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Testing and Data Specialist

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Position Type: Part-Time
Location: Elgin, IL
Experience Level: Entry-Level
Categories: Office Support
Role: Testing and Data Specialist


About ECC:

Elgin Community College serves over 9,000 students at every stage of their educational journeys, including university transfer programs, career and technical education, continuing education classes, and adult basic education. As a community, we pride ourselves on nurturing a welcoming campus where every person—students, staff members, faculty members, and campus visitors—feels valued. The work of each ECC employee is central to the college’s mission, and as an employer, the college fosters a positive environment through professional challenges, excellent benefits, and opportunities for recognition and camaraderie.

Work Schedule:

Flexible (2) days, 8:00 am - 2:30 pm, and (2) nights, 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm.

Rate of Pay:

$15.12/ starting hourly rate of pay

FLSA Status:


Grant Funded:


Job Summary:

An employee in this classification is responsible for work of moderate difficulty entering, tabulating and analyzing post-testing data. Work is distinguished by the ability to coordinate workload in order to meet established deadlines. Direct supervision is received from the assigned department manager.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  1. Completion of an Associate’s degree and three years of customer service experience which included adherence to established deadlines, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
  2. Good knowledge of College testing procedures and processes.
  3. Good knowledge general office practices.
  4. Working skill in operating a personal computer, software and peripheral equipment.
  5. Woking skill in organizing work to meet established deadlines.
  6. Working skill in written and verbal communication.
  7. Working skill in maintaining positive and professional relationships with internal and external customers.
  8. Some skill in analyzing and interpreting data related to work processes.

Desired Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:


Essential Duties:

  1. Provides support to student testing/post-testing processes including, but not limited to, determining eligibility, ensuring testing deadlines are met and tracking student progess.
  2. Maintains statistics related to testing such as student progress and number of students tested.
  3. Determines validity of test scores prior to the start of the semester.
  4. Coordinates post-testing processes with instructors, students, evening testing staff, specialized programs and others as needed.
  5. Communicates effectively with instructors, co-workers, students and others seeking information regarding the post-testing process.
  6. Organizes work process in order to meet established deadlines.
  7. Completes data entry of test results into the applicable systems and ensures accuracy of post-testing reports.
  8. Reviews and analyzes post-testing data and makes recommendations for process improvements.
  9. Ability to work a flexible schedule which includes days/evenings/weekends, as needed, by the department

Other Duties:

  1. Perform other duties as assigned which pertain to the job description.
  2. Ability to work a flexible schedule which includes days/evenings/weekends as needed by the department.

Physical Demands:

Sedentary (up to 10 lbs occasionally, sitting most of the time)

Visual Acuity:

Close visual acuity (e.g. computer, assembly)

Work Environment:

Moderate noise

Environmental Conditions:

Typical office or administrative

Current SSECCA Union Member Information:

The initial posting date for this position is 01/07/2020. Elgin Community College Support Staff Association (SSECCA) members that apply by 01/14/2020 and meet the posted minimum qualifications will receive full consideration.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Elgin Community College does not discriminate, or tolerate discrimination, against any member of its community on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender/gender identity, age, religion, disability, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law in matters of admissions, employment, or in any aspect of the educational programs or activities it offers.

In addition, Elgin Community College provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities to ensure equal access and equal opportunities with regard to employment practices, educational opportunities, and programs and services. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the College’s EEO/AA Officer. Determinations on request for a reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.


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