Careers at EMA

Test Accommodations Associate (Temporary/Seasonal Position)

Reporting to the Test Accommodations Manager, the Test Accommodations Associate assists in the review and processing of applications for accommodations when taking the SSAT to ensure all test takers with identified disabilities are afforded reasonable accommodations.

This role reports to:
Test Accommodations Manager

Key Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Reviews student applications and associated supporting documentation, including, but not limited to: IEPs; Section 504 Accommodation Plans; private school documentation; psycho-educational evaluations; medical documentation; or any other formal documentation which outlines a student’s testing needs; to ensure that all requested accommodations are appropriate and reasonable for the applicant. 
  • Provides assistance to test taking families, Enrollment Management Association (EMA) member schools/organizations, and test centers via phone, email, and written communications concerning accommodation needs, requirements, and decisions.
  • Ensures compliance with EMA policy and state and federal laws related to the provision of testing accommodations.

Educational Requirements

Master’s degree or equivalent in special education, psychology, counseling, or another related field with experience working with students with disabilities, therapeutic services, and/or test accommodation services. Extensive field experience is not required but is preferred.

Experience Qualifications 

  • Experience or familiarity with the administration, scoring, and interpretation of standardized, norm-referenced tests used to measure the academic, adaptive, emotional, intellectual, and social skills and ability levels of children and adolescents.
  • Knowledge of the general educational/testing needs of students with disabilities including, but not limited to, those students diagnosed with or suspected of having one or a combination of the following conditions: physical disabilities, specific learning disabilities (SLD), neurological disorders (i.e. ADHD), psychiatric disorders (i.e. anxiety/depression/bipolar), Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), chronic health conditions, sensory processing disorders, Traumatic Brain Injury etc.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Superior communication skills
  • Demonstrated organizational skills
  • Prior teaching experience with children and adolescents with disabilities is desirable
  • Flexible availability is a MUST and regular telecommuting will be made possible after successful completion of job training. Work hours may be flexible to include nights and weekends, especially during peak months of the testing season (October through January). Outside of peak testing months, the Test Accommodations Associate will be expected to assist in a limited capacity due to vacation time, illness, etc.

To Apply:

Candidates who share our passion for excellence are encouraged to send their resume and a cover letter (including salary requirements) to careers@enrollment.org. Please reference TA2022 in the subject line. No phone calls, please.

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Benefits

The Enrollment Management Association offers our employees a Total Rewards package, which includes compensation and a range of market-relevant benefits. We believe in compensating well for excellent work. We balance our total rewards with pay and provide great benefits.

Paid Time Off & Holidays

We want you to take time off for you and your family. We offer up to 25 days of vacation, 10 sick days, 3 personal days plus 13 federal holidays.

Health & Income Protection

We offer medical, dental (at no cost to you), vision (at no cost to you), short-term and long-term disability, group life insurance and more.

Paid Maternity Leave & Parental Leave

We believe that having that time to spend with your family is important. We offer 8 weeks of paid maternity leave and 2 weeks of paid parental (secondary caregivers) leave.

Work from Home & Remote Workers

We offer opportunities to work from home up to two days per week for suitable positions and we have positions that allow for remote employees.

Wellness

We offer Employee Assistance Program and gym and fitness membership fee reimbursement up to a certain amount.

Tuition Reimbursement

We are dedicated to developing a capable and knowledgeable workforce.  We provide financial support to employees who participate in externally sponsored educational courses.

Financial

We offer a retirement plan that employees can participate upon hire with a very generous employer contribution following an employee contribution of just 2%. We also provide you with the option to invest in a Health Savings Account, Flexible Spending Account and Dependent Care Account.

Accommodations

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access this site as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by sending an email to accomodationsforapp@enrollment.org.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The Enrollment Management Association is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity. It is the policy of The Enrollment Management Association to recruit, hire, and promote for all positions and to administer all Human Resource matters such as wages, benefits, assignments, promotions and all other terms and conditions of employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic disposition, veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, and/or local law.