Chief Invigilator Job Description

Chief Invigilator Job Description

October 4th, 2019

Chief Invigilators direct the operations of Invigilators to ensure that examination venues are optimized for test-takers. Chief Invigilators also act on confirmed cases of rule violations.

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We are searching for a diplomatic Chief Invigilator to coordinate activities pertaining to test sittings. The Chief Invigilator should guide the work of Invigilators, answer questions about exam-related policies, and record attendance. You should also confirm that all test scripts are present before carting these to drop-off locations.

To ensure success as a Chief Invigilator, you should ensure the strict observance of all test regulations. A remarkable Chief Invigilator should be able to perform administrative tasks in plain sight without distracting test-takers.

Chief Invigilator Responsibilities:

  • Brainstorming the distribution of invigilation activities.
  • Meeting with Invigilators ahead of each test to delegate tasks and outline expectations.
  • Setting the tone of each test by furnishing students with pertinent rules and procedures.
  • Noting attendance and checking students' identification.
  • Fielding questions from test-takers, where appropriate.
  • Acting on all test-related misdemeanors.
  • Checking the number of test scripts against the amount of test-takers.
  • Resolving all salient discrepancies before you leave each test venue.
  • Transporting tests and extra resources to stipulated zones.
  • Coordinating the collection of test scripts by the Examiners, if needed.

Chief Invigilator Requirements:

  • High school diploma.
  • Demonstrable experience as a Chief Invigilator.
  • A wealth of invigilation experience.
  • Driver's license to allow the safe transport of test scripts.
  • Firm but flexible delegation skills.
  • Capacity to remain highly visible yet non-disruptive.
  • Highly organized, resolute, and diplomatic.
  • Available to invigilate after-hours examinations.

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