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Provides support for implementation of activities in the Governance-House department. Assists department colleagues with carrying out efforts to meet objectives on organizational priorities with a focus on departmental contributions to operations strategy for the Association. Supports operational needs for appointed and member volunteer groups and APTA leadership. Provides support with data entry as appropriate including compliance documents. Seeks out and supports and opportunities for continuous quality improvement in department activities. Effective champion of the Association vision, mission and brand.

Principal Functions

This position:

  • Provides administrative support for the implementation of work plans related to respective activities of the Governance department which align with organizational priorities and the Association's operations strategy.
  • Prepares required departmental compliance forms as outlined below including, when applicable and appropriate, entering accurate information for timely submission of all required forms.
  • Provides support of the department operations, including opportunities to advance and gain efficiencies. 
  • Supports the Leadership and Operations team in the implementation of the Association’s programs, priorities, and projects Governance-House of Delegates partnership with department director and staff colleagues.
  • Prepares in consultation with the Director, department level data which supports and aligns with the APTA data strategy.


  • High School
  • Associates/Bachelor's (preferred)
  • 1-3 years' experience working with member volunteers
  • Strong communication skills
  • Organized
  • Able to manage multiple projects and competing priorities
  • Strong attention to details
  • Experience with MS Office Suite

How to Apply

Send your resume and cover letter to

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Principals Only. Position is located in Alexandria, VA.