Exam Proctor

Job ID 2021-1426
Job Locations
Office of Testing
Part-Time 19 hours or less
Budgeted Salary Range
$15 per hour

Location, Job Title, Benefits

Rocky Vista University in Parker, CO has an immediate opening for a
Part-time Exam Proctor


This part-time position will pay $15.00 per hour. Hours vary, 6- 10 per week as needed.




The posted salary range represents the minimum to the midpoint within RVU’s compensation plan.   RVU’s full compensation structure provides a minimum to a maximum range.  The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to skill, knowledge, experience, education, and credentials.


RVU offers a full benefits package that includes 401(k), Health, Dental and Vision insurance, paid vacation, sick and holidays.


RVU is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Primary Purpose

To proctor written/electronic examinations. Assists with internal (RVU) and external placement tests (other institutions, agencies) and course exams. On-site on Parker campus.

Essential Job Functions

To facilitate and maintain vigilant security and integrity surrounding all written/electronic examinations, with student in person or remotely on the internet, utilizing the Zoom application.


Written examinations monitored via Zoom (Proctors are on site):

  • Supervise students taking exams via Zoom application, according to NBME and RVU Office of Testing guidelines
  • Monitor student check-in: ensure a secure exam environment with no forbidden items, check camera angles, etc. per the Honor Code.
  • Record and upload Zoom video of exam sessions.
  • Follow guidelines for testing and troubleshooting, as laid out in manual provided.
  • Monitor NBME e-mail inbox and answer student inquiries.

 Written Examinations with students in-person:

  • Check exam cart and complete set-up checklist.
  • Monitor student check-in: ensure that students scan in with ID badge, perform security check for forbidden items
  • Distribute all exam materials in an efficient and secure manner.
  • Set up and monitor all testing areas to ensure compliance with Office of Testing rules and to prevent cheating.

All Exams and Post Exam Reviews:

  • Attend departmental training sessions as scheduled.
  • Perform other exam-related duties as assigned.
  • Closely monitor all students during exam sessions.
  • Report any irregularities to the Office of Testing Director and/or Assistant Director.
  • Report any inappropriate or unprofessional behavior (throughout the entire process) to the Office of Testing Director and/or Assistant Director. Fill out Non-Professional Conduct reports as necessary.
  • Communicate with Office of Testing Administrative Assistants to establish work schedule. Frequently check for changes.
  • Troubleshoot students’ minor technical issues with electronic testing software (ExamSoft or NBME).

Marginal Job Functions

  • Ensure the testing area is free of debris and study materials before and after each exam
  • Other duties as assigned to ensure the secure and efficient completion of assigned exams

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to work with Windows laptop computers and learn new programs/technology.
  • Ability to follow through and work independently.
  • Ability to work well as part of a team.
  • Flexibility with schedule and last minute changes, if necessary.
  • Possess strong communication and analytical skills.
  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple tasks


Minimum Qualifications

  • Ability to work flexible hours on short notice.
  • Ability to work part-time on as-needed basis.
  • Ability to learn, follow, and implement detailed instructions.
  • No relationship with current or future students.
  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalent from a regionally accredited institution.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous (exam) proctoring experience helpful.

  • Some college or Associate’s degree preferred.

  • Previous experience working in a higher education environment, preferably in student services.

  • Experience with the Zoom application.



Final applicant will be required to pass background check and drug screening.


Qualified applicants will be contacted. There may be an additional video interview for you to complete. Please watch your email including spam and promotions folder.


Rocky Vista University, on the recommendation of the COVID-19 Response Team (CRT), implemented a mandatory vaccination policy for all employees and students effective July 1, 2021


Rocky Vista University is in full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and does not discriminate with regard to applicants or employees with disabilities, and will make reasonable accommodation when necessary. The following are essential abilities and physical requirements for all positions at the University.

  • Ability to orally communicate effectively with others;
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing, using the English language;
  • Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues and supervisory staff at all levels;
  • May be exposed to short, intermittent, and /or prolonged periods of sitting and/or standing in performance of job duties;
  • May be required to accomplish job duties using various types of equipment/supplies to include, but not limited to, pens, pencils, calculators, computer keyboards, telephone, etc.;
  • May be required to transport oneself to other campus offices, conference rooms, and on occasion, to off-campus sites to attend meetings, conferences, workshops, seminars, etc.


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