Coordinator of Testing

Center for Student Development

University Mission Statement

Trevecca Nazarene University is a Christian community providing education for leadership and service.


The Coordinator of Testing reports directly to the Associate Dean of Student Success. The coordinator serves as the primary contact for all testing-related services for Trevecca Nazarene University. The coordinator will manage all testing services and ensure fast and comprehensive customer service to the university’s students and community.

The coordinator will provide support to faculty and students with disabilities by providing appropriate testing accommodations to students registered with disability services, translating testing materials into accessible formats to meet individual student need, and assisting faculty in maintaining the integrity of the testing situation.

Candidates interested in higher education student support services and student affairs are encouraged to apply.

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in education, special education, counseling, communication, leadership, or related field
  • Passion for working with college students
  • 1 year experience in higher education (preferred but not required)
  • Proficiency with the following: active listening, critical thinking, effective oral and written comprehension and expression, proficient judgment and decision making skills, social perceptiveness, active learning, complex problem solving, and customer service orientation
  • Experience with individuals from different backgrounds
  • Organizational and time-management skills
  • Ability to make important decisions under pressure
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Commitment to confidentiality and professionalism in working with sensitive student situations
  • Proficiency with computer software and ability to self-teach on a simple database
  • Ability to work with and maintain materials requiring a high level of security
  • Willingness to learn new technologies
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Proficiency using a variety of computer and technology-related software and equipment, including Microsoft Office products and database systems
  • Proficiency in using web-based technologies, including database systems

Primary Responsibilities

  • Manage testing operations, including scheduling, obtaining, proctoring, and returning tests, communicating with faculty, and maintaining high levels of test security
  • Read and scribe tests for students with disabilities, as needed
  • Maintain accurate, confidential testing records and assist with other office clerical functions, as needed
  • Administer the ACT to prospective first-year students and current education and nursing students (throughout the year with heavier times before semesters begin)
  • Administer College Level Examination Program exams (CLEP tests) to traditional and non-traditional students
  • Administer DSST tests to traditional and non-traditional (School of Graduate and Continuing Studies, SGCS) students
  • Administer the Counselor Preparation Comprehensive Exam (CPCE) to graduate counseling students (twice yearly)
  • Administer the Specialty Comp to graduate counseling students (twice yearly)
  • Administer ACAT tests to traditional psychology and social work students (twice yearly)
  • Administer Senior Level Psychology Field Tests
  • Read and scribe for students with accommodations
  • Process payments for MAT and ACT exams
  • Work independently and in a team environment, with or without direct supervision
  • Utilize excellent organization skills
  • Perform multiple tasks simultaneously with great attention to detail
  • Meet deadlines
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of student databases and other education software
  • Provide front office support as needed and other duties as assigned

*The above essential job functions list is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.

Terms of Employment

  • Full-time 12-month position: salary and fringe benefits to be established by the University; some evening and weekend office hours as required to accommodate orientation schedules, special events, and service to students
  • Will maintain effective and efficient communication with the Student Success Team
  • Will maintain a stable 40-hour weekly work schedule
  • Time off and schedule adjustments require advanced approval
  • Estimated schedule will fall within an 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday work week, but must be flexible to accommodate for work outside of normal business hours and/or on weekends, as needed
  • Will evidence Trevecca Nazarene University Community Commitments, Mission, and statement of Values in his/her actions and interaction within the Trevecca Community.
  • Will always respect and adhere to student privacy, which will require FERPA and HIPPA training.

Christian Faith and Trevecca Employment

The candidate for this position must maintain a lifestyle in agreement with the Trevecca Nazarene University Statement of Mission, Faith, and Lifestyle Covenant

Trevecca is an expression of the Church of the Nazarene. It reserves the right to prefer employees on the basis of religion (Title VII, Section 702-703, U.S. Civil Rights Act of 1964). Top candidates demonstrate a strong commitment to the Christian faith, active participation in a local Church, and a philosophy of Christian higher education consistent with the University’s Wesleyan tradition.

Interested parties who are in agreement with the mission and values of Trevecca Nazarene University should send a cover letter, current resume and pay requirements to

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