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Director Testing Center

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Work type: Officer of Administration
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Administrative/Professional, Computer and Information Science, Education, Executive/Management/Director, Student Life/Services

Department: Testing Center
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: $50,000 - $55,000 per year
Compensation Band: OS-OA06-Fiscal Year 2017-2018
FTE: 1.0

Application Review Begins
February 2, 2018; position open until filled

Special Instructions to Applicants
Please apply online with a resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information for three professional references.

Department Summary
The Testing Center is responsible for the administration, scoring, and maintaining of records for a wide range of tests administered to students at the University of Oregon. The Testing Center works closely with the student population by disseminating information, advising students, and administering exams.

Position Summary
The Testing Center Director reports to the University Registrar/Assistant Vice President for Student Services and Enrollment Management. This position coordinates, oversees, and implements the activities associated with the Testing Center’s comprehensive testing program, including – but not limited to – placement testing, accommodated testing for students with disabilities, the administration of national testing programs, and optical scanning services. The position is responsible for the supervision of unit staff, initiation and administration of testing contracts, and collaboration with campus and community partners.

Minimum Requirements
• Master’s degree.
• Three years experience coordinating testing programs and services in a postsecondary setting.
• Three years experience initiating and maintaining computer-based testing operations.
• Three years experience supervising professional (classified and unclassified) staff roles.

This position must be able to work occasional nights and/or weekends to fulfill special projects and events.

Professional Competencies
• Demonstrated ability to work in a diverse environment.
• Ability to work collaboratively and strategically in a team environment with professional and student staff.
• Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to exercise sound independent judgment.
• Must be able to handle confidential and sensitive information with discretion.
• Computer literate; experience with databases, word processing, and multi-phone lines.
• Excellent verbal and written communication, problem solving, and time management skills.
• Demonstrated ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds and perspectives.

Preferred Qualifications
• Experience with the use of BANNER or other comprehensive, integrative information system.
• Knowledge of policies and procedures related to employees represented by collective bargaining units.
• Demonstrated commitment to multicultural organizational development.

FLSA Exempt: Yes

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA.  The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status.

UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

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