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WAMU Administrative Assistant (FWS)

Date: Sep 9, 2022

Location: Washington, DC, US, 20008

Company: American University

About the Department/Unit

WAMU 88.5 is Washington DC’s leading public radio station for NPR news and information. It’s our mission to connect Washingtonians with each other and the world through balanced, enlightening, inspiring and entertaining programs of the highest quality. 


Provide technical and administrative support to Chief of Staff/Implementation Team Co-Chairs in creating resources for staff, preparing for meetings, and providing support for collaboration and engagement with the WAMU staff.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

  • This is a Federal Work Study Position.
  • Work Hours: 10-20 hours/week.
  • Work Modality: Hybrid. In-person - Maximum twice/week.

Salary Range

  • Hourly Rate: $16.10

Required Education and Experience

The ideal candidate for this position is a student with interest in learning about public media, journalism, and non-profit organization management.
Desirable skills are:
  1. An interest in public media, journalism, non-profit management, and communications technology.
  2. Facility working in Microsoft Teams, PowerPoint, and Slack.
  3. Experience creating graphics with creator tools like Canva.


  • This position reports to Dawnita Altieri, Chief of Staff.

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC