• 07-Mar-2018 to 07-Apr-2018 (EST)
  • Washington, DC, USA
  • Full Time

Organizational Profile

The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) is a professional membership organization that works to promote high-quality early learning for all young children, birth through age 8, by connecting early childhood practice, policy, and research. NAEYC advances a diverse, dynamic early childhood profession and supports all who care for, educate, and work on behalf of young children.

Position Description

NAEYC seeks a Conference Program Coordinator for the Meetings and Conferences Department. The Coordinator supports and coordinates specific projects for NAEYC's Professional Learning Institute and Annual Conference.


Major Responsibilities and Essential Functions:

  • Manage the proposal submission and peer review processes.

  • Manage the presenter, session, and scheduling databases keeping track of changes, special requests, and logistical details; prepares various conference reports.

  • Provide extensive customer service to attendees, members, presenters, and other shareholders via e-mail and phone.

  • Manage the Content Management System for the Conference Apps

  • Manage the conference websites


Additional Projects Include:

  • Assist with preparation of the conference final programs.

  • Assist with registration coordination.



  • Baccalaureate degree preferred.

  • Minimum of 2-3 years' of experience in a meeting planning capacity.

  • Extensive experience with databases and Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Strong attention to detail with ability to multitask.

  • Excellent Proofreader.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Must be flexible and able work well in a team environment.


Physical Demands


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to move throughout the building; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift or move up to 15 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY - NAEYC is dedicated to providing equal opportunities to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, matriculation, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran's status, or any other factor that is a prohibited consideration under applicable law.

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