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Graduate Student Assistant Job Description

Binghamton University University Testing Center and University Tutorial Services Graduate Student Assistant

The University Testing Center/University Tutorial Services is currently accepting applications for the position of UTC/UTS Graduate Student Assistant. The UTC is designed to support faculty in implementing authorized testing accommodations not easily provided within their classrooms. We also assist faculty efforts to provide a space for students who need alternate testing times and locations for other legitimate reasons. UTS provides tutorial services to undergraduate students in over 100 courses.

Job Description and Responsibilities:

  • Check students in as they arrive at the UTC
  • Maintain clean and quiet atmosphere for testing
  • Assist in the distribution and collection of test materials
  • Work with faculty to obtain materials and return them in a timely manner
  • Actively proctor exams
  • Work with students who are in need of special accommodations (extended time, enlarged text, testing software, etc.)
  • Maintain confidentiality and security of all testing materials
  • Communicate any issues to the Director
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Current graduate student in good academic standing
  • Available for 15-20 hours per week, with additional availability during finals week.
  • Applicants must be honest and dependable
  • Display empathy and positive regard for others
  • Give excellent customer service by acting with integrity, responsibility, and courtesy
  • Previous proctoring or tutoring experience is a plus


This position will be paid $12 per hour.

If interested, please send a brief cover letter, your resume and the names and contact information for two references (one reference MUST be a faculty member) to with the subject title "UTC_Proctor [Your Last Name]" as soon as possible. Questions can also be directed to the same e-mail.

Last Updated: 3/1/17