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Program Assistant

The Mathematical Association of America (MAA), a national professional association, seeks a full-time Programs Assistant. Duties include:

  • Providing administrative support for MAA member programs including but not limited to the 29 regional sections, special interest groups, student programs and activities, Project NExT professional development programs, various grant-funded programs and association officers as needed.
  • Providing general administrative support to Deputy Executive Director (DED)
  • Updating Programs webpages
  • Processing travel and grant expense reimbursement requests
  • Coordinating with MAA marketing staff to produce promotional materials for programs and ensuring materials comply with MAA branding standards
  • Providing general onsite support in coordination with MAA meetings staff at conferences as needed.

The successful candidate for this position must have strong administrative skills (e.g., detail orientation, good time management, and overall organization), excellent interpersonal skills (i.e., written and verbal) as well as strong technical skills including standard Microsoft Office applications. Candidates must have the ability to meet deadlines, work independently and collaboratively, coordinate projects and possess a strong work ethic. Familiarity with web page editing as well as database and project management systems (e.g. Drupal, Personify, MS Access, MS Project) is highly desirable. Minimal travel is required, (i.e., two conferences per year held in the U.S.).

The annual salary for this position is 40 – 42K and includes excellent benefits. Candidates must have a High School Diploma (Bachelors degree preferred) as well as 1 - 2 years of relevant work experience.

The Mathematical Association of America, located in the historic Dupont Circle area of Washington DC, is the largest professional society that focuses on mathematics accessible at the undergraduate level. The mission of the MAA is "to advance the mathematical sciences, especially at the collegiate level."

Please email resume to:

Elizabeth H. Richards, SPHR, GPHR
Mathematical Association of America