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Exec Secretary/Adm Assistant  for SpacEdge Education 

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NATIONAL SPACE SOCIETY

Exec Secretary/Adm Assistant for SpacEdge Education

SpacEdge Education of the National Space Society has an opportunity for an Executive Secretary/Administrative Assistant to join the SpacEdge Team to assist in organizing our efforts to bring space-science education and opportunities to students K-Univ+! SpacEdge Education is multi-faceted and offers:

  • The spacedge.academy for an on-line repository for free lessons, activities, and resources for teachers, students, and parents in space-science related contests and challenges for K-Univ+
  • Collaborations with universities and space-related industries
  • A diversified volunteer pool
  • Use of on-line tools

Someone who enjoys teamwork and STEM activities and seeing amazing things take shape would be perfect for this job!

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About NATIONAL SPACE SOCIETY

Location:

11130 SUNRISE VALLEY DR STE 350, RESTON, VA 20191, US

Mission Statement

The National Space Society (NSS) is an independent, nonpartisan, educational, grassroots, non-profit organization dedicated to the creation of a spacefaring civilization. For more details on what NSS stands for, visit our Statement of Philosophy Web page or download a PDF version. NSS Vision: "People living and working in thriving communities beyond the Earth, and the use of the vast resources of space for the dramatic betterment of humanity." NSS Mission: "to promote social, economic, technological, and political change in order to expand civilization beyond Earth, to settle space and to use the resulting resources to build a hopeful and prosperous future for humanity." NSS Rationale - Why Our Mission is Important: Survival, Growth, Prosperity, and Curiosity NSS Principles - What Does NSS Stand For? NSS Beliefs - What Does NSS Support?

Description

For U.S. tax purposes, NSS is a tax-exempt, 501(c)(3) educational, non-profit corporation. All donations to NSS are fully tax deductible (as allowed by your local laws).

NSS’ grassroots political activities are governed by the 501(h) election, which permits a limited amount of activity aimed at influencing U.S. legislation.

History

NSS was originally founded as the National Space Institute in 1974 (based on the leadership of Wernher Von Braun) and the L5 Society in 1975 (based on the ideas of Princeton physicist Gerard K. O’Neill). The two organizations merged to form NSS in 1987.

Widely acknowledged as the preeminent citizen’s voice on space, NSS has chapters in the United States and around the world. The society also publishes Ad Astra magazine, an award-winning periodical chronicling the most important developments in space, and organizes the annual International Space Development Conference (ISDC).

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Executive Admin
  • Administrative Support
  • Customer Service
  • Data Entry
  • Organization
  • Problem Solving

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • The time commitment would be of your own choosing.

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