Who we are: The American Physical Society (APS) is a nonprofit membership organization working to advance and diffuse the knowledge of physics through its outstanding research journals, scientific meetings, and education, outreach, advocacy, and international activities. APS represents over 55,000 members, including physicists in academia, national laboratories, and industry in the United States and throughout the world. Society offices are located in College Park, MD (Headquarters), Ridge, NY, and Washington, D.C.
Position Summary: Supports APS association-related business activities including membership, meetings, fundraising, and programs. This position will work closely with other departments to analyze business requirements and ensure appropriate workflows and technical solutions are delivered to support them. This includes support for key financial activities such as invoicing, audit support, billing, and customer support. Responsible for managing a team of business analysts.
A Typical Week May Look Like This:
Maintains a detailed understanding of the software used by APS to serve the departments supported by the group to which the analyst is assigned and oversees the day-to-day operation of the software.
Works closely with business units to deliver solutions that meet business objectives and customer needs. Work with business units to document, develop, and improve processes and integrate technical solutions as appropriate.
Ensure compliance with security, financial, and data protection requirements. Support audit and incident response functions as needed.
Works with development teams and vendors to design and implement solid technical solutions.
Manages team of systems analysts and support staff. Provides mentoring, technical guidance, and continuous feedback.
Manages full project lifecycle including requirements analysis, resource management, support, training for end users, and hand off to operational groups
Manage vendor relationships to ensure results match requirements and are delivered on time and within budget.
Works with vendors to implement patches and upgrades.
To advance and diffuse the knowledge of physics for the benefit of humanity, promote physics, and serve the broader physics community, we:
Provide a welcoming and supportive professional home for an active, engaged, and diverse membership
Advance scientific discovery and research dissemination
Advocate for physics and physicists, and amplify the voice for science
Share the excitement of physics and communicate the essential role physics plays in the modern world
Promote effective physics education for all
The Core Values that Drive our Mission are:
The Scientific Method
Truth and Integrity
Diversity, Inclusion, and Respect
Partnering, Cooperation, and Open Collaboration
Education and Learning
The American Physical Society is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnic or national origin, ancestry, pregnancy (including childbirth or related condition), citizenship, familial status, mental or physical disability, veteran status, genetic information, other non-disqualifying disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.
We welcome you to apply today!
Is This You:
Education: B.S. in Computer Science, Information Sciences, or equivalent
Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
8 years of experience in a system development environment
8 years of experience in a non-profit association environment
2 years of experience managing direct reports
Understanding of software development methodologies.
In-depth understanding of web-based software and API design.
Effective time management, communications and related skills
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
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: 1117-APS-CP
About American Physical Society
To advance and diffuse the knowledge of physics for the benefit of humanity, promote physics, and serve the broader physics community, we
Provide a welcoming and supportive professional home for an active, engaged, and diverse membership.
Advance scientific discovery and research dissemination.
Advocate for physics and physicists, and amplify the voice for science.
Share the excitement of physics and communicate the essential role physics plays in the modern world.
Promote effective physics education for all.