Administrative Coordinator (Contract)

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The American Public Human Services Association (APHSA), is a nonprofit, bipartisan membership organization whose mission is to advance the well-being of all people by influencing modern approaches to sound policy, building the capacity of public agencies to enable healthy families and communities, and connecting leaders to accelerate learning and generate practical solutions together. APHSA seeks an Administrative Coordinator to work 16-20 hours/week in a contractor capacity. Telework is permitted. The Administrative Coordinator assists the Director of Interstate Affairs and Compact Operations, and support clerical and administrative operations of the AAICPC Administration.


The Administrative Coordinator role is currently based in Arlington, VA, but allows telework. We are looking for someone with strong problem-solving skills and excellent verbal and written communication skills. The successful candidate will possess attention to detail, high energy and flexibility and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced organization. This individual will need to work well in a team environment, be able to represent the organizational leaders with professional courtesy and acumen and deliver flawless work output. The duties and administrative functions will require confidentiality, initiative, sound decision-making, independent judgment and the ability to escalate serious or unique problems to higher levels.


Responsibilities Include:

  • Schedules internal and external meetings; adjustment and prioritization of last-minute changes including logistics such as conference rooms, events, and catering.
  • Schedules webinars and conference calls and communication to all participants.
  • Prepares logistics for meetings, maintenance of calendar invites.
  • Prepare agendas and minutes
  • Maintain official Compact and Deputy Compact Official (DCO) forms for each state.
  • Maintain and update Contact Lists
  • Manage orders for manuals and guides
  • Assist with issuing and summarizing rapid response inquiries and state notices to all states as directed and/or requested
  • Format and modify official ICPC Forms
  • Support conference planning and preparation and other duties as assigned.
  • Assist with developing conference notices and other general information
  • Assist and support revisions to the compact administrators manual, guidebooks, training manuals, and other ICPC materials.
  • Conducts occasional research on varying topics to support Association needs.
  • Handles record keeping and retention of committee minutes.
  • Provides administrative support for meetings, trainings, seminars and activities for the Association.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

Performance Expectations:

  • Self-starter, ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative team environment.
  • Demonstrates sound judgment and discernment in decision making.
  • Demonstrates high level of problem-solving skills.
  • Exhibits strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills with the ability to produce high quality communications to individuals at all levels of the organization.
  • Demonstrates outstanding customer care and relationship management skills.
  • Possesses strong organization skills, ability to multi-task high volume work requests and re-prioritize independently; pro-actively problem-solves.
  • Works independently as well as part of the team to ensure that the needs of the group are met, and that adequate administrative coverage is provided to the team.
  • Completes successfully and in a timely manner tasks, whether routine or urgent.
  • Upholds a high level of confidentiality on sensitive business and other related matters.


Required Minimum Level (check one):

  • College or Equivalent Training

Required Minimum Number of Years (check one):

  • 3-5 Years


  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office; other document management software desirable
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Design/Adobe Professional Suite
  • Working knowledge of survey development and analysis

This is a contract position. Please email your cover letter, including your salary requirements and resume to jobs @

APHSA’s dedication to promoting diversity, racial equity, multiculturalism, and inclusion is clearly reflected in how we work and support our members. It is more than a commitment—it is the foundation of how we do what we do. We strive to create a workplace that reflects the communities we serve and recognize that building well-being starts with creating a space where our employees are comfortable bringing their authentic, unique selves to work.

The American Public Human Services Association (APHSA), is a nonprofit, bipartisan membership organization whose mission is to advance the well-being of all people by influencing modern approaches to sound policy, building the capacity…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Job Type
  • Job Type
  • Start Date
    August 9, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level


Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
1101 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, DC 22209, United States
Suite 400

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