The Gerontological Society of America is seeking Project Manager(s). For more information please see below

Project Manager(s)

The Gerontological Society of America, a 501(c)(3), $7M organization, with 5,500+ members are seeking two program managers in our strategic alliances area with strong organizational, project management, and communication skills. Our strategic alliances/sponsored projects unit is seeking one individual on the team to manage the development of grant-supported initiatives (some focused areas include Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias, obesity, dental, hearing and vision, and cellular decline of aging) and the second individual (some focused areas include infectious disease, sleep health, human-animal interaction, age-inclusive universities) to ensure they align effectively with the goals of the program and the mission of GSA.

As the manager you are expected to build budgets for assigned initiatives such as publications, webinars, summits, social media programs. Manage the assigned programs by establishing development and implementation plans, contracting with key opinion leaders, consultants, writers, print and digital designers, printers, and others as needed to develop and complete each initiative. Manage grant submissions and invoices to grant providers and payments to outside development team. And provide project updates to various stakeholders about strategy, adjustments, and programs.

Additionally, you will manage member activities of the GSA Corporate Leaders Forum, such as issuing yearly membership renewals, processing invoices, managing meeting logistics and the budget. Assists in the development of the program content for each meeting.

Finally, you are responsible for completing administrative functions of assigned programs. Maintain an organized file management system within SharePoint to ensure ready access by all team members. Manage the strategic alliances unit content in the GSAEnrich learning management system. Manage co-marketing of GSA offerings with assigned programs.

The Gerontological Society of America (Society) is more than 75 years old. Our Society serves as a voice for advancing the study of aging. We recognize the need to be intentional in our actions to achieve our highest ideals. For these reasons, we make an active and conscious effort to challenge racism and discrimination in any form and view this as central to our ideals of creating a just, equitable, diverse, and inclusive Society that promotes meaningful lives for all as we age. We will hold fast to our vision: meaningful lives for all as we age, and that all individuals will have the opportunity to live healthy and productive lives and be treated with just, humanity, dignity, and respect. Our policy is to embed diversity, equity, and inclusion as fundamental principles and practices across the Society.


Bachelor’s degree in business, healthcare or related field. Minimum of three years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Association experience strongly preferred.

Strong project management and leadership skills, including budget/financial management, strong computer skills, and excellent customer service orientation. Ability to schedule and manage tasks effectively. Excellent conflict resolution problem-solving skills. Skilled at cost control and budgeting. Strong organizational and multitasking skills. Knowledge of publication/online activity development process. Must be able to travel to live events specifically annual scientific meeting and key meetings. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Attention to detail; good proofreading skills. Office management skills, including ability to organize a large amount of materials and files and arranging meetings and teleconferences.

Send applicants to:

The Gerontological Society of America

1220 L Street NW #901

Washington, DC 20005