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Industry Director- Building Systems Division

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) develops performance and other product standards/technical documents for the electro and medical imaging industries; crafts and executes advocacy campaigns; and provides analytical product and services to assist member companies with business decisions.

Industry Director- Building Systems Division will assess the current state of building systems and products, evaluate potential future developments, create strategic plans for each of the product areas and achieve the goals of those plans. This Division represents about fifteen percent of NEMA's technical work output. Key industries include Residential & Commercial Building Controls; Fire, Life Safety, Security and Emergency Communications (smoke alarms, CO detectors, etc.) and Low Voltage Distribution Equipment (circuit breakers, panelboards, etc.). The incumbent will provide leadership to expand NEMA capabilities in and services to these industries.

The position reports to the Vice President of Operations and will work in a matrixed organization providing direction to efforts that encompasses both domestic standards (e.g. NEMA, American National Standards Institute) and international standards including the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC).  In addition, the incumbent will coordinate work in government relations, communications and business information services.  The incumbent will from time to time take on additional tasks as needed.

The position is located in Arlington (Rosslyn), Virginia and may include up to 30 percent time on travel including both domestic and international.

Key Responsibilities

Serve as the subject matter expert on building electrical products and systems. In addition to strategy, planning and management, participate across industry and governments regarding electrical products and systems used in buildings. Capitalize of the expansion of the Internet of Things (IoT), as it relates to building products and systems.

I.  Be accountable for and manage the Division and its Sections as well as related special interest areas

  • Grow and mature assigned Sections by enhancing current and creating new offerings
  • Accomplish Sections' assigned objectives in an effective, timely and cost-efficient manner
  • Provide excellent customer service to retain existing members while proactively cultivating new NEMA members
  • Plan logistical arrangements, manage meetings, prepare meeting minutes and distribute associated documents according to NEMA best practices

II.  Build effective and persistent personal lines of communication with NEMA member companies, US government agencies; and international regulatory bodies.

  • Create relationships with decision makers and influencers so that they will listen to and act on NEMA positions and recommendations
  • Understand the processes and structure of organizations that NEMA regularly encounters 

III.  Develop and execute annual budgets including possible supplementary funds additions; oversee all contracts with outside vendors arising from these responsibilities; and remain on or under budgeted thresholds.

IV.  Represent NEMA and assigned industry sector(s) by writing papers and reports, presenting materials at national and international meetings/conferences and serving on various committees to further NEMA objectives.

Experience and Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree required; advanced degree and/or technical degree a plus.
  • Minimum of seven to ten years full-time experience in related field
  • Deep knowledge of technical standards development process strongly desired
  • Demonstrated results-oriented team leadership and expertise
  • Excellent program management abilities including strong planning, time management, and budgeting skills
  • Proven communication ability to clearly and persuasively write, speak, and represent while demonstrating executive presence
  • Ability to quickly, fairly and diplomatically resolve conflicts
  • Must be customer focused and eager to take on new challenges
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.  Experience using online collaboration systems such as Share Point to organize and track documents and communicate with member participants a plus

NEMA offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package including paid holidays and personal time, flexible working hours, 401(k) plan, health/dental insurance, and partial pre-tax parking/Metro subsidy.

Interested individuals should send a current resume, specifying salary requirements, to  https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=15404451 or by fax to (703) 841-3372. EOE/M/FN/D.


Concierge-NEMA Conference Center

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) develops performance and other standards for its Members in the electrical and medical imaging industries. NEMA crafts and executes advocacy campaigns and provides analytical products to assist Member companies with business decisions.

The Concierge will provide exceptional services and pro-actively anticipate the needs of NEMA guests.  The position serves as a direct liaison between guests and NEMA leadership and shall maintain a professional decorum and efficient yet welcoming environment within the NEMA Conference Center.   The position coordinates scheduling and will also provide administrative assistance to a defined number of senior NEMA staff.

