NEMA is currently seeking candidates for the position of Accounting Manager. This position involves supervising four staff members (accounts receivable specialist, accounts payable specialist, a staff accountant and an accountant). This position will also entail implementing accounting policies and procedures; preparing monthly journal entries; analyzing and reconciling general ledger accounts; preparing monthly financial statements; preparing monthly bank reconciliations for six bank accounts; planning, scheduling and supervising the annual and A-133 audits; preparing NEMA's monthly tax filings; reviewing expenditures; supervising billings; monitoring receivables and preparing grant filings. In addition, this position also processes payroll through ADP Workforce Now.
Qualified candidates must have a degree in accounting, with a Bachelor’s in accounting preferred. Also required is a minimum of 5 years’ experience with hands-on general ledger accounting (nonprofit accounting preferred). Candidates must possess strong Microsoft Excel skills. Great Plains (Dynamics) skills are a definite plus. The selected candidate must also be a team player, have an outgoing personality with excellent communication skills, and be comfortable with managing the day-to-day functions of NEMA's accounting department and the organization's $26 million plus annual budget.
The incumbent will report to the CFO.
Conveniently located near the Rosslyn metro, NEMA offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package.
Interested candidates should send a current resume with salary requirements to https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=8543321.
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M/F/D/V Grade 8
MITA Industry Director (X-Ray Section, Medical Imaging Informatics Section)
Manage the work of diverse product sections, committees and other MITA groups, representing various diagnostic imaging equipment modalities. Prepare analyses, recommendations and formal comments on relevant domestic U.S. legislation, FDA guidance documents, proposed international technical standards and technical reports, and coordinate MITA responses on these documents, or on other pertinent issues, to Federal Agencies and international standards bodies, and other organizations.
Surveil the regulatory landscape for relevant issues affecting manufacturers, develop solutions and plans to resolve problems and improve regulatory environment.
Identify and conceptualize projects that benefit specific imaging modalities. Coordinate development of strategic plans and objectives for product sections and other MITA groups. Prepare agendas and meeting minutes, and make meeting arrangements for Section and Committee meetings. Recruit new member companies and work to retain existing member companies, and contact members with delinquent dues obligations to facilitate dues payments.
Coordinate the process of nominations of MITA members to relevant FDA Committees and other regulatory bodies. Maintain liaisons with FDA, including arrangement of MITA/FDA meetings, and other regulatory bodies, and clinical societies, such as American College of Radiology and American Association of Physicists in Medicine, to advocate members’ interests. Work with coalitions, clinical societies and other trade associations on technical and regulatory issues of common interest to advance the goals of MITA and its members.
Manage and coordinate development of new NEMA and revisions of existing technical standards, for various product sections, from the initial work to the final draft. Work with NEMA Standards Coordinator to facilitate the balloting process and approval of the draft standard by the applicable Product Section or Product Group, and secure achievement of final approval of the draft standard by the NEMA Codes & Standards Committee.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Strong time management skills – ability to meet deadlines, and manage multiple projects and priorities simultaneously
- Enjoy working with members; leadership skills a must; ability to bring teams together and develop consensus on complex projects
- Experience managing and working in group and team environment and in developing and maintaining liaisons with groups, societies and coalitions
- Highly motivated, results-oriented and creative
- Occasional travel required
- BA/BS Required
EOE/M/F/V/D Grade 8
Field Representative - Southern Region
NEMA, the National Electrical Manufacturers Association, is seeking a Field Representative for the Southern area of the U.S. (the states in the Southern Section of the IAEI). The individual will serve as an advocate for NEMA’s member companies and will work with industry, public and private groups, and individuals to provide assistance and feedback on a wide variety of issues facing the electrical industry including existing and proposed laws, regulations and ordinances, as well as probable future legislative and regulatory trends.
The Field Representative is responsible for providing NEMA with a presence in local and regional affairs in specified areas of the country. The Field Representative reports to the Senior Technical Director, Codes and Standards. The position supports the Technical Services Department.
- Meeting attendance: Attend and participate in meetings of code enforcement officials (electrical and building), public utility organizations and other organizations to establish communications regarding the installation and use of the products of NEMA member companies. Present NEMA positions where the position does not involve conflict between Sections. Immediately respond, to questions, comments, or misstatements concerning NEMA member companies' products. Present a NEMA Report at appropriate meetings. The field representatives do not represent individual companies, and they rarely attend meetings on behalf of a specific Section.
