Job Type

Part Time


Details: $20/hr; 16 hours per week.



Start Date



1701 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Suite 200
United States


AAAED Office Administrator Description

The American Association for Access, Equity and Diversity (AAAED), an association of equal opportunity, affirmative action and diversity professionals, is seeking a candidate to fill a part-time Office Administrator position. The Office Administrator provides management and administrative support for the Washington, D.C. office of AAAED. The successful candidate will report to the AAAED Executive Director. He or she may also assist with the administrative work of the Fund for Leadership, Equity, Access and Diversity (LEAD Fund), the nonprofit affiliate of AAAED.

The Office Administrator’s responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Board and Conference Assistance

Provide assistance to the AAAED Board and Executive Committee for monthly, quarterly and annual meetings. Support the AAAED annual conference including assembling board reports, conference apps and other materials, securing a location for meetings, making travel arrangements and other coordination, logistical, event management and accommodation requirements.

Office Management

Handle office administration including filing, maintenance and archiving of association electronic and paper records; sort mail and handle space and facilities logistics; create or modify existing documents or database(s) in Microsoft Word, Access, Excel, Publisher and  PowerPoint; and assist with the recruitment and oversight of temporary and internship staff. Serve as first point of contact by answering telephone calls and other inquiries from the membership and the public, including the media. Handle AAAED bills and collections. Assist with the maintenance of the AAAED’s listserv, social media accounts and website.

Membership Services

Serve as first point of contact for members and non-members (as appropriate) regarding requests for association membership services, processing membership registrations and benefits, maintaining the membership database, working with the Membership Chair to distribute membership satisfaction surveys and collect survey analyses. The Office Administrator also assists the AAAED Executive Director and AAAED Board to increase AAAED’s membership and raise the visibility of the organization.

Professional Development and Training Assistance

Assist the Chair of the Professional Development and Training Institute to deliver training by identifying locations for the training, assembling the materials, arranging travel, marketing, developing online registration site and processing registrations, handling professional development certificates and re-registrations, coordinating onsite logistics, providing technical support for webinar training, and other logistical support.


•         Minimum of three years of office management experience, with preference given to association management, budgeting and event planning experience. 

•         Excellent written and verbal communication skills and attention to detail are essential qualifications needed. 

•         Strong computer skills including Microsoft Word, Access, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint and database use required. 

•         The ability to work independently, develop schedules, manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines is also essential. Undergraduate degree required as is a willingness to travel to board meetings, professional development training and annual meetings.

•          Experience with human resources and/or civil or human rights organizations is a plus.

Qualified candidates should submit a resume to No telephone calls or unscheduled visits please. Compensation is commensurate with experience.

AAAED is an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Founded in 1974 as the American Association for Affirmative Action (AAAA), AAAED is a national not-for-profit association of professionals working in the areas of equal opportunity, compliance and diversity. AAAED has 44 years of leadership in providing professional training to members, enabling them to be more successful and productive in their careers. It also promotes understanding and advocacy of affirmative action and other equal opportunity laws to enhance the tenets of access, inclusion and equality in employment, economic and educational opportunities. 


1701 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Suite 200 * Washington, D.C. 20006 *202-349-9855 *

800-252-8952 * Fax: 202-355-1399 *

Level of Language Proficiency


Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

2-year degree

How To Apply

Qualified candidates should submit a resume to No telephone calls or unscheduled visits please.