The Montana Association for Adult and Community Education is seeking to fill the position of part-time association Executive Secretary. The Executive Secretary will work under the supervision of the MAACE President and be responsible to the association board of directors.


  1. Major responsibilities for this position include:
    1. Publish and distribute a quarterly (four issues) association newsletter and assist with other association publications.
    2. In collaboration with the board and appropriate committees, plan, organize and carry out the annual MAACE conference.
    3. Plan, attend and take minutes at all association board of directors meetings.
    4. In collaboration with the board and appropriate committees, plan, organize and carry out any association-sponsored professional development activities.
    5. Carry out other activities as assigned by the board of directors.
  2. At this time the individual selected for this position will be hired on a contract for services basis for a one-year period. The contract may be renewed pending assessment of performance and/or changes in MAACE structure as will be determined by the board. The compensation will be $5,450 per year to be paid in twelve monthly installments. Reasonable office expenses related to the above responsibilities will be reimbursed. Travel will not be reimbursed.  MAACE will not provide and/or pay for office space, furniture or computer hardware/software.
  3. Qualifications for this position are:
    1. Experience working with a non-profit organization
    2. Ability to use computer programs to produce the newsletter, conference flyers, conference programs, databases, membership lists, etc.
    3. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    4. Ability to organize activities and events.
    5. Ability to work with a limited amount of direct supervision.
    6. Ability to attend winter board meeting.
  4. Interested applicants should send a letter and resume detailing how they meet the qualifications for the position and, when possible, citing specific examples of related work. The names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses of three professional references should be included.


  1. All applications must be postmarked no later than Thursday, December 15, 2005 to:

Paula Arneson, MAACE President

521 E Front Street

Butte, MT 59701.


For more information, contact Amy Fabey at 406-256-0986.