Title: Program Coordinator, Scientific Support
Position Type: Fulltime
Location: Washington, DC
What we do and offer our team
AGU is home to more than 60,000 scientists from 139 countries. As the Program Coordinator, Scientific Support, you will be part of a dynamic association of Earth and space scientists who advance research, collaborate across disciplines, and communicate the importance and impact of science to society. AGU offers our employees exciting opportunities through top-ranked scientific journals, scientific meetings and conferences, and other educational and scientific programs, to present and publish research, gain leadership experience, mentor, and freely exchange knowledge.
AGU’s Workplace Values
We believe in accountability and ownership of work, by taking responsibility for decisions and results. We believe in member and customer service,and that they come first through providing high quality service.
We believe in excellence and giving it our all, through striving to be outstanding. We believe in integrity by doing the right thing, we achieve this by being honest and fair.
Our teams believe that with teamwork together we achieve more, we achieve this through collaboration. We believe in respect, that you earn it and give it, by open communication and collaboration.
What the Program Coordinator, Scientific Supportdoes
The Program Coordinator promotes discovery in Earth and space by serving as liaison between the Executive Vice President, Science and VP, Publications, as well as other Senior Team and members, vendors, and other contacts.
The Program Coordinator, Scientific Support, provides coordination, leadership and high-level administration of duties in AGU’s Science division. The scientific division incorporates AGU’s publishing program (21 journals as well as books), meetings (an annual 25,000+ meeting plus smaller meetings), a developing Ethics Center, and the Thriving Earth Exchange program. The incumbent supports the Executive Vice President, Science, in coordinating cross-department communications and assisting the EVP in executing prioritizes. The incumbent supports the Vice President, Publications, in higher-level operations coordination across AGU initiatives. The incumbent works with the Director, Volunteer Leadership, and the Executive Office on creation, editing, and administration of Scientific Council materials.
The position reports to the Director, Executive Office, who coordinates executive support for the American Geophysical Union.
What the Program Coordinator, Scientific Support brings to the team
For consideration, please submit your cover letter and resume to
The successful candidate for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.
AGU proudly offers a casual work environment, excellent compensation, generous work-life opportunities, and an outstanding benefits package.
AGU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.