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Test Center Manager – Ottawa East

Pearson PLC

This is a Contract position in Ottawa, ON posted November 18, 2020.

Test Center Manager – Ottawa East

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 centers in more than 180 countries, where we validate the skills and knowledge of millions of individuals every year.

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).

Pearson Canada is committed to providing accommodation for persons with disabilities. If you require accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

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 Ottawa East, ON .

Responsibilities

Expand your career at Pearson VUE in our entry level Test Center Manager position for

our Ottawa, ON location. 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.

SCHEDULE REQUIREMENTS:

Our ideal candidate demonstrates flexibility and teamwork.

This is strictly a part-time position and will remain as such

Willing to travel 3 times a year to conduct TTC events at various locations across Canada.

Ability to work 10 to 19 hours per week with an expectation to work more hours as needed.

Employees must be available to work various shifts between the hours of 7am – 10pm various

shifts as scheduled, any day Monday through Friday.

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

Available to address operational problems when not at test center.

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.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 1 year customer service experience preferred.

  • One year supervision experience in customer service 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.

  • Ability to lift up to 20 lbs on occasion. Must have the ability to stand for extended periods

of time while escorting candidates back and forth, up to 50-100 times per scheduled shift,

to and from the testing room. Must have the ability to sit for long periods of time. Must be

able to bend, stoop & lift from a stooped position.

  • Must be able to see small details at a distance. Ability to see names clearly on id cards

and the computer screen.

Primary Location: CA-ON-Ottawa

Job: Testing Center

Organization: Assessments VUE

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Nov 18, 2020

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Part-time Regular

Req ID: 2010958

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.