Executive Assistant - American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG)

American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG)
Rockville, Maryland
Jan 06, 2019
Feb 10, 2019
Nonprofit, Science
Career Level
Entry Level
Full Time

The American Society of Human Genetics, a non-profit scientific society that advances human genetics through research, education, and advocacy, seeks an individual to provide administrative, scheduling and logistical support for executive office functions and the Board of Directors. This includes coordinating executive director calendars and correspondence; drafting and coordinating executive office communications to stakeholders, including to Board members and funders/partners; organizing and executing logistics, communication and travel for ASHG Board meetings (including Board member correspondence and travel); supporting additional governance and development activity; preparing for other executive office meetings and events; and other duties as assigned.

The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, resourceful, proactive, and enjoy working in a team-based environment. Judgment, flexibility, resourcefulness, and diligence are expected in all aspects of administrative support functions.

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred. Associate’s degree with relevant work experience will be considered.
  • 1-2 years of administrative experience, including scheduling, meeting planning, drafting correspondence, project management, etc.  Experience in membership societies/non-profit environments a strong plus.

To see a detailed job description and to apply, please go to this site: 


Please send a cover letter with your salary requirements and a resume.

ASHG has excellent benefits, including medical, dental, 403b, flexible spending accounts, onsite fitness facility, and free parking.  ASHG is located near White Flint Metro in new office space near public transportation and dining options.

For more information, please visit: www.ashg.org


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