Participate as a member of the Executive Director’s senior team in planning and implementing NSPE’s strategic plan.
Possess thorough knowledge and understanding of NSPE Code of Ethics for Engineers and ability to serve as an "ethics hot-line" to members and others. Provide ethics counsel to member requests for ethics guidance.
Serve as subject matter expert and staff liaison to the NSPE Board of Ethical Review (BER). In collaboration with the BER, annually prepare up to 12 new Board of Ethical Review Case Studies involving significant fact situations interpreting the NSPE Code of Ethics for Engineers
Assume a wide variety of ethics writing tasks, including "Engineering Ethics: You be the Judge" column and other articles for NSPE's PE magazine, and other NSPE publications, and author “white papers” and other material for presentation to other design/construction industry professional and technical societies;
Develop and conduct or arrange qualified speakers for 6 webinars per year, addressing engineering ethics, professional liability, copyright, and related topics. Support ethics seminar (face to face or online) as needed in support of state societies, other national and international engineering societies, federal, state, and local governmental agencies and other groups;
Provide executive management, policy direction, and guidance on ethics affecting NSPE’s internal and external operations and affiliated groups;
Provide timely responses to questions posed by officers, directors, staff, NSPE members, representatives of other organizations, public officials, and others on such matters as ethics, licensure and the professional practice of engineering.
Possess knowledge and understanding of the substance of state engineering licensure laws, state licensure procedures, NCEES Model Law, policies and procedures;
Possess knowledge and understanding of the substance of state liability laws affecting the practice of engineering/architecture (including statues of repose, certificate of merit, sole source workers’ compensation, joint and several liability laws, etc.);
Establish and maintain relations with other engineering and related organizations including the, NSBE, ABET, SFPE, SME, SWE, ASPE, ASME, ASTM on behalf of NSPE and NAFE.
Supervision of the Manager, Government Relations and Advocacy in his/her management of NSPE advocacy functions.
Serve as the National Academy of Forensic Engineers (NAFE) Executive Director.
Provide support to a variety of committees including the drafting of agenda, arrangement of meetings and conference calls, preparation of minutes, preparation of committee reports for NSPE Board of Directors Agenda and supporting documents and post-Board of Directors meeting follow-up regarding committee recommendations and Board actions and;
Additional duties as assigned by the Executive Director/CEO.
Incumbent must possess the ability to:
handle a wide and diverse range of executive, administrative, and ethics matters in a timely manner;
analyze, identify, and stay abreast of a complex ethics-related, regulatory, and practice environment affecting the engineering profession;
write in a clearly and concisely manner;
make public presentations and assume public speaking responsibilities;
work with a wide range of individuals with diverse professional backgrounds and interests;
manage staff and participate in hiring decisions.
Bachelors degree and 10 to 15 years of experience with increasing levels of responsibility, a master's degree in business administration with an emphasis on ethics or compliance preferable - or equivalent combination of education and experience
Additional Salary Information: NSPE offers a generous benefit package including 401(k) employer contribution and matching, medical, dental, PTO, paid holidays and more!
About National Society of Professional Engineers
NSPE’s integrated network of state and national advocates continues to champion the PE license by promoting the importance of licensure nationwide and proactively defeating threats to it.
NSPE gives voice to the practice of ethical engineering and serves as the profession’s most respected ethics authority, standing alongside you in commitment to professionalism and the highest quality of work.
Continuing education courses and NSPE-produced content help professional engineers tackle their next challenges and keep you informed about the profession’s latest developments.
Network with fellow PEs across the country through online social platforms, Interest Groups, state societies and local chapters, and involvement in programs like MATHCOUNTS, Engineers Week, and Professional Engineers Day.