National Science Teaching Association (NSTA) located in Arlington, VA, seeks highly qualified candidates for the position of Project Manager, JSHS. JSHS is a U.S. Army, Navy, and Air Force sponsored science, technology, engineering and mathematics competition where high school students conducting original research compete for scholarships and awards at 49 regional events and at a national event. This program is administered by the National Science Teaching Association. This position is grant funded and is at this time remote based. This position will oversee the JSHS program in coordination with the NSTA Director of Army Educational Outreach Programs (AEOP) and the NSTA Director of Grants along with one direct report. Serve as the primary contact for information dissemination and external inquiries to and from JSHS regional directors, AEOP Cooperative Agreement Manager and the Tri-Service contacts; conduct research on programs beneficial to JSHS and establish partnerships with like-minded organizations/programs; oversee the issuance of all the scholarships (regional and national) and awards for students and teachers, including support of the DoE Presidential Scholars Program; coordinate with all previously mentioned personnel to plan, oversee and execute the National JSHS event; support the outreach efforts to increase the number of participants by working with the NSTA AEOP team, the Tri-Services, and the AEOP consortium partners. Excellent benefits including flexible schedule, medical & dental insurance, generous paid leave & 401(k) match. Metro-accessible, (Rosslyn/Courthouse), free parking available. Mid to high $60’s, commensurate with experience. Send resume & cover letter with salary requirements to: email@example.com EOE: M/F/disability/veteran
Travel will be required (estimated 10 trips per year) once travel is considered safe by the CDC. Other duties assigned by the NSTA Director of AEOP. Bachelor’s degree, plus four to ten years related experience in project management and/or training with supervisory experience. Knowledge of military protocol and past experience with JSHS preferred.
The Arlington, VA-based National Science Teaching Association is the largest professional organization in the world promoting excellence and innovation in science teaching and learning for all. NSTA's current membership includes more than 55,000 science teachers, science supervisors, administrators, scientists, business and industry representatives, and others involved in science education.