The Association for Psychological Science (APS), a growing, DC-based scientific organization, seeks an eager, highly motivated individual for a Project Manager, Meetings position.
APS is dedicated to the advancement and representation of scientific psychology across the full range of research areas in this diverse field. APS has 35,000 members from around the world and includes the field’s leading scientists, academics, educators, and students. APS publishes 6 highly respected journals, hosts an annual US-based conference and a biannual international conference, and connects thousands of job seekers with opportunities in the field. Our informal operating motto is “lean and nice.”
About the Position
The Meetings Department oversees the APS Annual Convention (4,300+ attendees) and a biennial International Convention of Psychological Science (2,500+ attendees). The ideal candidate should be comfortable working on multiple projects at the same time and be able to problem-solve proactively while maintaining a keen eye for detail and organization. The Project Manager, Meetings will be expected to work independently on some projects and collaborate with colleagues on others. The Project Manager, Meetings is expected to be a team player, working collegially and collaboratively with the rest of the meetings team and with other departments.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
APS offers a competitive salary, great benefits, and a collegial environment. Email resume and cover letter, including salary requirements, to hr [at] psychologicalscience [dot] org. No telephone calls please.