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ASHRAE, founded in 1894, is a global society advancing human well-being through sustainable technology for the built environment. The Society and its more than 50,000 members worldwide focus on building systems, energy efficiency, indoor air quality, refrigeration and sustainability. Through research, standards writing, publishing, certification and continuing education, ASHRAE shapes tomorrow's built environment today.

Editor – ASHRAE Journal

ASHRAE has an immediate opening for the top editorial position responsible for our Journal.

This position creates editorial content for the periodicals comprising ASHRAE Media. This includes magazines and newsletters, digital editions, and associated web presences and tools. ASHRAE Media content is required to have high relevance and value for the practice of engineering related to building technology. In fulfilling this role, the editor enhances ASHRAE’s reputation as an indispensable resource for technological advancement by Society members and the industry at large.

Requirements include a minimum of a bachelor’s degree PLUS a minimum of 10 years magazine related experience. Magazine experience must include management responsibility for editorial workflow and editorial policy implementation. Staff management experience required along with ability to report on industry events. Travel is a requirement. Please review complete job description <HERE> before applying.

ASHRAE offers a competitive salary as well as an excellent benefits package including: Health, Dental, Life, Disability, 401k with generous match, Vision, Employee Assistance Program, remote work flexibility, and more. We have free parking at our new, net-zero energy headquarters building located near shopping and restaurants in Peachtree Corners, GA. ASHRAE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please reply with salary requirements to HR@ashrae.org Attn: Editor. No phone calls please.

Technical Editor – Special Publications

ASHRAE is seeking a detail-oriented individual to join the Special Publications department as a technical editor to assist in the timely publication of series and nonseries books and nonprint products. Responsibilities include copyediting, page layout, serving as project coordinator, and conducting quality assurance for print and electronic documents.

Successful candidates will demonstrate a mastery of grammar, punctuation, and spelling; have strong page layout skills and excellent attention to detail; and are capable of managing several types of projects—all with different requirements and timelines—simultaneously.


  • Edits manuscripts for clarity, correct grammar and spelling, correct technical jargon, proper style, and conformance with ASHRAE policy.
  • Prepares page layouts in Adobe FrameMaker either by using existing templates or occasionally by developing unique layouts.
  • Reviews manuscripts for both content (completeness, accuracy, appropriate language) and form (organization, visual design, usability) and suggests or makes the necessary improvements.
  • Defines project goals for authors that relate to content quantity, purpose, and organization; audience; deadlines; and publishing best practices.
  • Gives feedback and advice to authors, both in manuscript proofs and via email or phone communication.
  • Expresses ideas logically, clearly, and concisely and can provide guidance and encouragement to others in a tactful way.
  • May work under tight deadlines and therefore must be able to work effectively under pressure.
  • Maintains content accuracy for a number of department-specific webpages on www.ashrae.org.
  • Scans, converts, and edits graphic files as needed. May require simple tasks in Adobe Photoshop.
  • Assembles and develops material for electronic publications, including apps, DVDs, CDs, download-only publications, etc.
  • Designs or works with a graphic artist to design covers for publications.
  • May travel to ASHRAE Winter and/or Annual Conferences.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in applied science, mathematics, engineering, or other related fields; English or Journalism degrees considered if combined with technical writing or editing experience
  • At least three years’ editorial experience
  • Good editing and writing skills, attention to detail, and comfort with technical material
  • Experience with desktop publishing software (willingness to learn and become proficient with Adobe FrameMaker is required)
  • Excellent organizational, project management, and task prioritization skills
  • Experience with development of online products or apps a plus

In return for your skills, ASHRAE provides a flexible work schedule, competitive salaries, and excellent company paid benefits including paid holidays, sick time, & vacation. We offer employee dental, vision, life, and disability insurance paid at 100% and employee medical is paid at 90%.  We have an outstanding 401k plan with a generous match, an employee assistance program, and free parking.  Our state of the art, environmentally friendly non-smoking office opened in October 2020 in Peachtree Corners overlooking a lake along the new Greenway Path in Technology Park.

We invite you to check out our website at www.ashrae.org to learn more about us.  Let ASHRAE be the right place to share your skills and enhance your résumé.  Please send your résumé along with salary requirements directly to hr@ashrae.org. Subject line MUST INCLUDE: Technical Editor.  No calls please.   EOE

Director of Finance & Administrative Services

ASHRAE, an Atlanta based international non-profit engineering society has an immediate opening for the salaried position of Director of Finance. This position has direct management responsibility for a team of 20 in Accounting, HR, and IT operations. Responsibilities include fiscal management of all Society funds including investing, budget preparation, and purchasing; as well as fiduciary responsibilities for the 401k and monitoring of employee benefit programs. Bachelor’s degree along with CPA and/or MBA required. Non-profit experience working in a member driven organization preferred. Must be able to provide measurable evidence of past ability handling the above responsibilities. Position requires week-long travel twice a year and occasional shorter trips.

Please send resume including salary requirements to Attn: Director at HR@ashrae.org