The primary responsibility of the Manager, Sections, Committees and Programs (MSC&P) is the creation and day-to-day administrative management of educational, professional development, and member support programs for the Marine Technology Society.
This position requires a polished professional with a calm demeanor, the ability to multi-task and work in a small office environment with multiple stake holders. This position requires frequent contact with members via phone, email, and in person.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develop comprehensive programs as it relates to the mission of MTS
Be the liaison to MTS student sections
Work with the VP of Education to create and grow educational programs (e.g. summer technology programs) both domestically and internationally
Manage MTS annual scholarship program (
Administer MTS Journal program
Maintain marketing list that is used for Journal Subscriptions and Membership
May be assigned other duties or special projects as necessary
Cultivate existing relationships with vendors, key partners, and stakeholder groups with the goal of ensuring sufficient space, resources, and access to services
Guide the organization to key areas of service delivery to maximize mission impact
Develop and implement strategies that will maximize the synergies among program areas
QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE SKILL REQUIRED:
Demonstrated success in developing, evaluating and executing program models
Proficient use of technology as a management reporting tool and experience working with information technology to evaluate programs
Strong customer service skills and a positive focus on customer relations
Good communication skills, detail-oriented, and well-organized
Good project management skills with the ability to meet deadlines and work with changing priorities
Ability to identify tasks, act upon them with minimal supervision, and bring them to closure
Ability to interact effectively and to work congenially in a small office environment
Proficiency in Microsoft Office and CRM database management is required, iMIS a plus
Bachelor of Arts, or equivalent work experience
Willingness to travel as required by job
Experience or interest in marine technology engineering and/or program management a plus
3 – 5 years’ experience required
Must have the ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out complex, multi-step instructions and make appropriate independent decisions as necessary. Regularly required to sit, frequently required to reach with hands and arms, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, talk or hear. Must be able to lift objects up to twenty-five (25) pounds. Work mostly in a typical office setting with quiet to moderate noise level.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the individual(s) assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. Management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as necessary. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
Additional Salary Information: Salary and Benefits
•Commensurate with experience
The Marine Technology Society was incorporated in June 1963 to give members of academia, government and industry a common forum for the exchange of information and ideas. Our guiding purpose is:
“To promote awareness, understanding, advancement and application of marine technology.”
Today, MTS is a growing organization, boasting a membership of businesses, institutions, individu...al professionals and students who are ocean engineers, technologists, policy makers and educators.
Our mission is to:
• Facilitate a broader understanding of the relevance of marine technology to wider global issues by enhancing the dissemination of marine technology information
• Promote and improve marine technology and related educational programs
• Advance the development of the tools and procedures required to explore, study and further the responsible and sustainable use of the oceans
MTS’s long-range vision is to be:
“The leading authority and advocate for marine technology and resources while promoting member success and public understanding.”