Posted July 16, 2021

Assistant Editor – National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners (NBOME)


Chicago, IL


The Assistant Editor will assist with all facets of item editing processes designated by their supervisor. The Assistant Editor will proofread items with statistics and ensure error-free content in line with procedures. The Assistant Editor will develop skills required for progression to Editor I in terms of item editing and facilitating on-site meetings with subject matter experts (SMEs). Tasks include, but are not limited to: editing, communicating with SMEs, participating in on-site item-writing workshops, assisting with department projects, and supporting editing activities in general.

 Develop editing skills required for progression to Editor I, including mastering the style guide, writing appropriate comments, and ensuring error-free text
 Screen items for language that may be perceived as discriminatory or offensive
 When needed, conduct research to verify item content
 Support editors in preparation and follow-up tasks related to item-writing workshops
 Provide support during workshops to SMEs and staff
 Learn to facilitate workshops and review meetings independently
 Present engaging short presentations to SMEs at workshops
 Support editing administrative functions as needed, including scheduling, emailing, and research
 Help maintain the editing team’s shared resources, including the style guide, laboratory value repositories,
and editing macros
 Submit items through the item bank when needed
 Superior attention to detail, typing accuracy, and proofreading skills
 Strong organizational skills and ability to multitask
 Excellent written and verbal communication skills
 Flexibility and a positive, team-oriented attitude
 Ability to learn and apply editing principles at a rapid pace
 Ability and desire to lead groups of SMEs in writing and review activities
 Proficient in MS Word, Excel, and Outlook

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