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National Council of Architectural Registration Boards
Manager, Examination
Posted: February 28

NCARB is a nonprofit organization and global leader in architectural regulation. Located in Washington, D.C., our mission is to protect the public health, safety, and welfare by leading the regulation of the practice of architecture through the development and application of standards for licensure and credentialing of architects.

Our members are the architectural licensing boards of the 55 states and territories. While each jurisdiction is responsible for regulating the practice of architecture within its borders, NCARB develops and administers national programs for licensure candidates and architects to ensure they have the mobility to go wherever their career takes them.

NCARB’s Examination Directorate is searching for a collaborative, positive, and creative Manager, Examination to join our team and work together on developing and delivering the Architect Registration Examination® (ARE®) as well as supporting candidates and NCARB’s Member Boards.

The Examination team manages the day-to-day development and delivery of the ARE as well as works across the Council on several initiatives. Our small but mighty team works with hundreds of subject matter experts on the creation and maintenance of the ARE. We oversee ongoing improvements to the examination, and we support Council outreach efforts to inform licensure candidates and architects on all NCARB programs and services.

This position reports to the assistant director, examination and is a highly collaborative role working with others across the organization. We take great pride in maintaining a high stakes examination that ensures proper assessment of licensure candidates. If you are a motivated person who thrives in a collaborative work environment, can lead and empower others to reach goals and objectives, and can learn and speak confidently about new information and ideas, then we want to hear from you.

Duties will include:

At a minimum, you have:

Ideally you have:

It would be awesome if you also have:


NCARB's employees enjoy a comprehensive set of benefits that include strong support for health and wellness, some nice perks, and professional development. We also offer a great work environment that is thoughtful and collaborative. It is filled with lots of light and awesome colleagues who believe in our mission and embrace our values of Open, Responsive, and Restless.

Some highlights include:

How to Apply

If you feel qualified and this position is interesting and exciting to you, please apply. We would love to hear from you.

Interested and qualified applicants can apply at:

NCARB is an EEO employer committed to recruiting a diverse workforce.