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LINGUIST List 19.2824

Tue Sep 16 2008

Jobs: English & Applied Linguistics: Test Rater, ETS

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        1.    Eronmwon Balogun, English & Applied Linguistics: Test Rater, ETS, Telecommute

Message 1: English & Applied Linguistics: Test Rater, ETS, Telecommute
Date: 16-Sep-2008
From: Eronmwon Balogun <ebalogunets.org>
Subject: English & Applied Linguistics: Test Rater, ETS, Telecommute
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University or Organization: ETS
Department: Performance Assessment Scoring Svc.
Job Location: New Jersey, USA (Telecommute)
Web Address: http://ets.org
Job Rank: Test Rater

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)


Join the TOEIC (R) Speaking and Writing Program

The TOEIC test is the world's leading test of English-language proficiency
in the international workplace. It measures the everyday English skills of
people working in an international environment. ETS is launching the TOEIC
Speaking and Writing Tests and is currently seeking qualified raters.

Rater Qualifications

To be an ETS TOEIC Rater, you must:
- Currently reside in the United States and hold a bachelor's degree or
above from an accredited college or university
- Have experience teaching English as a Second Language (ESL) at the high
school, college, or adult-learning level
- Be a US citizen, resident alien or authorized to work for remuneration
in the U.S.
- Submit TOEFL (R), TOEIC (R) or TSE (R) scores if you are a nonnative
English speaker who has lived in the US for less than two years
*TOEFL - Test of English as a Foreign Language (TM)
*TOEIC - Test of English for International Communication (TM)
*TSE - Test of Spoken English (TM)
- Possess computer skills and have access to a secure, high-speed Internet
- Be able to maintain confidentiality and security
- Have a willingness to learn and follow procedures
- Be available for training and scoring

Rater Tasks - Raters will score spoken or written constructed responses for
the TOEIC test using a secured computer from their home or office. Raters
will evaluate examinees' responses by using ETS's Online Scoring Network
(OSN) system.

Rater Training - Approved TOEIC raters will self-train using the online
tutorial followed by certification. Successful certification for the
operational version of TOEIC (called STOEIC) is required to become a rater.
Certified raters will be eligible to score the practice test (TOEIC),
operational test (STOEIC), and institutional test (ITOEIC).

Work Schedule and Compensation - TOEIC rating sessions will be scheduled on
a monthly basis. Raters will work in four- or eight-hour increments and
earn $15 per hour. Raters are invited to score based upon test
administrations and volumes.

How to apply - For more information and to apply online, please visit the
application website listed below and select the "Scoring Opportunities"
link found beneath the 'On Our Site' locator, Scroll down to the TOEIC
"Frequently Asked Questions" and "Application" Link

You may also submit your résumé to TOEICraterets.orh. Applicants with
qualifying credentials will be notified by e-mail.

Copyright © 2006 by Educational Testing Service. All rights reserved. ETS,
the ETS logo, TOEIC and TOEFL are registered trademarks of Educational
Testing Service (ETS). Test of English for InternationalCommunication,
TestEnglish asaForeign Languageand TestSpoken English are a trademark of ETS.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Web Address for Applications: http://www.ets.org
Contact Information:
TOEIC Recruitment
Email: TOEICraterets.org

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