Real Estate Assessment Item Writer

RealEstateU - Remote, Remote

Full-Time Contract


Start: 3/8/21 - 12/31/21

Are you an experienced assessment item writer who loves to help students succeed? We’re seeking item writers who are highly motivated, have strong attention to detail, and preferably experience in real estate exam item writing.

About RealEstateU

RealEstateU is a growing real estate school that offers comprehensive online real estate licensing, continuing education, and real estate investing courses. With over 60,000 students they provide the fastest and most affordable way for students to study for the state-specific exams. All courses are fully online with accompanying downloadable resource materials and a growing portfolio of related courses.

Overview of Role

The Assessment Item Writer will be responsible for creating assessment items for our national core library and state-specific courses. In this role you will write multiple choice and matching questions that are tightly aligned to state real estate exams according to standard maps and the style guide.You will work in a collaborative, remote environment where feedback and ideas are valued.


  • Develop a deep understanding of real-estate exam standards, question types, style, etc.

  • Write original, clear, and highly aligned assessment items for national core library and state-specific courses

  • Experience adhering to style guides including voice, complexity of questions, question methodology, etc.

  • Perform quality assurance analysis and feedback reviews to calibrate and improve test item quality

  • Work collaboratively with content leads, editors, and coordinators on projects

  • If you have previous real estate exam writing experience, support in the development of test item writing standards and exam alignment


  • Bachelor’s degree required, Masters preferred in English or relevant field


  • Working knowledge of current psychometric procedures and practices, including classical and item response theory

  • 3+ years of item writing experience

  • Strong preference will be given for candidates with real estate exam writing experience

  • Demonstrated ability to produce error-free work in a fast-paced environment

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet project deadlines

Posted On: Monday, February 8, 2021

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