Assessment Assistant FLB (1-19hrs wk/12 mos) - Kern Community College District in Bakersfield California

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Kern Community College District

Bakersfield, California

United States

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Detailed Job Description

College Site

Bakersfield College

Basic Fuction

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.

Representative Duties:

  • 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.

Associate degree AND three years of experience in test administration.


Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California driver’s license.

  • 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.

Minium Salary

$2,877.68 per month

Maximum Salary

$3,503.34 per month (maximum entry $2,877.68 per month)


It shall be the policy of the Kern Community College District that equal opportunity to seek, obtain, hold, and advance in employment in the District shall be afforded to all who qualify without discrimination because of race, color, ethnic group identification, ancestry, religion, national origin, sex (gender), sexual orientation, age, and/or physical or mental disability. Appropriate qualifications for the performance of specific duties are the basic criteria for the employmentand promotion of personnel. Additional efforts will be made to recruit, develop, and to promote qualified members of groups that are underrepresented in the District workforce, even if that under-representation cannot be traced to particular discriminatory actions on the part of the District.If you have any questions regarding this policy, please contact the Human Resources Department at (661) 336-5141.

Keyword Phrases

  • Assessment Assistant FLB (1-19hrs wk/12 mos)
  • 3 campuses serving 38,000 diverse students
  • Committed to continuous quality improvement
  • Invested, Inclusive, Accountable, Focus, Committed
  • Assessment, Accreditation & Compliance
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Associate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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