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As a service to our members and constituents in the U.S. standards and conformity assessment community, ANSI provides an online network connecting the most progressive companies with the most qualified career-minded individuals.

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is a private non-profit organization that administers and coordinates the U.S. voluntary standardization and conformity assessment system. Positions currently available with ANSI and the ANSI-ASQ (American Society for Quality) National Accreditation Board ACLASS and ANAB programs include:

ANSI Staff Positions

ANSI Contractual Opportunities

Other Employment Opportunities

Job Title: Compliance Services Manager
Company Name: The International Society of Arboriculture (ISA)
City: Atlanta, GA
Type: Full-Time
Posted: 10/05/18

Description:

The International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) is a non-profit membership organization that serves the needs of tree care professionals, and promotes the profession of arboriculture around the world. ISA is known as the industry authority on research, education and professional development. Each role in the organization plays an important part in delivering excellent member benefits and customer service.

The Compliance Services Manager is primarily responsible for developing and implementing ISA’s internal compliance program, and oversight of credentialing related ethics and appeals cases. These job functions include, among others, the development of a compliance work plan with an emphasis on the continual improvement process to ensure the relevancy of ISA internal policies and procedures and that they are designed to align with and facilitate achievement of organizational ends. The Compliance Services Manager will be responsible for conducting departmental compliance audits to ensure consistency with ISA’s current policies and procedures, validating relevance, monitoring the achievement of desired outcomes, and recommending and crafting updates to policy and procedure as appropriate. The Compliance Services Manager must maintain a current working knowledge of organizationally relevant ANSI, ISO, and ASTM standards to foster the development of organizational understanding and compliance.

To view the complete job description and apply for this position, please visit our employment page.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in business, office administration, or a related field or minimum of at least three years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
  • Experience with ISO and ASTM standards preferred.
  • Demonstrated excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret business correspondence, including policy and procedure manuals, governance documents, and business-related professional journals, technical procedures, and governmental regulations.
  • Ability to write reports and business correspondence.
  • Ability to document and organize policies, procedures, and processes.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Language Skills

  • Fluent in English, both written and verbal.
  • Fluency in additional languages is a plus

Decision Making/Reasoning Ability

  • Ability to apply principles of logical or practical thinking to a range of intellectual and everyday problems.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions, and determine appropriate action plans.
  • Ability to collect, analyze and interpret data to develop charts, graphs and process maps.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Additional Competencies

  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Ability to maintain strictest confidentiality.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position 80% of the time.
  • Moves about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.
  • Regularly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery such as calculator, copy machine, and computer printer.
  • Frequently communicates with internal and external customers.
  • This position requires occasional lifting, under 25 lbs.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Working conditions are normal for an office environment.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.

Technology and Equipment

  • Various software including but not limited to:
  • Microsoft Office
  • Visio
  • Windows
  • Adobe Pro
  • PolicyTech

How to Apply

Please apply online through our employment page.


Job Title: Examinations Specialist
Company Name: The International Society of Arboriculture (ISA)
City: Atlanta, GA
Type: Full-Time
Posted: 10/05/18

Description:

The International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) is a non-profit membership organization that serves the needs of tree care professionals, and promotes the profession of arboriculture around the world. ISA is known as the industry authority on research, education and professional development. Each role in the organization plays an important part in delivering excellent member benefits and customer service.

Executes all credentialing exam processes, exam creation, proctor/evaluator processing and training, and chapter reporting. Assists the Examinations Manager with exam creation and shares committee support responsibilities.

To view the complete job description and apply for this position, please visit our employment page.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required. An associate degree in a related field and/or technology classes and experience are preferred. At least three years’ experience working with detailed tasks in an office environment and/or training; or equivalent combination of additional education and experience.

Language Skills

  • Fluent in English, both verbal and written. Fluency in additional languages is a plus.
  • Ability to write and speak in a professional manner.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret spreadsheets.
  • Ability to respond (orally and in writing) to common inquiries or complaints from customers or members of the business community.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret candidate performance data (mean, p-value, and point bi-serial); develop and articulate overall candidate performance to profession both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to department and committees.