The Concierge position is a non-exempt position reporting directly to the Manager – Office Services, and is located at NEMA headquarters in Rosslyn, VA; after-work hours are required on a previously identified basis. 

Key Responsibilities:

I. Oversight of Conference Center

  • Manage all aspects of Conference Center including day-to-day scheduling coordination, meeting set-up/wrap-up, and oversight of catering services
  • Configure meeting space to specifications of the meeting requester including proactively replenishing consumables throughout meeting
  • Restock meeting supplies, manage beverage inventory, and maintain the appearance and working order of conference rooms
  • Serve as liaison between guests and NEMA management and staff

II. Ensure professional operation and maintenance of Conference Center

  • Ensure a professionally managed guest experience, welcome all visitors formally, whether in-person or by phone, using professional etiquette
  • Represent the Conference Center and NEMA with courtesy and competence
  • Maintain a  personal professional demeanor and orderly work environment
  • Anticipate guests' needs and service all requests, resolving issues or notifying Manager – Office Services/Manager—NEMA Meetings when appropriate

III. Provide administrative support

  • Provide periodic administrative support to the Senior Director—Member Services and Value;  Senior Director – Marketing and Communications, and co-located Electrical Safety Foundation International staff
  • Serve as back-up for identified administrative staff as required

Experience and Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma required, Associate Degree or higher a plus
  • Front Desk, Concierge, customer service or other hospitality experience preferred
  • 1-3 years of experience providing administrative support, internship, receptionist, or related experience
  • Perform independently with minimal supervision and demonstrate an aptitude to solve problems
  • Project an approachable and professional image in personal appearance, manner, and demeanor
  • Experience with planning and managing calendars and inventories
  • Ability to multi-task and to perform well under pressure
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Ability to stand, walk, sit, speak articulately, and use phone; possess capability to lift up to 20 pounds and move furniture; be able to use close and distance vision

NEMA offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package including paid holidays and personal time, flexible working hours, 401(k) plan, health/dental insurance, and partial pre-tax parking/Metro subsidy.

Interested individuals should send a current resume, specifying salary requirements, to https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=15387001.  Veterans are encouraged to apply. EOE/M/F/V/D.


Manager - Business Information Services

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) develops performance and other standards for its Members in the electrical and medical imaging industries. NEMA crafts and executes advocacy campaigns and provides analytical products to assist Member companies with business decisions.

The Manager – Business Information Services has primary responsibility for all aspects of a select group of market data reports including survey design, data collection and verification, and final report preparation and communication with survey participants. The incumbent will work in a matrixed organization supporting participating Member companies and/or Sections and must coordinate with other NEMA functional areas on special projects. The individual will assume additional tasks as required.  

The position reports to the Director – Statistical Operations and is in Arlington (Rosslyn), Virginia.  Up to 15 percent time on travel is possible.

Key Responsibilities

I.  Serve as the primary Member company contact for managed statistical programs

  • Lead Statistical Committees or other entities involved in determining scope and direction of statistical programs
  • Ensure timeliness and accuracy measures of all reports and adhere to Department quality standards

II.  Analyze data and compile periodical market data reports

  • Clarify anomalous data from participating companies and other sources
  • Make estimation decisions with respect to participants' data
  • Compile summary reports and review final versions for publication

III. Promote new or expanded business service offerings

  • Review/assess value to Member companies of statistical program services and work with them to cultivate additional demand Proactively contact nonparticipating Member companies and garner their active involvement
  • Recruit non-Member companies to participate in market data reports

Experience and Qualifications

  • BA/BS in Economics/Statistics or closely related field required
  • 2 or more  years professional experience, quantitative expertise a strong plus
  • Strong time management skills and ability to execute multiple projects against demanding timelines
  • Perform duties effectively working independently or in a team where thorough self-review of work product quality  is the norm
  • Ability to write and speak effectively, especially to non-technical individuals
  • Utilize quantitative methods to deliver convincing and business-relevant analytical products to participating companies
  • Eager to take on new challenges, consistently evince a positive attitude and project executive presence
  • Positively contribute to NEMA and advance personal professional goals
  • Possess computer literacy and working knowledge of database and spreadsheet programs (Microsoft Access and Excel a plus)

NEMA offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package including paid holidays and personal time, flexible working hours, 401(k) plan, health/dental insurance, and partial pre-tax parking/Metro subsidy.

