Scheduler / Director of Operations

Scheduler / Director of Operations

The Office of Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett, member of the Agriculture Committee and Ways and Means Committee, is seeking an experienced Scheduler/Director of Operations to join a fast paced and dynamic team in the Washington, DC office. Candidates must have at least 1 year scheduling experience for a Member of Congress, exceptional organizational skills, attention to detail, and an ability to manage competing demands. Scheduler will be expected to manage conflicting requests, anticipate Member’s needs when balancing multiple commitments and exercise sound judgment when scheduling meetings, events, and travel. Effective and confident communication skills are required. Capitol Hill or other relevant administrative, operations, or scheduling experience is strongly preferred. Start date for successful candidate is within the July/early August timeframe.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintaining and managing the Member’s daily and long-term DC, district, and national schedule.

  • Responding to all incoming meeting and scheduling requests.

  • Coordinating travel and booking flight and lodging reservations for Member and staff.

  • Communicating key information and scheduling changes to the Member, staff, and relevant stakeholders in a timely and efficient manner.

  • Overseeing coordination with other Member offices, Committee staff, Leadership offices, the White House, and Executive Departments and federal agencies.

  • Coordinating with the District Director and district staff on scheduling in-district events.

  • Compiling the Congresswoman’s daily briefing materials and coordinating with legislative and press staff on materials needed for meetings and events. 

  • Coordinating with campaign and non-official staff on political scheduling requests and the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF).

  • Assisting the Chief of Staff, Legislative Correspondent, and Staff Assistant with office operations.

  • Transportation is preferred to facilitate driving Member in DC.

  • The position requires flexible hours and availability by phone as needed.

Salary will be commensurate with experience. The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, disability, military status, marital or parental status. Qualified candidates should submit their applications (resume, cover letter, references, and three writing samples) to VI.Resume@mail.house.gov with “Scheduler” in the subject line.

No calls please.  Individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.