- Develop and maintain external contacts and liaisons: Establish and maintain working relationships with senior electrical and building code enforcement officials and utility representatives and others concerned with the safe and efficient use of electricity. Meet with officials as needed to present and promote NEMA positions and communicate accurate information. Establish and maintain liaisons with key representatives of NEMA member companies to provide a conduit for accurate information transfer.
- Develop and maintain internal communications: Establish and maintain liaisons with NEMA staff for the exchange of information. Keep NEMA Divisions and Sections informed on matters of importance and interest to them on a timely basis. Notify member companies regarding confidential information about that company. Keep abreast of NEMA industry and sector positions.
- Maintain detailed knowledge of electrical installation requirements in codes: Maintain a detailed knowledge of the National Electrical Code® and of state and local requirements where they differ from the NEC requirements. Encourage local and state enforcement authorities to adopt the NEC without local amendments. Maintain a knowledge of the electrical requirements in building codes and other related codes and publications. Develop and maintain a database of local requirements in your territory. Advise Sections when local hearings affecting their products are being held. Also, maintain a detailed knowledge of the energy codes adopted and enforced in your territory.
- Participate in electrical code development processes: Participate in the National Electrical Code and building code processes and encourage participation by appropriate MENA member companies. Support established NEMA positions relative to the Codes, but take no position on controversial issues where NEMA has not established a position. Recommend proposals to change the Codes to appropriate NEMA Subdivisions based on field learning of field problems. Assist NEMA member companies in the Code making process as appropriate.
- Other duties: Prepare and submit required reports, e.g., Trip, Expense, NEC Adoption, etc. Respond to questions and requests from NEMA member companies, staff and others concerning matters relating to NEMA activities and the installation and use of the products of NEMA member companies. Serve as Secretary of NEMA meetings as required. Write meeting minutes when serving as meeting Secretary and develop meeting agendas as appropriate.
- Performs other general assignments as required
Specific responsibilities of the incumbent:
Areas of coverage: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia.
- Serve as the NEMA Representative on the Texas Electrical Advisory Board.
A high school diploma or GED is required. A comprehensive knowledge of the National Electrical Code is also required. Experience as a licensed electrician and a background with the IAEI and an understanding of the codes and standards development process of organizations such as NFPA, UL and the ICC is desirable. Knowledge of the regulatory environment in the Southern states is a plus.
This position requires working independently from an office set-up in the employee’s residence. Excellent writing, presentation and communications skills are necessary. Diplomacy and tact are important as well as an ability to understand the subtleties of issues. The ability to budget resources (funding, time, etc.) is critical. Personal computer use, i.e., Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, e-mail, etc., is required. The individual must reside in one of the states in the Southern region. Extensive travel (50%) can be expected.
EOE/M/F/D/V Grade 8
Provide administrative support to supervisor in the management of the continued development and maintenance of the DICOM Standard.
Follow existing standard procedures and formats of communications and new future procedures.
Summary of Duties and Responsibilities
Maintain, revise, update existing contact information and add new persons and new committees formed to the DICOM Database
- Independently communicate with members (e-mail and/or telephone) regarding database matters
- Maintain and update the online DICOM Calendar, a schedule of DICOM and related events and meetings.
- Administer 30-40 DICOM meetings and 60-80 telephone conferences annually
- Post documents to electronic storage folders and set up additional folders for new meetings.
- Draft, circulate and gain legal approval 10-20 standard ballots annually, post comments electronically and tabulate votes
- Make updates and minor changes to the DICOM website
- Educate DICOM COMMITTEE members on communication tools and procedures
- Administer 90-120 sets of meeting minutes annually
- Assist in the annual invoicing and collection of DICOM dues from appr. 40-60 companies and organizations
- Assist in the preparation of the logistics and program of the biannual DICOM International Scientific and Technical Conferences, 80-280 attendees.
- Perform other administrative tasks typical in trade associations or professional societies
Minimum of 5 years’ experience in administration of a standard development process desired; specific experience with skills (see below) may be substituted.
- Ability to learn the software applications specified in the “Additional Skills” section below is required.
- Proven ability for attention to detail and multi-tasking is required.
- Ability to communicate effectively with trade association or professional society committee members on administrative matters and practices (written and verbal)
- Ability to work independently within the areas of responsibility.
- Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
- High energy, flexibility, and a desire to contribute to organizational goals
- Interest and willingness to assume increasing levels of responsibility and improve knowledge of software applications; taking courses to improve needed skills is encouraged and funding provided.
Software applications : ‘MS Outlook’, ‘MS Word’, ‘MS Excel’, ‘When is Good’ (or similar, e.g. ‘Doodle’) application for availability surveys, updating website content (‘WordPress’ or other web site platform) , ‘FileZilla’ or other file transfer protocol software .
