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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 proactively 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 facilitate an 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. Conference Center Operations

  • 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
  • Serve as courteous liaison between guests and NEMA management and staff  to ensure a professionally managed guest experience, such as by welcoming all visitors formally, whether in-person or by phone, and arranging transportation
  • Anticipate guests' needs and service all requests, resolving issues or notifying Manager – Office Services or other responsible staff
  • Maintain a  personal professional demeanor and orderly work environment

II. Conference Center Maintenance and Upkeep

  • Restock meeting supplies, manage beverage inventory, oversee building cleaning service to ensure high quality
  • Maintain the appearance and working order of conference room A/V and other equipment ensuring ready for use for all events
  • Ensure frequently used meeting reference documents are readily available for NEMA staff and guests

III. Provide Administrative Support to Assigned Staff

  • Manage hotel identification and contracting process for all off-site meetings in coordination with third-party hotel site procurement and selection firm
  • Provide administrative support for Operations Department and Communications and Brand Management Department as needed
  • Serve as back-up for identified administrative or other 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
  • Some experience providing administrative support, internship, receptionist, or related experience
  • Experience with planning and managing calendars and inventories
  • Perform independently with minimal supervision and demonstrate an aptitude to solve problems thoroughly within NEMA policy
  • Project an approachable and professional image in personal appearance, manner, and demeanor
  • 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 50 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://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=7432ce3b-9c91-4d10-b5f9-8b14c0b4bea8&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=350483&source=CC2&lang=en_US

Veterans are encouraged to apply. EOE/M/F/V/D.


General Secretary, DICOM

The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA), a Division of the National Electrical

Manufacturer's Association, is the collective voice of medical imaging equipment and radiopharmaceutical manufacturers, innovators and product developers. Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine DICOM is an international Standards developing consortium that defines the digital formats for transferring, storing in databases, searching, and retrieving of medical images for further processing, diagnosis and research. MITA is the Secretariat for DICOM. 

General Secretary – DICOM oversees all operational and administrative matters at the top of the Secretariat. The incumbent manages the activities of 40 plus working groups and committees with over 2,000 worldwide volunteers. The General Secretary interacts with peers and executives in other related professional, industrial, or governmental organizations.

The position reports to the Executive Director of MITA and is located in Arlington, Virginia. Travel of up to 25% of time, including international, is required.

Key Responsibilities

I.  General Secretary – DICOM

  • Coordinate efforts of DICOM Standards Committee (DSC) to set consortium strategic direction; work with Executive Committee to vet new ideas and to make recommendations to the DSC.
  • Collaborate with relevant private and governmental organizations including for purposes of identifying potential sponsors
  • Oversee day-to-day activities of MITA DICOM staff in execution of goals and objectives
  • Develop and manage annual budget and financial transactions, including selecting and evaluating vendors 
  • Conduct and/or oversee timely execution of all DICOM-related logistical matters

Experience and Qualifications

  • BA/BS required; advanced degree preferred
  • 5 + years of related work; Standards development experience highly desired
  • Demonstrated leadership and management skills with proven ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously within tight timelines
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Skilled to taking initiative and working collaboratively in matrixed organization
  • Experience in budgeting, competitive sourcing, and related records keeping
  • Highly motivated and results-oriented
  • Proficient in developing and applying measures of effectiveness in outcome-focused group work processes
  • Positive attitude and team player who demonstrates professional presence in all settings
  • Skilled with 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://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=7432ce3b-9c91-4d10-b5f9-8b14c0b4bea8&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=350064&source=CC2&lang=en_US

Veterans are encouraged to apply.  EOE/M/F/V/D.


Project Manager, DICOM

The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA), a Division of the National Electrical Manufacturer's Association is the collective voice of medical imaging equipment and radiopharmaceutical manufacturers, innovators and product developers. Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine DICOM is an international Standards developing consortium that defines the digital formats for transferring, storing in databases, searching, and retrieving of medical images for further processing, diagnosis and research. MITA is the Secretariat for DICOM. 

Project Manager – DICOM provides management of and support to the continued development and maintenance of the DICOM Standard within existing procedures and using prescribed communications formats.  The incumbent will assist in managing activities of 40 plus working groups and committees with over 2,000 worldwide volunteers. The Project Manager interacts with peers and executives in other related professional, industrial, or governmental organizations.

The position reports to the Executive Director of MITA and is in Arlington, Virginia. Travel of up to 25% of time, including international, is required.

