Assessors (Generalists/Psychometricians) for ANAB Personnel Certification Accreditation Programs and Certificate Accreditation Programs

ANAB is seeking contract assessors to assess Personnel Certification Accreditation Programs and Certificate Accreditation Programs. Competent assessors will serve on a contractual basis to evaluate the competence and integrity of organizations across all industries that issue certificates or offer certifications for persons against the accreditation criteria contained in ISO/IEC 17024:2012 Conformity assessment – General requirements for bodies operating certification of persons , ANSI/ASTM E2659-18, Standard Practice for Certificate Issues, or ASTM D8403-21, Standard Practice for Certificate Issuers in the Cannabis and Hemp Industries as well as relevant ANAB policies and procedures.

Desirable assessor candidates will have leadership experience in certification and/or accreditation organizations. Once selected, successful assessor candidates must participate and successfully pass classroom and field training regarding the ISO/IEC 17024, ANSI/ASTM E2659-18, or ASTM D8403-21 standard and ANAB accreditation process. The final step is approval from the ANAB Credentialing Assessor Review Panel.

Required Skills and Knowledge include, but are not limited to:

  • For generalist assessors: minimum Bachelor’s degree
  • For psychometrics assessors: minimum Doctoral degree in educational measurement or other measurement-related fields
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in certification/accreditation/assessment/program evaluation
  • Knowledge of general quality management system principles and tools
  • Basic computer/technology skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal relations and interviewing skills
  • Ability to work in environments under high-pressure situations and produce deliverables in a timely manner
  • Conflict resolution skills
  • Attentive to detail
  • Ability to impartially evaluate the outcomes of an assessment and make evidence-based decisions
  • Experience designing, filling or reviewing online applications

To apply, please complete the ANAB Assessor Application and select the applicable credentialing accreditation program(s) (Cannabis Certificate Accreditation Program, Certificate Accreditation Program, Conference for Food Protection, Personnel Certification Accreditation). ANAB will review your information and will contact you if we feel you have the necessary competence.

If you currently contract with ANAB as an assessor and want to expand into other ANAB accreditation programs, please reach out to your ANAB contact/s directly.