The Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) division of APhA is Growing!! We are seeking an organized detail-oriented Certification Project Manager to be responsible for the direction, coordination, implementation and management of volunteer subject matter experts, leading to the completion of projects that optimize psychometrics and testing workflows. This role will help to ensure that the psychometric and testing department aligns with BPS strategic goals and existing deadlines for examination development, administration, scoring, and reporting
The Primary Responsibilities Are:
To provide project management support for managing Psychometrics and Testing workflows
Plan, develop, and implement a work calendar and/or system to (1) track deliverables and timelines; and (2) facilitate timely communication with other BPS staff as well as external stakeholders;
Develop and maintain a system to track subject matter experts engaged in item-writing to document experience, productivity, and service;
Evaluate and assess results of established workflows;
To provide project management support for managing BPS volunteers
Work under the guidance of Senior Director, Professional Affairs and International engagement to coordinate management of (1) Specialty Council Rosters and Distribution Lists; (2) Specialty Council recruitment and nominations process; (3) BPS Board of Directors Rosters and Distribution Lists; and (4) BPS Board of Directors nominations process; and
Coordinate Specialty Council work; including, assisting other BPS staff with annual scope of work planning and calls, preparation and conduct of annual business meetings, and other related activities.
Participate in quality improvement activities
Assist Psychometrics & Testing team to ensure accuracy of the scoring process;
Lead efforts to streamline examination development processes, including form assembly, and review, examination publication, and scoring.
Three or more years of project management experience required. Experience working with certification programs preferred. Project Management Professional (PMP)® credential preferred.
About American Pharmacists Association
The American Pharmacists Association, founded in 1852 as the American Pharmaceutical Association, is a 501 (c)(6) organization, representing more than 62,000 practicing pharmacists, pharmaceutical scientists, student pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and others interested in advancing the profession. APhA, dedicated to helping all pharmacists improve medication use and advance patient care, is the first-established and largest association of pharmacists in the United States. For more information, please visit www.pharmacist.com.