Program Assistant (Full-Time Position)

The American Society for Microbiology (ASM), headquartered in Washington, DC, is seeking a full-time Meetings Program Assistant in the Meetings department. The incumbent will assist with communications and processing for all aspects of abstract and posters for sessions and speakers to ASM Meetings.


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of experience and education
  • At least two years progressive administrative experience, preferably in an association
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, Word and Excel
  • Proficient in Database management
  • Must be detail oriented and highly organized
  • Must adhere to established deadlines
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks concurrently
  • Excellent communication skills required, both oral and written.
  • Ability to work within a diverse office environment
  • Ability to work independently and in a team
  • Self-starter and self -motivated
  • Travel required (10%)

Please submit salary requirements, cover letter and resume to: ASM, Attn: HR, 1752 N Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036 or email to Equal Opportunity Employer.