- Travel management and expense reporting
- Conduct research on topics and organizations of interest to MITA and DICOM.
Additional skills preferred:
Software applications: ‘Lyris’ Listserv or other e-mail distribution software, ‘GoToMeeting’ or other web meeting software, Association membership management software.
- Distributing standards ballots and recording results. Expense reporting and time recording.
- Making arrangements for smaller working business meetings at hotels and other venues. However, this is not a “meeting management” position.
High school diploma/GED required; associate or bachelor’s degree preferred.
NEMA offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package including 12 paid holidays, flexible working hours, 401k plan, a defined contribution plan, health/dental insurance, and partial pre-tax parking/Metro subsidy.
We are conveniently located near the Rosslyn Metro.
Interested individuals should send a current resume, specifying salary requirements, to
or by fax to (703) 841-3372.
EOE/M/F/V/D Grade 3
MITA Technical and Standards Director
The MITA Technical and Standards Director will be responsible for developing and executing a formal standards strategy for the medical imaging and radiation therapy industries. This strategy will be comprehensive in its scope, and address technical matters, such as measurement and performance standards, as well as long term planning on how to use standards for marketing, policy and strategic purposes.
- Draft and maintain a comprehensive environmental analysis; map the eco-system of standards making in the imaging and RT industries and identify other organizations who develop standards in the medical device industry.
- Assist MITA industry managers in the development of new standards, including the drafting, balloting and publication of standards. Manage the review, revise and retain process for existing MITA/NEMA standards for all modalities.
- Manage the MITA Technical and Regulatory Committee; elevate its stature to reflect the entire management of the standards process.
- In support of MITA’s strategic standards goals, identify gaps in modality-specific and multi-modality standards, and develop creative means and applications by which member companies can benefit from the development of and compliance with standards.
- Surveil and inform interactions with other standards making bodies, including AAMI, ANSI, NIST and IEC. Identify risks and opportunities among relevant standards development organizations (SDOs) and make recommendations on how MITA member companies’ interests can be advanced through interaction with these organizations. Represent MITA members’ collective interests in SDOs, including nascent groups like the Quantitative Imaging Biomarkers Alliance (QIBA).
- Expedite the assumption of national and NEMA standards into IEC and ISO, when appropriate, recognizing and promoting global appreciation for and adoption of standards through international regulatory bodies such as the International Medical Device Regulators Forum (IMDRF).
- Promote 60601 3rd ed adoption in Brazil and China.
- Provide training materials and educational resources to MITA and its members on such issues as how standards work, the process by which they are written and adopted, and how companies can most effectively participate in the drafting of standards in the imaging and RT industries.
- Identify and lead industry responses to key regulatory issues facing the imaging and radiation therapy communities. Analyze regulatory actions, build member consensus on reactive and proactive regulatory priorities, and write effective public comments and other formal communications.
- Manage company meetings according to association management best practices. Effectively drive committee performance by developing strategy, and setting and achievement of objectives.
- Advance MITA’s relationships with key regulators, e.g., the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), facilitating regular meetings on both modality-specific and non-modality-specific topics. Communicate professionally with government agencies while adhering to NEMA/MITA’s high standards for interacting with government representatives.
- Support MITA’s legislative advocacy efforts on federal regulatory topics, including assisting MITA GR staff in communicating MITA’s perspective on existing and proposed regulation—both in writing and in meetings, briefings, and other forums.
Experience and Qualifications
- BA/BS degree or equivalent
- Demonstrated leadership expertise and experience; ability to create powerful strategies, identify and lead teams to successful and resorts-oriented execution
- Familiarity with standards processes and value to industry
- Regulatory expertise and background, preferably in imaging and/or radiation therapy. Experience with the FDA or an FDA-regulated industry will be considered.
- Competent in Microsoft Office suite
- Strong time management skills, ability to juggle multiple projects and meet challenging deadlines
- Ability to
- Learn quickly and work at a fast pace with minimal need for supervision
- Write and execute strong strategic plans
- Partner with industry leadership and committee members to drive team performance
- Work within a strong MITA team to drive organizational goals
- Take on new challenges while maintaining a positive attitude and sense of humor
- Excellent communication skills, both oral and written. Experience drafting formal comments a plus.
- Some travel is required (approximately 20%)
NEMA offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package including 11 paid holidays, flexible working hours, 401(k) plan, health/dental insurance, and partial pre-tax parking/Metro subsidy. We are conveniently located near the Rosslyn Metro. Interested individuals should send a current resume, specifying salary requirements, to
or by fax to (703) 841-3372.
EOE/M/F/V/D Grade: 10