Test Center Manager - Wallingford, CT

Employer
Pearson
Location
Wallingford
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jan 28, 2018
Closes
Feb 12, 2018
Role
IT
Industry
Computer
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Test Center Manager - Wallingford, CT

Description

Pearson VUE () 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 centers 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 Center Manager to join our team based in Wallingford, CT.

Pearson VUE is a business of Pearson, the world's leading learning company with global-reach and market-leading businesses. Pearson is listed on both the London and New York stock exchanges (UK: PSON; NYSE: PSO).

Responsibilities

You will utilize your communication and customer skills with external customers while also working to select new Test Administrators, provide job coaching, and fair performance appraisals to current employees.

60% of daily tasks are Test Administrator responsibilities:

* Performs on-time site opening and closing procedures.

* Understands all testing procedures.

* Checks in examinees, verifies identification, and explains the exam process.

* Monitors examinees while testing.

* Maintains a secure testing environment.

* Communicates with internal technical support to investigate and fix technical issues.

* Strictly adheres to company policies using careful judgment.

* Responsible for maintaining a professional and clean testing center with light housekeeping duties.

* Arrive on time for all scheduled shifts.

* Other duties as assigned.

40% of daily tasks are Test Center Manager responsibilities:

The Test Center Manager is the onsite manager of a small team of Test Administrator employees.

* Site staffing/hiring/retention/conflict resolution/scheduling.

* Trains, develops and coaches staff.

* First contact for facility issues.

* Ability to multi-task.

SCHEDULE REQUIREMENTS:

Our ideal candidate demonstrates flexibility and teamwork.

* This position is benefit eligible.

* Ability to work 35 to 40 hours per week with an expectation to work more hours as needed.

* Employees must be available to work various shifts between the hours of 7 am - 10 pm various shifts as scheduled, any day Monday through Friday.

* Ability to work approximately 2-3 Saturdays per month from 7 am - 10 pm.

* Available to address operational problems when not at test center.

Qualifications

Minimum of 1 year customer service experience is preferred.

One year supervision experience in customer service is highly preferred.

High school diploma or equivalent is required. Bachelor's degree or equivalent business experience preferred.

Team leading and training skills, and exposure to a testing environment are strongly preferred.

Strong communication and customer service skills are a must, delivered with focused attentiveness and moderate interaction.

Must be flexible in work hours and days.

Ability to complete all tasks in a timely and efficient manner, and handle a reasonable amount of stress.

Intermediate experience in Microsoft Office Suite, Windows applications, Internet, and email.

Ability to operate a computer, fax, and telephone.

Must be able to work in a quiet, focused environment and hear spoken words in soft voices.

Must be able to sit for long periods of time and also escort candidates to and from testing room. Must be able to bend, stoop and lift up to 20 lbs.

Must be able to see small details at a distance. Ability to see names clearly on ID cards and the computer screen.

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Primary Location: US-CT-Wallingford

Work Locations: US-CT-Wallingford-35 Thorpe 35 Thorpe Avenue Suite 105 Wallingford 06492

Job: Testing Center

Organization: Assessments VUE

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Dec 21, 2017

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: SDL2017

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