Niagara County Community College is seeking a part-time Testing Center Technical Assistant to work in the Career & Transitional Services department. This position will be responsible for assisting with the general functions associated with providing test accommodations and adaptive technology to students with disabilities in addition to administering placement tests and executing tasks associated with these primary functions. The position will report to the Accessibility Services Coordinator.
Flexible schedule with the expectation of shift beginning at 8am OR ending at 5pm. Weekend and evening hours may be required.
The rate of pay is determined based on the level of education the candidate possesses. For a Bachelor’s degree or lower the rate of pay is $15 per hour. For a Master’s degree or higher the rate of pay is $18 per hour.
Typical Work Activities:
Set up test accommodations for students registered with Accessibility Services
Maintain records associated with the work of the Testing Center
Enter student data into Banner
Train students in how to use adaptive technology (Echo pens, screen reading software, etc.)
Administer college placement tests
Grade placement tests according to rubric as needed
Other duties assigned by the Accessibility Services Coordinator
Must be able to relate to members of the administration, faculty, staff and student body; must be able to attend to numerous tasks simultaneously; must be able to operate the student data base system; must be able to learn adaptive technology and communicate its use to students; must be able to relate to multiple and diverse populations; must have capability to travel; must be able to work evenings and weekends as required; must be able to maintain a professional appearance.
Associate's Degree, one-year full-time or equivalent part-time paid experience working in an education setting, human services agency, or providing services to people with disabilities.
Special Instructions Summary:
Niagara County Community College considers only those applications that clearly demonstrate the applicant meets all required qualifications as indicated on the posting, please review the qualifications before applying. Persons meeting the required qualifications as stated above should submit the following:
cover letter that addresses each of the qualifications
names and contact information for three (3) current, work related references
Incomplete packets will be rejected for lack of information.
NCCC does not discriminate and prohibits harassment or discrimination related to any protected category including creed, ethnicity, citizenship, sexual orientation, national origin, sex, gender, pregnancy, disability, marital status, political or social affiliation, age, race, color, veteran status, military status, religion, sexual orientation, domestic violence status, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression or perceived gender. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Internal Number: 340
About Niagara County Community College
Established in 1962, NCCC offers a comprehensive and vibrant learning environment with an enrollment of approximately 5,214 students (Fall 2018 semester). The student to faculty ratio is 17:1, providing a high degree of personalized attention for students. The NCCC campus, located in Sanborn, NY, offers easy access to both Buffalo, NY and Niagara Falls State Park, and is minutes from the Canadian border. The campus is centrally located between the county’s three main cities of Lockport, Niagara Falls, and North Tonawanda. NCCC serves the community in two locations within Niagara County, at the Sanborn campus, and at the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute, located in the heart of downtown Niagara Falls. NCCC continues to actively expand with the recent opening of its Learning Commons Center, a $25 million dollar project on the Sanborn campus. In just a short period of time, it has become the nucleus of the campus; a place for faculty to collaborate and help students develop critical thinking skills while incorporating state-of-the-art technology and innovative student support services. Our college nurtures and empowers its students in ways that recognize and value our common humanity ...as well as the richness of our diversity. NCCC offers high-quality academic programs leading to degrees and certificates which are supported by outstanding student services. NCCC provides a variety of cultural, social, and international experiences, as well as community education and workforce development that supports economic development that positively impacts the quality of life. The College operates through a collegial model of shared governance and is accountable to meet the highest standards of professionalism and integrity. NCCC welcomes applicants who are committed in helping us fulfill our mission and to reach our vision of being a leader in providing a dynamic, high quality, educational environment responsive to current and emerging needs of our students and community. At NCCC we embrace diversity and promote inclusion throughout the institution and seek candidates who share those principles and encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply to our positions.