Interested individuals should send a current resume, specifying salary requirements, to https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=15386941.  Veterans are encouraged to apply. EOE/M/F/V/D


Manager - Business Data and Statistics

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) develops performance and other standards for its Members in the electrical and medical imaging industries. NEMA crafts and executes advocacy campaigns and provides analytical products to assist Member companies with business decisions.

The Manager – Business Data and Statistics will work with proprietary data collection and processing software to collect, verify and aggregate data for a wide variety of market intelligence reports including industry shipments, financial and operating ratios, and personnel practices surveys. The incumbent will work in a matrixed organization supporting participating Member companies and/or Sections and must coordinate with other NEMA functional areas on special market projects. The individual will assume additional tasks as required.  

The position reports to the Director – Statistical Operations and is in Arlington (Rosslyn), Virginia.  Up to 5 percent time on travel is anticipated.

Key Responsibilities

  1. Compile and disseminate periodical market data reports
  • Monitor participation on current/ "open" reports and clarify anomalous data from participating companies and other sources
  • Make estimation decisions with respect to participants' data
  • Make data combination decisions when warranted
  • Compile summary reports and review final versions for publication
  1. Serve as a Member company contact for active surveys
  • Resolve Member inquiries
  • Monitor timeliness and accuracy measures of all reports to ensure adherence to Department quality standards

  1. Review/assess efficacy of data collection and reporting processes to ensure that Members receive accurate information in the most timely way possible
  • Closely coordinate with team members to avoid or reduce process delays by sharing information about data collection status
  • Identify and implement process improvements

Experience and Qualifications

  • BA/BS in Economics/Statistics or closely related field required
  • 2-5 years professional experience, quantitative expertise a strong plus
  • Strong time management skills and ability to execute multiple projects against demanding timelines
  • Performs duties effectively either working independently or as part of a team where close self-review of the quality of work produced is the norm
  • Positively contribute to Department, NEMA and personal professional goals
  • Ability to write and speak effectively, especially to non-technical individuals
  • Utilize quantitative methods to deliver convincing and business-relevant analytical products to participating companies
  • Eager to take on new challenges and consistently evince a positive attitude
  • Possess computer literacy and working knowledge of database and spreadsheet programs (Microsoft Access and Excel a plus)

NEMA offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package including paid holidays and personal time, flexible working hours, 401(k) plan, health/dental insurance, and partial pre-tax parking/Metro subsidy.

Interested individuals should send a current resume, specifying salary requirements, to https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=15367751.  EOE/M/F/V/D Veterans are encouraged to apply.


Industry Director-Positron Emission Tomography

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA)/Medical Imaging Technology Alliance (MITA) develop performance and other standards for Member company electrical and medical imaging products.  NEMA/MITA craft and execute advocacy campaigns, including legislative and regulatory-related, and provide analytical products and services to assist Member companies with business decisions.

The Industry Director – PET is responsible for developing and executing a dynamic and forward thinking strategy to advance the PET Members' shared goals; facilitate interactions among and between PET Members and other MITA Members; and consistently lead and extend MITA PET reach throughout the larger PET community.

The Industry Director – PET will proactively work with other radiopharmaceutical and contrast agent trade associations to identify opportunities to collaborate more closely on allied efforts.  Additionally, the incumbent will direct educational efforts of PET Members to include possible Continuing Medical Education programs, public relations projects and to reciprocally augment other societies' educational efforts including social media.

