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Temporary Scorers- Math Assessments

Company Name:
ACT, Inc.
ACT is an independent, not-for-profit organization that provides a broad array of assessment, research, information, and program management solutions in the areas of education and workforce development. Each year, ACT serves millions of people in high schools, colleges, professional associations, businesses, and government agencies--nationally and internationally.
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JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Performance Scoring Center is looking for individuals to assist in the scoring of the ACT (Math) exam. The start date will be tentatively May 12th, 2014 to approximately June 20th, 2014. Training sessions will be held at the beginning of, and intermittently throughout, the project. Attendance for training sessions is mandatory in order to participate in the project. The work schedule will be 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday. Applicants must be able to work 30 - 40 hours per week.The workload for scoring is sometimes unpredictable. Scorers are employed on an "as needed" basis. There may be days or parts of days when scorers will not need to report to work and some scorers may be released from the project early if the number of tests we receive does not meet expectations. It is also possible that the project could extend past the anticipated end-date.
Typical work-related activities include:
Scoring ACT Math test responses
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Two-year (Associates) degree in math or a related field to be considered for the project. All scorers must successfully complete a qualifying exam after training. Scorers who do not qualify will not be able to participate in the project.
This position is located in Iowa City, IA. Relocation is not available.
Starting salary is $11.85 per hour.
Finalists for this position will be subject to a pre-employment criminal background check as a condition of employment.
ACT is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in people and ideas. ACT participates in E-Verify. ACT''s online position announcements are intended only to provide general descriptions of employment opportunities; none of the information provided for any position should be interpreted as a commitment by ACT to specific terms and conditions for employment.

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