Pre-Actuarial Foundations (PAF) & Actuarial Science Foundations (ASF) End-of-Module Assessment Graders English/French

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Starts: 11-07-2023


Responsibilities & Duties

Graders are expected to commit to consistently grade (on average) 1-2 hours per month, which equates to 10-20 submissions per week.  The length of this position is one year.   

  • Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of assessment grading in the SOA Learning Management System (LMS) and process for accurately entering grades and feedback.
  • Demonstrates complete knowledge and understanding of the goals, tasks and solutions for assigned assessment
  • Responsible for maintaining personal grading schedule
    • Selects submissions from the grading queue and assigns a grade in a timely fashion
    • Communicates grading availability via the online grading Commitment Calendar
    • Attends virtual training sessions as necessary
  • Completes Standard SOA Volunteer Training Module(s) and Agreements
  • Ensures that all e-Learning Materials are kept confidential and private
  • Provides effective feedback for failing candidates using grading rubrics and scoring documents
  • Informs Grading Chair of issues
  • Liaises with Assessment Grading Chair, Assessment Graders and SOA Staff

Time Commitment

  • 1-2 hours per month for one year

Benefits of Volunteering as Grader

  • Gain insight and provide feedback to the SOA on the pathway to Associateship
  • Assist candidates in completing crucial milestones on their pathway to Associateship
  • Flexible schedule
  • No travel required
  • Low time commitment
  • Earn incentives for your dedication to the actuarial profession
  • Earn volunteer points

Experience Required

  • Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA) or Career ASA (5+ years as ASA and not pursuing the FSA designation)
  • Demonstrates effective written communication skills in English and/or French
  • Demonstrate proficiency in technical and analytic problem solving across a wide variety of topics



Training and Support

  • Online reading material
  • Sample paper grading
  • Conference calls with the Grading Chair
  • Consultations with other graders
  • Virtual grading sessions  
  • Recordings of training calls provided


Technology Required

Desktop or laptop computer with the latest internet browsers.

Grading on mobile devices is not supported.



Accounting and Finance
Capital Management
Commercial Lines
Disability Income Insurance
Employee Health Benefits
Financial Reporting
General Insurance/Property Casualty
Health Insurance - Commercial
Health Insurance – Public Systems
Investment and Asset Liability Management
Liability Insurance
Life Insurance
Long Term Care Insurance
Not applicable
Other Post-Employment Benefits
Personal Lines
Predictive Analytics
Private Sector - Pension
Product Pricing/Development
Property Insurance
Provider Systems
Public Sector - Pension
Public Systems/Social Insurance
Risk Management
Risk Management
Specialty Lines
Workers Compensation Insurance


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