SUMMARY OF THE POSITION
The American Dental Education Association (ADEA) is seeking an experienced Administrative Manager to support the work of the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (EVP/COO) and the activities of the Office of the President and CEO. The mission of ADEA is to
lead institutions and individuals in the dental education community to address contemporary issues influencing education, research and the delivery of oral health care for the overall health and safety of the public.
The position will involve a results oriented/outcome emphasis; relationship management; familiarity with and ease of serving in an office that is at the center of high levels of activity and engagement; project and program management and oversight; logistics management
and data analysis (related to organizational and division performance). The incumbent will be responsible for coordination and execution on behalf of the EVP/COO with the ADEA Leadership Team to collaborate with finance, information technology, human capital management, foundation and philanthropic activities,
and interaction with the CEO’s unit to ensure alignment and ongoing adherence to the strategic plan.
Responsibilities include: frequent communication with ADEA staff, internal volunteer leaders and consultants on behalf of the EVP/COO, calendar management, expense reporting and reconciliation, travel arrangements, service on committees representing the
EVP/COO, management of logistics, agendas and calendaring for ADEA all-staff meetings, and special projects and initiatives of the EVP/COO.
The incumbent must possess a range of talents, attributes, and significant experience to successfully serve in this role. Bachelor’s degree and relevant work experience required. Candidates must be proficient in communication, writing and editorial skills and Microsoft Office. Candidates should also be
skilled and experienced in working effectively with people, managing competing agendas, ambiguity, and thinking in a critical, creative, and constructive fashion. An ability to focus, maintain high levels of concentration, and have a tolerance/willingness to take risks and make mistakes in pursuit of great
outcomes is desired. A demonstrated ability to execute responsibilities with minimal supervision, a capacity to build and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of the organizational hierarchy, a high level of discretion and trustworthiness, and an ample and available sense of humor are
Applicants who meet and can demonstrate all of these qualifications may submit a cover letter with salary requirements and resume to
firstname.lastname@example.org, Subject line: Administrative Manager. The Association offers competitive compensation, excellent benefits and a Metro-accessible location in downtown DC. No phone calls.