Proctor Resume Examples And Tips

The average resume reviewer spends between 5 to 7 seconds looking at a single resume, which leaves the average job applicant with roughly six seconds to make a killer first impression. Thanks to this, a single typo or error on your resume can disqualify you right out of the gate.

At Zippia, we went through over 3,175 Proctor resumes and compiled some information about how best to optimize them. Here are some suggestions based on what we found, divided by the individual sections of the resume itself.

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Four Key Resume Tips For Landing A Proctor Job:

Relevant Experience
Make sure that the jobs, experience, and accolades that you do include are relevant to the position you’re applying for.
The Right Skills
This is a great time to run wild with those keywords found in the job description. If they’re looking for someone with Exam Materials, be sure to list it as a skill.
Your Unique Qualities
Recruiters and hiring managers are looking at hundreds of resumes. Let yours stand out, and try not to sound too boring.
Strong Content
If you’ve had a lot of jobs, this shouldn’t necessarily be a list of all of them. This is a document designed to market you to a potential employer, so choose the strongest content.

How To Write A Proctor Resume

Contact Information
First things first — employers only spend about six seconds looking at resumes before they decide to keep them or throw them away, so you should definitely let them know whose it is.
Commute and relocation are things that employers take into consideration when sifting through candidates, so provide your current address in your resume header so that employers have an idea of where you are in relation to their office.
LinkedIn Profile
If you feel that a link to your social media profile could further your standing as a candidate, go ahead and include it. This doesn’t mean you should throw in a link to your hilarious Twitter profile, but instead provide your LinkedIn profile.
Professional Summary (Objective)
Career objective statements are one of the most overlooked pieces of otherwise stellar resumes. It’s not that every Proctor CV out there needs one — it’s just that the ones that really do need them typically never think to include them.
The goal of this section is simple: to summarize the resume in a few short sentences. Through your resume summary you enable employers to quickly learn whether you are a good match for the job. Here are a few things to keep in mind when writing a professional summary:
Keep it short: it should be 4 sentences max
Highlight your most impressive skills or achievements

Not sure which skills are really important?

3 Big Tips For Listing Skills On Your Resume
For Proctors, the skill that stands out above all others in terms of how frequently it shows up on proctor resumes is exam materials, which is more than twice as common as the next common skill: lab computers. Including these skills on your resume won't necessarily make you stand out from the crowd, but they can help reinforce your experience as a proctor.
Top Skills for a Proctor
Here are a few key points of to keep in mind while writing your skills section:
Include between 6 to 12 skills
Make sure to only include hard skills
Highlight your most impressive skills or achievements
The work experience section of a resume is all about highlighting the achievements that an employer would want to see. Here are some examples from different Business Analysts

Example # 1


  • Coordinate six proctors' schedules to cover over 35 exams per day.
  • Assisted in upkeep of 50+ computers; troubleshooting minor computer problems.
  • Assist in the training and coordinating of recruiting part time proctors.
  • Scanned, proofed, and converted text documents into compact discs and trained other proctors on lab procedures.
  • Administer Department of Defense ASVAB aptitude tests at various field locations to new military recruits and to high school students.

Example # 2

Corps Member

  • Facilitate classroom instruction for MKT 245, Principles of Marketing, in the College of Business traditional campus.
  • Designed and facilitated online Biology courses for non-science majors and nursing students
  • Selected to tutor and mentor children ages 6-13 at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Madisonville, TN.
  • Participated in faculty, parent conferences, & professional developments.
  • Completed eight credits in education courses and taught middle school mathematics at Hayes K-8 and Ossie Ware Mitchell Middle School.

Example # 3

Learning Assistant

  • Mentor to 10+ undergraduate researchers resulting in a publication and poster presentations.
  • Assisted in teaching discrete mathematics course for computer scientists.
  • Obtained CRLA Tutor Training Certification - Level I
  • Created weekly lesson plans, presented in PowerPoint.
  • Tutored university students individually in pre-calculus and calculus.

Example # 4


  • Implemented an Apple computer video editing system.
  • Administered tests (CPT, CLEP, ACT, SAT) at the Dale Mabry Campus.
  • Maintain working knowledge of PSI procedure, policy, and practices.
  • Proctored high school equivalency diploma exams and ESL tests.
  • Greet students, staff, faculty, answer questions about the test and or questions about the administrative process for college.

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We compared 3,175 sample proctor resumes with job offers and found that the average years of experience required for a proctor job required by employers is 2.0 years.
How much work experience do employers want to see?
The average proctor job listing asks for 2.0 years of work experience.
How much work experience does the average proctor candidate have?
The average proctor resume contains 3.0 years of work experience.
Write your work experience section in a way that embraces your proctor skills. Sounds easier said than done? Take a look at how other people have done it. Below are real examples from proctor resumes that people have included in their work experience section to demonstrate their knowledge of key skills:
As a proctor, you may wonder exactly how your education section should look. Proctor roles often require a Some College Courses degree or higher, so the majority of proctor resumes that we looked at contained a some college courses degree.
Based on our analysis of proctor resumes, the most common major for proctor candidates is Business, but other majors made their way in as well. Psychology, English and Biology were relatively common.
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As shown above, the Education section can be very brief. However make sure to include the following:
The name of the school you attended
The year you attended
Your major
Your GPA
The level of education you attained

Proctor Salary

Did your resume land you an interview? Be prepared to talk salary.

How To Answer "What Are Your Salary Requirements"

When you are ready to send your resume to employers, it's important to be aware of the current market conditions for Proctors. Salary can vary based on factors such as location, company, and industry. Check out our detailed salary information for Proctors to learn more.

Average Employee Salary
Min 10%
Median 50%
Max 90%