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Title: Associate, Food, Agriculture, & Natural Resources
Department: Office of Food, Agriculture, & Natural Resources
Supervisor: Executive Director, Academic Program Section, Food, Agriculture, & Natural Resources
Status: Full-Time; Exempt
Location: Washington, DC
Salary Range: 45,000 – 55,0000, annually
The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU), a research, policy and advocacy organization dedicated to strengthening and advancing the work of public universities in the US, Canada and Mexico, is seeking an associate to provide administrative support to the Academic Programs Section and the Board on Agriculture Assembly. The incumbent will perform a broad array of administrative tasks to ensure effective office operations including planning conferences, webinars, and meetings; managing on- and off-site meeting logistics; scheduling meetings and coordinating calendars; and overseeing the payment of invoices. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated capacity to handle these daily operations, sometimes under pressure, while being proactive, resourceful, efficient, and professional. This full-time position will be based in Washington, DC. For more information please consult www.aplu.org.
APLU is a research, policy, and advocacy organization dedicated to strengthening and advancing the work of public universities. With a membership of 241 public research universities, land-grant institutions, state university systems, and affiliated organizations, APLU's agenda is built on the three pillars of increasing degree completion and academic success, advancing scientific research, and expanding engagement. Annually, member campuses enroll 4.9 million undergraduates and 1.3 million graduate students, award 1.3 million degrees, employ 1.3 million faculty and staff, and conduct $44.9 billion in university-based research.
The Board on Agriculture Assembly (BAA) is a unit of the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) Commission on Food, Environment, and Renewable Resources (CFERR). The purpose of the BAA is the promotion of agriculture in all its phases (food, environment, agriculture, natural resources, and international) in the state universities and land-grant colleges of the states, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the territories of the Pacific, and the U. S. Virgin Islands. The mission of the Academic Programs Section (APS) within the BAA is to assure that the development of human capital in agriculture, food, natural resources and related areas is a preeminent concern of the Land-Grant and State University System and its federal partners.
The position’s primary duties and responsibilities of the incumbent include, but are not limited to, the following:
Event and Meeting Planning
Interested candidates should send a cover and resume to APLU’s Human Resources Department at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line: Associate, FANR. Applications will be reviewed as received and continue until the position is filled. APLU provides a generous benefits package.
APLU is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.