ANSI - American National Standards Institute

USNC Program Administrator – International Policy

ANSI is in search of a diligent, collaborative Program Administrator (PA) to provide support for the development and implementation of USNC and ANSI positions in relation to the work of the IEC and to represent the interests of the US voluntary standardization and conformity assessment community. This Administrator will be responsible for organizing programs and activities for the work of the U.S. National Committee for the International Electrotechnical Commission (USNC/IEC)

In order to be successful in this position, one must be committed to facilitating smooth and efficient office operations by planning carefully, anticipating needs, and providing responsive, reliable assistance to our members; they should be adaptable, proactive, and detail-oriented.

This individual will be providing wide-ranging support to management while helping to administer USNC committees and Technical Advisory Groups (TAGs). The position also assists in the USNC’s efforts to build a strong and effective interface with our members.

Essential Functions:

  • Organize effective outreach programs and activities in accordance with the mission and goals of the USNC
  • Develop or contribute to the development of assigned programs and ensure adherence to annual budgets in all assigned areas
  • Conduct special projects, oversee USNC ad hoc groups (as necessary), conduct studies, and provide general support to USNC programs, (e.g., IEC GM in 2022)
  • Serve as staff support for the USNC Finance Committee and other standing committees
  • Serve as department interface with IT department on the member database and invoicing systems, providing information and feedback regarding system upgrades and errors
  • Serve as primary liaison with USNC TAG administrators to ensure proper preparation and handling of rosters, agendas, minutes and aging reports
  • Work with IT and accounting to ensure that member invoices and related follow-up activities are conducted in a timely manner

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Provide guidance on USNC procedures and processes, as well as attend meetings, if necessary, to assist committees and groups in the successful advancement of US positions and responsibilities
  • Contribute to general public education and awareness regarding the functions of the USNC and the overall standards development and conformity assessment processes
  • Maintain close relations and work cooperatively with other ANSI staff where overarching USNC and IEC policy issues intersect with ISO or regional/bilateral policy issues
  • Keep supervisor informed of activities and developments in the areas of responsibility

Education and Training:

  • Bachelor’s degree in project management, international relations, communications or related discipline, required, knowledge of basic accounting principles desirable
  • Familiarity with IEC and/or ISO (including IEEE, ITU, etc.) structure, activities and ISO/IEC Directives desirable
  • Two or more years of experience in office administration and communications programs working with Customer Relations Management (CRM) desirable

Skills and Experience:

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Excellent analytical abilities and creative problem solving.
  • Advanced computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Dynamics CRM and database management.
  • Experience working with functions, pivot tables, sorting and filtering in Microsoft Excel.
  • Familiarity with basic invoicing and financial skills desirable.
  • Excellent exercise of discretion and diplomacy, including solid judgment operating in highly political environments.
  • Proven competence and sensitivity in multi-stakeholder and multi-cultural dynamics and environments.
  • Excellent organizational and administrative skills.
  • Strong ability to interact with other staff and external constituents as a team player.
  • Willingness to develop familiarity with policy content of assigned program areas.
  • Proficiency in various kinds of electronic communications, including web conferencing.
  • A team player with a strong work ethic.

ANSI is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. ANSI does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, gender, color, physical or mental disability, national origin or ancestry, religion, creed, age, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship or authorized alien status, veteran status, or any other characteristic made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws.

To Apply:

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to

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