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Company: AIAA
Location: Reston
Posted on: June 13, 2022

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Job DescriptionDescription/Job SummaryThe American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics ( in Reston, VA seeks a Manager to work with our K-12 Programs supported by the AIAA Foundation. The focus of this position is to recommend, implement and manage programs that help K-12 students and educators engage and build relationships within AIAA and the broader aerospace community.Reporting to the Director, Foundation, alongside the Educational Program Coordinator, and with guidance provided by volunteer leaders, the incumbent will provide strategic oversight on K-12 programming, attend committee meetings, and provide assessment and insight into best practices for K-12 students and educators. The incumbent will provide both support, knowledge-sharing and work with other staff to ensure proper training and alignment to the Institute's mission and key objectives, and measurable outcomes as articulated in the AIAA Strategic Plan.AIAA has a Flexible Workplace, where staff work primarily remote, but are required to attend meetings in the office and collaborate in person as needed. Candidates must reside in the Washington, DC metro area. Responsibilities/Duties

  • Serve as the primary point of contact for the STEM K-12 Committee. Includes providing strategic input, perspective and guidance to the chair and helping to identify and develop strategic program initiatives.
  • Ensure coordination with the STEM K-12 Committee and the AIAA Foundation Board of Trustees as appropriate with the AIAA Director, Foundation.
  • As indicated in MoUs, serve as primary point of contact in executing partnerships. Enhance and grow opportunities where appropriate.
  • Trailblazing STEM Educator Awards, serve as program lead in coordination of the submissions, judging, reporting and notification processes for the Educator Award. Serve as project manager for organizing local presentations where appropriate. Ensure coordination with communication and marketing teams.
  • Awards Gala: Serve as a member of the AIAA Gala team. Coordinate all educator and student awardee travel and program logistics while visting D.C.
  • Students 2 Launch: manage relationship with Griffin Communications. Serve as main point of contact with guidance from Director, Foundation.
  • Develop a strategy to engage all AIAA members in the Club for the Future's postcard program.
  • Work closely with Membership and Marketing to review offerings, identify new programs, and promote high school and educator associate membership.
  • Maintain metrics for existing partnerships and programs to measure effectiveness.
  • Work with marketing team to ensure promotion and appropriate recognition of programs and individuals via announcements, presentations, and social media.
  • Provide input and assist with the development of the Foundation budgets.Required Skills
    • Ability to think strategically.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Exceptional interpersonal and customer service skills.
    • Attention to detail and ability to identify problems and to take appropriate action within AIAA guidelines with minimal direction.
    • Ability to multi-task, prioritize projects, meet deadlines, and maintain excellent work quality.
    • Excellent team player with proven ability to work collaboratively.
    • Experience in using associate management software (preferably Abila's Netforum Enterprise System).
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Power Point, Excel)
    • Familiary with virtual software Zoom and Teams.
    • Familiarity with awards platform, preferrably Open Water.
    • Familiarity with community engagement software, preferably Higher Logic.
    • Ability to work flexible schedules to meet high volume work periods.
    • Travel 5-7 times per year.Required ExperiencePosition requires at least five to seven years of relevant work experience, preferably in a member service organization. One to three years of teaching at the elementary/middle school level, or in the education industry is preferred.Preferred EducationBachelors' degree preferred; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.DetailsAbout AIAAAIAA's purpose is to ignite and celebrate aerospace ingenuity and collaboration, and its importance to our way of life. AIAA is the world's largest technical society dedicated to the global aerospace profession. We are comprised of individual and corporate members from around the world. AIAA carries forth a proud tradition of more than 80 years of aerospace leadership. Working at AIAAAIAA offers a strong compensation package for this position, which includes base salary and a discretionary bonus. Our benefits are highly competitive and include medical, dental and vision insurance with dependent coverage; 403(b) plan with an employer contribution and match; generous paid leave and holiday schedule.

Keywords: AIAA, Reston , PROGRAM MANAGER, K-12, Executive , Reston, Virginia

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