Director of Technical Education

International Masonry Institute
September 10, 2019
Portland, Oregon
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The International Masonry Institute (IMI) is seeking an experienced Architect, Engineer or Construction Professional to serve as Director of Technical Education in Portland, OR and join our nationwide team.

IMI is a labor-management trade association with offices throughout the United States. Funded by the members of the International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers and the contractors who employ them, IMI provides education, design assistance, technical support and training to the construction community.

As Director of Technical Education 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 projects to understand their needs and then provide the educational seminars, technical advice or plan review necessary to improve and expand the use of masonry solutions.

• participate in collaborative team activities with other IMI experts to develop strategies and tools for specific subject areas such as sustainability, restoration and emerging technologies.

• establish programs with local universities to expand their masonry learning and knowledge, using our innovative hands-on and studio programs.

While some design or construction experience is required, IMI offers technical training to incoming staff.

This position offers a very competitive salary with excellent benefits. It also includes employer-paid healthcare benefits, 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 for you.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
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.

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