Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation
Location: Arlington, VA
Type: Full Time
Salary: $130k to $150k
Project Management/Program Development
Bonus eligible at a target of 20% of base salary; Full benefits package; generous 401k retirement contribution; Parking or Metro paid
4 Year Degree
The Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) is the leading developer of medical device standards and the work we do drives medical device safety and improves patient outcomes. We bring together stakeholders from across the medical device ecosystem and our events, meetings, and forums are a critical component of AAMI’s ability to support our mission. We have proudly been in business since 1967.
The Senior Director is responsible for ensuring policies and procedures are adhered to in the assigned standards portfolio, including within the programs managed by their direct reports, resulting in high quality consistent standards. This position works closely with AAMI members, industry leaders, government representatives and subject matter experts (SMEs) across the field to develop standards and related products that solve challenges impacting multiple facets of the health technology/medical device industry.
Participate in the development and ensure implementation of consistency and quality control processes.
Train, lead, and mentor direct reports. Participate in cross-training and onboarding of new staff.
Staff and provide oversight as appropriate to committees and working groups in the development of national (AAMI, ANSI) and international (ISO/IEC) standards ensuring all relevant policies and procedures are followed.
Support the AAMI Standards Board (SB) and its associated activities, including but not limited to:
Represent AAMI, its policies, and values to all stakeholders at committee, working group and other meetings.
Responsible for tracking budget related to standards portfolio. Provide annual budget input as requested by depts.
Collaborate with staff in Production, Innovation, IT, Marketing, Communications, and Education 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 recruiting and retaining corporate members to achieve budgeted corporate membership revenue targets.
Respond to written, electronic mail, and telephone inquiries regarding standards.
Develop and deliver internal and external communications, presentations, reports, articles, etc. as requested by VP or other AAMI staff.
Performs other duties as assigned within areas of responsibility.
Minimum Required Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree required.
Minimum of 5 years’ experience required in a standards development organization.
Must have exceptional judgement and be fair and impartial.
Strong communication (both written and oral), leadership and interpersonal skills required.
Experience developing and delivering presentations on subject matter within scope of responsibilities.
Exceptional project management and organizational skills with ability to manage multiple priorities.
Strong commitment to teamwork, transparency, collaboration, and accountability.
Technologically savvy. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and web-based platforms.
Advanced degree preferred.
Experience managing volunteer committees within a membership organization is highly desirable.
Knowledge of U.S. and international standards systems is highly desirable.
Working conditions are normal for an office environment.
Able to travel domestically and internationally (20% approximate)
Hybrid Schedule working two days per week in the office and the remainder of the week remote. Flexibility required to increase days in the office based on mission/business needs.
AAMI is an equal opportunity employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to their actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military and veteran status, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition as defined by applicable state or local law, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws and ordinances.
About Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation
The Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation® (AAMI) is a nonprofit organization founded in 1967. It is a diverse community of more than 9,000 professionals united by one important mission—the development, management, and use of safe and effective health technology. AAMI is the primary source of consensus standards, both national and international, for the medical device industry, as well as practical information, support, and guidance for healthcare technology and sterilization professionals.