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Principal Project Manager
Title:Principal Project Manager
Job Type:Exempt (salaried)
Posting Date:03/01/2022
Location:College Park

The American Institute of Physics has an immediate opening for a Program Manager. This exciting new role is responsible for building AIP’s program/project management capabilities. This includes establishing the day-to-day functions of the Project Management Office (PMO) which includes, but is not limited to, engaging directly in high-priority strategic initiatives, providing internal consulting/guidance to work groups to self-manage smaller scale projects, developing project management policies and processes, assessing program/project management resource needs, and collaborating cross-organizationally with other AIP leaders to strategically deploy project management practices throughout the organization.


Proposal Packet Must Include: Cover letter, resume and a completed application (incomplete proposal packets will not be considered for employment).


*The American Institute of Physics (AIP) requires COVID-19 vaccination for all positions effective January 3, 2022. Individuals with a disability or a religious reason preventing them from taking the vaccine may request an accommodation.


What is AIP?

We are the American Institute of Physics. Our mission is to advance, promote, and serve the physical sciences for the benefit of humanity. We promote the physical sciences through effective communication, education, and policy initiatives.

The American Institute of Physics (AIP) is a 501(c)(3) membership corporation of scientific societies. AIP pursues its mission—to advance, promote, and serve the physical sciences for the benefit of humanity—with a unifying voice of strength from diversity. In its role as a federation, AIP advances the success of its Member Societies by providing the means to pool, coordinate, and leverage their diverse expertise and contributions in pursuit of a shared goal of advancing the physical sciences in the research enterprise, in the economy, in education, and in society. In its role as an institute, AIP operates as a center of excellence using policy analysis, social science, and historical research to promote future progress in the physical sciences.


Why Work for AIP?

AIP wants you to be safe!

During the COVID-19 pandemic AIP took appropriate steps to ensure the safety of all AIP staff by providing a flexible approach to remote work that ensured a safe and productive workforce could continue to pursue our mission and provide continued value to our stakeholders. The safety, health, and wellbeing of our staff are of the utmost importance to our Institute.

In addition to your safety, AIP wants you to love working at the Institute, and we have a workplace culture that supports that goal. With our commitment to community service, institute-wide social opportunities, and ongoing Learning and Development, we work hard to make sure AIP is a rewarding place to work. Did we mention that you will work with amazingly talented colleagues in a variety of departments?


Diversity Welcome!

We encourage and invite people from diverse backgrounds to apply and join our team. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, creed, marital status, gender identity or expression, political affiliation, personal appearance, national origin, ancestry, protected veteran status, physical or mental disability.



  • B.A. in Business Administration or related field
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certificate strongly desired
  • Minimum 5 years project management experience including 2 years supervisory experience
  • Previous experience building a new PMO capability in an organization highly desirable


* Candidates should complete the entire application, upload a cover letter and a resume.


Located in College Park, Maryland, AIP is a federation of societies that advances, promotes, and serves the physical sciences for the benefit of humanity. Learn more at

AIP is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer  
EOE, including disability/Vets

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