The American Society for Microbiology (ASM), headquartered in Washington, DC, is seeking a full-time Administrative Assistant in the Office of the CEO and Public Policy. Based in Washington, DC, ASM is part of one of science’s most exciting fields. ASM is looking for a bright, enthusiastic, energetic individual who is looking for a great opportunity. The incumbent will be responsible for providing high level administrative support to the Chief Operating Officer and Director of Public Policy. Duties to include but not limited to; managing extremely active calendars, assisting with special projects, reconciling monthly departmental credit card and travel statements, and providing logistical support for meetings and events.
If you are ready for a real challenge and to make a real difference in science, apply for this unique position today.
4-5 years of experience supporting c-level executives
Outstanding customer care skills, white-glove, high touch approach to internal and external audiences
Highly professional demeanor
Highly organized and detail oriented
Can work effectively and efficiently on tight deadlines and under pressure
Capable of working independently with minimal supervision on a daily basis
Meeting planning experience
Ability to compose clear, correct, highly professional, and effective correspondence
Ability to maintain confidentiality, given he/she will have access to sensitive information
Courteous and professional at all times
Strong oral and written communication skills
Proofing and editing experience
Strong proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Quick and responsive; ability to meet deadlines
Minimal travel required
Please submit salary requirements, cover letter and resume to: ASM, Attn: HR, 1752 N Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036 or email to HR@asmusa.org. EOE.
About American Society for Microbiology
The American Society for Microbiology is the oldest and largest single life science membership organization in the world. Membership has grown from 59 scientists in 1899 to more than 39,000 members today, with more than one third located outside the United States. The members represent 26 disciplines of microbiological specialization plus a division for microbiology educators.