Education Assistant Position with FAIC

FAICFoundation of the American Institute for Conservation, Washington, DC
Vibrant national cultural organization seeks an assistant to support education activities. The successful candidate will be a detailed-oriented team player who can provide logistic and customer support for our program of workshops, symposia, and online courses as well as support for an array of scholarship programs.
The Education Assistant works to advance the goals of the Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (FAIC) by assisting with the presentation, marketing, and evaluation of a diverse array of professional development activities, materials, and scholarships for conservation professionals, allied professions, the general public, and AIC and FAIC staff and volunteers. The Education Assistant reports to the FAIC Development and Education Coordinator.
Responsibilities include:

  • Assist in scheduling workshops and other professional development events
  • Manage logistics for all events, such as arranging for supplies, equipment, catering, hotel arrangements, local coordinator, etc.
  • Develop and disseminate promotional and registration materials for events
  • Manage selection, admission, and records of attendees
  • Prepare and distribute advance information, handouts, name tags, and other materials in support of events
  • Conduct, compile, and report evaluations for each event
  • Prepare event and budget summaries
  • Maintain FAIC web resources in support of professional development
  • Assist in identifying and developing ideas and plans for future professional development activities
  • Track and prepare scholarship and grant applications for review
  • Communicate with grant applicants about award status
  • Track and compile grant and scholarship reports
  • Create and maintain web resources and application materials for grants and scholarships
  • Other duties as assigned

The ideal candidate:

  • Has at least 2 years of experience working with education or similar programs
  • Possesses an undergraduate college degree
  • Exhibits excellent attention to detail
  • Exhibits excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
  • Is proficient in MS Office Suite
  • Is dependable, punctual, and flexible
  • Can work with multiple priorities and deadlines with accuracy
  • Can work with minimal supervision
  • Works well independently and as part of a team
  • Is able to travel to AIC Annual meeting

To apply, send resume and cover letter as an email attachment to: