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Administrative Assistant / American Association for State and Local History

09/17/2017 7:30 PM | Tennessee Association Of Museums (Administrator)

Position Posting –Administrative Assistant

American Association for State and Local History

Part-time Position

Salary range: $18-20 per hour, commensurate with experience.


The Administrative Assistant is responsible for general clerical and administrative work of the association. This position is part-time and requires 20-25 hours per week. The Administrative Assistant reports directly to the Chief of Operations.


  • High school diploma required. College degree is preferred.
  • 1-3 years clerical experience required
  • Experience in a history organization or related nonprofit is a plus.


  • High level of analytical ability and problem solving skills
  • Skills in excellent customer service, both internal and external
  • Effective verbal and written interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and the ability to multi-task and handle conflicting priorities and deadlines appropriately
  • Skills in utilizing Excel and data entry at an intermediate level


  • Acts as the primary receptionist; answering, screening, and directing calls to appropriate staff. Greets and assists visitors.
  • Supports general administrative functions of the association. This includes but not limited to copying, mass mailing and maintaining routine filing systems; files a variety of items including records, forms, correspondence, memoranda, purchase orders, invoices, personnel & budgetary.
  • Assists members with registration, invoices, account questions, and using AASLH resources.
  • Provides support for other AASLH employees including pulling reports, preparing/packing for onsite programs, mailing packages, etc.
  • Performs daily financial tasks including processing checks and payments.
  • Performs monthly tasks including preparing and mailing invoices and new member kits.
  • Maintains online store content and shipping orders.
  • Drafts and mails new job letters.
  • Promotes membership in the Association.
  • Handles other projects as assigned.

To apply

Submit resume, cover letter, and list of three professional references to employment@aaslh.org. Review of applications will begin October 10 and continue until the position is filled. Anticipated start date is November 15. Please note that successful candidate will have to pass a background check.

AASLH is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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