Title: Assessment Specialist
Employee Classification: Professional F/T 52 Wks Unit
Department: Testing Center
Salary Range: $40,928
Who we are:
We are not-for-profit: St. Louis Community college (STLCC) is a non-profit institution dedicated to empowering students, expanding minds, and changing lives. Employees are committed to strengthening the St. Louis community with inclusive and transformative education.
We are a respected employer: For 60 years, STLCC has served the St. Louis community, expanding to 4 main campuses, 2 education centers, 2 workforce training centers, and 5 centers of excellence. More than one-half of the households in St. Louis have at least one member who has taken classes at STLCC.
We make an impact in the community: Through credit courses, continuing education, and workforce development programs, STLCC annually serves nearly 69,000 students. More than 80% of career and technical graduates employed in their fields or continue their education at four-year institutions within six months of graduation. STLCC sends more transfer students to Missouri’s four-year colleges/universities than anyone else.
We value Diversity, equity & inclusion: STLCC is committed to fostering an atmosphere of appreciation for all people, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or class.
What you get:
Benefits package [for full-time employees]: STLCC offers one of the best benefit packages in the St. Louis area. As a STLCC employee you will have access to a 100% match on your contribution to retirement, two health insurance plans options that are no cost to the employee - including an HSA option, low-cost life insurance with a 3x salary benefit, and other low-cost benefits including dental, vision, AD&D, ST LT disability insurance.
Opportunity to grow: Over half of our employees have served the college for more than 12 years, exploring different career paths and advancing to higher level positions.
Education & training opportunities: STLCC offers tuition waivers for employees [full-time and part-time] + their dependents. Full-time employees can take advantage of tuition reimbursement for other institutions after just 6 months of service, and an annual professional development allotment.
Work/life balance: Full-time STLCC employees have access to a generous time off package, including holidays, vacation, personal days, medical leave, and other leave options. Our holiday schedule even includes a paid winter holiday at the end of the calendar year.
Commitment to wellness: STLCC HR boasts a dedicated health and wellness specialist who is enthusiastic about creating a culture of wellness throughout the College. With access to college wellness vendors, employees are educated, motivated, and rewarded for healthy behaviors. STLCC employees and anyone living in their household also have access to an employee assistance program (EAP) that can help them with virtually any life need.
The basics of this position:
Performs duties necessary to execute the testing
functions of the Campus Testing Center: administers, scores, interprets
assessment tests; analyzes data; conducts workshops. Performs normal
What you'll do:
- Administers, scores and interprets assessment tests: facilitates the administration,
scoring and interpretation of test batteries for groups and individuals; assists
counselors and other staff with test interpretation; refers students to counselors or
developmental labs as needed; maintains accurate student test records.
Analyzes data: gathers student data ; evaluates current programs and services;
reviews and updates current placement tests; validates test instructions; establishes
local norms; evaluates computer needs.
Conducts workshops: presents workshops to students on test taking techniques, test
anxiety; presents workshops to staff on testing procedures, policies, scoring.
Performs normal supervisory functions: trains; instructs; assigns work to
Assessment personnel; recommends transfers, promotions, wage increases,
terminations; arranges for additional help or overtime; explains and enforces
College policies, safety rules and regulations. Evaluates performance.
Performs other job related duties as assigned.
Education, experience, and other requirements:
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent and over one (1) year of relevant full-time experience.
Experience in higher education settings.