Manager, Test Centre (Term position until March 29, 2019) ADM-016-18

Job Detail


Company: Algonquin College
Industry: Educational Institutions
Job Type: Full Time
Salary Level ($):
Job Location: Ottawa, ON
Highest Level Of Education: Master
Job Posting Date: 09-Apr-2018
Apply by: 18-Apr-2018

Job Description:


Job Opportunity with Algonquin College

World Skills Employment Centre is working with Algonquin College to recruit for the position of Manager, Test Centre (Term position until March 29, 2019) ADM-016-18.

World Skills is not hiring for this position. If you are interested in this opportunity, please follow these steps:

  • Please send a cover letter and a resume to ojmnopportunities@ottawa-worldskills.org, on or before 9:00 am, April 18, 2018.
  • Please write the position title in the subject line of your email.
  • Please save your cover letter and resume as a SINGLE document, with the file name Your First Name_ Last Name_Position Title (John_Smith_Project Officer).
  • Late applications will not be accepted.

If you are not yet registered with World Skills, please contact 613-233-0453 ext.300Reception@ottawa-worldskills.org to book an appointment for Intake and Assessment or to learn more about our programs and services.

World Skills works with newcomers/immigrants to help them integrate into the Canadian labor market. http://www.ottawa-worldskills.org

Job Description

The Manager of the Test Centre is responsible for overseeing all services of the Test Centre at the Ottawa Campus, including the administration of admission assessments, exam invigilation, and electronic exam grading services. The Manager develops and implements all policies and procedures necessary to ensure that Test Centre services are administered in a manner that are consistent with Algonquin College policies and recognized standards for testing in a postsecondary environment. This includes overseeing the tasks performed by the members of the Test Centre employee team, such as scheduling, appointment booking, test material storage and handling, test administration, and results dissemination tasks for each service. The Manager of the Test Centre also serves as a consultant to the Algonquin College community on matters relating to testing and assessment. The Manager is also responsible for overseeing the budget and business processes of the Test Centre. This includes tracking and reporting the service delivery performance of the Test Centre in a manner consistent with a culture of continuous improvement.

Required Qualifications

  • A Master’s degree in Psychology, Education or a related field of study;
  • Training in the area of psychometrics; including the selection, administration and interpretation of testing materials;
  • Minimum three (3) years of experience overseeing a high-volume client service operation;
  • Experience in the development and management of a high performing employee team;
  • Experience managing, analyzing, and reporting data;
  • Experience managing a departmental budget;
  • Demonstrated leadership and collaboration skills, preferably in an educational setting;
  • Experience with Ontario College admission practices would be considered an asset.