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Director of Examinations

National Dental Examining Board of Canada (NDEB)

Ottawa, Ontario

The National Dental Examining Board of Canada (NDEB) is responsible for establishing and maintaining a national standard of competence for dentists in Canada.  Created by an Act of Parliament, NDEB is dedicated to supporting the health of Canadians by maintaining the national standards for general dentistry in Canada.  NDEB develops and administers innovative, internationally-recognized examinations and assessments that are valid and reliable. Each year approximately 1000 dentists from Canada and around the world are certified through the NDEB’s examination and assessment processes.

NDEB is currently seeking a respected dentist and team leader as its new Director of Examinations.

Reporting to the Executive Director & Registrar and as a member of the Management Team, the Director of Examinations will direct and oversee the registration and credential verifications of all examinees, as well as the development, administration, evaluation and appeals processes for all examinations and assessments.  The Director will ensure NDEB remains current and up to date on trends and developments in credential verification; validity, reliability and fairness of tests; and technological advancements in delivering tests and examinations.  Alongside the Executive Director, he/she will represent NDEB at federal, provincial and international committees and working groups to discuss issues and methods on new government policy, national standards, competencies, and improvements to the dental accreditation process and programs in Canada.

As the ideal candidate, you have a dental licence issued in Canada or are eligible for dental licensure in a province in Canada. You are knowledgeable and/or involved in dental evaluation and are familiar with high stakes evaluation processes. A collaborative service-oriented team leader, you are committed to diversity and inclusivity. Driven, with a bias to action, you seek out innovative and creative solutions to change, all the while ensuring high quality patient care to the Canadian public. Your exceptional communications skills, gained from working with diverse stakeholders, committees, and volunteers will be highly valuable. Fluency in both official languages would be an asset.

To learn more about this important position, please contact Kathy Rahme at 613-742-3204. To apply for this position, please submit your application and related materials to krahme@boyden.com and state “NDEB , Director of Examinations” in the subject line of your e-mail.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those under consideration for the role will be contacted

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