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Staff at AASA

AASA staff members believe in public education and that every child should have an equal opportunity to succeed. Meet our staff and find out how we can assist you. View available positions.

Why choose AASA?

Do you want to have an impact on the future of our nation? Do you believe every child should have equal educational opportunities? AASA may be the place for you. AASA staff:

  • provides school administrators professional growth, networking and a voice on Capitol Hill;
  • produces an award-winning publication, School Administrator, that covers a broad range of topics in education and leadership;
  • recognizes the leadership and accomplishments of individuals who make a difference in education through awards and scholarships; and
  • conducts grant work that supports the health and well-being of children.

Additional Benefits

Conveniently located just blocks from the King Street Metro station, AASA offers a competitive benefits package and a great work environment to employees. Benefits for full-time staff include:

  • Remote work available for most positions;
  •  Health and dental insurance;
  • 403(b) retirement plan;
  • Long-term disability coverage;
  • Life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment coverage;
  • Short-Term Gap Coverage under our Family Medical Leave;
  • Legal Resources membership;
  • Voluntary supplemental benefits;
  •  SmartBenefits® – AASA subsidy and additional pre-tax purchase;
  • Employee assistance program;
  • Credit union membership;
  • Flexible spending accounts – dependent and medical;
  • Paid vacation (10 to 20 days a year depending on tenure and job grade);
  • Paid sick leave (10 days per year), personal leave (2 days per year) and holidays (11 days per year).


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Available Positions:

Advocacy & Governance Coordinator

 AASA is searching for someone to provide support on the departmental Federal advocacy work, assist in coordination of activities related to the elected leadership, and support work on relationships with state associations and other affiliate organizations. Applicants should have demonstrated success in project management, event coordination/facilitation and administrative service with a minimum two years of professional experience in a busy work environment with tight deadlines. Starting salary is $45,000 to $52,000 based on a 40 hour work week.

 
Click on the job title for a full job description.  All resumes with cover letters must be send to HR@aasa.org and received no later than Sunday, August 8, 2021. Resumes without cover letters will not be considered.

Policy Analyst

 Do you like federal education advocacy, public speaking and policy research? Then consider joining the team at AASA, The School Superintendents Association, and supporting our mission of advocating for equitable access for all students to the highest quality public education. This is a unique opportunity to make a big impact representing one of the most highly-valued, non-partisan, education constituencies at a critical time in American public education.

 We are looking for a dynamic, team-player who would enjoy interacting with staff on Capitol Hill and in the Biden Administration, is a strong writer who is also comfortable with spreadsheets, and loves the idea of hitting the road and speaking to superintendents across the country about how they can and must stay engaged with what’s happening in Washington, D.C.

 Job perks include:

  • the option to work at least 80% of the time remotely (After initial on-boarding and orientation)
  • flexibility for good work/life balance
  • autonomy to design and execute a variety of policy-based research projects
  • being the lead lobbyist on some of the hottest ed policy issues right now including higher education, early childhood, and child nutrition
  • authorship and collaboration on several key research publications at AASA

 The ideal candidate has a Master's degree with three years of experience in education policy and is a self-starter who is passionate about public education. Starting salary is $65,000-70,000.

Just click on the job title for a full job description. All resumes with cover letters must be send to HR@aasa.org and received no later than Sunday, August 8, 2021. Resumes without cover letters will not be considered.

   AASA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.