Decision Making/Reasoning Ability

  • Needs strong demonstrated skills in problem solving and attention to detail.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral format.
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of data and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Additional Competencies

  • Ability to convert computer based testing vendor result files into file formats that both the database and test banking software can import.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position 80% of the time.
  • Moves about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.
  • Regularly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery such as calculator, copy machine, and computer printer.
  • Frequently communicates with internal and external customers.
  • The employee is required to lift exam boxes up to 30 pounds and move them between levels to and from the shipping department.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Working conditions are normal for an office environment. Work may require occasional weekend and/or evening work.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.
  • Occasional travel is required.

Technology and Equipment

  • Microsoft Windows 7 and Office 2007 and/or 2010; proficient in Excel, Word, Outlook
  • Email Marketer Administrator
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • FileZilla FTP Client
  • Exam Banking Software
  • Exam Grading Software
  • Various file formats

How to Apply

Please apply online through our employment page.


Job Title: Examinations Manager
Company Name: The International Society of Arboriculture (ISA)
City: Atlanta, GA
Type: Full-Time
Posted: 10/05/18

Description:

The International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) is a non-profit membership organization that serves the needs of tree care professionals, and promotes the profession of arboriculture around the world. ISA is known as the industry authority on research, education and professional development. Each role in the organization plays an important part in delivering excellent member benefits and customer service.

The Examinations Manager is responsible for meeting both the strategic and day-to-day tactical needs of the Credentialing department as it pertains to exam administration and development. He/she will help to manage and develop a recognized portfolio of professional arboriculture and urban forestry credentials to improve tree care practices and enhance the professional image of credential holders.

The Examinations Manager is charged with meeting the needs of the ISA current and future credential holders by managing the development and delivery of credentialing program examinations that provide value and benefits to arborists and affiliated professionals around the world. This is accomplished by utilizing experience in relationship and project management to help maintain impartiality and the appropriate separation between confidentiality, information security, and training.

To view the complete job description and apply for this position, please visit our employment page.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

  • Business focused or other related 4-year degree from an accredited college or university required. At least 4 years related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Previous supervisory experience required.
  • Prior project management experience exhibiting superior analytical and organizational skills with high levels of attention to detail.
  • Involvement and/or experience with professional credentialing program management is preferred.
  • Knowledge of the arboriculture profession and industry is beneficial.

Language Skills

  • Fluency in English, both verbal and written. Fluency in additional languages is a plus.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to read, write, analyze, and interpret complex documents.
  • Ability to respond diplomatically to sensitive inquiries or complaints.
  • Ability to write articles for various publications and audiences.
  • Ability to make effective and persuasive speeches and presentations on controversial or complex topics to top management, public groups, volunteers, and/or boards of directors.

Decision Making/Reasoning Ability

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Additional Competencies

  • Ability to assist in the creation of budgets and interpret and analyze financial data.
  • Ability to understand and interpret psychometric data associated with managing test bank questions, which requires higher level mathematical operations such as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position 80% of the time.
  • Moves about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.
  • Regularly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery such as calculator, copy machine, and computer printer.
  • Frequently communicates with internal and external customers.
  • This position requires occasional lifting, under 25 lbs.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Working conditions are normal for an office environment. Work requires periodic weekend and/or evening work.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.
  • Domestic and occasional international travel is required.

Technology and Equipment

  • Microsoft Windows 7 and Office 2013; proficient in Word, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Database applications, and the Internet.

How to Apply

Please apply online through our employment page.


Job Title: Credentialing Manager
Company Name: The International Society of Arboriculture (ISA)
City: Atlanta, GA
Type: Full-Time
Posted: 10/05/18

Description:

The International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) is a non-profit membership organization that serves the needs of tree care professionals, and promotes the profession of arboriculture around the world. ISA is known as the industry authority on research, education and professional development.

Each role in the organization plays an important part in delivering excellent member benefits and customer service.

This position is essential for helping to ensure that the integrity of all ISA credentials is maintained by adhering to proper departmental policies and procedures designed to uphold our ANSI/ISO17024:2012 accreditation.

This will be accomplished by providing proper leadership and oversight to ensure that all applications are vetted according to established policy and procedures designed to maintain fair and impartial review of exam eligibility and that all CEUS are reviewed and coded according to the appropriate policy and procedure. This position handles credential maintenance issues that are escalated from the Customer Service Center while ensuring that credentialing-related policies, procedures, and processes are documented and strictly followed. A key function of this role is the maintenance and continual focus on the integrity of the program; identifying opportunities for continual improvement and making recommendations to the Director when appropriate.

