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Apply now Department: 3670003810 Vice Provost Student Success
Job no: 513885
Employment type: Temporary Full-time
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Worksite: On-site requirement
Categories: Administrative / Professional, Office / Clerical
Pay Grade: 01T

About This Role:

The Office of Student Success Kansas State University Test Center is looking for a Temporary Full-Time Staff Assistant to assist the Test Center Coordinator with daily administrative support and test administration functions. This position oversees the reception desk for the Test Center and is the first contact customers have with the Test Center, whether in person or by phone. The employee will be required to perform general office and specialized duties.

  • Train and certify testing vendors' test administration policies and procedures.
  • Apply knowledge regarding rules, regulations, policies, and procedures to carry out administrative support duties.
  • Relays and explains policy or program decisions to the general public, other colleges, and agencies.
  • Screen documents to determine eligibility, authenticity, or identity.
  • Verify documents for accuracy and completeness.
  • Perform security screening measures when checking in test takers, following vendors’ policies and procedures.
  • Observe/monitor test candidates as needed
  • Verify the accuracy of data by performing comparison checks between testing client source data and test taker user information.
  • Use secure credentials (individual username and password) to review, print, and post appointments for current and future test dates.
  • Provides basic factual information about testing policies to customers by phone or face to face or by routine correspondence.
  • Perform test administration functions for high-stakes test administration in and outside of the testing room.
  • Creates simple word processing templates, forms, letters, database tables, and spreadsheet
  • Sort, file, retrieve and purge office records in alphabetical, numerical and subject filing systems.
  • Develops or establishes records, filing or registration system for internal systems.

Why Join Us:

The testing Center adheres to the National College Testing Association (NCTA) Professional Standards and Guidelines.  We are committed to maintaining the security and confidentiality of your personal and examination records information.

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion.  The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others.  The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Requirements:

  • 2 Years of college
  • Six months of experience in general office, clerical or administrative support work. Education may be substituted for experience as determined relevant

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree
  • Proficiency in office management and business applications programs.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Products; experience with varied office technologies (copier, fax, scanner), verbal and written communication skills; strong customer service attitude and interpersonal skills; able to prioritize and multi-task; detail-oriented with great organizational skills

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. 3 Professional References

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until January 31, 2023 .


Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:

$13.50 - $15.00

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.


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