The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) (www.asla.org) has an opening for a Professional Practice Programs Manager to manage content and maintain a network of experts related to landscape architecture areas of practice, including emerging practice areas and provides oversight for the Society’s professional practice networks, professional development programs, products and services.
Develops and directs Professional Practice Network (PPN) programs, outreach and services and provides counsel and support to the PPNs and assures the flow of technical and practice information to and from the PPNs.
Manages and supervises the Professional Practice Coordinator and assists in mentoring, developing programs, outreach, and marketing. Oversees LATIS (Landscape Architecture Technical Information Series) reports, including coordinating selection of topics, peer reviews, and ensuring that publication deadlines are met. Helps represent ASLA at trade shows or other meetings of related organizations.
Works with annual meeting staff and PPN members to coordinate annual meeting PPN activities.
Assesses and develops website content in assigned practice areas.
With other ASLA directors and managers, serves as liaison to and coordinates ASLA participation with other professional and practice-related organizations.
Serves as staff liaison to the Council of Professional Practice Networks and other committees, task forces, and/or representatives as assigned.
Submit resume w/cover letter, 2 writing samples, and salary requirement (must be included to be considered) to: email HRppc@asla.org; applications with all required information will be considered. No relocation expenses, No phone calls please.
Work Environment, Culture, and Values: ASLA’s commitment to sustainability and stewardship of the land is reflected in the organizational culture and values and in the work environment. The organization embraces the “Baldrige Criteria for Performance Excellence” – a leadership and performance management framework. ASLA values are dedication, excellence, integrity, leadership, and stewardship. The ASLA culture is collaborative, member-focused, accountable, responsible, and volunteer-supported, The work environment a newly renovated, four-story building. The redesigned building is LEED Platinum and WELL Building certified; conveniently located one-and-a-half blocks from the Gallery Place-Chinatown Metro Station serving the Red, Yellow, and Green Lines. ASLA is recognized as a Best Workplace for Commuters and as one of the Washington region’s Healthiest Employers. The ASLA building is Energy Star certified and uses 100 percent renewable wind energy.