Play a role in the future of the electronics industry by joining the IPC team!

IPC is the leading global standards, education and advocacy organization for the electronics industry. IPC provides standards, training and certification, industry intelligence, education and public policy advocacy to help our members achieve their goals. Regardless of IPC office location, IPC staff focus on IPC member success. We’re here to help our members create better-quality products, enhance the skills and knowledge of their employees, reduce costs and waste, comply with regulations and be ready to capitalize on what is next.

Are you ready to capitalize on what is next and join our team of dedicated, skilled and enthusiastic employees?

Our areas of expertise:

  • Standards and Certification
  • Member Support
  • Customer Service
  • Marketing
  • Events and Education
  • Accounting
  • Information Technology
  • Industry Intelligence/Market Research
  • Advocacy
  • Business Development

IPC is an equal opportunity employer offering competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits.

Career Opportunities

Education Director

IPC International, Inc. is looking to hire a Director of Education Development. The Director of Education Development will oversee the analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation of IPC educational programs. The Director will be responsible for project managing education and training projects, managing development timelines, budgets, and resources, maintaining relationships with SMEs, enabling the success of the Education Department team, and other assignments as requested by the Senior Director.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Analysis – 20%

  • Perform learner analysis to ensure that content conforms to the needs of students.
  • Assist the Senior Director of Education in determining the scope, goals, requirements, design, and success metrics for new education projects.

Design and Development – 30%

  • Work with subject matter experts to determine the scope of instruction and ensure the accuracy of instructional content.
  • Engage subject matter experts as well as web, print, and other resources to obtain, validate, and document the information required to develop instructional content.
  • Research and distill scientific and technological concepts obtained from subject matter experts and other reliable sources to create easily understandable content that aligns with stated learning objectives.
  • Conceptualize and source graphics to facilitate the comprehension of written or narrated content, increase student engagement, and help students achieve learning objectives.
  • Employ best practices to develop assessments to facilitate student retrieval practice, measure student learning.

Evaluation – 30%

  • Review all IPC educational products and provide remedial feedback to ensure that evidenced based practices have been appropriately employed to optimize the learning experience.
  • Review user feedback and formulate strategies to address issues that may negatively impact the user experience.
  • Participate in the development of surveys, assessments, and evaluation methods for all education products to determine educational effectiveness, user adoption, and satisfaction.
  • Analyze information on training research, new materials, methods, and techniques, and makes recommendations for their adoption by IPC.

Administration – 20%

  • Enable, empower, and inspire team members to develop and perform to their full potential.
  • Coach team members on appropriate application of evidence-based learning strategies, instructional design principles, and assessments.
  • Work with team members to continually improve product design and delivery processes, create short- and long-term professional development goals, and identify and employ resources required to achieve their professional goals.
  • Assess team member performance.
  • Assist the Senior Director of Education with recruitment and management of contracts and with management of Education department budget and staff and resource allocation.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Directly manage subject matter experts and contractors.
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college/university.
  • Minimum of 8 years of professional experience in the design, development, and delivery of education products, particularly eLearning and online.
  • Minimum of 4 years of recent experience supervising a team of instructional designers.
  • Able to organize and prioritize multiple, competing priorities to maximize team effectiveness.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to effectively communicate verbally and in writing with internal and external audiences.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the development of strategy, program design, and implementation and roll-out of learning initiatives.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in using metrics to evaluate training programs and developing continuous improvement plans.
  • Able to build strong, credible, and trustworthy relationships with team members and internal and external stakeholders.
  • In-depth knowledge of learning theories, learning technologies, and instructional design methodologies.
  • Able to establish and nurture professional relationships with individuals of varying backgrounds and learning preferences.
  • Able to speak articulately and make presentations in public settings.
  • Passionate about writing and developing high-quality instructional materials; Skilled in lesson and curriculum planning.
  • Able to work independently or as an active member of a team.
  • Able to produce high quality work under tight deadlines.
  • Able to receive negative feedback in a constructive manner.
  • Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel), Google Docs, Skype, and GoToMeeting. Visual design skills (Storyline, Photoshop, Illustrator, Camtasia)

IPC International, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering a competitive salary and excellent employee benefits.  IPC has a virtual work environment; position can be located anywhere within the U.S.   

