Objective: Support the operation of the NextGen Advisory Committee (NAC) and its subordinate work groups and task groups, as well as other policy and operational advisory groups.
Serve as Secretary for the NAC Subcommittee – includes developing agenda, developing meeting summary, tracking action items, generating presentation, and related logistics
Work with the leadership of the NACSC, and subordinate groups to help them deliver on commitments as defined in the NAC terms of reference and/or tasking letters from the FAA
Provide logistics support for both on-site and virtual RTCA meetings
Ensure all required information is gathered, distributed and kept current to support the NACSC and as appropriate, to comply with the federal advisory committee act
Gather data, provide subject matter expertise to RTCA VP of Policy and Programs and leadership of committees listed above
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Relationships: Report to the RTCA Vice President of Strategy and Programs. Work as a team member with all RTCA staff members to provide responsive assistance/support to all RTCA volunteers and members and to ensure the timely production of quality products and events. Provide input on RTCA infrastructure initiatives. Coordination with outside domestic and international entities, FAA, and other U.S. governmental entities.
Assist RTCA Vice President in establishing new working groups, tasks groups and other groups related to policy and operations
Ensure the Subcommittee/working group/sub group leadership understands the taskings and provide assistance in meeting schedules, in the development of recommendations
Attend group meetings, and provide support to group leadership to enable them to deliver timely products that are responsive to the committee terms of reference
Provide support in reaching consensus on groups - identify issues facing the groups and work with group leadership to resolve
Gather relevant background information as needed to support the work of the groups.
Develop and leverage a network of experts among RTCA members and sponsors that will aid the success of the organization
Provide timely responses to inquiries regarding groups’ status and activities
Function as a technical editor for draft/final documents and other group products
Support the groups’ logistical requirements including the use of KAVI Workspace for all aspects of their work, meeting dates, locations and times, scheduling and starting virtual teleconferencing sessions
Ensure that groups operate according to RTCA rules and Federal advisory committee guidelines as appropriate
Minimum 5 years of aviation experience
Knowledge of the FAA’s NextGen Program and familiarity with similar global initiatives
Knowledge of air traffic control and/or aviation communications, navigation and surveillance systems
Strong leadership skills
Experience in facilitating group consensus
Strong writing skills: oAbility to draft and finalize correspondence oAbility to compose policy documents, correspondence and articles for the RTCA Digest
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously oStrong computer skills - Experience in Adobe Acrobat & Microsoft Office (especially: Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint)
Bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science, aeronautics or related field required. Master’s degree preferred.
At RTCA, we are passionate about ensuring the health of the air transportation system. We are equally passionate about ensuring all voices are heard.
Chartered by the FAA to operate Federal advisory committees, RTCA employs a consensus-driven process to generate minimum performance standards for CNS/ATM systems and equipment; to forge recommendations on key aviation policies, and identifying a...nd developing mitigation on issues affecting air traffic management operations. Our performance standards form the basis for FAA regulatory requirements; our policy advice informs the FAA’s prioritization and investment decisions; and our tactical advice helps resolve real-world impediments to air transportation today.