Coordinator, Placement and Testing Data

at Joliet Junior College in Joliet, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Position Title:Coordinator, Placement and Testing Data

Job Description:POSITION TITLE:Coordinator, Placement and Testing Data
STATUS:Part time
DEPARTMENT: Academic Intervention and Accommodation Services
DIVISION: Student Development
UNION: Non-union
REPORTS TO: Director, Academic Intervention and Accommodation Services
PLACEMENT: Professional, Grade 9
MINIMUM PAY RATE:$27.87 per hour

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The student population at the college is diverse in ethnicity, gender, language, age, and background. Joliet Junior College is an AA/EO employer and strongly encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of its staff.

Reporting to the Director of Academic Intervention and Accommodation Services (AIAS) (Director), the Placement and Testing Data Coordinator is responsible for overseeing the placement office and the repository of placement scores and measures, as well as coordinating institutional data collection, research, and reporting related to placement, academic, certification, and other testing. This position works collaboratively with students, staff, and faculty, as well as external stakeholders including, but not limited to, testing vendors, and high school partners. Hires, supervises, trains, schedules, evaluates, and supports placement office staff.

1. Coordinate, maintain, develop, and implement placement and testing data reporting systems. Prepare, distribute, and track placement and testing data including, but not limited to, JJC placement tools, ACT, SAT, PSAT, high school GPA, and transcript evaluation indicators.
2. Develop, oversee, document, and implement all processes related to entering placement and other testing data into the Workday platform; this position will be responsible for overseeing the placement office which will serve as the repository of all placement measures and test score data entry within the AIAS area.
3. Oversee the day-to-day operations of the placement office and staff which include servicing students, staff, faculty, and community members with all placement-related questions on campus and within a virtual setting. The placement office assists students with individualized placement support by triaging questions, interpreting test scores and multiple measures for course placement, providing placement resources, and supporting students through the onboarding process.
4. Produce consistent, meaningful, accurate, and timely reports to the Director on a scheduled basis. Such placement and testing data reports include, but are not limited to, District 525 high school data sharing agreement reports, student enrollment/ retention reports; course prerequisite reports, and other reports supporting placement testing initiatives.
5. In collaboration with Director, testing vendors, and Institutional Research and Effectiveness, complete scheduled placement and testing data validity studies to inform best practices and placement score effectiveness.
6. Hire, supervise, train, schedule, evaluate, and support all staff assigned to this position. Ensure staff meet rigorous quality assurance and data handling best practices/ procedures. Provide recommendations for hire to Director.
7. Work in collaboration with Director to ensure placement information and training materials are accurate, current, and easily accessible by all relevant stakeholders; develop, document, and maintain process(es) to update materials and communicate changes.
8. Develop, oversee, and provide training around an automated and sustainable system which will guide prospective/current students through an individualized placement verification process. Placement verification must align with... For full info follow application link.


Joliet Junior College is committed to maintaining an environment that is safe and free from discrimination, harassment, and misconduct on the basis of sex, which includes sexual orientation or gender-related identity. The College prohibits sexual harassment, sexual assault, sexual misconduct, stalking, and relationship/dating violence has put measures in place to ensure a safe and healthy educational and employment environment, and meet legal requirements in accordance with: Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX), which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in the College's programs or activities; relevant sections of the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex or sexual orientation, including gender-related identity; and the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), which requires timely warning to the community of certain immediate threats.

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Job Posting: 11308926

Posted On: Sep 23, 2023

Updated On: Oct 23, 2023

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