Program Associate

Aaas Washington , DC 20319

Posted 5 days ago

We have an exciting opportunity for a Program Associate to support the NSF S-STEM Principal Investigator (PI) community responsible for the content and publication of online materials and coordination of community engagement activities. Reporting to the Program Director, you will be responsible for leading evaluation, report writing, and managing STEM education projects, including meetings, webinars, and community outreach to include: Developing and maintaining project related websites online registration systems; developing surveys and evaluating survey data; and other meeting-related activities.

The NSF S-STEM program provides awards to Institutions of Higher Education (IHEs) to fund scholarships and to advance the adaptation, implementation, and study of evidence-based curricular and co-curricular activities that promote recruitment, retention, and graduation in STEM for low-income, academically talented students with financial needs. The program also encourages multi pronged approaches and collaborations among industry, STEM faculty, and social science researchers to address this issue.

Are you ready to be a Force for Science?

What You'll Do

  • Lead the design and implementation of webinars and project websites, including writing and compiling short features, biographies or promotional materials for website or print materials

  • Lead comprehensive evaluation and research efforts, including setting-up online surveys, data entry, initial analyses, data visualization, contributing as an author to publications, and writing short reports

  • Lead the organization of small workshops and meetings, including setting-up online registration, travel and travel awards for conferences and serves as liaison, including maintaining databases, coordinating with the AAAS travel agency, responding to questions, and developing FAQs

  • Lead conference and meeting coordination including managing and training temporary staff on the production of badges, handouts, and program books and other materials; and direct onsite registration and poster set-up

  • Additional duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelors' degree, preferably in STEM

  • Prior experience coordinating conferences and meetings

  • Familiarity with meeting-based software (CVENT)

  • Microsoft Excel (Intermediate)

  • Data analysis and visualization (Intermediate)

  • Basic research skills

  • HTML/CSS, Square Space, WordPress, website design and administration, web content management software (Intermediate)

  • Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Microsoft

Publisher (e.g. desktop publishing tools) (Intermediate)

  • Video conferencing experience

  • Community development

  • Project management, website administration, database management

  • Excellent communication skills, especially in the online environment

  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment

Application Process

Submit a resume and cover letter outlining qualifications and interest in the position by April 13, 2019. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. A Recruiter will contact you with next steps if you are selected for an interview.

AAAS is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected category. AAAS uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees.


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