The Section Services and Meetings Coordinator will work closely with the Section Services Manager and Senior Meeting Manager who will manage and oversee their projects.  The coordinator supports departmental initiatives that advance greater faculty engagement and awareness of the Association’s Section and meeting services. The coordinator provides outstanding customer service, accurate data management, and broad administrative support.

Location: Washington, DC

Type: Full Time
This is a hybrid position requiring 1-2 days/week in the office.

Reports to: Director of Meetings and Section Services

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

The coordinator is responsible for:

  • Supporting virtual and in-person meetings/conferences.
  • Using the Association’s databases and maintaining relevant data and information.
  • Participating in cross-departmental, collaborative staff working groups.
  • Monitoring email inquiries sent to sections and meeting services.

Section Services

  • Serves as the primary responder to member inquiries and provides responses based on guidelines and procedures.
  • Responsible for adding, processing Section memberships; including maintaining, updating, and administering records in NetFORUM and the Directory of Law Teachers.
  • Updates and maintains Section’s website pages via WordPress.
  • Supports all virtual Section webinars and discussions and in-person section programming.
  • Generates and distributes membership reports to Section leadership.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Supports all in-person and virtual events.
    • Coordinates with speakers and moderators, collecting biographical and description information, creating event webpage, reminders to presenters, and generating registration and attendee reports.
    • Provides technical support and registration for webinar series.
    • At in-person meetings supports the meetings staff with on-site tasks such as distribution of signage and materials.
  • Assists with organizing and packaging of program proposals for events.
  • Assists with the input of sessions, speakers, descriptions into database.
  • Assists with scheduling program sessions, proofs program schedule, hotel, and catering documents.
  • Supports processing of vendors payments and members travel reimbursement requests in accordance with standard operating procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications, Knowledge, & Skills Required

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Communications, business, public relations, marketing, humanities and arts, or related field, strongly preferred.
  • Minimum one year working experience in either non-profit membership management, customer service, business development, sales, marketing, or related field required.
  • Experience in a not-for-profit or membership-oriented association preferred.
  • Experience using virtual meeting platforms preferred.
  • Experience with membership management platforms (Higher Logic, netFORUM or others) desirable.
  • Proficient in MS Office 365.
  • Customer Service and Communication: Excellent interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills.
  • Research and Organization: Proficient in basic research, databases, and self-management.
  • Adaptability and Multitasking: Quick learner, handles pressure, and meets deadlines.
  • Collaboration and Problem-Solving: Works well independently and as part of a team, solving difficult problems.

AALS provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.  AALS is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, contact [email protected].

AALS offers employees a comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, dental insurance, free life and disability insurance for the employee, FSA, and 403B.

To apply, please submit cover letter, resume to [email protected] with the subject line, “Section and Meeting Coordinator.”