Assistant Director, Admissions - Georgetown University Law Center

Washington D.C.
May 09, 2019
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Assistant Director, Admissions - Georgetown University Law Center

Located in a historic neighborhood in the nation's capital, Georgetown offers rigorous academic programs, a global perspective, exciting ways to take advantage of Washington, D.C., and a commitment to social justice. Our community is a tight knit group of remarkable individuals interested in intellectual inquiry and making a difference in the world.


Assistant Director, Admissions - Georgetown University Law Center

Tradition. Innovation. A superb faculty, hundreds of course offerings - and all of this just steps away from the Capitol and Supreme Court. Georgetown Law is an exceptional institution in an enviable location. Students come here from all over the world to study international or tax law, environmental or health care law (just a few of our specialties). They come here for our top-ranked clinics. Most of all, they come because this is the place where theory and practice meet. At Georgetown, students learn the law in the place where laws are made.

The Assistant Director of Admissions assists with all aspects of the J.D. and Graduate (LL.M. & S.J.D.) admissions processes. In addition to reviewing and rendering decisions on applications, this position also requires representing the law school at recruitment fairs, forums, and panels, counseling students regarding the admissions process, and developing and implementing strategies for recruiting and yielding prospective students. This position also works on diversity recruitment initiatives, and directs the production of certain print and online marketing materials. This position requires occasional evening and weekend event responsibilities and seasonal recruiting travel.

Working with the Manager and Graduate Manager of the Office of Admissions, the Assistant Director of Admissions' duties include but are not limited to:
  • Develops and implements strategies for recruiting and yielding prospective students.
  • Works on diversity recruitment initiatives and directs the production of certain print and online marketing materials.
  • Handles the technical components of the J.D. and Graduate admissions process, including online applications, database, and web issues.
  • Conducts applicant interviews, assists with the scholarship review process, and assists the Dean of Admissions, Assistant Dean of Admissions and Director of Graduate Admissions.

  • J.D. required
  • Experience working in a very fast-paced environment and strong multitasking abilities are preferred
  • Microsoft development skills including Office and Excel
  • Experience with student information systems or similar databases is preferred, as is working knowledge of web development technologies and emerging social media
  • An ability to maintain confidentiality with sensitive information and to work with a wide range of people including applicants, alumni, faculty, staff and students is also required

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Submission Guidelines:
Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any position at Georgetown University you must submit a cover letter and resume for each position of interest for which you believe you are qualified. These documents are not kept on file for future positions.

Need Assistance:
If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please click here for more information, or contact the Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity, and Affirmative Action (IDEAA) at 202-687-4798 or [email protected].

Need some assistance with the application process? Please call 202-687-2500. For more information about the suite of benefits, professional development and community involvement opportunities that make up Georgetown's commitment to its employees, please visit the Georgetown Works website.

EEO Statement:
Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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