The National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies (NICET) is a nationally recognized professional certification organization. NICET offers more than a dozen specialty certifications in the fields of Fire Protection, Transportation, Construction Materials Testing and more. The career track certification provides credentialing for entry to senior level technicians and is measure of qualifications relied on by authorities having jurisdiction, government entities, employers and contract specifiers.
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Demonstrating competencies previously provided and employing applicable established Standard Operating Procedures to:
Manage research, development, and maintenance of NICET’s growing offering of 13 (approximately 48 exams) engineering technology certification programs in accordance with accreditation best practices and NICET standards and policies.
Maintain the security of confidential test, candidate, and vendor information.
Supervise and mentor members of the program development staff, coordinate staffing needs on specific projects, set and monitor staff’s goals, manage staff’s performance, and participate in hiring process.
Identify resource requirements, prioritize scheduling, and create development department budget. Work with consulting psychometrician when necessary.
Recruit, train, and manage subject matter experts (SMEs) appropriate to committee structure and role.
Facilitate online and face-to face meetings.
Make compelling presentations and provide guidance to stakeholders on the use and value of NICET certification programs.
Work with Communications staff to coordinate programs’ marketing activities.
Coordinate and oversee the creation or modification of standard operating procedures, style guides, and workflow charts to reflect evolving practices.
Resolve escalated customer service inquiries.
Assist other departments and perform other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in education, engineering, engineering technology, social science, management, communications, or other related specialty with course work in technical writing and 10 years’ work experience in certification or managerial/behavioral analysis, including working with associations, committees, and/or volunteers, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to develop and maintain professional relationships with customers, volunteers, colleagues, managers, and subordinates. Demonstrate willingness to assist teammates, ability to cultivate a team-based approach within the workplace, and promote a positive, productive work environment.
Expertise in assessment and measurement for item, test, and professional certification program development and maintenance. Understanding of accreditation criteria, and basic psychometric and statistical concepts.
Leadership and organizational skills to effectively manage concurrent processes, people, and projects to meet established goals, deadlines, and quality standards. Willingness and ability to adjust to changing job requirements and work processes in a high-pressure environment.
Excellent communication skills in both written and spoken English, including ability to write collateral program materials and the ability to present to stakeholder groups and effectively exchange ideas. Efficiently lead group/volunteer discussions, keeping them focused on the desired outcome.
Ability to write, analyze, and assess technical test questions and other materials for clarity, cognitive level, and appropriateness of technical content utilizing strong spelling and proofreading skills with excellent attention to detail.
Ability to travel occasionally.
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About National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies
NICET is the Global leader in providing recognition of qualified technology professionals who reliably apply engineering principles and practices for the benefit and safety of the public.