CGA, founded in 1913, is dedicated to the development and promotion of safety standards and safe practices in the industrial and medical gas industry. CGA represents over 125 member companies in all facets of the industry: manufacturers, distributors, suppliers, and transporters of gases, cryogenic liquids, and related products and services. Through a committee system, CGA creates technical specifications, safety standards, and training and educational materials, and works with government agencies to formulate responsible regulations and standards and to promote compliance with these regulations.
Overview: Manage activities, publication development, and work processes of committees in overall team effort to carry out the Association’s mission, which is to promote the safe manufacture, transportation, storage, transfilling, and disposal of industrial and medical gases and their containers.
Duties and Responsibilities
Serve as administrator for a number of CGA committees. Organize standing committee, ad hoc committee, and task force meetings (location, agenda, minutes, and general correspondence). Some travel required for off-site meetings.
Provide in-depth technical editorial review of CGA publications. Advise committees drafting new publications on appropriate use of grammar, document flow, and use of enforceable language.
Serve as project manager for committee activities to keep work moving on schedule and prioritizing projects within the framework of the organization’s goals and procedures. Advise committees on administrative procedures in coordination with CGA management to ensure compliance with procedures.
Provide support for committee meetings including, but not limited to, assisting the chairman in adhering to the agenda and CGA guidelines, providing on-screen revision and change documentation for publication updates, and having knowledge of the status of each project and action item including having related documentation available for display.
Based on the committees assigned, this position may also be responsible for oversight of or involvement in educational projects such as seminars, webinars, or training modules.
Provide support for the development or revision of publications, correspondence and other documents.
Maintain relational databases and work with other information systems.
A suitable candidate must be capable of maintaining a highly professional working relationship with volunteer committee members and CGA staff. The position is responsible for working closely with committee leaders to provide guidance on the CGA work process and support the management of committee meetings and work items. Demonstrated editorial experience preferred.
U.S. residents only.
Mature outlook with strong ability to work with and motivate volunteers as well as ability to work independently.
Excellent technical writer and editor.
Proven capability to analyze problems, develop a recommended path forward, and manage implementation of resolution.
Ability to successfully manage multiple projects simultaneously and adapt to changing deadlines and priorities.
Capacity to make decisions and communicate the results with professionalism, diplomacy, and tact.
Superior interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.
Exceptional organizational, time management, and prioritization skills.
Ability to quickly learn and master new technologies/systems including databases, email software, web-based tools, etc.
Strong administrative and word processing skills (typing 40+ wpm), with solid knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office Suite and data entry into relational databases. Experience with Visio or AutoCAD a plus.
Previous experience with the development of eLearning material and/or learning management system (LMS) administration a plus.
At least 3 years of experience in similarly related job functions.
The Compressed Gas Association (CGA), founded in 1913, is dedicated to the development and promotion of safety standards and safe practices in the industrial, medical, and food gases industry. CGA represents over 120 member companies in all facets of the industry – manufacturers, distributors, suppliers, and transporters of gases, cryogenic liquids, and related products and services. Through a com...mittee system, CGA develops technical specifications, safety standards, and training and educational materials, and works with government agencies to formulate responsible regulations and standards and to promote compliance with these regulations and standards.