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Credentialing Project Specialist

The National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. (NCHEC), a non-profit, credentialing organization is seeking a Credentialing Project Specialist. NCHEC’s vision is to promote, improve, and protect the health of people through upholding the highest quality standards in health education certifications. The Credentialing Project Specialist (CPS) is responsible for project management related to credentialing and also serves as quality manager for quality improvement, accreditation, as well as supports activities of the contracted testing vendor in exam development and delivery.  The CPS reviews and processes exam applications and acts as office liaison to two voluntary Division Boards. The CPS participates as a team member, assists in all duties related to certification as needed, and reports directly to the Executive Director.  The ideal candidate is a self-motivated, highly organized, team player with training and experience in health education, accreditation, and quality improvement.

Job Summary:

NCHEC is seeking a motivated, organized, team player to ensure that NCHEC remains in compliance with national and international certification standards, maintains quality improvement processes, supports the development processes of exams using a testing vendor, and reviews eligibility of examination applications.   


  • Project management related to specific credentialing initiatives including NCCA and ISO accreditation applications, standards revisions, practice analysis, and strategic initiatives. Ensures NCHEC policies are in compliance with Accreditation Standards.
  • Manages quality improvement process including updating the quality policy manual, ensuring resource documents and internal audits are kept up to date. Manages the customer complaints tracking and review process.
  • Supports the practice analysis projects held approximately every five years which include recruitment, communication, publication processes, and working with a contracted testing vendor.
  • Acts as the office liaison to the Division Board for Professional Preparation and Practice (DBPPP) and the Division Board for Certification of Health Education Specialists (DBCHES).
  • Assists in exam development activities including working with test vendor and DBCHES.
  • Performs the eligibility screen/pre-screen for all MCHES® exam applicants and serves as backup for the CHES® exam, maintains files, and communication regarding exam eligibility and results.
  • Assists in NCHEC research initiatives by compiling data and writing and editing report and manuscripts as needed.
  • Supports office needs including billing, telephone coverage, responding to general requests for information and answering basic inquiries.
  • Participates as needed in exhibits at national conferences.


  • Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES®) required, or eligible and obtain within 1 year of hire.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher. Knowledge and training in the Health Education (HE) profession required.
  • Familiarity with the health education profession including professional organizations, academic preparation, and areas of responsibility and competencies preferred.
  • Experience with project management and quality improvement.
  • Experience or knowledge of accreditation processes and standards.
  • Experience working with volunteer committees and boards.
  • Fluent in MS office, Windows 10, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Strong written and oral communication, customer service, data entry, and interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and independently with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to work at least some regular in-office time. a hybrid work situation will be considered. (Currently 3 days minimum within a 10-day pay period)


Compensation: Full-time employment. Starting salary range: $64,000 - $66,000 depending on experience. Benefits include vacation and sick time, paid holidays, 403b, and health, dental, and vision insurance.

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Please submit resume and cover letter by January 9, 2023 to:

Mimi Byelick, Administrative Coordinator:


Fax: 1-800-813-0727

or mail to NCHEC, 1541 Alta Drive, Suite 303, Allentown, PA, 18052




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