The Program Manager (STEM) is responsible for establishing and managing a national program for the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) that produces engineers for the nation. This individual will integrate the efforts of the SAME scholarship program and key committees (STEM, CAMPS, College Outreach and Leader Development). This position will impact the future of the Society at the national and post levels by building a STEM engineer pipeline (from High School through employment in an engineering related field) and by coordinating overall support for the program. This individual will also serve as a Program Manager for the joint SAME-IFMA (International Facility Management Association) Facility Management Workshop and the SAME educational webinar program.
STEM Pipeline Program Manager:
Manage and synchronize STEM-related Committees to formalize them into one concerted and coordinated effort.
Collaborate with numerous external stakeholders (STEM partners, University Student Chapters, Credentialing Societies and Associations) that all contribute in various ways to the STEM Pipeline.
Ensure development of the STEM pipeline strategic plan and program management plan.
Actively manage and support the below associated committees and their Chairs:
Engineering and Construction Camps Committee
College Outreach Committee
Leadership Development Program Team
Coordinate and support the main Foundation Programs :
Leadership Development Program (LDP)
STEM Pipeline Program
Support an extensive team of volunteers.
Identify and track students in STEM programs and follow them through the full STEM Pipeline.
Serve as the liaison between STEM programs in the Department of Defense and other agencies.
SAME-IFMA Facilities Management Workshop Program Manager:
Serve as the overall point of contact for all educational sessions for the event.
Manage speakers throughout workshop life cycle. Includes but not limited to sending confirmation letters, providing outstanding support and service, establishing speaker guidelines and processes, establishing deadlines for and collecting presentations, and providing speaker support on-site.
Work with logistics team to appropriately support the workshop.
SAME educational webinar point of contact.
Serve as part of our on-site speaker management team at other SAME National events.
Minimum of 5 years of diverse Project or Program management experience
Experience working with and managing volunteers
Strong presentation skills
Time management skills to manage multiple projects
Proficient knowledge in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint)
May substitute 5 years’ experience for educational requirement
Project Management Professional (PMP) Certificate preferred
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Ability to work in a team environment, be a self-starter, demonstrate initiative, and think outside the box.
Excellent interpersonal skills, inspire trust, motivation, and confidence with internal and external stakeholders.
Provide excellent customer service to internal and external members.
Excellent written and verbal skills. Ability to persuasively and succinctly communicate in a variety of media.
Ability to work on multiple projects and tasks simultaneously, know how to prioritize, adjust as needed, and meet deadlines.
Ability to problem-solve and think creatively/broadly to enable and implement a project.
Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail and quality.
Ability to pick-up and carry 30 pounds.
Ability to travel throughout the year as needed.
Prior military service and knowledge of SAME preferred but not required.
The Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, sex, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances.
About Society of American Military Engineers
The Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) leads collaborative efforts to identify and resolve national security infrastructure-related challenges. Founded in 1920, SAME unites public and private sector individuals and organizations from across the architecture, engineering, construction, environmental and facility management, cyber security, project planning, contracting and acquisition, and related disciplines in support of national security.