DIRECTOR OF INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT AND TECHNICAL SERVICES AT THE INTERNATIONAL MASONRY INSTITUTE
The International Masonry Institute (IMI) seeks an experienced
Architect, Engineer, Construction Manager, or Construction Professional
to serve as Director of Industry Development and Technical Services in
Boston, MA, and to join our nationwide team.
IMI is a labor-management trade association with offices throughout
the United States. As the industry leader for masonry design and
installation, IMI provides education, design assistance, technical
support, and training to the AEC community. Our goal is to empower
design and construction professionals to deliver efficient, economical,
and aesthetic masonry and tile systems.
As Director you will play an important role in design and
construction in your area. This position offers you the opportunity to
make a difference in key projects in your community, while helping to
create well-paid jobs for skilled craftspeople. Using your understanding
of this critical market and IMI’s programmatic and technical resources,
you will, in collaboration with the National Director of Industry
Development and colleagues from across the country, develop and execute
strategies to ensure increased use of masonry on local projects. You
will also have the opportunity to lend your expertise and thought
leadership to IMI’s national programs and initiatives. In addition to
acting as a consultant and creating strong relationships with key AEC
firms, you will also regularly interface with internal stakeholders to
keep them apprised of activities and opportunities in your area.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
As Director of Industry Development and Technical Services you will:
- Educate and advise designers and other project stakeholders
regarding the performance of masonry in the building enclosure, while
becoming the recognized local authority in your area.
- Plan and implement a targeted effort to work with decision makers
for major design/construction projects to understand their needs and
provide the educational seminars, technical advice or plan review
necessary to improve and expand the use of masonry solutions.
- Shape and direct your own local activities, while participating in
collaborative team projects with other IMI experts to develop national
programming, including strategies and tools for specific subject areas
such as resiliency, restoration and emerging technologies. You will also
play a role in promoting and advancing national initiatives like our
renowned Masonry Detailing Series and design-build program for young
architects and craftworkers, Masonry Camp.
- Establish programs with local universities to expand emerging
designers’ masonry learning and knowledge with engaging hands-on
workshops, studio courses, and outreach initiatives like the JBC Masonry
- Consult with design and construction professionals to impact
meaningful change on construction projects by providing compelling,
efficient and innovative design information.
- Inspire AEC professionals to be advocates of union labor by
educating them about what sets us apart from the competition. That is,
responsible contractors who pay their employees fair wages and benefits,
create a culture of workplace safety, and have a reputation for getting
projects done on-time and on-budget. Plus, trained craftworkers who
have the experience and skill essential in today’s construction
While design or construction experience is required, and experience
with masonry preferred, IMI provides educational and technical support
to incoming staff.
The salary range for this position is $120,000 to $150,000+,
depending on experience. The position also includes excellent benefits,
such as employer-paid healthcare, pension and 401k programs, as well as
generous vacation and sick leave. If you are looking to leverage your
experience in a flexible and creative work environment, this position is
IMI is funded by members of the International Union of Bricklayers
and Allied Craftworkers (BAC) and the contractors who employ them,
driving our mission to promote the use of skilled union labor. BAC
contractors bring experience, technical expertise and successful
performance to their projects, without compromising safety or quality.
They are essential to the growth of family-sustaining middle-class jobs,
providing fair wages and benefits. BAC members are highly trained,
certified union craftworkers who have the skill to meet industry demands
and successfully install complex jobs. Our contractors and installers
work on groundbreaking and significant projects, from academic buildings
at leading universities, to historical monuments, sports stadiums,
office and residential facilities, and more.
The International Masonry Institute (IMI) provides equal employment
opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation,
gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information,
marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance
with applicable federal, state and local laws. IMI complies with
applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in
employment in every location in which the organization has facilities.
This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including
hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer,
leaves of absence, compensation and training.
IMI expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment
based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national
origin, age, genetic information, disability or veteran status. Improper
interference with the ability of any employee to perform their expected
job duties will not be tolerated.
Please email your resume to [email protected]