Special Assistant, Dean of Admissions - Georgetown University Law Center

Washington D.C.
Aug 15, 2019
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Special Assistant, Dean of 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.


The Special Assistant acts as the special assistant to the Dean of Admissions, organizing all special events for JD admitted and prospective students and overseeing the JD Student Ambassador program. S/he serves as the Financial Manager for the Office of Admissions.The incumbent works closely with the Dean to successfully manage the Dean's schedule, special events for JD recruiting, and the JD Student Ambassador program. Reporting directly to the Assistant Dean of Admissions/Director of Admissions, the Special Assistant has additional duties that include but are not limited to:
  • Manages the Dean's calendar, makes travel arrangements, and assists with correspondence management.
  • Plans and manages events, and provides administrative support for fundraising events organized by other offices, such as JD information sessions and guided tours, JD Open Houses and other admitted student events, and JD VIP guided tours.
  • Manages admitted student communications, such as information about JD special events, JD admission package and holiday card mailing, and JD website maintenance.
  • Recruits first year law students to participate in the Student Ambassador program.
  • Recruits Student Ambassadors to assist with special events and JD recruitment as needed.
  • Trains Student Ambassadors on tours and admitted student interactions.
  • Supports the Dean of Admissions with Financial Affairs, including Procurement Card paperwork and expense reporting.
  • Manages and maintains the Admissions operating budget via monthly checks.
  • Completes supply requisitions according to University policy and procedure as needed.
  • Participates in the rotating coverage of the Front Desk.
  • Supervises one Student Worker.

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • A minimum of 1-3 years of relevant administrative experience
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office
  • Ability to quickly adapt to new databases and advanced administrative skills
  • The ability to juggle various tasks

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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:
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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/Special-Assistant--Dean-of-Admissions---Georgetown-University-Law-Center_JR07360

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