Program Associate, Professional Development

Job Type

Full Time




2318 Mill Road
Suite 800
United States


Who we are:

ASCO is a stable, forward-thinking, growing membership organization that operates in a results-focused work environment in which employees’ evaluation emphasizes performance outcomes over presence or time. This is an Alexandria, Virginia-based position that offers an excellent benefits package, subsidized parking or Metro benefits, and opportunities to participate in professional development programs. To learn more about ASCO, visit


Who we are looking for:

A high performing, entry-level Program Associate with at least one year of related office experience to join our Education, Science and Professional Development department. The selected candidate will provide comprehensive, high-quality program and administrative support to the Professional Development division.

If you are a detail-oriented, organized, customer-focused individual who enjoys working in fast-paced environments, we want to hear from you!

What you will do:

  • Provide meeting support including arranging logistics, such as travel, hotel, and catering, and assembling presentation and meeting materials
  • Provide administrative support for professional development and training programs which include materials preparation, volunteer e-mail communication, scheduling meetings and conference calls, composing meeting minutes, maintaining rosters, collating data and organizing reports in Microsoft Excel
  • Serve as the primary customer service representative for the division responding to high call volume and e-mails
  • Serve as the front-line representative for ASCO’s In-Training Exam and digital education package by responding to customer service calls and e-mails, managing data in Microsoft Excel to maintain registration information, monitor programs’ statistics and inform strategic priorities.
  • Regularly review and update the professional development content on


What you will need in order to be successful:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, particularly Microsoft Excel
  • Tech savvy with an openness to embracing new technology
  • Superior interpersonal and communication skills; including oral, written, and listening
  • Strong attention to detail; analytical with the ability to see the big picture and exercise judgment, and focused on quality control
  • Ability to multi-task and manage own time, priorities, and resources to achieve goals
  • Commitment to high-quality work within a team to meet timelines and deliverables with a strong focus on service to ASCO members and customer service

Ideal candidates will also contribute:

  • Previous experience working in an association, non-profit or Education division



ASCO is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement