The American Institute of Physics (AIP) is seeking a Manager, Education Programs for the Society of Physics Students (SPS) and Sigma Pi Sigma Programs.
The successful candidate will manage ongoing student outreach programs, develop and edit educational and professional content, oversee scholarship and award programs, develop SPS chapters, oversee a summer intern program, facilitate outreach events, mentor students, and will seek out new programs and projects, as appropriate. This position includes assessing existing programs, evaluating impact, and revising programs as appropriate. Programs and projects are managed from inception through execution. The Manager will serve in a supervisory capacity for the associated staff and take responsibility for all logistics of programs and projects, including consulting with the leadership team for budgetary considerations.
The successful candidate will work on special projects, outreach and connections with AIP Member Societies aimed at driving forward the SPS and Sigma Pi Sigma missions. Development of membership and SPS chapter health will include working with the SPS team to initiate and develop innovative programs to serve SPS members as well as volunteer leadership, and to expand support of AIP Member Societies. The Manager will work cooperatively and collaboratively with the Creative Services & Marketing team to develop and carry out effective communication with all members and volunteer leadership to best market SPS and Sigma Pi Sigma initiatives.
Strong background and interest in Physics or a related STEM field.
Master’s degree with two years of experience or Bachelor’s degree with four years of experience.
Experience with student clubs, mentoring, and/or undergraduate advising.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Volunteer or work experiences with professional societies or associations.
Demonstrated ability to plan and carry out projects and events.
Work effectively in group driven processes.
Ability to be a team player.
Thrives in situations which require balancing multiple priorities.
Must be able to travel on business as needed. (10-15%)
The American Institute of Physics offers excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, retirement, tuition assistance, on-site fitness center, and metro access. Learn more at www.aip.org
AIP is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer EEO/AA/ADA/V
About American Institute of Physics
The American Institute of Physics advances, promotes and serves the physical sciences for the benefit of humanity.
As a federation of physical science societies, AIP offers programs, products and services that:
•Advance and distribute the knowledge of the physical sciences and its applications;
•Enhance and cultivate the physical sciences disciplines;
•Enable and foster collaborative efforts among stakeholders in the physical sciences; and
•Promote the physical sciences to the public, leaders, government officials, agencies, and the media.
AIP Member Societies cover a broad range of fields in the physical sciences and collectively represent more than 120,000 scientists, engineers, educators and students in the global physical sciences community.
AIP offers authoritative information, services, and expertise in physics education and student programs, science communication, government relations, career services for science and engineering professionals, statistical research in physics employment and education, industrial outreach, and the history of physics and allied fields. AIP also publishes the flagship magazine Physics Today and is home to the Society of Physics Stu...dents and the Niels Bohr Library and Archives. AIP owns AIP Publishing LLC, a scholarly publisher in the physical and related sciences.
AVS is a partner in the AIP Career Network, a collection of online job sites for scientists, engineers,
and computing professionals. Other partners include Physics Today, the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM), American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT),
American Physical Society (APS Physics), IEEE Computer Society, and the Society of Physics Students (SPS) and Sigma Pi Sigma.