The position is located at NEMA headquarters in Rosslyn, VA.  Domestic travel (25 percent or less) may be required.  The Industry Director reports to the Executive Director—Medical Imaging Technology Alliance

Key Responsibilities

I.    Lead all PET activities  

  • Ensure effectiveness of identified PET Committees and Section so as to provide superior value for Members thereby contributing to retention and recruitment
  • Survey policy environment; anticipate changes and consequences for PET/molecular imaging and provide  feasible options for successful action
  • Develop, and collaboratively with MITA government relations staff, advocate for suitable legislative and regulatory policies on behalf of PET Members
  • Oversee special projects including invoicing and payments for the Imaging Dementia – Evidence for Amyloid Scanning (IDEAS) study with American College of Radiology Imaging Network  and Alzheimer's Association  
  • Understand and be able to comment on advanced diagnostic imaging issues to include written and verbal statements to trade and general media, government officials and Congress

II.  Build effective and persistent personal lines of communication with PET and MITA Member companies, key regulatory bodies and other stakeholders

  • Maintain strategic direction of PET in its relationship with MITA and broader community
  • Assume an active role in modality-wide efforts (e.g. IDEAS Steering & Communications Committees, Quantitative Imaging Biomarkers Alliance Steering Committee)
  • Foster relationships with like-minded PET/MI-oriented organizations, e.g., American College of Radiology, National Comprehensive Cancer Network, and Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
  • Provide input to relevant government agencies and officials (e.g., Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, National Institutes of Health, and Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute) regarding PET issues that may be before the government
  • Convene ad hoc groups of stakeholders regularly to stay abreast of issues affecting their interests and those of PET

III.  Manage Molecular Imaging Section

  • Craft with Section members strategic goals and annual plans for Molecular Imaging
  • Develop, obtain approval for and adhere to PET Section budget within larger MITA and NEMA budget process
  • Conduct a sector-wide assessment of extent standards; gaps in this topology; and identification of high priority potential new standards and/or other unique intellectual property documents
  • Develop reports, communications, comments, position statements, as well as meeting agendas and minutes in accordance with NEMA procedures
  • Manage contracts with consultants and other vendors

Experience and Qualifications

  • Must have BA/BS or equivalent, advanced degree a plus
  • 5-plus years of experience in medical imaging field with molecular imaging a differentiator
  • Proven leadership and management experience, especially ability to motivate volunteer teams and maintain progress toward aggressive organizational goals
  • Deep familiarity with or experience in trade association environment
  • Conversant in medical-related regulatory environment from industry and government perspectives
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills and possessing executive presence
  • Strong time management, ability to juggle multiple projects and meet challenging deadlines
  • Able to lead, follow or be a productive team player as situation requires
  • Competent in Microsoft Office suite

NEMA offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package including paid holidays and personal time, flexible working hours, 401(k) plan, health/dental insurance, and partial pre-tax parking/Metro subsidy.

Interested individuals should send a current resume, specifying salary requirements, to https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=15367201. Veterans are encouraged to apply. EOE/M/F/V/D.


Systems Administrator

​The National Electrical Manufacturers Ass​​ociation (NEMA) develops performance and other standards for its Members in the electrical and medical imaging industries. NEMA crafts and executes advocacy campaigns and provides analytical products to assist Member companies with business decisions.

The Systems Administrator will provide network administration, security, help desk support, and application development. The position reports directly to the Manager of Information Systems, is located at Rosslyn, VA, has minimal travel requirements and occasional after work hours.

Key Responsibilities

  1. Administer a Microsoft Windows network to include managing a VMware virtualized server environment, configuring and updating Windows servers, monitoring system performance, and executing system backup

  2. Design, implement, and monitor security measures for the protection of information systems to include developing technical solutions to mitigate security vulnerabilities, documenting standard operating procedures, and overseeing periodic IT security audits

  3. Provide Tier 2 help desk support for users in a Windows 10 and Office 2010 environment to include user technical support, computer upgrades, software updates, and user training

  4. Develop and support SharePoint line of business applications to include managing SharePoint websites, deploying solutions, programming applications using C#, and supporting application users

Experience and Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in an information systems field or Bachelor's Degree plus relevant IT certification (e.g. MCSE, CCNP, or Network+)
  • Two or more years of information systems work experience
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks near-simultaneously against tight timelines
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills especially in the areas of network management and helpdesk support
  • Experience with website application development highly desired
  • Experience providing reliable customer support including ability to explain technical matters to non-technical coworkers
  • Eagerness to gain additional knowledge and assume additional responsibilities
  • Possess excellent speaking and writing skills and project a professional demeanor

NEMA offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package including paid holidays and personal time, flexible working hours, 401(k) plan, health/dental insurance, and partial pre-tax parking/Metro subsidy.