To view the complete job description and apply for this position, please visit our employment page.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in business, office administration, or a related field or minimum of at least three years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
  • Experience with ISO and ASTM standards preferred.

Language Skills

  • Fluent in English, both verbal and written. Fluency in additional languages is a plus.
  • Demonstrated excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret business correspondence, including policy and procedure manuals, governance documents, and business-related professional journals, technical procedures, and governmental regulations.
  • Ability to write reports and business correspondence.
  • Ability to document and organize policies, procedures, and processes.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Decision Making/Reasoning Ability

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions, and determine appropriate action plans.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret data and spreadsheets.

Additional Competencies

  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with a variety of individuals across cultures.
  • Ability to work in a team-based environment.
  • Highly proactive and self-motivated.
  • Detail oriented with a high level of accuracy.
  • Ability to handle multiple situations and/or projects simultaneously.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position 80% of the time.
  • Moves about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.
  • Regularly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery such as calculator, copy machine, and computer printer.
  • Frequently communicates with internal and external customers.
  • This position requires occasional lifting, under 25 lbs.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Working conditions are normal for an office environment. Work may require occasional weekend and/or evening work.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.
  • Occasional travel may be required, including stays of two or more days.

Technology and Equipment

  • Microsoft Windows 7 and Office 2007 and/or 2010; intermediate to advanced proficiency in Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Ability to use database applications and understand the functionality of the system to recommend process improvements.
  • Utilizes the internet.

How to Apply

Please apply online through our employment page.


Job Title: Program Manager, Standards
Company Name: AAMI
City: Arlington, VA
Type: Full-Time
Posted: 09/25/18

The Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) is a unique alliance of more than 7,000 members from around the world united by one critical mission: increasing the development, understanding, management, and beneficial use of health technology. AAMI seeks a Program Manager, Standards who will work closely with the VP, Directors, AAMI members and others in the development of standards and related products. Focus is primarily on Medical Device Software and IT and/or Health Software and HIT.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Document development – Collaborate with assigned department directors on the development of national (AAMI, ANSI) and international (ISO/IEC) standards (and other documents) according to established policies and procedures. Circulate drafts; compile comments and votes (ballots).
  • Committee administration – Collaborate with department directors to ensure all committee data within assign area(s) is accurate, up to date, and includes appropriate balance. Raise inconsistencies in participation and/or voting and collaborate with the director(s) to address. Provide oversight and guidance to committees as required. Represent AAMI, its policies and values to all stakeholders.
  • Meetings Management – Oversee the planning and coordination of committee meetings for assigned area(s). Work with internal and external stakeholders as appropriate in the execution of this task.
  • Member/public inquiries - Respond to written, electronic mail, and telephone inquiries regarding standards.
  • Publications – Collaborate with internal teams on the ongoing status of standards to ensure the appropriate and timely coordination of the production, promotion and marketing of standards and related or derivative products.
  • Collaborate with membership in identifying, recruiting and retaining corporate members to achieve budgeted corporate membership revenue targets.
  • Acquire data from AAMI databases and develop reports as requested.
  • Assist in the formulation of both internal and external AAMI policies, positions and procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Desired Qualifications and Requirements for the Position Include:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Strong communication (both written and oral) and interpersonal skills required.
  • Exceptional project management and organizational skills with ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously required.
  • Experience managing volunteer committees within a membership organization (association) highly desirable.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ relevant experience required.
  • Must have exceptional judgment and must be fair and impartial.
  • Knowledge of U.S. and international standards systems is highly desirable.
  • Strong commitment to teamwork, transparency and collaboration.
  • Technologically savvy. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and web-based platforms.
  • Able to travel domestically and possibly, internationally (approximately 5%).

How to Apply

Resumes should be submitted to employment@aami.org


Job Title: Program Coordinator, Standards
Company Name: AAMI
City: Arlington, VA
Type: Full-Time
Posted: 09/25/18

The Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) is a unique alliance of more than 7,000 members from around the world united by one critical mission: increasing the development, understanding, management, and beneficial use of health technology. AAMI seeks a Program Coordinator, Standards who will support the standards department.

