Employment Opportunities

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  • APWA New York-Chapter Administrator

General Job Overview

The New York Chapter of the APWA has an immediate opening for a Chapter Administrator. The Administrator will perform administrative services on behalf of the Chapter with respect to matters relating to or affecting the Chapter as follows:

  • Act as first line of contact for Chapter.
  • Assist with the planning, promotion and administration of Chapter events including the Annual Conference. Duties include overseeing attendee registration, exhibitor sales and registration, compiling event reports, production of attendee handout materials, assisting with site selection and negotiation of event contracts and serving as onsite meeting manager to oversee logistics – including facilities, catering, Audio Visual and other vendor services.
  • Process and post payments for event registrations, sponsorships and exhibitor sales.
  • Maintain Chapter database as to processing requests for mailings and distribution of materials to members, vendors and sponsors.
  • Establish a support network between the Chapter and the five (5) Branches.
  • Work with the Chapter Website Administrator in editing content and event registration on chapter website, Facebook and Twitter.
  • Represent the Chapter/Branches at Regional and/or National events, as required.
  • Maintain an office with sufficient equipment to conduct the routine business of the Chapter at his/her expense; including, rent, utilities, telephone, fax, copier, scanner, office supplies, etc. as needed.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Proven self-motivation, leadership, and communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, team player, works well with industry professionals, vendors, and sponsors
  •  Experience with event planning, coordination, and logistics
  •  Demonstrated ability to effectively address administrative issues
  •  Highly developed ability to prepare written communications
  •  Proven administrative, organizational and problem-solving skills
  •  Public Works and Not-For Profit experience is a plus!

Benefits

The Chapter will pay the Administrator for the following services:

  • Salary range of $5,000-$7,000 annually, depending on experience, payable in twelve (12) equal monthly installments on the first day of each month. 
  • An annual bonus based on the profit margin of the Annual Conference (25% of the net Conference profit in excess of $10,000).
  • All expenses for traveling while away from the Administrator’s place of residence in Webster, NY, for the purpose of conducting Chapter business as authorized by the Chapter Executive Committee. 
  • Mileage reimbursement, as authorized by the Chapter Executive Committee, at the current rate issued by the IRS for mileage incurred on behalf of the Chapter.
  • Reimbursement for miscellaneous expenses incurred (i.e., for printing, postage, etc.) as authorized by the Chapter Executive Committee. 

Job Schedule

  • Part-time, Contract

How to Apply

  • Submit Resume’s to:
    • APWA NY Chapter President, Jon R. Putnam, P.E., BCEE
    • Email: Jon.Putnam@ghd.com
    • Phone: 315-679-5778

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