Administrative Assistant Fellowship

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Washington D.C.
Feb 04, 2021
Mar 11, 2021
Part Time

Administrative Assistant Fellowship

Downtown nonprofit association near Metro seeks an Administrative Assistant to the Editor-in-Chief of the American Journal of Public Health. The Administrative Assistant Fellowship is designed to provide an overview of the scholarly journal publishing process for students currently enrolled in an MPH program or similar graduate-level public health program. The Fellow will provide daily administrative support to the Editor-in-Chief and Associate Editors of the journal; invite commissioned articles as directed; coordinate the Editor-in-Chief’s meeting, travel, and publication schedules; and assist with social media activities as needed. This is a part-time, temporary position, for 1 year, with the option for continuation at the recommendation of the Editor-in-Chief and approval of the Executive Director of the American Public Health Association (APHA).

Advanced degree in Public Health preferred, Bachelor’s Degree in Science- or Medical-related field required. One year of experience in scientific publishing environment preferred. Excellent project management and written/oral communication skills, proficiency in the MAC/PC environment, strong organizational ability, and attention to detail is a must.

Hourly rate $15 - $20 hr., commensurate with experience.

Position is based in downtown DC near several metro stations.  Hours: 20 hours a week, part-time, Mon- Fri. (daytime).  Number of openings: 1.

Applicants who meet the requirements and are interested in being considered for this position should submit the following information (please include your last name in all filenames when uploading materials.  You should use this format: LastName.CoverLetter) at:

  • Cover letter;
  • Resume;
  • A writing sample;
  • Salary requirement;
  • At least 2 supervisory references and 1 professional reference (name, title, company name and phone number and email).

CLOSING DATE:            Open Until Filled

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