Administrative Assistant, American Academy of the History of Dentistry, Brookline MA

The American Academy of the History of Dentistry(AAHD) is looking for an individual to fill a part-time position. Our local office is located in the Coolidge Corner area of Brookline.


The applicant should have the skills to be able to maintain our Website :

- our site is based on a customized build of a content management system called Drupal.

- Drupal is written in the PHP programming language, so modifications to the system are coded using that language.

- the visual design of the site is created using Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)

- all the coding changes are done in pure code using a text editor

- configuring e-mailboxes and other administrative functions of the domain are carried out using cPanel, a web-based control panel provided by our hosting service.

( Training will be provided)


 Additional responsibilities include general administrative responsibilities, maintaining our organization's membership database, PowerPoint presentations  and being able to conduct informational retrieval on- line and various archives/libraries in the Greater Boston area.


 Ideally, the candidate has some experience working in database development/ management, working knowledge of archival automation [EAD], Metadata standards and metadata application guidelines. Strong on-line search skills to conduct advanced reference work, citation verification and copyright clearance for hard-to-find documents. However, applicants with strong Microsoft Application skills will be considered.


This is a 10-15 hours per week commitment. Flexible hours.  Range $15-17 /hr


Contact info:



Fax:      617-731-8724

Phone:  617-731-6767

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