Exams Committee – Entry-to-Practise – Operations Volunteer

Activity Exams Committee (Entry-to-Practise)
RoleCommittee member  
No. of Positions2
AreaOperations – Entry-to-Practise
DutiesThe Exams Committee (Entry-to-Practise) is responsible for the maintenance of the College’ Ontario Clinical Sciences Exam and the Ontario Biomedical Exam. Committee members are tasked with:
– reviewing question items and cases assembled for an upcoming exam session.
– reviewing and approving new question items and cases developed by the College’s Item Writers.
– ensuring question items and cases adhere to the College blueprints for the Ontario Clinical Sciences and Ontario Biomedical examinations, College style guide, exam study reference guides and item writing guide.
– participating in standard setting studies (i.e., psychometric process for establishing a performance standard on an exam).
Work VolumeSeven meeting dates have been scheduled between February and October, with four of these meetings being a multi-day meeting (i.e. a minimum 1.5 days, maximum of 3 days). Volunteers will also be asked to complete some meeting prep work outside of meeting time.
Meetings are conducted remotely during business hours (Monday-Friday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.).
To accomplish the work necessary, volunteers for this role need to be able to attend all the days within a multi-day meeting.
CompensationAs set out in the Council’s Per Diem Policy.  
Knowledge baseStrong working knowledge of the scope of practice of naturopathy in Ontario. Strong written and oral communication skills. Ability to work independently and collaboratively. Experience in developing high stakes examinations is considered an asset.  
DisqualificationsThe following individuals would be disqualified from being appointed to this role: Individuals employed as an administrative faculty member or instructor at a naturopathic educational program (teaching assistants and clinic supervisors are exempted). Due to potential conflicts of interest, Exam Committee members should not be involved in the development, maintenance or administration of entry-to-practise exam preparatory courses, or with the development of naturopathic examination content for examining boards or similar bodies.  
How to ApplyApplications may be submitted online through the College’s Volunteer Application Process.