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AAVSO HQ Job Position: Administrative Assistant

The American Association of Variable Star Observers (AAVSO) is looking
for an administrative assistant with immediate availability. The ideal
candidate will work well in a team environment, but demonstrate
initiative and perseverance. The AAVSO is a small non-profit in the
Fresh Pond area of Cambridge, serving a membership of amateur
astronomers across the world who wish to contribute scientific
observations of stars that vary in brightness. We are celebrating our
100th year of service in Cambridge. More about our organization can be
found at our web site: http://www.aavso.org/

Because of the small staff, the administrative assistant will need to
be flexible: they will be the receptionist, the HR department, the
shipping department, the membership services department, and still
have time to assist the Director. You may field questions from the
public about astronomy, or find an appropriate person on staff for an
incoming email. You may need to create a contract for office cleaning,
or you may need to help set up chairs for our annual meeting.
Qualifications: - Excellent Microsoft Office skills, preferably in a
Mac environment - good speaking voice and ability to communicate
effectively - B.A. degree and office experience preferred - superior
organizational and task management skills. We provide a competitive
salary and opportunities for improving your job skills. The position
is initially part-time, but may be expanded into a full-time position
for the right person. Please send a cover letter and resume/C.V. to
our email address: aavso@aavso.org

AAVSO 49 Bay State Rd. Cambridge, MA 02138 aavso@aavso.org 617-354-0484