Executive Assistant, Development - Georgetown University Law Center

Washington D.C.
May 22, 2019
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Executive Assistant, Development - 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.


The Executive Assistant provides administrative support for the development department's Executive Director and major gift officers by performing a variety of complex and confidential administrative duties. S/he serves as a backup for the donor relations team's daily reporting. The Executive Assistant interacts on a daily basis with Georgetown law alumni, staff, and faculty, and requires extensive working knowledge of the department's practices and procedures. Reporting directly to the Executive Director of Development, the Executive Assistant has additional duties that include but are not limited to:
  • Provides primary administrative support for Major Gift Officers and the Executive Director.
  • Solicits and follows up with appointments, pulls lists, and drafts correspondence.
  • Coordinates Salon Events with Major Gift Officers and Executive Director.
  • Serves as a backup for Donor Relations for Daily Gift Reports, acknowledgements and gift processing.
  • Manages office supervision, office coverage (answering phones anddoors), and office management (handling room reservation and vendors).

  • College degree or equivalent work experience
  • At least five years administrative experience, in a customer-service oriented environment; Preference will be given to candidates with executive level support experience and experience in higher education
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to work delicately with internal and external constituents
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint; Preference will be given to candidates with experience with Millennium, Raisers Edge, Salesforce or other contact management databases
  • Ability to handle sensitive situations and a thorough working knowledge of operating a PC
  • Experience in special events and event management a plus

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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.

Georgetown University offers a wide variety of comprehensive and competitive benefits. Benefits packages include comprehensive health, dental and vision plans, disability and life insurance coverage, retirement savings programs, tuition assistance, voluntary insurance options (including group legal, accident, and critical illness), and much more. Whatever your need, the Office of Faculty and Staff Benefits will be standing by to support you. You can learn more about the benefits offered to eligible faculty and staff at https://benefits.georgetown.edu or view the online interactive benefits guide for more information.

To apply, visit https://georgetown.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Georgetown_Admin_Careers/job/Law-Center/Executive-Assistant--Development---Georgetown-University-Law-Center_JR06669

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