ASME (American Society for Mechanical Engineers) is currently seeking a Manager, Engineering Education for our Washington, D.C. office.
The Manager, Engineering Education provides primary program management for programs and activities associated with the ASME role in the quality assurance and advancement of formal engineering education. This is a multi-faceted role that requires experience in project management, knowledge and experience in engineering/technical education, program governance and event planning/production, financial management, and strategic planning in a shared-governance environment. The incumbent must have excellent communications skills to work with senior-level engineering educators, external collaborating organizations and cross-functional areas within ASME.
The incumbent is responsible for advancing and managing the research, development, promotion, implementation, and assessment of products and services that will help colleges of engineering develop their curricula and faculty. The faculty and curriculum development will be principally focused on enabling engineering/technology degree programs to better prepare graduates to transition to professional life in engineering practice. The individual serves as primary staff advisor and collaborator to the sub-committees under the Committee on Engineering Education and related project-committees in the creation and execution of programs that expand and add value to the ASME brand, service portfolio and membership.
In addition, in collaboration with the Director and appropriate committees, this individual manages all ASME/ABET operational activities, annual program evaluator selection and assignment to ABET accreditation visits, ASME evaluator recruitment, selection, training, and evaluation. Along with the Director, Engineering Education, he/she will serve as ASME co-principal liaison with the ABET staff. He/she will assist in identifying and pursuing additional sources of external funding, conducting research and writing grant/project proposals for support of ASME Engineering Education strategies.