Primary Responsibilities:

1. General Support
  • Provide administrative support for Committee on Standards Strategy (CSS), Standards Board (SB), and other groups as requested.
  • Respond to written, email, online (Survey Monkey) and telephone inquiries regarding standards; triage inquiries received to appropriate standards or other AAMI team members when necessary.
  • Manage department calendar, schedule and handle logistics for department meetings.
  • Carefully track departmental expenses, manage submission of credit card expenses and run reports as requested.
  • Other duties as assigned to include: draft documents, conduct internet research, create meeting minutes and reports, liaison with other departments, assist in the compilation of comments.
2. Information/Database Support
  • Execute accurate and timely updates to data within databases.
  • Process committee membership applications including distribution or inquiries to appropriate standards staff.
  • Send welcome emails to new committee members.
  • Carefully maintain all documentation and ensure proper record keeping (scanning/filing).
  • Execute reports to support standards activities as requested.
3. Meeting Support
  • Work closely with the department staff, in-house conference staff and others as appropriate in the planning and logistics of standards-related meetings.
  • Assist in the preparation and dissemination of meeting materials as requested.

Desired Qualifications and Requirements for the Position Include:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • No less than 2 years of progressive project and process management experience.
  • Strong writing, editing, and proofreading experience in a business environment.
  • Technologically savvy. Must be proficient in Adobe Acrobat and Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. iMIS (or similar database), (KAVI or similar) and content management system experience a plus.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and diplomatic skills required.
  • Able to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

How to Apply

Resumes should be submitted to employment@aami.org


Job Title: Director of Credentialing Services
Company Name: International Society of Arboriculture
City: Atlanta, GA
Type: Full-Time
Posted: 09/24/18

Company Information

The International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) is a non-profit membership organization that serves the needs of tree care professionals, and promotes the profession of arboriculture around the world. ISA is known as the industry authority on research, education and professional development. Each role in the organization plays an important part in delivering excellent member benefits and customer service.

Reporting to the Executive Director, this strategically-focused role is responsible for translating company business strategy and organizational needs into credentialing strategies and solutions. He/She oversees an internationally recognized portfolio of professional arboriculture and urban forestry credentials to improve tree care practices and enhance the professional image of credential holders.

The Director of Credentialing Services is charged with meeting the needs of the ISA credential holders by managing the development and delivery of credentialing programs that provide value and benefits to arborists and affiliated professionals around the world, and that meet identified needs within the arboriculture industry, the environment, and society. The position requires expertise in people and project management, data analysis, customer relations, volunteer management, and problem solving.

To view the complete job description and apply for this position, please visit our employment page: www.isa-arbor.com/Careers/Work-at-ISA

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field from an accredited college or university or at least 8 years’ related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a director level position.
  • Previous management experience required, including business/program management, personnel supervision, and budget management.
  • Prior experience with managing a credentialing program is required.
  • Prior project management experience exhibiting superior organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of the arboriculture profession and industry is beneficial.
  • Experience working internationally is a plus.
  • Credentialing Specialist Certificate, or the ability to obtain this certification within one year.

Language Skills

  • Fluency in English, both verbal and written. Fluency in additional languages is a plus.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to read, write, analyze, and interpret complex documents.
  • Ability to respond diplomatically to sensitive inquiries or complaints.
  • Ability to write articles for various publications and audiences.
  • Ability to make effective and persuasive speeches and presentations on controversial or complex topics to top management, public groups, volunteers, and/or boards of directors.

Decision Making/Reasoning Ability

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Additional Competencies

  • Ability to create budgets and interpret and analyze financial data.
  • Ability to understand and interpret psychometric data associated with managing test bank questions, which requires higher level mathematical operations such as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.

How to Apply

Please apply online through our employment page.

Applicants’ Contact: Have questions? Contact Sheilah Trail, Director of HR and People Services, at strail@isa-arbor.com


Job Title: Quality Assurance Manager
Company Name: The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT)
City: Gaithersburg, MD
Type: Full-Time
Posted: 09/10/18

Company Information

The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) is a national not-for-profit organization that provides certification for occupational therapy professionals. NBCOT develops, administers, and continually reviews its certification process based on current and valid standards that provide reliable indicators of competence of occupational therapy practice. Above all else, our mission is to serve the public interest.

As a distinguished organization that sets a world-class standard for the certification of occupational therapy, NBCOT promotes a culture where employees collaborate in an energizing environment while focusing on the high-quality work that makes us stand out in the certification industry. NBCOT feels that life-work balance is important and demonstrates this belief with a 35-hour work week and a generous benefit package that includes over 30 paid days off each year, paid medical insurance, and a matched 401K plan.

NBCOT is proud to be one of the few certifying bodies that maintain accreditations by two separate accrediting organizations - the American National Standard Institute (ANSI) and National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA).

Job Description

This newly created position will manage the two active accreditations as well as oversee the Quality Management System (QMS).

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Plans and manages all aspects of the QMS
  • Assists in preparation and submittal of applications and supporting documentation for accreditation
  • Manages on-site annual surveillance audit(s) of accrediting organizations
  • Evaluates the capability of the management system to ensure compliance with the required standards
  • Manages internal audits and management reviews
  • Provides training and oversees staff functioning in the internal auditor role
  • Evaluates the effectiveness of the management system in meeting its specified objectives
  • Responsible for coordinating and facilitating corrective and preventative actions
  • Assesses potential QMS risk areas to determine impact and preventive action
  • Provides support to senior management to ensure compliance with and understanding of accreditation standards
  • Identifies areas for potential improvement of the management system
  • Manages organizational policies such as document control and record retention
  • Reviews and assesses the compliance of organizational policies and procedures against the accreditation standards
  • Stays abreast of changes in or interpretations of the accreditation standards

Skills & Abilities:

  • Possesses a high level of oral and written communication
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate across the organization
  • Detail orientated
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Skilled in proof-reading documents and making appropriate corrections
  • Ability to learn and apply technical terminology and information specifically related to the organization
  • Exercise a high degree of confidentiality and integrity
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks to ensure completion of long-term and short-term deadlines

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree (preferred)
  • 3-5 years of related experience
  • Previous experience in a ISO/IEC accredited work environment (preferred)
  • Experience with ISO 17024 and/or ISO 9001 (preferred)

Travel

There may be travel of less than 10% of time this position.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.

The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics.

How to Apply

Send Cover Letter and Resume to Allan Freedman via email at afreedman@nbcot.org


Job Title: Standards and Guidelines Project Coordinator
Company Name: ASIS International
City: Alexandria, VA
Type: Full-Time/Temporary
Posted: 09/07/18

Job Summary:

ASIS International, a professional membership organization located in Alexandria, VA with 35,000 global members seeks a detail-oriented Standards and Guidelines Project Coordinator.

This position is a Full-Time/Temporary placement for a one-year contract with the possibility for continued employment at the end of the contract.

The Project Coordinator will be responsible for administering various functions to support the standards development committee workflow processes and activities. Will comply with ASIS International Standards Development Procedures and ANSI Essential Requirements.

Successful candidates will possess education and experience that demonstrates the necessary skills and abilities required for the position. A bachelor’s degree and 2+ years’ related experience or 4+ years’ experience in Standards development.

We're looking for an individual with experience supporting a committee, group, or project with on-going activities and deliverables such as

  • coordinating meetings,
  • taking and issuing minutes,
  • editing documents (preferably in “real-time”),
  • compiling comments,
  • updating membership records,
  • following up on tasks and action items,
  • and ensuring deadlines are met.

Candidate must possess strong interpersonal and customer service skills in interfacing with committee members.

Must have the ability to effectively problem-solve, multi-task and communicate (written and verbally) with committee members and other volunteers in a professional manner.

How to Apply

Please apply online by going to this URL:
https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html

ASIS offers an excellent employee benefits package including a rich health insurance plan, and a generous 401(k) and paid time-off programs. EOE/M/F/D/V


Job Title: Program Manager OPM
Company Name: IEEE
City: Piscataway, New Jersey
Type: Full time
Posted: 08/27/18

About IEEE

IEEE is the world’s largest professional association advancing technology for the benefit of humanity. We are a catalyst for exciting breakthroughs in computing, sustainable energy systems, aerospace, communications, robotics, healthcare, and many other disciplines that improve the quality of life. Discover your future as part of the IEEE team. Consider the following opportunity:

Job Summary:

The successful applicant will manage relationships and issues within consensus building groups/ecosystems. In this role, you will serve as a front-line resource to identify/alert IEEE to potential legal liability, communicating/implementing of policy changes to committees (i.e., development of training material); contributing to proposals in policy changes with the SASB committees as needed; and identifying opportunities to expedite the process through possible changes in policy, tools and training.

