Executive Director Support: Prepare draft correspondence and/or recommend action that should be taken; review Executive Director’s correspondence critically; take action on administrative matters; review and approve Executive Director’s written material in terms of grammar, spelling, punctuation, and format. Prepare and arrange logistics for Executive Director’s travel itinerary for domestic and international travel. Responsible for briefing materials, speeches and other information (drafts and finals) needed during meetings. Communicate directly with all levels of APHA staff, and volunteer leaderships; frequently communicate with representatives of organizations, sponsors and other external entities, including representatives of other non-profit and for profit organizations or individuals at the federal, state and local government level. Development of Executive Office budget and monitoring of financial statements; authorization of certain expenditures and reports subject to guidelines provided by the Executive Director.
Executive Office & Board Support: Provide administrative support to the Strategic Planning Committee and other board committees as needed. Coordinate the identification and appointment of APHA representatives to related organizations, advisory committees and task forces. Staff and support the Nominations Committee, and Bylaws Committee.
Qualified candidate must have at least 5-7 years of progressive work experience supporting executive/C-suite level staff which includes project coordination, writing, independent decision making and management of projects with multiple concurrent activities. Demonstrated strong excellent communication, writing skills and strong knowledge of spelling, grammar, and punctuation for proofreading, editing of own work as well as that of others. Bachelor’s degree required. Master degree in an appropriate management or scientific field desirable. Experience working with board committees or member committees. Advance computer skills required (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, and MS Outlook).
Hours: 35 hours a week, full-time, Mon- Fri. (daytime). Number of openings: 1.
Applicants who meet the requirements and are interested in being considered for this position should upload the following information:
A writing sample;
Three – five professional references (name, title, company name and phone number and email).
Deadline to apply for this position is November 16, 2018 @5 pm (Eastern Standard Time).
EEO/AA/VETS/DISABILITY. APHA is strongly and actively committed to diversity in its workplace.
Additional Salary Information: APHA offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits
Internal Number: 2018-1306
About American Public Health Association
APHA champions the health of all people and all communities. We strengthen the public health profession. We speak out for public health issues and policies backed by science. We are the only organization that influences federal policy, has a 140-plus year perspective and brings together members from all fields of public health.
APHA publishes the American Journal of Public Health and The Nation's Health newspaper. At our Annual Meeting & Exposition, thousands of people share the latest public health research. We lead public awareness campaigns such as Get Ready and National Public Health Week. Together, we are creating the healthiest nation in one generation.
to improve the health of the public and achieve equity in health status.
to create the healthiest nation in one generation.
Our values reflect the beliefs of our members from all disciplines of public health and over 40 countries.
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