“Mission-driven & innovative organization dedicated to improving health care for all.”
Are you someone who is passionate about health care and education? The Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA) is committed to transforming PA education and health care by leading and serving the PA educational community. As the national leader in PA education, the Association delivers a large array of educational resources, products, and services specifically designed to meet the emerging needs of PA programs. Currently, the Association is seeking an executive assistant (EA) to support the executive office. The EA will handle a broad portfolio of activities within the executive office, with a primary emphasis on supporting the CEO by managing their calendar, coordinating travel, and providing real-time support. This position will also coordinate and execute the administrative and logistical needs of the Board of Directors. The EA will be a key player in advancing PAEA’s mission by working closely with the executive office to ensure work flows efficiently and is focused on outcomes.
The ideal candidate is extremely organized and able to focus on a wide range of assignments simultaneously. They will be able to handle the logistical requirements of being an assistant but go above and beyond to think critically about how to advance the mission and priorities of the Association, while also being able to dive in to special projects as needed. This position is a full-time position that is based at the PAEA national office in Washington, D.C. Women, minorities, and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
Directly support the CEO, including:
manage their calendar/schedule
arrange travel and build itineraries
handle all other logistics to support the CEO’s activities
Represent the Association, greeting and maintaining contact with VIPS and key stakeholders.
Communicate professionally on behalf of the CEO and/or executive office, including drafting correspondence
Work with other members of the executive office to prioritize and execute work
Work with and provide administrative and logistical support to the PAEA Board of Directors, comprised of education and health care leaders from across the U.S.
1-2 years relevant experience; prior experience supporting a senior executive preferred.
Possess excellent judgement and emotional intelligence
Ability to speak and write clearly and effectively, and to succinctly summarize large amounts of information
Self-starter with the ability to prioritize and handle several tasks simultaneously without constant oversight
Strong organizational skills
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
Ability to travel and work weekends as necessary
About Physician Assistant Education Association:
The Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA) is the only national organization representing PA educational programs. PAEA works to ensure quality PA education through the development and distribution of educational services and products specifically geared toward meeting the emerging needs of PA programs, the PA profession, and the health care industry. Women, minorities, and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.