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Job ID: 167550

Supervisor, Assessment/Testing
Austin Community College District

Date Posted Sep. 20, 2021
Title Supervisor, Assessment/Testing
University Austin Community College District
Austin, TX, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Student Services
    Educational Services

Job Number 2109048

Supervisor, Assessment/Testing

Closing Date: 09/30/2021

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Position Information


As assigned.Note: Austin Community College-San Gabriel Campus


Monday – Friday 8am-5pm; Some weekends are possible.


Supervisor 4/121 ($45,537.00 – $65,055.00)

FLSA Status


Reports To

Dean, Student Services

Criminal Background Check

Pre-employment criminal background checks are required for all Staff and Faculty positions. Pre-employment urinalyses drug screens are also required for all top candidates considered for positions in ACC’s College Police department.

College Profile

Austin Community College (ACC) is a public two-year institution that serves a diverse population of approximately 41,000 credit students each fall and spring semester. We embrace our identity as a community college as reflected in our mission statement. We promote student success and community development by providing affordable access, through traditional and distance learning modes, to higher education and workforce training, including appropriate applied baccalaureate degrees, in our service area.

As a community college committed to our mission, we seek to recruit and retain a workforce that:

Reflects the diversity of our community.

Values intellectual curiosity and innovative teaching.

Is attracted by the college mission to promote equitable access to educational opportunities.

Cares about student success and collaborates on strategies to facilitate success for underrepresented populations.

Welcomes difference and models respectful interaction with others.

Engages with the community both within and outside of ACC.

Our Mission

The Austin Community College District promotes student success and community development by providing affordable access, through traditional and distance learning modes, to higher education and workforce training in its service area.
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Commitment to Equity and Inclusion

ACC is committed to the ongoing systemic changes needed to ensure the increased recruitment, inclusion, retention, and completion of historically underserved and underrepresented populations. Through continual strategic community engagement and professional development of administrators, faculty, staff, and students, the college demonstrates its dedication to fostering a culture and climate for equitable outcomes.
As an open access and low-cost institution, ACC is proud to serve a diverse student body. Dedicated faculty members are excellent professors who help students achieve their educational goals and are sensitive to the diverse cultures and socio-economic backgrounds of our students. In 2017 our faculty adopted a Statement of ACC Faculty Values. This Statement affirms that ACC’s faculty members value collaboration, service, agency, scholarship, inclusion, and teaching, all of which attest to our commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion at the heart of our mission.

General Statement of Job

To supervise the daily operations of course placement assessment and instructional testing. To coordinate with area high school staff for high school assessment testing.

Description of Duties and TasksEssential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Supervises, trains, coaches, directs, coordinates, and disciplines personnel while adhering to organizational human resource policies and procedures as well as related employment laws. Recommends hire and termination personnel actions for positions supervised.

Reviews and approves staff time sheets; conducts regular staff meetings.

Ensures that courteous and friendly service is provided to students, faculty, and staff.

Hires, trains, supervises, and evaluates all staff.

Manages and monitors department budget, requisitions, and purchases; prepares purchase requisitions, maintains supplies, equipment, and inventories; manages and submits P-Card monthly activity.

Ensures security of all assessment and testing instruments; follows procedures to maintain security for assessment and testing.

Monitors staffing level to ensure proper coverage to meet student demand and provide quality service.

Schedules and administers course placement assessment and instructional testing.

Supervises College Connection assessment at high schools.

Follows state and college regulations and course skill requirements to determine eligibility for assessment testing; interprets test scores and high school/college transcripts for course placement.

Develops and implements, in collaboration with process holder and Dean, procedures to ensure compliance of college policies, state requirements, and quality service.

Collaborates and troubleshoots with computer technician to prevent and resolve problems and improve services.

Coordinates assessment and testing accommodations for students with the Office for Students with Disabilities.

Investigates and reports scholastic dishonesty incidents to faculty and policy or procedure violations to Dean, Student Services.

Produces and analyzes, for planning purposes, statistical reports in order to improve services.

Consults with outside testing agencies, colleges, and universities for continued update on latest procedures and technology to ensure efficient assessment and testing services to students, faculty and staff.

Creates and implements new processes and procedures in order to better serve students.

Creates and maintains databases to facilitate meeting the needs of faculty and students.

Train faculty on how to best utilize the services the Testing Center provides and provide on going support.

Serve as acting dean in absence of the student affairs campus dean . Assess and provide triage for initial conduct & cares cases. Follow de-escalation process to ensure that all precautionary and safety measures are the primary focus of all situations. Assist in mitigating all types of risks.

Provides instructional testing and assessment testing services to all ACC students and prospective students on a virtual and remote basis if necessary.

Provides continuous training to all staff on various virtual and remote testing alternative methods for students.

Additional Job Specific Duties


KnowledgeMust possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Principles, best practices, and trends in test administration.

Supervisory principles, practices, and methods.

SkillsMust possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Maintaining an established work schedule, including evenings and weekends on a weekly basis.

Effectively using interpersonal and communications skills including tact, diplomacy, and a welcoming attitude.

Effectively using organizational and planning skills with attention to detail and follow-through.

Leading and supervising the work of subordinate personnel.

Consistently following assessment and testing policies and procedures.

Maintaining confidentiality of assessment and testing materials and results.

Technology Skills

Use a variety of spreadsheet, word processing, database, and presentation software.

Required Work Experience

Two years related work experience including one year supervisory experience.

Completion of the ACC Supervisor Certificate Series Program will satisfy the supervisory experience required for this position.

Preferred Work Experience

Preferred experience with collegiate level testing/assessments: Texas Success Initiative (TSI) experience is preferred.

Required Education

Bachelor’s degree.

Preferred Education


Other Preferred Qualifications

Skill in using ISD Scoring System database and ellucian Colleague.

Physical Requirements

Work is performed in a standard office or similar environment.

Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, pushing, and pulling.

Occasional lifting of objects up to 10 pounds.


Supervise safe operation of unit. Facilitate safety inspections. Take reasonable and prudent actions to eliminate identified hazards. Ensure employees receive appropriate safety training and foster a workplace safety culture.

ACC Benefits Overview

Full-time Faculty and Staffing Table employees who work in full-time and/or part-time positions at the College are eligible for ACC medical benefits effective the first of the month after their first 60 days of employment. Benefits include medical, dental, life insurance, short and long term disability, retirement plans and AD&D.
ACC does not participate in Social Security. ACC participates in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) and the Optional Retirement Program (ORP-Faculty Only). Part-time and Hourly employees participate in the ACC Money Purchase Plan (ACCMPP) as a retirement program required by Federal law.


The above description is an overview of the job. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Duties and responsibilities may change with business needs. ACC reserves the right to add, change, amend, or delete portions of this job description at any time, with or without notice. Employees may be required to perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made by ACC as its discretion to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Austin Community College provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

As required by the US Department of Education, employees are required to report violations under the Title IX and, under the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), select individuals are required to report crimes. If this position is identified as a Campus Security Authority (Clery Act), you will be notified, trained, and provided resources for reporting.

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