National Mining Association has retained Nonprofit HR for its open searches.

Position Title: Director of Regulatory Affairs                       Job Type: Full time

About the position. NMA is seeking a Director of Regulatory Affairs to manage the association’s programs and advocacy on public policies related to (1) federal environmental standards and regulations, primarily related to air quality and (2) management of federal lands. Responsibilities include:

  • Develop the technical and policy basis to support the association’s policy positions relative to federal air quality initiatives arising under the Clean Air Act and management of federal lands;


  • Develop and execute advocacy strategy in support of policy positions;


  • Assist the association’s General Counsel in management of litigation arising from Clean Air Act regulatory proceedings;


  • Serve as principal liaison with NMA’s Air Quality Subcommittee to develop consensus positions on policy and responses to rulemaking


  • Management of NMA’s air quality regulatory and litigation budgets.


College degree required with minimum of three-years’ experience in public policy development.  A law degree is preferred but not required. Knowledge of the Federal Clean Air Act, implementing regulations and source specific permitting is required. Knowledge of public land laws preferred.  Strong analytical, written and oral communication skills are necessary. The position requires personal initiative, ability to negotiate across a wide-range of constituencies, timeliness, professional discretion and decisiveness.

NMA offers a generous benefits package for retirement savings and health care.

To apply: Please forward a cover letter and resume to Yvonne Rivera, Director of Talent Acquisition, with the position title in the subject line. Please include where you heard about the position.

The National Mining Association is an equal opportunity employer.