Do you have experience processing applications and coordinating meetings?

 Are you interested in working with a dynamic, mission-driven team?

We are currently in search of a Program Assistant for a Scientific Association. The position is based in Washington DC. This is a full-time, temporary assignment.

ORGANIZATION TYPE: Scientific Organization

LOCATION: Washington, DC (McPherson Square)

POSITION TITLE: Program Assistant

DURATION: Temporary (~3 months)

SCHEDULE: 37.5 hours/week

HOURLY PAY: $15.00 – $16.00/hour

 Is This Your Dream Job? This position will assist in processing nominations and coordinating meeting logistics to select finalists for an honors program.

 Our Ideal Candidate:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Minimum of 2+ years of work experience, with a proven ability to manage a large volume of applications
  • Prior experience with meeting coordination including creating materials, taking minutes and arranging travel
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Able to manage competing deadlines successfully

 How You Will Spend Your Day:

  • Assist with technical set up of virtual meetings with program committee
  • Screen nominations for eligibility and quality
  • Reach out to nominators as necessary for revisions/corrections
  • Help with meeting logistics for in-person deliberations
  • Make travel arrangements as needed
  • Prepare and coordinate successful and unsuccessful candidates’ nominations and reports through online screening system
  • Draft communication to candidates once selections have been made including congratulatory letters and marketing announcements
  • Provide additional administrative support as needed

We’d love to hear from you.

 If this sounds like the job for you, we would love to help make that happen. Please submit a resume to jjensen@cnpstaffing.com with “Program Assistant” in the subject line.

 Know a friend who would be a great fit? Feel free to send us their resume as well!

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