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
The PhysTEC project coordinator plays a key role in managing the daily operations of the project and is instrumental to its success. The person in this position will join the project management team, with major areas of responsibility involving project administration, event planning and communications. Specific responsibilities include coordinating the annual national conference on physics teacher education, gathering project data, communicating with project participants and colleges and universities across the U.S., maintaining project webpages, assisting with publicity materials and reports, and tracking project expenses. As the project evolves, flexibility will be key. This position reports to the Associate Director of Education and Diversity.
Bachelor's degree required. Minimum three years of work experience in a similar role, or demonstrated skills/expertise in this area. Must be able to work independently with little or no supervision for extended periods, proactively identify and respond to needs, and exercise judgment. Strong, polished written and oral communication skills are necessary. Must have the ability to handle several complex projects simultaneously, possess excellent organizational skills, and meet deadlines. Computer skills and high level of proficiency in standard office software are essential. Customer service orientation desired. Must be able to travel a few times per year.
To apply, send cover letter, resume, salary request, one or two writing samples, and a list of your professional references to the attention of the Human Resources Administrator via e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
APS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. EOE M/F/D/V