Utah State University

Testing Assistant (AM hours)

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 2 months ago(6/24/2022 6:38 PM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Job Locations
Category (Portal Searching)
Student Programs & Services
Position Type
Non-benefited (hourly) Part-Time
Job Classification
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
20 Hours per week
Academic & Instructional Services
Academic & Instructional Services
Advertised Salary
$13.50 per hour


Working under the direction of the Testing Supervisor, Testing Assistants will help in many aspects of the Professional Testing Center, for undergraduate and graduate admissions testing, professional school admissions testing, and many licensure and certification exams. Assist with computer-based testing in the planning, calendaring, security, administration, and scoring of multiple programs. Will train, certify, and re-certify annually for endorsement to proctor with various test companies. May help with outreach both on and off-campus to determine potential professional testing needs and expand test offerings for USU students, future students, and the public. Will assist with various other office tasks as required.


  • Assist Testing Supervisor in many aspects of testing programs and office management
  • Help to coordinate and mesh calendars of multiple computer-based test programs, including opening calendars in advance and guarding against over-booking and test-type conflicts
  • Train and certify by examination for multiple professional test programs which have this as a requirement (ETS, Prometric, PAN, etc.), and re-certify annually in each
  • Proctor and continuously monitor active test sessions and guard against examinee misconduct
  • Ensure test security before, during, and after all exam administrations
  • Assist in the management of test registration and payment program, RegisterBlast, and help to keep testing and historical records correct and current, including annual volume reporting
  • Assist with maintaining and updating Professional Testing Center website
  • Interact and communicate frequently with test candidates, test companies and vendors, and campus and high school communities by phone, email, chat, and in person
  • Be aware of all FERPA, privacy, and test company confidentiality laws and guidelines, and abide by them at all times
  • Help with various office task such as deposits, purchasing and maintaining supplies, cleaning, copying, scanning, etc.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Office experience in an educational setting or comparable experience in the private sector
  • High level of personal integrity
  • The ability to multi-task, manage time efficiently, and attend to detail with speed and accuracy
  • Ability to work independently and self-motivate
  • Good public relations skills
  • Excellent computer and internet skills
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Graduate student
  • Two years of directly related experience in testing, teaching, counseling, etc., or an Associate’s Degree in a related field
  • Knowledge of university policies and procedures
  • Experience with university systems (Banner, Canvas, Service Now, etc.)
  • Direct experience in another professional or higher education testing center
  • Skill with computers in installation, maintenance, troubleshooting and networking

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

  1. Resume/CV to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV”
  2. Cover Letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your application

**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

$13.50 per hour


Employees work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes. The employee is regularly required to sit and often uses repetitive hand motions.

University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is one of only 146 research institutions in the U.S. classified as R1 “very high research activity” by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU provides a high-quality education at an affordable price. With its main campus in Logan, the university serves approximately 27,500 students, including 24,255 undergraduates and 3,171 graduate students. USU Online has served students from all 50 states and 55 countries for 25 years.


USU’s statewide system features three residential campuses, 30 total campus locations, and 23 Extension education centers. The university employees 903 full-time faculty members, 124 executive administrators, and 1,649 full-time support staff. USU offers 115 undergraduate majors, as well as 91 master’s and 42 doctoral degrees. Learn more about USU.


A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.


The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah, a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.


USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.


USU endeavors to provide reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access in all aspects of employment to qualified persons with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact the university’s ADA Coordinator in the Human Resource office at 435-797-0122 or submit a request at hr@usu.edu.


USU Land Acknowledgment

Please visit our website to learn about Utah State’s land acknowledgment of the eight tribes of Utah.


Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:


Executive Director of the Office of Equity Matthew Pinner, discrimination@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 401, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, titleix@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 404, 435-797-1266

Mailing address: 5100 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov


*Updated 08/2022


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