PhysTEC Project Coordinator
The American Physical Society, APS, is seeking a detailed and personable projects support professional to fill the position of APS PhysTEC Project Coordinator based at APS Headquarters in College Park, MD (near DC Metro Green Line). The APS PhysTEC Project Coordinator will provide both technical and administrative support to the Physics Teacher Education Coalition (PhysTEC), reporting to the Associate Director of Education and Diversity.
APS PhysTEC Website
ResponsibilitiesMajor areas of responsibility include project operations, communications and meetings.
- Project operations tasks include assisting with collection and analysis of data, assisting with the preparation of project reports, and tracking expenses and reviewing/approving invoices.
- Communications tasks include maintaining web pages, coordinating the department exhibit booth, and helping develop publicity materials.
- Meetings tasks include managing banquet event orders, organizing registration and communicating with participants.
As projects evolve, the ability to be flexible is key.
Bachelor’s degree required in science, math or technical subject area. Must be able to work independently with little or no supervision for extended periods, proactively identify and respond to needs, and exercise judgment. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to handle complex projects are needed. Computer skills and proficiency in standard office equipment and software, especially advanced capability in Excel, are essential. Good knowledge of statistics and ability to generate meaningful graphs are necessary.
To apply, send cover letter with salary requirement, resume and a list of your professional references to the attention of the Director of Human Resources via e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.