Program Associate, GW Investment Institute

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Job Description Summary:

It is the academic mission of the George Washington School of Business (GWSB) to be a preeminent business school designed to prepare our students to become ethical world business leaders. We strive to be recognized for scholarly research, teaching excellence, innovative curricula and focus on the responsible management of organizations in the global environment. GW Investment Institute (GW II) is designed to be a global leader in applied research and investment education.

In support of this mission, GW II is seeking a Program Associate. This individual strives to further the work of the GW Ramsey Student Investment Fund (GW RSIF), GW Phillips Student Investment Fund (GW PSIF), GW Venture Capital Student Investment Fund (GW VCSIF), GW Real Estate Student Investment Fund (GW RESIF), and evolves and executes the GW II strategic plan. This position applies a world-class education and investing experience with real capital and connects GW's multicultural students with practitioners and the investment industry.

This position reports to the Director, GW II. It does not have direct staff reports but may schedule, train and supervise temporary staff or student workers.

The primary focus of this position is working alongside the Director in developing investment ideas, research, and execution with students on investment ideas, opportunities and intellectual curiosity.

The key responsibilities include:
Portfolio management and oversight for GW II: GW Ramsey, GW Phillips, GW Venture, GW Real Estate Student Investment Funds.

Develops framework for the growth of applied education and experiential learning for investing at GW.

Develops new partners and sponsors that support GW II. Directs fundraising efforts in coordination with stakeholders, e.g. GW Development. Screens for and oversees grant applications.

Brings practitioners into the classroom to connect students to the investment industry. Recruits and maintains relationships with investment industry experts to serve as guest lecturers for all related GW II courses and funds.

Keeps GW II Advisory Board updated on a consistent basis; recruits new members as needed.

Coordinates the Annual GW II Conference. Develops workshops and activities to deliver value to the GW financial community.

Prepares quarterly operational and financial reports for the GW II Advisory Board, including responsibility for budget resources.

Leads and motivates GW II staff and ensures procedures and objectives are met.

Responds to data calls from University, GWSB, and other GW II partners.

Maintains and updates the website/social media presence.

Leads workshops on Microsoft Excel, Bloomberg, career, and pitch development.

Performs other work related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.

Minimum Qualifications:

Qualified candidates will hold a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization. Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Additional Required Licenses/Certifications/Posting Specific Minimum Qualifications: Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in project management/organizational logistics, social media and event management;

General interest/knowledge in investing;

Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to work in a fast-paced team environment as well as independently;

Detail-oriented, able to multitask effectively and be a proactive thinker;

Fluency in a second language and experience living or working abroad.;

Ability to exercise prudent, concise, and independent judgment;

Ability to recognize urgent tasks and prioritize accordingly; exceptional problem-solving skills;

Ability to adapt to a rapidly changing business and technology environment;

Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite/Excel intermediate proficiency, Palisade Decision Tools Suite, Mailchimp, CRM products, Bloomberg;

Experience working in a non-profit organization.


Campus Location: Foggy Bottom, Washington, D.C. College/School/Department: School of Business (SB) Family Academic Affairs Sub-Family Program Administration Stream Individual Contributor Level Level 1 Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hours Per Week: 40 Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 9AM-6PM Position Designation: Essential: Employees who perform functions that have been deemed essential to maintaining business or academic operations. Employees are generally expected to work from home during an event and may be asked to physically report to work. Telework: No Required Background Check: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search Special Instructions to Applicants:

Employer will not sponsor for employment Visa status

Internal Applicants Only? No Posting Number: S007326 Job Open Date: 06/12/2018 Job Close Date: 06/15/2018 If temporary, grant funded or limited term appointment, position funded until: Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire. EEO Statement:

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * What is your salary range expectation?
    (Open Ended Question)
  2. * What is your interest in investing? Why would you like to work for the GW Investment Institute?
    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents

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    Required Documents
    1. Resume
    2. Cover Letter
    Optional Documents





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      Posted: 6/13/2018
      Application Due: 6/16/2018
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