MRA – The Management Association is conducting this search on behalf of IPC International, Inc. Please send resume and cover letter to: Lyssa.bernstein@mranet.org.  Please include resume, cover letter and work samples and subject line should say: EDUCATION DIRECTOR


Since 1957, IPC has been guiding the electronics industry through dramatic changes. IPC is the only trade association that brings together all of the players in this industry: designers, board manufacturers, assembly companies, suppliers, and original equipment manufacturers. More than 6,000 companies around the world depend on IPC programs and services to further their competitive excellence and financial success. As a member-driven organization and leading source for industry standards, training, market research and public policy advocacy, IPC supports programs to meet the needs of an estimated $2 trillion global electronics industry. Offices in Bannockburn, Ill.; Washington, D.C.; Atlanta, Ga.; Miami, Fla.; Brussels, Belgium; Bangalore and New Delhi, India; Bangkok, Thailand; and Qingdao, Chengdu, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Suzhou and Beijing, China. 

Contract-to-Hire UX Designer

IPC International, Inc. is looking to hire a Contract-to-Hire UX Designer. The Contract-to-Hire UX Designer will design software and platforms that meet the needs of our members, customers, and staff. This role will design interfaces and workflows that enhance our external and internal user experience. In this role, you should be an analytical and creative designer who is able to grasp user needs and solve problems. A strong portfolio of successful UX and other technical projects is essential. Ultimately, you will make our online presence more user-friendly and intuitive to attract and retain customers and serve our members.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Understand product requirements and user psychology.
  • Conduct concept and usability testing and gather feedback.
  • Create personas through user research and data.
  • Define the right interaction model and evaluate its success.
  • Develop wireframes and prototypes around customer needs.
  • Find creative ways to solve UX problems (e.g., usability, findability, consistency)
  • Work with others to implement effective and consistent site navigation.
  • Communicate design ideas and prototypes to developers.
  • Keep abreast of industry trends and provide innovation.
  • Understand how automated workflows increase staff productivity.
  • Learn how to use data and organize information to support the mission of IPC.
  • Work across development teams to drive a consistent user experience.
  • Lead with enthusiasm, positive energy and an inclusive team spirit.
  • Write and maintain a usability guide for IPC’s online presence.
  • Bring a “Design Thinking” mindset to IPC.

REQUIREMENTS

  • BS in Design, Computer Science, Engineering or a related field
  • Proven experience as an effective UX Designer and appreciation of how to use data in UX design.
  • Strong portfolio of design projects
  • Background in analysis and research
  • Familiarity with interaction design and information architecture
  • Experience designing automated workflows to increase productivity.
  • Problem-solving aptitude
  • Analytical mind with a business acumen
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience working with front end designers.
  • Hands on experience using HTML, CSS (preferably SASS), JavaScript, GitLab and Jira.  Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, Google Docs, Zoom/WebEx, etc.  Experience with Drupal theming or a related technology is a plus.

IPC International, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering a competitive salary and excellent employee benefits.  IPC has a virtual work environment; position can be located anywhere within the U.S.   

MRA – The Management Association is conducting this search on behalf of IPC International, Inc. Please send resume & cover letter to e-mail: Lyssa.bernstein@mranet.org.  Please include resume and cover letter, subject line should say: UX DESIGNER


Since 1957, IPC has been guiding the electronics industry through dramatic changes. IPC is the only trade association that brings together all of the players in this industry: designers, board manufacturers, assembly companies, suppliers, and original equipment manufacturers. More than 3,000 companies around the world depend on IPC programs and services to further their competitive excellence and financial success. As a member-driven organization and leading source for industry standards, training, industry intelligence and public policy advocacy, IPC supports programs to meet the needs of an estimated $2 trillion global electronics industry. Offices in Bannockburn, Ill.; Washington, D.C.; Atlanta, Ga.; Miami, Fla.; Brussels, Belgium; Bangalore and New Delhi, India; Bangkok, Thailand; and Qingdao, Chengdu, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Suzhou and Beijing, China.