Job Category: Housing Finance & Regulatory Affairs
Job Level: Professional
The Vice President, Construction, Codes and Standards will oversee and participate in the development of NAHB’s comprehensive advocacy efforts related to residential construction codes and standards development, implementation and enforcement.
As NAHB’s primary liaison and spokesperson regarding construction, codes and standards issues, the vice president will ensure the critical analysis of proposed amendments, testify before code and standards development bodies and prepare rigorous comment to support NAHB’s views.
The vice president will also build and maintain strong working relationships with associated codes and standards bodies, ensure that the local home building associations have the resources they need to participate in their state and local codes adoption process and provide technical and committee support to associations and members. This position is also responsible for oversight and support of member committees and department staff.
Qualified candidates will have the ability to address complex technical issues concisely and effectively and review and understand technical information related to building codes and material/design standards. Candidates should also be able to analyze the impact of building code and standards changes on the residential construction industry. Other required skills include strong leadership, budget management, problem-solving and organizational skills.
A minimum of 10 years of experience in issue advocacy related to the development, implementation and/or enforcement of home building construction codes and standards, and a minimum of four years of supervisory experience, or equivalent program management experience, are required. Prior experience in the design and construction of single- and multifamily homes, and/or the development of construction codes and industry standards is also needed. Association experience is highly desirable. A bachelor’s degree in engineering, materials science or architecture, or equivalent combination of education and experience, is required; PE or advanced degree is preferred.
To be considered for this position, please complete and submit this application.
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