To provide direction and management of standardized testing services offered on campus to current students and the community to promote enrollment in higher education, degree completion via credit by exam, and entrance into the licensed workforce.
Collaborate with undergraduate and graduate faculty and administration in the selection of admissions tests, placement tests and tests for credit by examination. Assist faculty and administration in selecting minimum scores and interpretation of testing scores. Conduct research and analysis of performance of students in relationship to various test scores. Oversee national and state testing programs, certification programs, placement testing, credit by exam programs and other proctored exams. Ensure security of test materials and proper administration of standardized exams. Administer credit by examination program. This requires test selection and test score interpretation recommendations, and report preparation for academic departments it further requires working with faculty governance bodies and senior administration officials in policy setting and interpretation. Report test scores in Student Information System via electronic upload or manual entry. Oversee programing of electronic uploads to Student Information System and Petition for Credit module. Maintain and update Petition for Credit rules in Student Information System to ensure credit by exam courses are applied accurately to students’ transcripts. Maintain and update test scheduling, payment, and evaluation system. Update communication to students who register for exams, create programming for new exam registration and locations. Oversee programming of web application link to Pay flow payment system and follow through with any payment problems. Create, update, and pull reports from examinee survey program. Play an active part in professional organizations to enhance personal and professional skills and knowledge and to enhance UT Arlington’s image. Management of Testing Services Office. Prepare and monitor the Testing Services budget. Provide leadership and oversight of institutional effectiveness efforts in Testing Services including the use of evaluation results and linking results to planning. Responsible for ensuring staff openings are filled with qualified and competent applicants. Provide training for new staff and proctors.
Bachelor’s degree with six (6) years of experience in higher education; or Master’s degree with four (4) years of experience in higher education. Three (3) years of experience as a supervisor.
Master’s Degree. Two (2) years of experience in testing administration. Five (5) years experience as a supervisor. Member of National College Testing Association.
Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.
UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.
The University of Texas at Arlington sets the standard for educational excellence in the thriving Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area and is one of the nation’s fastest-growing public research universities. With an enrollment of 38,000 on-campus students and an additional 15,000 online degree-seeking students, UTA is the second-largest institution in The University of Texas System. The University ...offers more than 180 bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees through 10 colleges and schools and is rising in stature through its commitment to transforming the lives of students, pushing the boundaries of knowledge, and serving a growing and diverse community.
UTA has developed a strategic plan, “Bold Solutions, Global Impact” (http://www.uta.edu/strategicplan). Taking advantage of our unique location at the center of the fastest growing urban region in the U.S. and adjacency to the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, our vision is to be ‘The Model 21st Century Urban Research University’. To support this vision, our strategic plan focuses on four over-arching themes across the University: Health and the Human Condition, Sustainable Urban Communities, Global Environmental Impact, Data Driven Discovery and Knowledge Management. The College of Engineering is playing a critical role in the advancement of each of these themes.
Our highly ranked academic programs attract the best and brightest scholars from around the world, and our faculty and students consistently receive national and international recognition for their accomplishments. U.S. News & World Report ranks UT Arlington fifth among national universities for undergraduate diversity, we are a designated Hispanic Serving Institution, and the Military Times recently named UTA as the best 4-year College for veterans in the state of Texas. The Chronicle of Higher Education ranks UT Arlington among the 20 fastest-growing public research universities in the United States over the last 10 years.
With a population of 7 million, the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex is the fourth-largest urban area in the United States. It covers an area larger than the states of Rhode Island and Connecticut combined. The Metroplex is the economic and cultural hub of North Texas and has the 10th-largest gross metropolitan product in the world. Not only is it an exciting place to live and work, the Metroplex offers UT Arlington a host of unparalleled scholarly, research, and economic activity.
UTA has been a catalyst for redevelopment and revitalization in the central business district of Arlington, establishing a true college town environment in downtown Arlington. UTA’s 20-acre, mixed-use College Park District provides new special events and student living space, restaurants, and parking as part of its broad-based initiative to generate and support economic activity at the city’s urban center. In addition, the University is expanding its footprint in both Fort Worth and Dallas and has plans to increase its global presence building on active partnerships led by the College of Business and the College of Nursing and Health Innovation in Central and South America, South East Asia and the Middle East.
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