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American Association for State and Local History

Professional Development Coordinator

American Association for State and Local History


Job Summary

The Professional Development Coordinator provides service and support to various programs offered by AASLH including annual meeting, professional development training, STEPS, and grant projects. Because of the office duties required, this position is hybrid with at least three days a week in the AASLH office in Nashville.

Job Responsibilities

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Professional Development
  • Set up events and products in Elevate (Learning Management System)
  • Assists customers with registration, invoices, account questions, and using Elevate
  • Schedule closed captioning services for webinars
  • Provides technical assistance with webinars and online courses
  • Coordinates STEPS enrollment and maintains the STEPS Community resources in Elevate
  • Support the Arcus Leadership programs
  • Maintain dashboard of professional development data
  • Office Coordination (*responsibilities shared with Membership and Professional Development Coordinators):
  • Provides customer service to AASLH members and potential members via general inquiry phone calls and emails.
  • Prepares and distributes incoming mail and outgoing mail, including bulk mailings of printed material, and packaging.*
  • Maintains common areas of office.*
  • Finance: (responsibilities shared with Membership and Professional Development Coordinators):
    • Responsible for daily check deposits and payment postings.
    • Prepares check requests for accounts payable.
    • Helps with financial reports requested by staff and accounting firm.
  • Provide support for the Annual Conference as needed. This may include travel to the meeting location in September each year.
  • Other projects as assigned


The Coordinator must have strong written and oral communications skills. They should have the ability to manage multiple projects at the same time with attention to detail and have strong organizational skills. Proficiency in Excel is required. Learning Management System (LMS) experience preferred as is a work history at a nonprofit organization or a public history institution, such as a museum, historical society, humanities council, or a related agency, business, or institution.

Additional Information


Benefits include medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, holidays and paid time off, and retirement.

How to Apply

To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and three references in a single PDF to hawkins@aaslh.org.


  • Date Posted: May 5, 2023
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Administrative
  • Service Area: Arts / Culture
  • Salary Range: 40,000-43,000