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This information is only for the purposes of applying to be a Proctor for the Cal Poly Pomona Test Center. Should you be interested in different employment opportunities at Cal Poly, please click here

Condition of Employment

The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Job Description:

Job Title: Proctor

Company: Cal Poly Pomona - Academic Test Center

The Test Center maintains a commitment to efficient, accurate, and timely service to the campus and community. Weekend testing programs are administered for course placement and graduation requirements in a fair and encouraging environment. A Proctor will be asked to work the GWT (Graduation Writing Test).

GWT (Graduation Writing Test)

The GWT is administered once per quarter. All Cal Poly Pomona students are required to take this exam before they have graduated. A general work day for the GWT will run from 6:30am-3:30pm.


Job Description: Interact with Cal Poly Pomona undergraduate and graduate students, as well as high school students and parents/guardians. Provide information regarding the test administration of Graduation Writing Test. Administer and/or proctor GWT exams. Assist in check-in of students for tests. Organize, distribute, and collect test materials. Maintain confidentiality, integrity of test materials, and test procedures. Lift/transport test materials.

Qualifications: Excellent professional customer service and people skills. Dependability is a must. Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in written form. Ability to work in a team atmosphere with interruptions. Ability to effectively address situations of academic dishonesty. Ability to uphold the confidentiality and integrity of the GWT and exam. Be able to carry test materials (3-5 lbs.), chairs/desks (10-15 lbs.) and move tables with another proctor (20-30 lbs.). Teaching experience is a plus. Current Cal Poly Pomona students must have graduate standing (undergraduates will not be considered). Interested Cal Poly Pomona graduate students will be required to have passed the GWT. Graduate students from other universities are also welcome to apply (undergraduates will not be considered).

A background check must satisfactorily be completed before a candidate can be offered this position.  Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for this position.  The background check consists of the following:  Employment verification, education verification, reference checks, and checks of the following systems and databases:  National Social Security Number/Address Locator, Felony/Misdemeanor, National Criminal Database, Federal Criminal, Department of Motor Vehicles, and National Sex Offender Registry. 

How to Apply: 

The application process has switched to an electronic process. To apply for this job, please go to the Jobs page of the Cal Poly Pomona website.

For any questions regarding the application process, please contact the Test Center:

Phone: (909) 869-3353
Email: test_center@cpp.edu