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Manager, Standards Development

Reston, Virginia (US)
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Apr 12, 2024

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Manager, Standards Development

Would you like to work with passionate and committed standards publishing professionals?  Would you like to contribute to an ever-growing body of engineering design and construction standards enhancing the safety of the built world? The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) is seeking an engineering professional to apply engineering knowledge and experience to guide committees through the content development process, abiding by all ANSI rules.


Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting standards committees in successfully meeting their goals
  • Coordinating and participating in monthly committee meetings
  • Facilitating standards content creation, quality control, and schedule
  • Creating internal cross-divisional teams for each standard
  • Working to move ballots forward with exacting adherence to ANSI process standards
  • Contributing to research on market needs, trends, and ancillary products development
  • Developing contacts with government agencies, affiliated organizations, and vendors
  • Working with grants office on public and private sector RFP’s
  • Posting web content about resources, procedures, rules, ballots, etc.


Ideal candidate will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or related field
  • Two or more  years of engineering experience including project management (association experience desirable)
  • General working knowledge across multiple specialty areas of civil engineering
  • Knowledge of ANSI rules and processes, and standards development
  • Intermediate proficiency with association databases, spreadsheets, and software manipulation i.e., outline templates, formatting documents, and creating formulas
  • Adeptness at developing and maintaining strong relationships with volunteers in standards development


ASCE is a global nonprofit professional membership association dedicated to the advancement of the civil engineering profession in order to serve the public good.  To accomplish ASCE's mission, ASCE staff works together as a team, based on a foundation of trust, striving for individual and organizational excellence. To achieve our shared goals, we maintain a relentless focus on members and a commitment to continuously grow and improve individually and collectively.


We cultivate a culture of inclusion for all employees that respects their individual strengths, views, and experiences. We believe that our differences enable us to be a better team – one that makes better decisions, drives innovation, and delivers better business results. All qualified candidates including historically excluded individuals, protected veterans, women, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


This position has full and hybrid remote work flexibility.


For consideration, submissions of interest must contain a resume and cover letter. 


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