Interested individuals should send a current resume, specifying salary requirements, to https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit2/?id=15347401&t=1. EOE/M/F/V/D. ​


Senior Program Manager-Connected Systems

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) develops performance and other standards; crafts and executes advocacy campaigns including government relations; and provides analytical products to assist member companies with business decisions.

The Senior Program Manager directs the standards development process for several technologies in assigned Division(s). The Senior Program Manager leads Member companies in conducting an in​dustry-wide assessmen​t of extent standards; gaps in this topology; and identification of high priority potential new standards.  This work will encompass both domestic Standards Development Organizations (SDOs) (e.g. NEMA, American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)) as well as international SDOs such as International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC).

The position reports to Senior Director – Standards Management. The incumbent will work in a matrixed organization focused principally on the Connected Systems Division. The incumbent will provide broad oversight of other Program Managers within the Division and will from time to time take on additional tasks as needed.   

The position is in Arlington (Rosslyn), Virginia and may include up to 30 percent time on travel including both domestic and international.

Key Responsibilities

I.  Develop and maintain manufacturing and performance standards and other technical work related to connected systems

  • Surveil/monitor national and international standards environment and trends
  • Direct accomplishment of:  creation, review, revision, hibernation and retirement of standards while systematically looking for standard gaps to fill
  • Lead development of quantitative/qualitative performance, quality and safety standards that enhance use of Member products
  • Plan and expedite approval of NEMA/other US standards into IEC and ISO

II. Lead NEMA Technical Committees, Technical Advisory Groups (TAG) and other technical work as assigned

  • Lead in the areas of connected systems (e.g., distributed generation, microgrids, energy storage, and Internet of Things applications)
  • Understand and exploit via new technical work relationships between devices and different types of networks (IT, Communications, etc.)  
  • Develop annual/situational technical work plans and achieve all assigned goals
  • Plan and manage meetings, prepare minutes and distribute associated documents according to NEMA best practices
  • Drive and be accountable for committee and team outcomes

III. Build effective and persistent personal lines of communication with NEMA Member companies, technical committee participants and key participants in non-NEMA standards activities

  • Provide measurable customer service to retain existing members
  • Identify and proactively recruit new Members that strategically and/or technically strengthen NEMA

IV.  Develop and execute annual plans and budgets – including with possible supplementary funds

  • Oversee all contracts with outside vendors arising from these responsibilities
  • Remain at or under budgeted thresholds throughout year

Experience and Qualifications

  • ​Undergraduate degree in engineering or technical field required
  • Advanced degree with network (IT, Communications) emphasis strong pluses
  • Familiarity with ISO/IEC/IETF standards development processes and policies
  • Minimum of 5-7 years full-time experience in related field(s)
  • Demonstrated results-oriented team leadership and expertise
  • Strong time management and budget planning/execution skills and ability to execute multiple projects against demanding timelines
  • Proven skill to clearly and persuasively write, speak and represent with executive presence, especially "translate" technical matters for non-technical individuals
  • Work within and contribute to overall NEMA and Divisional goals
  • Eager to take on new challenges and evince a positive attitude
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite

NEMA offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package including paid holidays and personal time, flexible working hours, 401(k) plan, health/dental insurance, and partial pre-tax parking/Metro subsidy.

Interested individuals should send a current resume, specifying salary requirements, to https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=15212621. Veterans are encouraged to apply. EOE/M/F/V/D.


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