Graphic Designer Multi Media Specialist (Former Employee) – Washington, DC – July 17, 2018
ACS works on a tight budget and tends not to promote within. While I liked my position as a a Graphic Designer, I found I had to job loops to maintain a good working relationship with Senior level management.
Senior Innovation and Communications Manager (Former Employee) – Washington, DC – July 16, 2018
My management placed a premium on the opportunities for career development and they were open to ideas and new directions. I did a lot of good work at the organization that was recognized by my fellow co-workers through a peer-to-peer recognition program.
Volunteer (Former Employee) – Riverdale, NY – May 28, 2018
Working for the American Chemical Society was a lot of fun. During my time working usually consisted in directing people to registration and helping others with their needs for the conference, along with answering questions. It was an enjoyable experience.
A work friend group of professionals who are dedicated to the organization success
Senior Manager, General Ledger (Current Employee) – Washington, DC – April 10, 2018
Managing General Ledgers And Reporting Systems, Ensuring Compliance With Appropriate Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, Regulatory Requirements, Donor Requirements, And The US Office Of Management And Budget As Well As Leading The Formulation, Determination And Execution Of Management Policies And Process Improvements
Project Manager (Current Employee) – Washington, DC – February 11, 2018
As a new employee, one may determine that there are multiple opportunities for professional growth and elevation within ACS. One you have proven yourself as a someone who gets things done, you discover that ACS is very saturated and there is nowhere for your developed skills sets to be displayed with the proper compensation or promotion. Then the opportunities dry up.
Healthcare, Retirement, Good People
Lack of organization, silos, overworked with the promise of elevation. Never comes.
It was a great company for scientists, but recently they have started outsourcing a lot of their work and the managers are under pressure to make the local workers take on much harder tasks. That limits the new learning and the fun that the job was.