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Governance Assistant

American Sociological Association

Organizational Context: ASA has a membership of almost 10,000 sociologists who are scholars, teachers, and practitioners. Its mission is to serve sociologists in their work, advance sociology as a discipline and profession, and promote the contributions and use of sociology to society. ASA’s office is in Washington, D.C., but staff is working 100% remotely at present. When we return to the office, there will be options for some remote workdays.

Essential Functions:

  • Primary responsibility is providing support for the Governance and Administration department. Includes, among several other things, assistance with governance committees, governance meetings, interest group activities, association awards, and office operations.
  • Provide some administrative support to the Executive Director and other departments. 
  • Provide reception services for the association.
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Governance and Administration.

Reporting Structure: The Governance Assistant reports to the Director of Governance and Administration

Job Classification: Non-exempt

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong work ethic
  • Maturity and organizational savvy
  • Ability to work independently and in collaboration with teams

Compensation: Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. A full benefits package is provided to all ASA staff members.

To apply: Please submit a substantive cover letter and a resume to Mark Fernando, Director of Governance and Administration, via email and not the employment listing site. Send the email to mfernando@asanet.org and place “Governance Assistant” in the subject line. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until someone has been hired. 

ASA is an equal opportunity employer.

Advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion is a priority for ASA. We are committed to recruiting a diverse applicant pool from underrepresented groups. ASA is an equal opportunity employer.

Governance Assistant

American Sociological Association

Organizational Context: ASA has a membership of almost 10,000 sociologists who are scholars, teachers, and practitioners. Its mission is to serve sociologists in their work…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Washington, DC
Associated Location
Washington, DC, United States

How to Apply

Please submit a substantive cover letter and a resume to Mark Fernando, Director of Governance and Administration, via email and not the employment listing site. Send the email to mfernando @asanet.org and place "Governance Assistant" in the subject line. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until someone has been hired. 

Please submit a substantive cover letter and a resume to Mark Fernando, Director of Governance and Administration, via email and not the employment listing site. Send the email to…

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