Specific duties include but are not limited to:

Management of Standards Development Process and Committees

  • Develop/employ experience-based knowledge to engage consensus building groups/ecosystems.
  • Provide accurate, timely, proactive and professional direction to pre-standardization and standards developing committees in such matters as procedures, meeting management, tools, legal, technology and global issues that are consistent with IEEE-SA practices and policy, including internal (departmental) practices and messaging.
  • Ensure that due process is met during the standards development process by monitoring developments, researching related complaints/issues from and about committees and cultivating good relationships with participants.
  • Serve as a front-line resource to identify/alert IEEE to potential legal liability.
  • Establish positive relationships with standards development and collaboration and consensus community to assist in aiding the standards development process (SASB/committee/working group/societies) including effective conflict, issue and problem resolution.
  • Assist with defining requirements for tools to reduce the administrative burden on collaboration and consensus community members, resulting in a positive comparison of IEEE to other SDOs
  • Coordinate agreements with external entities and be aware of Working Group agreements.
  • Participates on special project teams on an as-needed basis to address potential changes, issues or new policy and procedures.
  • Provide guidance to Coordinator level staff to ensure competence in matters pertaining to procedures, management, legal issues, technology, and international environments.
  • Participate in the development of training material for staff and volunteers
  • Anticipate and accommodate the needs of a globally diverse working group.
  • Proactively engage with industry leaders to identify potential new IEEE-SA revenue generating businesses and public imperative opportunities.
  • Provide front line diagnosis, remedy, and/or referral for constituent tool and service challenges.
  • Provide the following input for professional service contracts: services and schedule that will meet the need of the client; appropriate terms and condition; deliverables, fees, and fund raising guidance.
  • Fulfill the duties outlined within professional service contracts, ensuring full awareness of policies and procedures of the IEEE.
  • Manage the finances of assigned groups including invoicing, and profit and loss determination, and provide timely and accurate forecasts.

Education and Experience:

  • BA or BS (Technical degree a plus)
  • 4 - 8 years related industry experience, with a focus on program or project management in a technical environment
  • Should possess strong project management skills
  • Should possess excellent time management, organizational and professional interpersonal/communication skills, the ability to work well under deadlines, and the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Should possess the ability to provide guidance to peers and associate team members
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment, while parsing through complex issues, with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrated experience in ensuring adherence to processes and policies, as well as best practices
  • Should have experience developing successful working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Should have experience working with a diverse, global community
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills mandatory
  • Situational awareness and ability to escalate conflict/conflict resolution in the areas of oversight
  • Should possess knowledge of engineering and technical industries
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the value and use of standards in global marketplaces
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the standards development process, the standards environment, and potential legal liabilities
  • Ability to monitor technical, political and economic forces that affect the standards development process
  • Ability to sense issues, inappropriate behavior and activities and communicate/escalate effectively

Skills & Other Requirements:

  • Valid passport or the ability to obtain a valid passport within 6 months of the date of hire (moderate travel required)
  • Advanced knowledge and use of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Advanced knowledge and use of databases and online/web-based interfaces
  • Moderate presentation skills

Join us in an environment where people look forward to coming to work! IEEE offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits, including medical, dental, 401(k) plan with company match, a defined contribution retirement plan, a tuition reimbursement program, flexible spending accounts, company paid life insurance, and a business casual dress code.

How to Apply

Only those resumes that go through the URL from the web address will be considered. NO THIRD PARTIES PLEASE.

For information on work demands and conditions required for this position, please consult the reference document, “Physical, Mental, and Work Environment Standards for IEEE Positions.” This position is classified under [Category I—Office Position].

IEEE is an EEO/AAP Employer/Protected Veteran/Disabled

Disclaimer: This job description outlines the general nature and key features performed by various positions that share the same job classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties and qualifications required of all employees assigned to the job. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or re-assign duties to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodations or other business reasons.

Visit www.ieee.org to view details about open positions in one of our four offices: Los Alamitos, CA; New York City; Piscataway, NJ; & Washington, DC.

