Program Coordinator Position at the AAA

The American Anthropological Association, a national non-profit organization located in the DC-metro area, seeks to hire a Program Coordinator.

This position is responsible for providing operational support to the Department of Academic Relations and Practicing and Applied Programs. Specifically, the program manager is tasked with the daily operation and maintenance of department programs, protocols and initiatives and assist the Director in efforts to shape a niche within the scholarly and applied communities nationwide advising and recommending products, services and strategies to accomplish these goals.

This person coordinates programs, services and events for academics, students and practitioners; provides ongoing support to AAA committees and commissions; manages databases; assists in the preparation and distribution of AAA research and publications; develops and designs department marketing materials; updates and maintains web content; and performs and facilitates survey research.

This position requires at least 3-5 years of experience, preferably in a university, corporate, museum, non-profit organization or membership association. Bachelor’s degree, preferably in anthropology, business, public administration, government or communications. Solid administrative, organizational and customer service skills and self-motivated required. Ability to research, write, and assist in the presentation of academic information for a general audience. Ability to perform multiple tasks and duties independently with specific deadlines. Proof reading and editorial skills essential. Excellent organizational, planning, and oral and written communication skills required. Ability to work effectively with volunteers and others. Must have strong knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, database, and Internet skills.

AAA is an Equal Opportunity employer with an excellent compensation/benefits package.

Send resume and cover letter to ksharp@aaanet.org. Subject line: Academic and Practicing Program Coordinator. No calls please.

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