Key Responsibilities

I.  Project Manager – DICOM

  • Maintain, revise, update existing DICOM database including assigned participants' contact information
  • Maintain and update the online DICOM website in coordination with NEMA Web Master
  • Personally administer assigned DICOM meetings and teleconferences of various working groups and develop minutes per NEMA/DICOM process
  • Draft, circulate tabulate votes and gain final approval of Standard ballots, thereafter, posting comments electronically

Experience and Qualifications

  • BA/BS required; advanced degree a potential differentiator
  • Substantive work experience required…familiarity with Standards development desired
  • Demonstrated leadership and management skills with proven ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously within tight timelines
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Skilled to taking initiative and working collaboratively in matrixed organization
  • Some experience in budgeting, competitive sourcing, and related records keeping useful
  • Highly motivated and results-oriented…proficient in developing and applying measures of effectiveness in outcome-focused group work processes
  • Evince a mature and positive attitude with eagerness to learn and develop new skills
  • Team player who demonstrates professional presence in all settings
  • Skilled with 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://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=7432ce3b-9c91-4d10-b5f9-8b14c0b4bea8&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=349635&source=CC2&lang=en_US. Veterans are encouraged to apply. EOE/M/F/V/D.


Manager, Government Relations

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) is the national trade association representing manufacturers of electrical and medical imaging equipment.  NEMA develops performance and other Standards; crafts and executes advocacy campaigns; and provides analytical products to assist Member companies with business decisions.

The Manager, Government Relations is responsible for developing and advocating NEMA legislative and regulatory priorities at the federal, state, and local levels in coordination with Members. The Manager, Government Relations is responsible for executing advocacy strategies that ensure NEMA Members' interests are reflected in legislation and regulations; including Internet of Things, digitalization and IT and/or telecom connectivity of electrical products and systems.

The Manager, Government Relations, reports to the Vice President, Government Relations.  Up to 20 percent travel time is possible.

Key Responsibilities

I.   Public Policy Development

  • Monitor public policy developments and evaluate implications of legislative and regulatory proposals of relevance to NEMA Members
  • Prepare position papers, official comments, and draft legislation
  • Build and maintain effective access to legislative and regulatory staff and elected officials
  • Develop draft policy documents aligned with and/or to drive NEMA advocacy objectives

II.  Advocacy and External Relations

  • Develop strategies and effectively Advocate on energy policy, smart grid, energy infrastructure and related electrical technology issues
  • Represent NEMA at hearings, consultations, industry events, and conferences
  • Engage with media outlets to promote NEMA policy priorities
  • Assist Vice President in deepening and broadening involvement by NEMA Member employees in government relations activities

III. Budget and Contract Management

  • Develop budget for government relations activities within position scope
  • Oversee contracts with vendors arising from the position's responsibilities, ensuring that contract requirements are delivered on-time/on-budget
  • Draft, issue, and evaluate responses to requests for proposals and complete vendor performance evaluation(s) at contract end

Experience and Qualifications

  • Minimum five years policy formulation…legislative, and/or regulatory experience required
  • Undergraduate degree required
  • Experienced in or exposed to trade association organization and activities very useful
  • Familiarity with uses of electricity in industrial, building, lighting, utility and transportation applications highly desired
  • Experience in, or able to quickly master, policy implications of electroindustry-relevant applied digitalization and IT/communications connectivity
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to be persuasive in competitive environments
  • Demonstrated executive presence in all settings
  • Experience managing group activities and working alone and/or in team environment
  • Ability to think creatively, critically and be quick study on wide variety of topics
  • Knowledge of Congressional and other government ethics rules and reporting/compliance requirements

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.  Veterans are encouraged to apply. EOE/M/F/V/D.

Interested individuals should send a current resume, specifying salary requirements, to https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=7432ce3b-9c91-4d10-b5f9-8b14c0b4bea8&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=349624&source=CC2&lang=en_US


Industry Director, Building Systems

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) is a trade association and Standards developing organization representing manufacturers of safe, reliable and efficient electrical and medical imaging technologies in tune with the digital and connected times. NEMA supports its Members by developing industry Standards, advocating for government policies, and providing decision-grade business intelligence.

The Industry Director, Building Systems leads the NEMA Building Systems Division, including ten product Sections representing various technologies installed in commercial and residential buildings. Key technologies include building controls, submeters, building management systems, power electronics, fire and life safety technologies, healthcare communication systems, low-voltage electricity distribution equipment, and emerging digital and wireless technologies. The Industry Director also leads the NEMA High-Performance Buildings Council.  The Council promotes energy code development and adoption, as well as government policies to increase building energy efficiency, safety, occupant health and productivity, and other aspects of building performance.

