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American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

    Current Openings

    Thank you for your interest in positions at the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). Current open positions within AIAA are listed below. All qualified candidates should send resumes with cover letter and salary requirements to: or fax to 703.264.7605, or by mail to: Human Resources, AIAA, 12700 Sunrise Valley Dr., Suite 200, Reston, VA 20191-5807.


    AIAA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


    Featured Jobs

    Coordinator, University Programs

    AIAA is seeking an experienced Coordinator, University Programs who will be responsible for coordinating AIAA Institute and Foundation university programs to include competitions, paper conferences, scholarships, receptions, and other university-related events. This individual will also work with other areas of the Institute to enhance student experience and assist with implementation of new programs and opportunities to engage university students.

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    Foundation Director

    AIAA is seeking a Foundation Director who will be responsible for working collaboratively with the Foundation Board of Trustees, President, Institute leadership and staff to deliver K-12 and university programming that impacts one million students annually.

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    Event Program Executive

    AIAA is seeking a dynamic and experienced Event Program Executive. This individual will guide the development and execution of a new AIAA event and the long-term vision of the program. The incumbent will work closely with staff, outside partners, consultants, and AIAA members to ensure that the content and format of event and its outcome is aligned with the organizational vision. The Event Program Executive will lead a cross-functional internal AIAA staff team to ensure attendee, partner, and organizational expectations are met.

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    Technical Program Specialist

    The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics is seeking a Technical Program Specialist who will be responsible for:

    • Coordinating details for the technical session programs for AIAA forums and sponsored conferences, as assigned, with support from the Technical Program Coordinator
    • Assisting authors, editors, reviewers, and staff in the use of the electronic manuscript submission, review, and tracking system(s) used to develop the technical program for AIAA forums
    • Working with the events team to create an accurate and user-friendly technical program description and schedule in all formats (e.g., print, digital, app-based, etc.).

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    Staff Reporter, Aerospace America

    Aerospace America is the flagship magazine of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, the world's largest technical society dedicated to students and professionals in the aerospace field. The staff reporter will keep our members and internet audience on top of breaking news, from the first flights of transformational aircraft to the commercialization of space to developments in the exploding field of urban air mobility. The reporter will provide articles for the online and print magazine.

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    Membership Manager

    The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics is seeking an experienced Membership Manager who will be responsible for managing the full membership life-cycle from prospecting to retention and increased engagement, coordinating and assisting with delivering first-rate customer service, and supervising the Membership Coordinator. 

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