Professional Practice Programs Manager

Location
Washington
Posted
Feb 06, 2012
Closes
Mar 07, 2012
Contact
Ms. Alice Klages
Duration
Full Time
Manager, Professional Practice Programs
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The American Society of Landscape Architects (www.asla.org) will soon have an opening for a Professional Practice Programs Manager to handle content and maintain a network of experts related to landscape architecture areas of practice, including smart growth and emerging practice areas.

- Provides counsel and support to Professional Practice Networks (PPNs); facilitates flow of technical/practice information to and from the PPNs. Assists with identification of content and providers for ASLA Annual Meeting education sessions and other programs/projects.
- Manages LATIS (Landscape Architecture Technical Information Series) reports, including selection of topics and authors and ensuring that publication deadlines are met.
- Takes initiative to ensure that ASLA and landscape architecture are well represented and out in front on key practice areas.
- Oversees management and regular updating of website content in assigned practice areas.
- Represents ASLA with other professional and practice-related organizations.

Requires demonstrated success in managing multiple/complex projects, organizing workflow, writing/editing for publication, meeting deadlines, and working with members and committees. Strong oral and written communication skills, including ability to target communications for particular audiences. Strong networking and interpersonal skills and ability to provide counsel/guidance to committees and volunteers. Must develop and maintain a strong network and broad knowledge of landscape architects and the landscape architecture profession, especially emerging issues and specialized practice areas. Must be able to identify opportunities and serve as an advocate for the Society and the profession.

Minimum 5 years experience in landscape architecture or related design professions.

Microsoft Office computer applications required; experience with Adobe InDesign and Acrobat preferred.

BA degree required; BLA or MLA helpful.

Submit resume w/cover letter, writing samples, and salary requirements to: email aklages@asla.org; ASLA HR, 636 Eye Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001.


HOW TO APPLY:
Qualified applicants should send a resume, cover letter, 2 writing samples, salary requirements and salary history, to aklages@asla.org. NO PHONE CALLS. Must include all four items in order to be considered.