The person in this position will work with the Standards team and subject matter expert volunteers to create audiovisual industry standards.
The Standards Developer is responsible for supporting and maintaining task groups and standards development. As a member of the Standards team, this position is critical to ensuring standards are researched, developed, and approved in a timely fashion while adhering to appropriate development procedures. Primary responsibilities of this position include support for InfoComm’s standard task groups and moderators, its subject matter experts, and standard development and draft writing processes.
Work with task group moderators to set agendas and schedules
Facilitate meetings (virtual and face-to-face if required), document and distribute meeting notes, send reminders
Follow ANSI and InfoComm procedural guidelines for standard development
Disseminate relevant information to task groups both in and outside of meetings
Develop and support project timelines and milestones to meet deadlines
Research and Draft Development
Initiate and manage task group preparation and writing of standard drafts
Research, analyze, and distribute documents for task group review
Work with Standards Resources Coordinator to maintain library of publications, standards, white papers, and other references
Monitor the development of documents in process
Prepare standard drafts for publication
Prepare standards-related text for webinars, overviews, marketing materials, and web pages
Support creation of derivatives for standards; translate technical and non-technical documents between Standards and Education as required
Develop content for the Standards web pages and maintain the pages for accuracy
Assist team with planning for meeting logistics, trade shows, and other events
Maintain standards overview documentation
Other duties as assigned. This position requires travel at least 9 days of the calendar year, and some weekend work may be required.
BS/BA degree in a technical discipline or equivalent experience in standards development or the audiovisual industry
Advanced writing and verbal communication skills
Experience facilitating remote meetings and take accurate meeting notes
Experience with or the ability to work with subject matter experts and volunteers
Experience with standards development highly desired
Working knowledge of the professional audiovisual industry; disciplines of audio and/or video experience a plus
Ability to thoroughly research technical subject matter
Ability to assimilate technical concepts
Experience working with minimal supervision
Strong attention to detail and ability to work on several projects at one time
Experience with online meeting software, spreadsheet software, word processing software
Project management software a plus. Smartsheet and LucidChart experience a plus
CTS, CTS-D, or CTS-I credential highly desired
InfoComm AV Technologist certificate a plus
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Ability to travel up to 20% of the time. Some weekend work may be required. Attendance at InfoComm’s trade show(s) may be required.
InfoComm International® is the trade association representing the professional audiovisual and information communications industries worldwide.From offices around the world, InfoComm serves its members and the industry through:› Education, including technical and business courses, in the classroom and online › Resources, such as AV standards, thought pieces and market research › Events, including ...local roundtables and international trade showsEstablished in 1939, InfoComm has more than 5,000 members, including manufacturers, systems integrators, dealers and distributors, independent consultants, programmers, rental and staging companies, end users and multimedia professionals from more than 80 countries.As an ANSI Accredited Standards Developer Organization (ASD), InfoComm provides industry standards as the foundation for quality audiovisual systems. In addition, as an ANSI Accredited Certification Body, InfoComm offers the Certified Technology Specialist™ (CTS®) program — the only ANSI accredited audiovisual certification under the International Standard ISO/IEC 17024. InfoComm International is the founder of InfoComm, the largest annual conference and exhibition for AV buyers and sellers worldwide. InfoComm also produces trade shows in Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East.