Executive Director, Center on National Security and the Law - Georgetown University Law Center

Washington D.C.
Jul 26, 2019
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
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Executive Director, Center on National Security and the Law - Georgetown University Law Center

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Executive Director, Center on National Security and the Law - Georgetown University Law Center

The Georgetown Center on National Security and the Law (CNSL) is looking for an experienced Executive Director (ED) to provide oversight and to develop and coordinate strategic goals on behalf of the Faculty Director. The ED is responsible for the Center's operation along with designing and managing center initiatives, programs, and events, and achieving programmatic success while working with multiple stakeholders.

The Executive Director's duties include but are not limited to:
  • Engage in fundraising for the Center and the national security law program at Georgetown.
  • Initiate and manage key relationships, support faculty priorities and student interests, develop and implement standard procedures and policies, strengthen the Centers' online presence, and ensure that internal and externalpartnerships are aligned, consistent, and effective.
  • Work closely with the Faculty Director to ensure support for faculty, fellows, students, and alumni; to strengthen the Center' s position in the field and relation ships with constituents; and to further national security law.
  • In partnership with Faculty Director, design and implement a strategic vision for the Center for National Security and the Law.
  • Institute policies and guidelines for center events and operations.
  • Provide career advice to JD and LL.M. students and help them to connect with alumni in the field.

  • Juris Doctor degree
  • 7+ years of progressive experience related to this field
  • Demonstrated organizational and grant writing skills and/ or private sector experience is required

Preferred qualifications
  • Significant experience in and strong knowledge of the field of national security law, strategic vision for CNSL, and strong leadership skills
  • Experience in an academic administration as well as project management and mentorship of junior colleagues and/or students

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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.

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