Job Description

Assessment Testing Technician IV

Location: Assessment, District Office

12 Months, 8 hours per day

Non Interim Position

Grade 24, $20.66 per hour

Dates: 07/01/2024 - 06/30/2025

 

Purpose Statement

The job of Testing Technician IV is done for the purpose/s of supporting the instructional process with specific responsibilities for coordinating the student testing and evaluation program and related activities; providing information to others; and implementing and maintaining services within established guidelines and standards.

 

This job reports to the Director of Assessment.

Essential Functions

Supports all state testing requirements (AASA, AzSci, ACT Aspire, ACT): training for all school test coordinators, consulting with district positions that have state testing responsibilities, managing roster uploads and day to day managing of student accounts, collaborating with IT to ensure technical readiness, read all assessment/accountability newsletters from ADE, communicate testing information to the Assessment Department. 

Coordinates district and state testing activities with internal and external personnel (e.g. ADE, District personnel, administrators, teachers, etc.) for the purpose of implementing and/or maintaining services in a timely manner and in compliance with established guidelines.

Assists with data verification and appeals paperwork for various programs for the purpose of processing information and completing activities.

Assists with addressing school questions about SchoolCity and collaborates regularly with the TOA - Assessment Specialist.

 

Attends a variety of district, state, and department meetings, workshops and conferences regarding testing for the purpose of receiving and conveying information.

 

Collaborates with internal and external personnel (e.g. administrators, teachers, Instructional Technology personnel, etc.) for the purpose of implementing and/or maintaining services and programs.

 

Conducts meetings with school testing coordinators for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information.

 

Compiles data and processes information for the purpose of supporting district departments and schools.

 

Maintains a variety of confidential and non-confidential manual and electronic files and records (e.g. student test data, etc.) for the purpose of providing up to date information and/or historical reference in accordance with established administrative guidelines and legal requirements.

 

Prepares a wide variety of written and graphic materials using Excel and Google Docs (e.g. reports, charts, graphs, etc.) for the purpose of documenting activities, providing written reference and/or conveying information.

Maintains and communicates district and state testing calendars.

Other Functions

Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.



Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

SKILLS are required to perform single, technical tasks with a need to occasionally upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions. Specific skill based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: applying assessment instruments; operating standard office equipment; using pertinent software applications; preparing and maintaining accurate records.

 

KNOWLEDGE is required to perform algebra and/or geometry; read technical information, compose a variety of documents, and/or facilitate group discussions; and analyze situations to define issues and draw conclusions. Specific knowledge based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: pertinent codes, policies, regulations and/or laws; district, state and federal testing procedures.

 

ABILITY is required to schedule a number of activities, meetings, and/or events; often gather, collate, and/or classify data; and use basic, job-related equipment. Flexibility is required to work with others in a wide variety of circumstances; work with data utilizing defined but different processes; and operate equipment using defined methods. Ability is also required to work with a diversity of individuals and/or groups; work with data of varied types and/or purposes; and utilize job-related equipment. Problem solving is required to analyze issues and create action plans. Problem solving with data requires analysis based on organizational objectives; and problem solving with equipment is limited to moderate. Specific ability based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: communicating with diverse groups; maintaining confidentiality; meeting deadlines and schedules; setting priorities; working as part of a team; working with detailed information/data; maintaining a good rapport with students, employees and community.

 

Responsibility

Responsibilities include: working under limited supervision using standardized practices and/or methods; leading, guiding, and/or coordinating others; utilization of resources from other work units is often required to perform the job's functions. There is some opportunity to impact the organization’s services.

 

Work Environment

The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: some lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling, some stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 80% sitting, 10% walking, and 10% standing. This job is performed in a generally clean and healthy environment.

 

Experience:  Job related experience within a specialized field is required.

Education:    High school diploma or equivalent.

Equivalency:

 

Required Testing                               Certificates and Licenses                                                                                                             

Continuing Educ./Training               

Clearances

Criminal Background Clearance

               

FLSA Status - Non Exempt

Paradise Valley Unified School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex or disability, in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in its programs and activities. Any person having inquiries concerning the School's compliance with the regulations implementing Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504), Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), or Title II of the Genetic Information NonDiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA) may contact the Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources.



Primary Location: Assessment

Shift Type: 8.0 hrs/day

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Applications will be accepted beginning
Wednesday, March 6, 2024 12:00 AM
(Mountain Standard Time)

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