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Administrative Assistant - NAP Outreach and Dissemination

Location: Washington, D.C.
Department: National Academies Press
Job Req #: 180030-7
Basic Requirements: High school diploma, GED, or equivalent knowledge and six years of administrative or clerical experience.


**Please note this is a temporary job**


The National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, and National Academy of Medicine work together as the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to provide independent, objective analysis and advice to the nation and conduct other activities to solve complex problems and inform public policy decisions. The National Academies also encourage education and research, recognize outstanding contributions to knowledge, and increase public understanding in matters of science, engineering, and medicine.


The National Academies Press (NAP) was created by the National Academies to publish the reports issued by the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of Medicine, and the National Research Council, all operating under a charter granted by the Congress of the United States. NAP publishes over 200 books a year on a wide range of topics in science, engineering, and health, capturing the most authoritative views on important issues in science and health policy. The institutions represented by NAP are unique in that they attract the nation's leading experts in every field to serve on their blue ribbon panels and committees.




Prepares and processes payments received, invoices, and purchase orders- 50% of the job


Filing, copying, ordering supplies, and distributing mail. Arrange conference calls. Reserves meeting rooms, sends invites for meetings.


Creates, maintains, and updates records, financial databases, and files.


Assists with preparation of documents to support unit activities.


Prepare FedEx shipments of contracts, review books, and other materials


Marketing research


Marketing review copies of books


Data entry as required

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