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The Modern Language Association (MLA) seeks an administrative assistant for a full-time position to work collaboratively with the MLA staff in our convention and events office. 


Responsibilities:


·        Provides administrative assistance to the department

·        Assists with preparing and distributing materials for the Program Committee

·        Works with the director on communications with forum executive committees on convention sessions and forum reviews 

·        Monitors the general convention e-mail account and works with other members of the department to answer questions or forward messages to the appropriate staff members

·        Assists with administrative tasks related to the international symposium and other MLA meetings and events

·        Maintains expense records for the Program Committee, for convention programs staff travel, for convention-related expenses, and for symposium-related expenses


Qualifications:


·        A bachelor's degree required, preferably in a field of language or literature

·        At least six months of cumulative clerical or administrative experience 

·        Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel, Google Workspace, and Zoom scheduling

·        Effective written and verbal communication skills

·        Solid organizational and interpersonal skills 

This will be a full-time, primarily on-site position at the MLA offices in downtown New York City, although the administrative assistant will work remotely through the summer. Candidates must be able to work legally in New York State.

The Modern Language Association (MLA) seeks an administrative assistant for a full-time position to work collaboratively with the MLA staff in our convention and events office. 


Responsibilities:


·        Provides administrative assistance to…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Application Deadline
    May 28, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Entry level

Salary

Salary is commensurate with experience.

Benefits

The MLA provides generous vacation and sick time, flexible work hours, a 403(b) retirement plan, and individual health and dental plans with no shared premium cost. 

The MLA provides generous vacation and sick time, flexible work hours, a 403(b) retirement plan, and individual health and dental plans with no shared premium cost. 

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near New York, NY
Associated Location
85 Broad St., New York, NY 10004, United States
suite 500

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter and résumé to apply. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Please submit a cover letter and résumé to apply. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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