Description - Pearson VUE (www.pearsonvue.com) is the global leader in computer-based testing for information technology, academic, government and professional testing programs around the world. Pearson VUE provides a full suite of services from test development to data management, and delivers exams through the world’s most comprehensive and secure network of test centres in more than 180 countries, where we validate the skills and knowledge of millions of individuals every year. Pearson VUE offers a great environment to start or grow your career, we are now hiring for a Test Administrator/ Invigilator to join our team based in Osaka.
Summary: The Test Administrator is responsible for administrating all aspects of the testing operations in assigned test center of Pearson Professional Centers by providing high quality on-site service in accordance with strict operational policies and procedures of the examination processes. Open to work in flexible hours between Monday to Sunday (weekend working).
Ethics and Value
SCOPE AND IMPACT OF JOB
Working on site with other Test Administrators, the Test Administrator serves candidates directly with appropriate implementing of operational policies and examination procedures.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE
Education and Experience:
One year customer service experience required
English and Japanese speaking and reading proficiency required
Exposure in a testing environment strongly preferred
Experience with Microsoft Office and Windows applications required
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Customer service skills required
Strong written and oral communication skills in English and Japanese
Ability to communication both technical and functional
Ability to work independently
Effective time management skills
Ability to handle a reasonable amount of stress
Strong attention to detail
Problem solving skills
Alertness and courage
Ethics and trust
Knowledge in operating a computer, fax, and other office equipment
Annual Pearson Professional Centers certification for Test Administrator required
Must pass re-certification annually
- Operational Administration
Assure equipment is operational and test stations are free of extraneous materials
Review transmissions logs (uploading of current day’s test results & daily downloading of examinations and site schedule) from software that automatically connects to hub system periodically
Communicate and work with VSS technical support to investigate and fix technical issues
Test Center cleaning if applicable
- Customer Service
Review test roster and prepare accordingly for candidates including special accommodation preparation
Check in candidates and verify identifications
Explain the test process briefly
Help candidates to place all personal belongings in a personal locker
Escort examinee to assigned test station
Help the examinee begin the tutorial/test
Answer any questions before the timed portion of the test begins
Record and report all problems or discrepancies in a timely and efficient manner that arise in connection with an exam, a candidate or the testing center itself
Print the test results after the candidate completes the test
- Quality Assurance and Continuous Improvement
Ensure the adherence to the Pearson Professional Center quality and security measures
Recognize and identify potential areas where existing policies and procedures require change or where new ones need to be developed and shared
WORK ENVIRONMENT AND CONDITIONS
Be comfortable to work in a quiet testing environment
Be flexible in work hours
What to expect from Pearson
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Pearson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify. We want a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. All employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit and business need. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status or any other group protected by law. We strive for a workforce that reflects the diversity of our communities.
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Job: TESTING CENTER
Organization: Assessment & Qualifications
Req ID: 13127