Testing Proctors and Monitors (temporary)

Oak Park and River Forest High School - Oak Park, IL

Part-time | Temporary
Position Type:
Temporary/Testing Proctor/Monitor

Date Posted:
9/9/2019

Location:
Oak Park and River Forest High School

Date Available:
10/09/2019

Closing Date:
09/20/2019

Job Title: Testing Proctors and Monitors
Reports to: Assessment & Research

Terms and Conditions: Hourly, part-time. Time TBD. Dates:
Wednesday, October 9;
Saturday, October 12;
Wednesday, October 16;
Saturday, October 19;
Makeup testing TBD.
Salary: Proctors: $33.50/hour
Monitors: $26.50/hour
FLSA Status: Non-exempt.

OPRF – WHO WE ARE…
Oak Park and River Forest High School, or OPRF, is a comprehensive public high school located in Oak Park, Ill., a suburb eight miles due west of downtown Chicago. We are a one-school district, with the majority of our students coming from two sender districts, River Forest Public Schools District 90 and Oak Park Elementary School District 97. We offer more than 200 courses, a variety of programs for students with special needs, 75 clubs and activities, and 29 competitive sports. We prepare our students well for post-secondary success, with an average ACT composite score of 24 and a 94% graduation rate.

Oak Park and River Forest are communities that highly value diversity. OPRF is a founding member of the national Minority Student Achievement Network, and our school is racially and economically diverse, with about 44% of our 3,300 students identifying as African-American, Hispanic, multiracial, or Asian. Our villages have long embraced the LGBTQ community, and we have a significant mix of homeowners and renters.

We seek faculty and staff who have high expectations for all students, and who value student voice in education. As a school, we are particularly focused on closing opportunity gaps for our students of color.

OPRF is an equal opportunity employer that provides equal employment opportunities to all without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. OPRF’s goal is to increase its representation of people of color.

Background:
Oak Park and River Forest High School District 200 is a progressive district that is focused not only on our tradition of excellence but our future. The District prides itself in offering our students a comprehensive 9-12 college and career readiness curriculum and a rich arts education program. Our students are curious, creative, and they come ready to learn. More than 90 percent of our students go on to college.

Oak Park and River Forest High School District 200 believes that we can “become an ever-improving model of equity and excellence that will enable all students to achieve their full potential.” We can accomplish this through dedicated teachers, staff, and administration who build relationships with students and have high expectations for themselves and their students. We believe in planning for and providing the academic and developmental support students need to meet those expectations. We further believe that every student can learn through exposure to academically challenging content, feedback during learning, and the educator’s knowledge and skill.

Oak Park and River Forest High School District 200 is a great place for those who are interested in an environment that supports creativity, leadership at all levels, innovation, a focus on professional and curriculum development, and the best practices of instruction. We are currently seeking individuals to join our team where we enable all students to achieve their full potential every day.

Job Summary
The Testing Proctor will support the testing functions of the Office of Assessment & Research by administering and proctoring exams, monitoring students in testing rooms, and ensuring security of exams before and after completion. Proctors must be aware of the materials or equipment test takers may use during the testing period. Proctors verify that the right examinees are present in the room by checking their identification. Proctors make sure that the examinees include all necessary information, such as their names, on the test. Proctors typically dismiss the examinees and organizes the test papers. Proctors are responsible for test security and must complete all administrative forms for the test that they supervise.

Role and Responsibilities:
Duties of a proctor include, but are not limited to the following:
Interact with examinees
Assist Room Supervisors and/or Test Coordinator with test administration
Assist in checking in or seating examinees
Follow all written and oral directions provided by the Testing Center Coordinator
Organize, distribute and collect all test materials as directed
Maintain test security to ensure confidentiality, integrity of test materials, and test procedures
Lift or transport test materials to/from testing room
Maintain a professional and pleasant atmosphere to create an environment for optimal test
performance for all examinees.

Qualifications and Skills:
Provide excellent, professional customer service and possess strong people skills.
Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing and follow written instructions.
Experience working in an academic environment or equivalent documented experience.
Uphold the confidentiality and integrity of all exams.
Must be comfortable with dealing with difficult people and situations.
Lift up to 25 lbs.
Associates Degree or documented successful equivalent work experience preferred.
Must be at least 21 years of age.

The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive listing of the duties performed in this position. The individuals currently holding this position perform additional duties and additional duties may be assigned.

Oak Park & River Forest High School District 200 (OPRF) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

This position description should not be considered to contain every function/responsibility that an individual may be asked to perform by his/her supervisor. Employees are expected to perform other related functions as assigned.