Manager, Student Communities

Date: Jan 11, 2023

Location: Washington, DC, US, 20036

Company: American Chemical Society

The Portfolio Manager is expected to play a highly visible role in the Society for all matters pertaining to students and serve as Staff Liaison to the Undergraduate Student Advisory Board. They are also responsible for staff management and development, budgets, and program assessment. The candidate should have a willingness to be exploratory and creative within the role. 

 


What you’ll be doing: 
1. Manages the overall operation, development, and assessment of ACS Student Communities 
2. Manages and develops the ACS Student Communities Staff 
3. Oversees the annual budget and resources for Student Communities. 
4. Facilitates communications and develops collaborations within the Society, across the chemical enterprise, and among related professional organizations 
5. Ensures the alignment of programs, products, and services for a global audience 
6. Serves as staff liaison to the Undergraduate Student Advisory Board and as a representative of ACS interests within and outside of the Society 
7. Assists with special projects related to student audiences throughout the Society 
8. Occasional travel (including weekends) will be required (approximately 4-6 trips per year) 

 

 

Desired skills and experience: 
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience highly desirable; usually has an advanced degree (relevant field) or equivalent experience. 7+ years of related experience, including project, staff, and budget management. Outstanding interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills (written, presentation, influencing); willingness to travel; demonstrated ability to work with and motivate others; flexibility to adapt to complex and changing work environment; organizational and analytical skills; familiarity with databases/association management systems; and attention to detail are highly desirable. 
This position will be based in the Washington D.C. office. ACS employees work a hybrid work schedule, consisting of working onsite, three days per week. ACS employees are in the office on Tuesday and Wednesday with the third in-office day scheduled in consultation with the manager. New employees are immediately eligible for this hybrid work arrangement. ACS offers relocation assistance, if applicable.

 

 

Required Skills:   

  • Outstanding interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills (written, presentation, influencing)
  • Willingness to travel; demonstrated ability to work with and motivate  others
  • Flexibility to adapt to complex and changing work environment organizational and analytical skills
  • Familiarity with databases/association management systems
  • Attention to detail  

 


Required Education and Experience:     

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience highly desirable; usually has an advanced degree (relevant field) or equivalent experience. 7+ years of related experience, including project, staff, and budget management.
 

This position will be primarily based in the Washington D.C. (or applicable) office. ACS employees work a hybrid work schedule, consisting of working onsite, three days per week. ACS employees are in the office on Tuesday and Wednesday with the third in-office day scheduled in consultation with the manager. While always welcome to work in the office, employees may work the other two days of the week from a location of their choice. New employees are immediately eligible for this hybrid work arrangement. ACS offers relocation assistance, if applicable.


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