Posted February 4, 2020

Exam Editor – NBCRNA


Chicago, IL


The Test Development Associate will ensure that the examinations developed and published by the NBCRNA meet the highest standards of excellence, content accuracy and editorial quality. This position will manage the item development and maintenance processes for all NBCRNA exams.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Coordinate item review and item bank maintenance with SME's using NBCRNA’s item banking software, to include;
• Execute item-writing plans, provide direction to subcommittees/panels on item writing assignments;
• Perform editorial review of items for content, clarity, & adherence to published and house-style guidelines;
• Provide guidance to subject matter experts (SMEs) on new item authoring and on needed revision of items flagged after mentor review, pretest, or drift review;
• Facilitate clear communication between NBCRNA and SMEs, and between mentor and mentee SMEs
• Provide support for SME issues accessing SharePoint, NBCRNA item bank, online books, and other technology platforms
• Maintain and develop training materials across platforms for new item writers, including style guides, item-writing guidelines, and online courses;
• Assist with scheduling and planning of calls and meetings, communicating hospitality requirements to appropriate NBCRNA staff;
• Assist with quality review of exam form/pool content and functionality;
• Participate in vendor management and oversight, ensuring test cycle deadlines are met, software performs according to specifications, and the highest security standards are upheld;
• Assist with and staff examination panels, including examination subcommittees, standard setting and professional practice analysis panels;


• Problem-solving attitude and skill
• Sharp attention to detail and superior execution
• Excellent writing and proofreading skills
• Capability with managing multiple and competing projects
• Proficiency in technology including Microsoft Office, SharePoint, GoToMeeting
• Coordinating and facilitating work in groups

• Experience with testing, education or publishing
• Basic quantitative skills
• Editing healthcare-related materials
• Working with volunteer committees
• Scheduling and planning appointments and meetings


Bachelors in a liberal arts or science-related field, plus 2-3 years related experience.

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