Reporting to the Director of Programs and Member Initiatives and the Director of Finance and Operations, the Assistant for Membership Services helps AISGW staff to effectively host approximately 15-20 events every year and to successfully deliver on other services like newsletters, surveys, reports, etc. The Assistant is a detail-oriented and technologically savvy aide, who will interact with almost all web and software tools used by the Association and who will need to keep track of the details for the successful implementation of many of the Association’s member services and office duties. The Assistant will work on a part-time basis, roughly 15 hours per week.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Works with the Director of Programs and Member Initiatives to successfully implement all events organized by AISGW. To this end the Assistant assists in all aspects of programming, which include such duties as creating online-registration options for each event, ordering food and beverages, purchasing and/or ensuring availability of all office supplies for event, creating and updating event name tags, creating event rosters and reconciling rosters post event, ensuring all technology needs of speakers, etc. In addition, s/he uploads event presentations to the AISGW website before and after events, assures AISGW social media is updated regarding events, ensures online calendar of events is accurate, issues post-event surveys and provides results to relevant AISGW staff. S/he also communicates with on-site contact in advance of events regarding logistics and with event attendees pre- event regarding program logistics, and tracks and compiles data about program attendees and other program-related data.
Works with the Director of Finance and Operations on annual statistics collection through NAIS/DASL. To this end, s/he tracks which schools have completed their surveys, sends reminders of survey deadlines to designated staff at member schools, and informs DF&O of any delinquencies of data submissions for follow-up, etc.
Works with the Director of Finance and Operations to successfully distribute the annual Principles of Good Practice to Heads of Schools. To this end, s/he sends updated document to all member school Heads of Schools, keeps track of returned compliance signatures, and issues and mails Membership Certificates.
Works with the Executive Director and other AISGW staff to create and update presentations for events and other occasions. With content provided by staff, the Assistant uses PowerPoint and other technologies to help create/format esthetically pleasing and effective presentations.
Other duties as assigned.
Education and/or Experience
Minimum of a bachelor’s degree.
Strong communication (both oral and written) and interpersonal skills.
Exceptional organization and attention to detail.
Ability to work with external and internal constituents
Ideally, experience working in our area schools.
Familiarity with Excel, PowerPoint, Survey Monkey and Publisher preferred.
Job requires access to a car for event management.
AISGW is looking for an Assistant for Member Services to begin late July 2019 (negotiable). Applicants should submit a resume and cover letter, explaining how s/he would be a good match for these criteria, as well as three professional references, to AISGW Executive Director Amy McNamer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Telecommuting is allowed.
About The Association of Independent Schools of Greater Washington
AISGW was founded in 1951 as The Association of Independent Schools of Greater Washington, an organization supporting independent schools in Washington, D.C. and its environs. Since then, we’ve grown to a community of 78 schools educating over 30,000 students from early childhood through high school in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. Our schools are non-profit, governed by lay boards of directors, independently financed, and have non-discrimination admissions and employment policies. They serve many different types of students using many different educational strategies, providing families with a wide range of educational options, and helping to make greater Washington one of the most vibrant educational landscapes in the nation.