AOAC INTERNATIONAL is currently seeking an energetic, outgoing Coordinator or Manager of AOAC INTERNATIONAL Science Programs to oversee, implement, monitor, and facilitate the full lifecycle of assigned programs and projects. Successful management and execution of science programs and projects involves serving in a leadership capacity along with demonstrating excellent time, organizational, and resource management. This position includes working and engaging with current and potential new stakeholders, scientific communities, and volunteers; reporting and promoting progress and outcomes and participating in the setting of program/project direction and strategy. This individual will ensure adherence to established policies and procedures, schedules, specifications, and annual budgets that lead to the successful completion of prescribed scopes of work.
Reporting to the Deputy Assistant Executive Director & Chief Standards Officer, this individual will:
The ideal candidate will possess a bachelor’s degree in biological or analytical science (microbiology, molecular biology or biochemistry preferred) with demonstrated program or project management (appropriate project or program management certification preferred) and 5-7 years of relevant work experience, preferably in a scientific association environment. This candidate will also have experience working and communicating in a fast-paced, results-driven environment with competing priorities, and demonstrate excellent organizational and time management skills. In addition, this candidate will demonstrate strong analytical, critical thinking, conflict resolution, and problem-solving skills. Advanced computer literacy and proficiency in various software platforms for developing content, documents, spreadsheets, forms, and website updates are a plus. Customer service and team-oriented interpersonal skills are a must.
The level of position offered (Coordinator or Manager) will depend on qualifications of the candidate.
If you feel that you have the qualifications needed to be successful in this position and want to work in a small, team-oriented working environment, please forward your cover letter and resume to: Jonathan Goodwin, Deputy Executive Director & Chief Human Resources Officer, AOAC INTERNATIONAL at [email protected]. Preference will be given to those who apply by December 15, 2023.
Located in Rockville, Maryland, AOAC INTERNATIONAL is a globally recognized, 501(c)(3), independent, third-party, not-for-profit association and voluntary consensus standards developing organization founded in 1884. When analytical needs arise within a community or industry, AOAC INTERNATIONAL is the forum for finding appropriate science-based solutions through the development of microbiological and chemical standards. AOAC standards are used globally to promote trade and to facilitate public health and safety. AOAC INTERNATIONAL is an Equal Opportunity Employer.