The IEEE is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.

Please apply online by going to this URL:
https://ieee.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=BUS0000012U&tz=GMT-04%3A00


Job Title: Standards Development Engineer
Company Name: IAPMO
City: Ontario, California
Type: Full time
Posted: 08/23/18

Summary Description:

The role of Standards Development Engineer will perform various technical and administrative duties for the Codes and Standards Department by generating, revising, and maintaining standards, including timelines, preparing for publication and maintenance of the standards database.

More information can be obtained at
http://careercenter.iapmo.org/job/standards-development-engineer-ontario-california-0057

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or equivalent
  • interpret technical documents, Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • ability to multitask and project scheduling
  • excellent problem solving skills, good communication and writing skills
  • Minimum 5 years of work experience in engineering or equivalent

How to Apply

Contact: Amber Rardin at Amber.Rardin@iapmo.org or 909-472-4106


Job Title: Standards Manager
Company Name: Acoustical Society of America
City: Melville, NY
Type: Full time
Posted: 08/06/18

Summary Description:

Manages the operational activities related to Acoustical Society of America (ASA) Standards Office. Participates with the members of ASA Committee on Standards (ASACOS) in the administration, policy-making, and development of ASA standards. Keeps abreast of activities in related standards development organizations, and promotes use of best practices within ASA.

Interacts with Working Group members and Chairs, Individual Experts, Standards Committee Chairs, Organizational Members of the ANSI-Accredited Standards Committees, and ANSI-Accredited Technical Advisory Groups to ISO and IEC committees, as well as national and international liaisons regarding operational, contractual, financial, and public relations activities related to consensus standards development. This includes written and Email correspondence, telephone conferences, and face-to-face meetings at locations throughout the world. Promotes the quality and value associated with ASA Standards. Budgets costs and resources and assists the Standards Director and Executive Director to establish plans to improve the standards development process.

Communicates regularly with the Standards Director and Executive Director on regular operational activities, strategic direction, long-term goals, finance, and policy issues.

Essential Job Functions

  • Manage Standards staff of 2 persons and contractors. Perform routine management duties in consultation with the Executive Director such as training, performance management and counseling, policy implementation, employee relations, hiring, and new employee orientation, etc.
  • Manage ISO/IEC Standards Secretariat(s), including supervision of staff, finance and budget, travel to and facilitate international meetings.
  • Oversee administration of the Technical Advisory Groups (TAGs), with liaison to counterparts in national and international standards organizations.
  • Oversees the ANSI accredited process for standards development and ensures proper processes are in place to maintain accreditation and pass audits. Travel to ANSI meetings.
  • Interact with standards organizational members as needed, including the administration of fees, in order to conduct the business of ASA Standards using a diplomatic, professional, and service-oriented approach.
  • Preparation and timely circulation of meeting documents, draft minutes, etc.
  • Oversee administration of Committees including submission of ANSI paperwork, handling of ballots, editing, proofreading and publication of Standards.
  • Attend the semiannual ASA meetings and facilitate the ASACOS and Standards Committee meetings held there.
  • Initiation, implementation, and fulfillment of government or other contracts received by the ASA concerning standards.
  • Facilitate the appeals process and represent ASA, as required. Prepare official responses to comments.
  • Identify, train and cultivate Committee, TAG, and Working Group Chairs.
  • Publicity, development of press materials, and public relations activities related to the promotion and marketing of Standards.
  • Respond in a timely manner to all to enquiries from the national and international standards committees and subcommittees comprising over 700 working group volunteers.
  • Responsible for expense tracking and input to the Standards budget.

Other Responsibilities

  • Perform tasks necessary to complete performance objectives.
  • Stakeholder outreach.
  • Assist team members as needed.

Knowledge, Skills, Experience, and Education Required

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher and 10 years work experience.
  • 5 or more years of experience in standards developing organizations, and/or professional societies.
  • Experience with legal compliance and detailed adherence to all rules.
  • Highly service-oriented with the ability to follow up and see tasks through to completion.
  • Previous management, budgeting and contracts experience.
  • Demonstrated skill in full life cycle project management.
  • Ability to manage and develop volunteers in a structured, rule-based environment
  • Ability to collaborate with multiple teams in different time zones.
  • Ability to work independently to achieve goals established in a consensus environment.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Ability to persuade and influence stakeholders.
  • Ability to create and maintain accurate records for audit purposes.
  • Process and detail oriented. Ability to multi-task and shift priorities as needed.
  • Advanced MS Office skills in Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, including editing.
  • International travel and work experience or foreign language skills desirable.

