HiSET Test Center Associate - Secondary Programs (Part Time)

Kirkwood Community College


To advance the college’s mission, vision, principles, values and strategic initiatives through continuous improvement decisions.

Under limited supervision, the HiSET® testing associate works with the HiSET® Chief Examiner to assist students with the completion of official HiSET® testing to achieve an Iowa High School Equivalency Diploma. The associate will be working with HISET® candidates at the main campus test center in Cedar Rapids, and occasional needs at the Kirkwood Regional Center in Coralville.  Scheduled test times vary and will be discussed during the interview process.


  • Advocate for Continual Improvement- empowering each other to identify opportunities for excellence.
  • Collaborate with Mutual Accountability- working together with a willingness to take ownership and account for our actions. 
  • Champion Service- anticipating needs and create a welcoming, diverse, and inclusive environment. 
  • Perseverance- commitment to excellence even in the face of adversity or delay in achieving success. 
  • Lead- regardless of title, through positive influence.


  • Administering official HiSET® assessments
  • Ensuring all necessary student forms and documentation are completed
  • Adhering to HiSET® and State of Iowa test security requirements
  • Work in collaboration with Kirkwood adult education staff and instructors
  • Perform other related work duties as assigned
  • Assume responsibility, deal effectively with problems, and exercise independent judgment when making decisions.
  • Establish and maintain good working relationships with students, colleagues, and the general public.
  • Read, understand and express oneself clearly and effectively in oral and written communication.
  • Ability to use computer systems for word processing and database management.
  • Demonstrate coordinating abilities and organizational skills.
  • Welcome, value, and nurture people of all backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences, as well as support and promote an environment that accepts differences.  
The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the essential job duties/responsibilities and performance expectations of the job, which should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements.  Individuals may perform other duties as assigned. 


Position involves working in an office setting. Occasional (10-33%) standing, pushing, pulling and grasping. Frequent (34-66%) reaching and viewing a computer and other types of close visual work.  Constant (67-100%) sitting, walking, repetitive motion, talking and hearing.


  • Speak English fluently and be at least 18 years of age.
  • Have the ability to read directions clearly to test takers and to complete forms.
  • Must be proficient with computers. 
  • Possess unquestionable integrity and be able to handle groups of test takers in an effective, efficient and friendly manner.
  • Pass the HiSET CBT and PBT Elearning assessment.
Kirkwood Community College shall not engage in nor allow unlawful discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment. This includes all employment practices, hiring practices, and unwelcome harassment of applicants or employees based on race, color, national origin, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information or actual or potential parental, family, marital status or veteran status. If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with the policy please contact the Vice President of Human Resources at Kirkwood Community College, 313 Kirkwood Hall, 6301 Kirkwood Blvd., SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404, Telephone: 319-398-5572,  Email: equity@Kirkwood.edu or the director of the Office for Civil Rights U.S. Department of Education, John C. Kluczynski Federal Building, 230 S. Dearborn Street, 37th Floor, Chicago, IL 60604-7204, Telephone: (312) 730-1560 Facsimile: (312) 730-1576, TDD (800) 877-8339 Email: OCR.Chicago@ed.gov

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Job ID: 97911

Posted 25 days ago

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