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Pearson Test Center Manager - Albany, NY in Albany, New York

Test Center Manager - Albany, NY - ( 2112444 )


Pearson VUE (​www.pearsonvue.com​) is the global leader in computer-based testing for information technology, academic, government and professional testing programs around the world. Pearson VUE provides a full suite of services from test development to data management and delivers exams through the world’s most comprehensive and secure network of test centers in more than 180 countries, where we validate the skills and knowledge of millions of individuals every year. Pearson VUE offers a great environment to start or grow your career, we are now hiring for a ​ Test Center Manger​ to join our team based in ​ Albany , NY.

Pearson VUE is a business of Pearson, the world's leading learning company with global-reach and market-leading businesses. Pearson is listed on both the London and New York stock exchanges (UK: PSON; NYSE: PSO).

Expand your career at Pearson VUE in our entry level Test Center Manager position for our ​ Albany , NY . You will utilize your communication and customer skills with external customers while also working to select new Test Administrators, provide job coaching, and fair performance appraisals to current employees.

Starting Pay Rate: $16.83 an hour

Schedule Requirements:

Our ideal candidate demonstrates flexibility and teamwork.

Ability to work ​35 to 40​ hours per week with an expectation to work more hours as needed. Employees must be available to work various shifts between the hours of ​6:45am - 11:45pm​ various shifts as scheduled, any day Monday through Friday.

Ability to work approximately 3 Saturdays per month from ​6:45am - 11:45pm.

Available to address operational problems when not at test center.

Ocassionally help out with staffing at other sites near NY region.


60% of daily tasks are Test Administrator responsibilities:

Performs on-time site opening and closing procedures.

Understands all testing procedures.

Checks in examinees, verifies identification, and explains the exam process.

Monitors examinees while testing.

Maintains a secure testing environment.

Communicates with internal technical support to investigate and fix technical issues.

Strictly adheres to company policies using careful judgment.

Responsible for maintaining a professional and clean testing center with light housekeeping duties.

Arrive on time for all scheduled shifts.

Other duties as assigned.

40% of daily tasks are Test Center Manager responsibilities:

The Test Center Manager is the onsite manager of a small team of Test Administrator employees

Site staffing/hiring/retention/conflict resolution/scheduling.

Trains, develops and coaches staff

First contact for facility issues

Ability to multi-task.

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


Minimum of 1-year customer service experience preferred

One-year supervision experience in customer service preferred

High school diploma or equivalent is required

Bachelor's degree or equivalent business experience preferred

Team leading and training skills, and exposure to a testing environment are strongly preferred

Strong communication and customer service skills are a must, delivered with focused attentiveness and moderate interaction

Must be flexible in work hours and days

Ability to complete all tasks in a timely and efficient manner and handle a reasonable amount of stress

Intermediate experience in Microsoft Office Suite, Windows applications, Internet, and email

Ability to operate a computer, fax, and telephone

Must be able to work in a quiet, focused environment​ and hear spoken words in soft voices

Ability to lift to 20 lbs. on occasion

Must have the ability to stand for extended periods of time while escorting candidates back and forth, up to 50-100 times per scheduled shift, to and from the testing room

Must have the ability to sit for long periods of time

Must be able to bend, stoop & lift from a stooped position

Must be able to see small details at a distance

Ability to see names clearly on id cards and the computer screen.

Primary Location : US-NY-Albany

Work Locations :

US-NY-Albany-1365 Washington

1365 Washington Avenue


Job : Testing Center

Organization : Assessments VUE

Employee Status : Regular Employee

Job Type : Standard

Shift : Day Job

Job Posting : Aug 30, 2021

Job Unposting : Ongoing

Schedule: : Full-time Regular

Req ID: 2112444