Unit Coordinator

American Physical Society – APS

osition Summary:

Do you want to work for a mission-driven membership organization that provides research journals, scientific meetings, education, outreach, and advocacy in the life science space? Do you want your next job to offer you the opportunity to serve while allowing you to grow personally and professionally? Then find your next opportunity here at the American Physical Society as the temporary Unit Coordinator! The Unit Operations Coordinator monitors all unit operations and assists unit leaders with the Recruitment & Retention Manager’s supervision. Working as a key member of the APS Membership team, the Unit Operations Coordinator will have additional Membership program duties. So come work for a mission-driven organization. Apply today!

Our Unit Coordinator will be a temporary six-month full-time position.

The APS has a “remote first” concept that promotes equal treatment and equal access, independent of physical work location, with a majority of staff working primarily from remote work locations. This position could require at times in office work, various geographic events and meeting attendance as instructed by your Supervisor. APS values diversity and welcomes candidates from a variety of backgrounds. APS offers a dynamic work environment with an outstanding total compensation package including salary, outstanding benefits, and excellent paid time off.

Is This You:

  • Administrative duties as assigned
  • Unit website updates
  • Regular reporting on online community portal usage
  • Fulfill requests from units for membership lists
  • Creating and assisting/starting unit virtual events
  • Basic Nimble oriented tasks (membership lists, statistics, and updating unit committees)
  • Monitoring unit inbox and disseminating information/inquiries as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

Education: High School Diploma or equivalent required. BA/BS degree or equivalent work preferred. In lieu of a degree, 4 years of relevant experience may be accepted.

Experience, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Minimum of two years of relevant experience
  • Association chapters/components experience preferred
  • Proficiency in data entry
  • Familiarity with relational databases preferred (Salesforce and Nimble a plus)
  • Proficiency with all Microsoft Office Suite products, in particular Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Proficiency with Google Docs and other online shared document products
  • Must be able to work on multiple deadlines at one time and follow through in a timely manner
  • Strong organization, documentation, and prioritization skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to adapt to quickly changing schedules
  • Ability to work well with interdepartmental teams as well as independently