Employment Opportunities

Instructional Assistant - Testing Center, #00260

(Trainer & Instructor I)


At J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College, we are committed to the success of all students.  We believe all students will reach their full potential when we create conditions that allow it and it is our responsibility to do so. We are mindful that equitable outcomes are only achieved through intentional action that eliminates barriers to achievement. Successful candidates for positions, regardless of job duties, must embrace the responsibility to serve all students so that they may succeed and prosper.  Reynolds is currently seeking applicants for the position of Instructional Assistant – Testing Center which will be assigned to Enrollment Management and Student Success on the Downtown Campus.  


TYPE OF APPOINTMENT:  Full-time classified position with state benefits.


DUTIES:  The Instructional Assistant manages testing staff, to include setting work schedules, providing training as needed, and evaluating work performance and providing feedback; and administers make-up tests, on-line tests, and Specialty Tests for the Downtown Campus according to published guidelines and procedures. The Instructional Assistant is responsible for providing proctoring services during published times, adhering to College and instructor deadlines, policies and/or procedures; and is responsible for scheduling test times and dates, and publicizing this information for students, faculty and staff.  This position serves as VPT Institutional Administrator responsible for monitoring VPT units ensuring adequate amounts are available to meeting testing demand. The Instructional Assistant is also responsible for creating testing sites locally and remotely, creating test proctors, site managers, and assigning test privileges; maintains adequate level of supplies and materials for daily operations within testing center; and performs a variety of other administrative and office support tasks to ensure the efficient operation of the Testing Center. 


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:  Working knowledge of educational software programs; and instructional techniques and tools.  Demonstrated ability to provide a high level of support and assistance to faculty and students in the use of the college testing center and equipment; and to communicate effectively, orally and in writing.  Demonstrated ability to follow established guidelines and procedures; and to effectively manage a classroom/testing environment.  Demonstrated ability to perform administrative and office support functions; and to use a personal computer and current software programs. Demonstrated ability to work with students of varying backgrounds and educational levels. Graduation from high school or equivalent. The selected candidate must be able to pass the college’s pre-employment security screening.


QUALIFICATIONS PREFERRED:  High school graduate with additional coursework in student learning, counseling or a related area and/or an Associate’s degree in a related area is preferred. Experience in instructional support in an academic environment is also preferred.


STARTING SALARY:  Salary range: $28,354 - $45,000, based on related experience.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Applications will be accepted through August 13, 2021. 

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CONTACT INFORMATION: Emily Duncan, Recruitment Coordinator Email:

Reynolds is committed to hiring and retaining a racially diverse, culturally competent staff at all levels of the organization who reflect the demographics of our students. We also believe in providing an ongoing investment in our faculty and staff to deepen their skills and competencies to serve the full range of our student population. Reynolds is one of the largest community colleges in Virginia and serves Virginia’s capital city and five nearby counties. Annually, our four campus sites serve approximately 13,000 credit students and provide training for 7,400 students through the Community College Workforce Alliance. Additional information is available at the College’s Website:


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J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College does not discriminate on the basis of age (except when age is a bona fide occupational qualification); color; disability; gender identity or expression; genetic information; military service; national origin; political affiliation; pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including lactation; race (or traits historically associated with race including hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists); religion; sex; sexual orientation; veterans status, or any other non-merit based factor in its employment opportunities, programs, services, and activities. 


Reynolds Community College Office of Human Resources Parham Road Campus Workforce Development and Conference Center, Suite 121  1651 E. Parham Road Richmond, VA 23228 (804) 523-5249