Posted February 10, 2020
AOAC INTERNATIONAL is currently seeking an energetic, outgoing Coordinator for Standards and Official Methods to coordinate projects centered around developing and approving AOAC Standards and Official Methods of Analysis. The Coordinator will partner with customers, consultants, volunteers and staff in core programs and in the organization of integrated science stakeholder programs and working groups as they respond to real-world challenges within the food safety arena. The successful candidate will also organize and maintain detailed documentation of progress of each project group while serving as a key resource to the volunteers and experts as they raise questions and concerns.
The ideal candidate will possess a Bachelor’s degree in program or project management, be familiar with life sciences terminology and have a basic understanding of laboratory testing technology, excellent organizational skills and 3-5 years of relevant work experience, preferably in a scientific association environment. This candidate will also be proficient in the use of a number of software packages for the purposes of developing web content, working documents, tracking spreadsheets and visual presentations. Knowledge of standards development and consensus-building principles a plus!
If you feel that you have the qualifications needed to be successful in this Coordinator position and want to work in a small, team-oriented working environment, please forward your cover letter and resume to: Jonathan Goodwin, Deputy Executive Director & Chief Human Resources Officer, AOAC INTERNATIONAL at [email protected] . Preference will be given to those who apply by February 28, 2020.
Located in Rockville, Maryland, AOAC INTERNATIONAL is a globally recognized, 501(c)(3), independent, third-party, not-for-profit association and voluntary consensus standards developing organization founded in 1884. When analytical needs arise within a community or industry, AOAC INTERNATIONAL is the forum for finding appropriate science-based solutions through the development of microbiological and chemical standards. AOAC standards are used globally to promote trade and to facilitate public health and safety. AOAC INTERNATIONAL is an Equal Opportunity Employer.