ASM Headquarters Employment Opportunities

Welcome to the American Society for Microbiology's employment opportunities. To learn more about ASM's mission and goals, please view ASM's Strategic Plan.

We work in a unique, friendly building and offer excellent employee benefits. We strive to foster a culture of collaboration, innovation, and excellence, and seek highly motivated, bright, inquisitive, and energetic team players who support our mission and strategic plan.

The listing below includes all the currrent employment opportunities available at ASM. To learn about the individual job opportunities please click on each link. To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume to hr@asmusa.org. Thank you for your interest in employment at the ASM.

 

Education Coordinator (Full-Time Position)

The American Society for Microbiology (ASM) is looking for a full-time education coordinator for our Education division.  Based in Washington, DC, ASM is part of one of science’s most exciting fields.  The Education Coordinator will be the support person for the department’s online professional development courses, virtual learning communities and ASMCUE.  Responsibilities include but not limited to: working with subject matter experts to deliver the courses; activities include confirming speakers and participant arrangements; managing practices, check-ins, live programs, and post-production recordings; producing support materials; and monitoring participant follow-up assignments.  Incumbent manages the virtual learning communities associated with the courses facilitating engagement and enhanced learning.

If you are ready for a real challenge and to make a difference, apply for this unique position today. 

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Science Publishing & Field Events Marketing Manager (Full-Time Position)

The American Society for Microbiology (ASM) is looking for a full-time rock-star marketing manager for our expansive portfolio of journals and books.  Based in Washington, DC, ASM is part of one of science’s most exciting fields.  The Science Publishing & Field Events Marketing Manager will be a leader in ASM’s award-winning Marketing and Communications department and will be primarily responsible for developing and directing marketing and promotion strategies for the Press and Journals departments.  Responsibilities include leading and managing strategic direction for the development and execution of multiple and simultaneous integrated marketing campaigns to support specific objectives in terms of awareness, response and acquisition.  The marketing manager will plan, organize and manage all aspects of campaign management including shaping strategy, budget and personnel management.  He or she will also be responsible for creating and executing field marketing initiatives that result in sales, leads and visibility.

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Lifelong Learning Marketing Manager (Full-Time Position)

The American Society for Microbiology (ASM) is looking for a full-time rock-star marketing manager for our products that keep the world’s top talent in microbial sciences at the top of their game.  Based in Washington, DC, ASM is part of one of science’s most exciting fields.  The Lifelong Learning Marketing Manager will be a leader in ASM’s award-winning Marketing and Communications department and will be primarily responsible for developing and directing marketing and promotion strategies for the Meetings, Education, Strategic Alliance, and Professional Practices departments. Responsibilities include leading and managing strategic direction for the development and execution of multiple and simultaneous integrated marketing campaigns to support specific objectives in terms of awareness, response and acquisition.  The marketing manager will plan, organize and manage all aspects of campaign management including shaping strategy, budget and personnel management.

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Logistics Manager, Meetings (Full-Time Position)

The American Society for Microbiology (ASM), a non-profit organization headquartered in Washington, DC, is seeking a full-time Logistics Manager in the Meetings department. The incumbent will be primarily responsible for meetings logistics for the society’s annual convention, ASM Microbe, and the Biothreats conference. Responsibilities include management of all logistical requirements for meetings venues, including function space assignments, audio visual, food and beverage and general services, budget development, planning operational approaches for increased efficiencies and guiding projects while interacting with the organizers of all meetings.

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Manager, Registration, Housing and Ancillary Services (Full-Time Position)

The American Society for Microbiology (ASM), a non-profit organization headquartered in Washington, DC, is seeking a full-time Manager, Registration, Housing and Ancillary Services in the Meetings department.  The incumbent will manage all aspects of registration and housing, as well as ancillary services, for ASM meetings and conferences.  This includes negotiation and management of hotel contracts, all registration and housing processes and procedures, and managing ancillary vendors such as shuttles and temporary staffing.

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Administrative Assistant (Contract Position) – Member Engagement and Innovation

The American Society for Microbiology (ASM), headquartered in Washington DC, is seeking a Contractual Administrative Assistant in the Member Engagement and Innovation Department. Incumbent will focus on advancing the agenda of the Member Engagement and Innovation division of the American Society of Microbiology.  

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Assistant Director, Membership Services (Full-Time Position)

The American Society for Microbiology (ASM), a non-profit organization headquartered in Washington DC, is seeking an Assistant Director, Membership Services in the Membership Services Department.  The incumbent would be responsible for management of membership operations, including development and implementation of member recruitment and retention strategies.

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Assistant Director, Marketing (Full-Time Position)

The American Society for Microbiology (ASM), a non-profit organization headquartered in Washington DC, is seeking an Assistant Director, Marketing in the Marketing and Communications Department. The primary responsibilities will be managing ASM’s marketing, with a particular focus on market analysis, strategy, brand management and creative implementation of tactics to achieve a user-friendly, unified, seamless user experience and meet the organization’s strategic positioning and revenue objectives.

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Senior Manager, Business Systems and Database Development (Full-Time)

The American Society for Microbiology (ASM), headquartered in Washington, DC, is seeking a full-time Business Systems and Database Development Senior Manager in the Information Services department.  Responsibilities include managing all phases of complex technology projects from initiation to implementation and post-implementation sustainability. The leadership provided by the Manager will ensure technology solutions are delivered on-time, on-budget and within the documented scope.  The manager will also oversee the development of a sustainable database infrastructure which allows the organization to apply reporting, business intelligence and visualization tools to maximize the transparency, availability and usefulness of the corporation's data repositories.

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ASM is committed to equal employment opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee. It has been and will continue to be the policy of the ASM to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, marital or veteran's status, genetic information, gender identity or expression, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibility, matriculation, political affiliation or any other category protected by federal, state or local law. The ASM also is committed to accommodating individuals with disabilities and the religious beliefs and practices of its employees and applicants, as required by law.

The Society maintains an Affirmative Action policy statement designed to ensure equal employment opportunities for minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

These policies govern all phases of employment at ASM.

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