and submits P-Card monthly activity.
6) Ensures security of all assessment and testing instruments; follows procedures to maintain security for assessment and testing.
7) Monitors staffing level to ensure proper coverage to meet student demand and provide quality service.
8) Schedules and administers course placement assessment and instructional testing.
9) Supervises College Connection assessment at high schools.
10) Follows state and college regulations and course skill requirements to determine eligibility for assessment testing; interprets test scores and high school/college transcripts for course placement.
11) Develops and implements, in collaboration with process holder and Dean, procedures to ensure compliance of college policies, state requirements, and quality service.
12) Collaborates and troubleshoots with computer technician to prevent and resolve problems and improve services.
13) Coordinates assessment and testing accommodations for students with the Office for Students with Disabilities.
14) Investigates and reports scholastic dishonesty incidents to faculty and policy or procedure violations to Dean, Student Services.
15) Produces and analyzes, for planning purposes, statistical reports in order to improve services.
16) Consults with outside testing agencies, colleges, and universities for continued update on latest procedures and technology to ensure efficient assessment and testing services to students, faculty and staff.
* Principles, best practices, and trends in test administration.
* Supervisory principles, practices, and methods.
* Maintaining an established work schedule, including evenings and weekends on a weekly basis.
* Effectively using interpersonal and communications skills including tact, diplomacy, and a welcoming attitude.
* Effectively using organizational and planning skills with attention to detail and follow-through.
* Leading and supervising the work of subordinate personnel.
* Consistently following assessment and testing policies and procedures.
* Maintaining confidentiality of assessment and testing materials and results.
* Use a variety of spreadsheet, word processing, database, and presentation software.
Required Work Experience
* Two years related work experience including one year supervisory experience.
* Completion of the ACC Supervisor Certificate Series Program will satisfy the supervisory experience required for this position.
* Bachelor's degree.
Other Preferred Qualifications
* Skill in using ISD Scoring System database and Datatel.
* Work is performed in a standard office or similar environment.
* Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, pushing, and pulling.
* Occasional lifting of objects up to 10 pounds.
* Supervise safe operation of unit. Facilitate safety inspections. Take reasonable and prudent actions to eliminate identified hazards. Ensure employees receive appropriate safety training and foster a workplace safety culture.
$54,044 - $67,555
Number of Openings:
Job Posting Close Date:
November 11, 2022
As required by the US Department of Education, employees are required to report violations under Title IX and, under the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), select individuals are required to report crimes. If this position is identified as a Campus Security Authority (Clery Act), you will be notified, trained, and provided resources for reporting.
The above description is an overview of the job. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Duties and responsibilities may change with business needs. ACC reserves the right to add, change, amend, or delete portions of this job description at any time, with or without notice. Employees may be required to perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made by ACC at its discretion to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions of the job.