Be a part of a dynamic team dedicated to the cause of supporting educators working to enact the new vision of teaching and learning articulated in A Framework for K12 Science Education. NSTA is looking for a Project Manager. The Project Manager contributes to NSTA’s mission through assisting the Program Integration department in the development and implementation of all programs. The Project Manager will work closely with the Supervisor of the team to lead a team of professionals in completing projects by a set deadline and in upholding data-informed and sustainable business practices.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Serve in project management role for various programs and business activities: NSTA Program Integration Business Office Lead, NSTA Program Integration RFP Lead, NSTA Web Seminars Team, Member of PI Team Expert Collaborative for Professional Learning. Co-manage grant projects.
Oversee and coordinate logistics, contracts, invoices, and W9’s for all district work, consultant work, cadre work, and special projects.
Provide customer service support for NSTA members including Zendesk tickets, invoicing, virtual event registration, web seminar support email, and tech support.
Manage the RFP’s for the NSTA Program Integration, gather business documents, and collaborate with the Standards Implementation Specialist to complete and submit the proposals.
Work with the business office, customer service, journals team, and conferences team to assist with projects as needed.
Provide backup support for virtual professional learning programs.
Supports activities related to virtual programs, membership programs coordinated by Program Integration, including Lesson Plan projects, Daily Dos, and University cohorts and those sponsored by district/school leaders
Other duties as assigned.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Accurate spelling, grammar and proofreading abilities.
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Expert command of the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
Ability to interpret and format spreadsheet data in the creation of reports as requested.
Must have knowledge of budgets, office administrative procedures, and knowledge of use and operation of standard office equipment.
Proficiency with Adobe Acrobat X-Pro pdf tools. Experience with Aptify and PN3 is preferred.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Excellent organizational skills with ability to establish priorities, handle multiple projects, pay attention to fine details, and meet deadlines under minimal supervision.
Demonstrated ability to work and multi-task in a fast-paced, high-pressure, deadline-oriented environment.
Proven ability to work cooperatively with others.
Ability to proactively recognize potential issues and address concerns appropriately, and to communicate this information to the Assistant Executive Director or other program director when appropriate.
PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Generous 403(b) matching
Vacation and Sick Leave
Professional Development/ Tuition Reimbursement
Health, Dental, Vision Insurance
Flexible Spending Account
Life and Disability Insurance
This position has the possibility to be a fully-remote position, but the ideal candidate must be available to travel and work at NSTA Headquarters in Arlington, VA, 22201, as needed.
Low to mid $60’s. Send resume & cover letter with salary requirements to: firstname.lastname@example.org
NSTA's mission is to promote excellence and innovation in science teaching and learning for all.
The National Science Teaching Association (NSTA) is a vibrant community of 40,000 science educators and professionals committed to best practices in teaching science and its impact on student learning. NSTA offers high quality science resources and continuous learning so that science educators grow professionally and excel in their career. For new and experienced teachers alike, the NSTA community offers the opportunity to network with like-minded peers at the national level, connect with mentors and leading researchers, and learn from the best in the field.
Founded in 1944 as the National Science Teachers Association, the NSTA is headquarted in Arlington, Virginia. It is the largest organization in the world dedicated to promoting excellence and innovation in science teaching and learning for all. NSTA's current membership includes science teachers, science supervisors, administrators, scientists, business and industry representatives, and others involved in and committed to science education.