This position is located in the ASA office in Melville, NY, but is managed remotely in a matrix structure. It also requires approximately 40 days of domestic and international travel.

How to Apply

If you feel you have the qualifications and would like to apply for this position, please forward your cover letter and resume to the Human Resources Division of the American Institute of Physics Publishing at aiphrny@aip.org


Internships

Need an Intern? ANSI to Expand Careers Page to Include Standardization Community Internships

As a service to our members and constituents in the U.S. standards and conformity assessment community, the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) provides an online career network.

Available at www.ansi.org/careers, the page includes ANSI staff positions and contractual opportunities, as well as positions with ANSI member organizations.

With guidance from ANSI's Committee on Education, the careers page is now being revitalized to include internship opportunities as well.

ANSI members and other standardization community stakeholders are invited to send any internship opportunities to ANSI for inclusion in the new site. The posting is free and it’s easy to do – just follow the brief instructions and send the internship position to pr@ansi.org.

As ANSI receives positions for posting, the careers page will be updated to include a new section dedicated to internship opportunities.

Questions? Contact Susanah Doucet, director of communications and public relations, at pr@ansi.org.


Job Title: Noblis Summer Internship Program
Company Name: noblis.org
Job city: Falls Church, VA
Type: Paid Internship
40 hrs a week for the 8 week period,
June 1 to July 24,
$16-25 depending on school year
Job posted: 02/09/15

Responsibilities:

Guided and mentored by our expert staff (including former interns!), Noblis summer interns augment their classroom learning with hands on project work in:

  • Modeling and simulation
  • Cyber security
  • Systems engineering
  • Computer science
  • Biometric technologies
  • Life and chemical/biological sciences
  • Telecommunications (including wireless technologies)
  • Networks
  • Data/Knowledge management
  • Corporate business operations, e.g., finance and accounting, human resources/organizational development, information technology, event planning/coordination.

Your contributions will make an enduring impact in the areas of National Security & Intelligence; Enterprise Transformation; Environmental Sustainability; Transportation (Air and Ground); Health Care Innovation; Noblis Sponsored Research; and Corporate Business Operations.

Noblis is consistently recognized as a "Great Place to Work" and "One of the Best Mid-Sized Companies to Work For" by Washingtonian Magazine, Entrepreneur and The Great Place to Work Institute. Noblis maintains a drug-free, smoke-free workplace and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Qualifications:

What you bring to the table:

  • Proof of Permanent Residency or U.S. citizenship status;
  • A GPA of 3.3 or higher in your undergraduate, graduate or doctoral studies;
  • Demonstrated analytical skills, strong written and oral communication skills and team work skills.

Students majoring in Computer Science, Software Engineering or a related major will possess skills such as:

  • knowledge of software development processes and tooling, e.g., agile development, scrum;
  • experience with web 2.0 technologies (JavaScript, HTML 5, Google Web Toolkit, Ruby on Rails);
  • experience with version control systems and techniques, e.g., Subversion, Git, MS TFS;
  • experience with software architecture (UML, etc), system administration, network administration.

Noblis does not provide temporary housing or subsidize the cost of temporary housing for summer interns. We recommend George Mason University (http://housing.gmu.edu/summer/intern/).

Please apply through our external website: https://jobs-noblis.icims.com/jobs/3542/challenging%2c-paid-summer-internships/job


Job Title: Standardization Community Internships
Company Name: www.wise-intern.org
Job city: Washington D.C.
Type: Paid Internship
Job posted: 02/09/15

Description:

Washington Internships for Students of Engineering (WISE)

Each year, outstanding engineering students are selected to spend nine weeks in Washington, D.C., learning about the public policy process, including how government officials make decisions on complex technological issues and how engineers can contribute to legislative and regulatory public policy decisions.

9 weeks each summer

Must be at least a Junior/Senior level student attending college

Visit www.wise-intern.org to submit an application (Deadline is December 31 each year)

 Homeland Defense and Security Standardization Collaborative