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Program Associate, Congressional Fellowship Program

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American Political Science Association | Washington, DC
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American Political Science Association


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Published 20 days ago

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The Program Associate supports the Director of the Congressional Fellowship Program, a highly selective, nonpartisan program for mid-career professionals that sends 30-40 individuals each year to serve placements on Capitol Hill. The Associate provides administrative support, including support in organizing and promoting Congressional Fellowship events and activities for fellows, political scientists, and program alumni. The Associate will also provide some support for the governance and elected leadership of the association, including support for governing council and committee meetings. Strong candidates will have experience working with diverse populations and will provide evidence of being committed to furthering a climate of inclusivity and collaboration.

STATUS

Full-time, non-exempt

ESSENTIAL SKILLS

  • • Excellent organizational skills with high attention to detail and adherence to deadlines;
  • • Relevant experience with a solid track record handling administrative duties;
  • • Experience working with databases;
  • • Adaptability and ability to work in a fast-paced team environment;
  • • Superb interpersonal skills that will contribute to a friendly but highly professional environment;
  • • Sound judgment and initiative related to independent action and problem-solving;
  • • Strong communication skills and ability to write clearly and concisely;
  • • Ability to maintain confidentiality while working on sensitive tasks;
  • • Strong computer and software knowledge with proficiency in MS Suite, mail merge programs, HTML/CSS; familiarity with WordPress and/or Stata a plus; and,
  • • The willingness to travel for conferences and other APSA events (less than 10% of time).

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The Program Associate supports the Director of the Congressional Fellowship Program, a highly selective, nonpartisan program for mid-career professionals that sends 30-40 individuals each year to serve…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional

How to Apply

HOW TO APPLY

To be considered, submit a resume with cover letter indicating how your experience and skills align with the description and the essential skills required of the position, by email to APSA at hr@apsanet.org. Please write ‘Program Associate, Congressional Fellowship Program’ in the subject line. Consideration of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

HOW TO APPLY

To be considered, submit a resume with cover letter indicating how your experience and skills align with the description and the essential skills required of the…

Location

1527 New Hampshire Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC 20036

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