The position manages a multi-million-dollar annual budget and oversees the task work of technical, government relations, communications, and business information professionals assigned to the Building Systems Division efforts. The Industry Directory must understand 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. Prior management experience preferred.

The Industry Director coordinates work on domestic and international Standards development (e.g., American National Standards Institute, International Electrotechnical Commission), building code development (e.g., National Electrical Code®, International Energy Conservation Code). Familiarity with existing and emerging building technologies, codes, and Standards is highly desirable.

The position reports to the Vice President of Operations and Strategy and in Arlington (Rosslyn), Virginia. The position likely includes up to 25 percent travel, both domestic and international. Part-time telework is available per NEMA policy. The incumbent will from time to time take on additional tasks as needed.

Key Responsibilities

Subject matter expert on building electrical products and systems. In addition to strategy, planning, and management, develop and coordinate Building Systems Division activities across industry organizations and government agencies. Build upon existing NEMA capabilities and services for emerging digital technologies.

I.  Manage the Building Systems Division and its Sections, as well as related special interest areas

  • Grow and mature assigned Sections by enhancing and creating new services for Members; establish new Sections for emerging technologies
  • Accomplish Sections' objectives in time- and cost-efficient manner
  • Develop, implement, and monitor annual budgets and supplemental funds; oversee contracts with outside vendors
  • Provide excellent customer service to retain existing NEMA Members while proactively recruiting new Members
  • Plan logistical arrangements, manage meetings, prepare meeting minutes and distribute associated documents according to NEMA best practices

II. Build and maintain relationships with NEMA Member companies, industry organizations, and U.S. and international government and regulatory agencies

  • Create relationships with decision makers and influencers so they will listen to and act on NEMA positions and recommendations
  • Understand the processes and structure of organizations with which NEMA interfaces (e.g. Standards and code bodies and government)

III. Represent NEMA publicly by publishing papers and reports, presenting at conferences, and serving on committees to further NEMA objectives

Experience and Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree required; advanced/technical degree a plus
  • Seven or more years full-time experience in related field(s)
  • Deep knowledge of existing and emerging building technologies desired
  • Experience of technical Standards development process highly desired; AStd or CStd Standards professional certification a differentiator
  • Demonstrated results-oriented team leadership and expertise
  • Program management, time management, and budgeting skills required
  • Ability to clearly and persuasively write and speak with executive presence
  • Ability to quickly, fairly, and diplomatically resolve conflicts
  • Motivated to seek new challenges with a creative and learning mindset
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite; experience using online collaboration and communication software (e.g., SharePoint, Teams) 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://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=7432ce3b-9c91-4d10-b5f9-8b14c0b4bea8&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=348449&source=CC2&lang=en_US.

EOE/M/FN/D.


Web Applications Developer

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 Web Applications Developer provides application development, project management, and support for NEMA websites. The position reports directly to the Manager of Information Systems. The position will work at Rosslyn, VA.

Key Responsibilities

I.  Design, develop, test, implement, and maintain web-based Intranet applications

  • Define requirements for new web applications
  • Implement using SharePoint (currently SharePoint 2013, moving to SharePoint Online in 2020)
  • Maintain and update applications that track tasks, travel, contract status and approval, and staff regulatory activity
  • Provide staff support

II. Maintain NEMA websites and develop new features

  • Monitor website uptime
  • Define requirements for new web applications
  • Develop features using Sitefinity Web Content Management System, asp.net MVC, and C#
  • Work with Communications Department to support NEMA website strategy

III. Design, implement, and monitor website security measures to include hardening, software updates, and vulnerability scanning

IV. Keep current with the latest Web applications and programming practices through education, study, and participation in conferences, workshops, and online training.

V.  Provide website related user support

Experience and Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree plus relevant professional training
  • Two or more years work experience in software or website applications development
  • Proficient in web technologies such as HTML, CSS, Javascript, and programming. Prefer experience in Visual Studios, C#, asp.net, SharePoint, and Sitefinity.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks against tight timelines
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills especially in the areas of website development
  • Eager to take on new challenges, evince a positive attitude and possess an open mind
  • Ability to write and speak effectively especially to non-technical individuals

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://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=7432ce3b-9c91-4d10-b5f9-8b14c0b4bea8&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=348443&source=CC2&lang=en_US.

EOE/M/F/V/D.


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