15.523 job at NINCH (Washington DC)

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                   Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 15, No. 523.
           Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London

             Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2002 07:35:43 +0000
             From: NINCH-ANNOUNCE <david@ninch.org>
             Subject: NINCH POSITION AVAILABLE: Administrative Assistant

    News on Networking Cultural Heritage Resources
    from across the Community
    February 22, 2002

                                                     NINCH POSITION AVAILABLE
                              ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
                         Part-time, up to 20 hours per week
                        Application Deadline: Friday, March 1

    Part-time, up to 20 hours per week
    Application Deadline: Friday, March 1

    The National Initiative for a Networked Cultural Heritage (NINCH) seeks an
    experienced professional to provide overall administrative support to the
    Executive Director. Incumbent will manage finances and benefits of small
    but growing nonprofit organization. In addition, incumbent will plan travel
    and meetings and provide member services for the organization, including an
    e-newsletter and web site. For more information on the organization, please
    see <http://www.ninch.org>


    Provides staff support to the Executive Director.

    1) Manages finances and benefits for small but growing nonprofit organization.

    2) Provides member services and supports development efforts.

    3) Schedules travel for Director and arranges meetings and other events.

    4) Maintains e-mail lists and web site.


    A. Organizational Relationships

    Reports to the Executive Director and has regular communication with
    working group members and consultants.

    B. Supervisory Responsibilities


    C. Duties

    * Basic bookkeeping, including accounts payable and receivable, deposits,
    and travel and expense reimbursements;
    * Administer payroll and benefits for small staff;
    * Create periodic financial reports and end-of-year expense reports; and
    * Work with accountant, auditors, and payroll service on regular basis.

    Member Services
    * Maintain extensive membership database in FilemakerPro;
    * Maintain electronic listservs and e-newsletter;
    * Maintain web site; and
    * Maintain and reproduce printed publicity and publications.

    Travel and Meetings
    * Research and arrange travel for Executive Director and consultants;
    * Schedule meetings (both in office and off site); and
    * Work with hotel and/or catering staff to arrange catering and
    accommodations for 2-3 large meetings/workshops per year.

    D. Working Relationship and Skill Requirements

    This position requires a Bachelor's Degree and 1-3 years administrative
    experience in a nonprofit organization. Requires strong organizational and
    excellent written and verbal communication skills, professional demeanor,
    and ability to work well under pressure of deadlines. Office-based
    experience using Quickbooks or MYOB AccountEdge, Excel, Filemaker Pro,
    MSWord, and Dreamweaver (or similar) is strongly preferred. Familiarity
    with the Macintosh platform is preferred. Ability to work with a wide range
    of consultants from computer science, library, museum, and academic
    communities. Must be a self-starter. Background or interest in some aspect
    of humanities computing, information science, or museum studies a plus.

    E. Authority/Independence

    Ability to work independently on routine assignments is critical in this

    F. Salary and Benefits

    Negotiable depending on experience.


    Send a resume and cover letter with the names and phone numbers of three
    references by Friday, March 1, to:

    21 Dupont Circle, NW
    Suite 800
    Washington, DC 20036
    Attention: Part-time Position

    Applications via e-mail are encouraged. Please send materials to:



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