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Coordinator, Meetings, Programs, and Administration

Position Available June 1, 2005

Responsibilities: Logistical arrangements for annual meeting and committee meetings including site inspections; negotiation of contracts with hotels and related vendors; preparation of signage; and organization of audio-visual equipment, catering, temporary help, volunteers, and child care. Administrative support to Annual Meeting Program Committee. Production of annual meeting publicity and scholarly publications. Attendance at the annual meeting (and at other meetings as required) to supervise the above functions. Review of invoices stemming from meetings.

Staff liaison to committees as assigned.

Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director including general office management duties in collaboration with the Coordinator, Membership and Publications.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required. Advanced degree preferred. Academic area of specialization should be some aspect of ancient Greece and/or Rome.

Experience in at least one of the following areas: association management, meeting planning, program development, office administration. Preference will be shown to candidates with experience in more than one of these areas and to candidates with at least two years of previous full-time employment.

Demonstrated ability to work independently and to handle multiple projects. Excellent written and oral communications skills. Facility with common computer software (word processing, spreadsheets, databases). Familiarity with an academic environment.

Salary and Benefits: Salary: Minimum: $ 33,173; Top of First Third: $42,024; Top of Second Third: $ 50,875; Maximum: $59,726. Benefits: Outstanding benefits package through the University of Pennsylvania:

Application Procedure: Please submit a cover letter and a resume to the University of Pennsylvania online at Applications should be received by April 18, 2005. Refer to Position #050216791. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, or status as a Vietnam Era veteran or disabled veteran. Additional information is available from Adam D. Blistein, Executive Director, American Philological Association,