Faculty Assistant - Office of Faculty Support, Georgetown University Law Center

Washington D.C.
Aug 23, 2019
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Faculty Assistant - Office of Faculty Support, 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.


Faculty Assistant - Office of Faculty Support, Georgetown University Law Center

As a member of the Office of Faculty Support, the Faculty Assistant serves on a team of faculty assistants who support the teaching and scholarly responsibilities of full-time law faculty members. Each assistant provides professional support to, on average, ten to twelve assigned faculty. Support services may include assisting faculty with the entire range of their Georgetown teaching responsibilities, committee assignments, and scholarly work. Duties include but are not limited to:

Logistical Support
  • Utilizing University travel systems, assists with travel arrangements and reimbursements for university-related travel
  • Provides scheduling and calendar support for Georgetown meetings or conferences
  • Coordinates with A/V, IST, the Mail & Copy Center, external vendors, and Event Services for meeting and event support
  • Coordinates office supply requests and requests facilities assistance for faculty

Course Management Support
  • Assists with Canvas tasks including: sending announcements, creating modules, creating appointment slots for office hours, and posting slides
  • Assists with the preparation of class materials and communications - including class rosters, photo seating charts, syllabi, and presentation slides

Communication Support
  • Assists with the creation and editing of faculty members' university-related correspondence and presentations
  • Answers telephones, meets and escorts guests, greets visitors and students, provides information, takes phone messages, and transfers callers or visitors to other departments as needed
  • Prepares, sends, and receives Georgetown-related faxes, FedEx, courier, and mail deliveries

Scholarship and Research Support
  • Supports faculty scholarship by scanning, photocopying, and indexing or compiling research materials, books, and files
  • Communicates requests to the Library on matters including scholarship updates, overdue books, and book requests

Teamwork and Professional Development
  • Attends and actively participates in team meetings
  • Works collaboratively with other faculty assistants
  • Provides coverage for other faculty assistants as needed

  • At least two years prior experience in administrative support and/or customer service roles.
  • Experience with the practical application of routine office practices and techniques.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, including experience working with a wide range of individuals.
  • Past experience with and proficiency in Microsoft Office, Google Suite, and Adobe.
  • Must possess the ability to gain proficiency with other office and campus technologies (including GMS/Workday, Concur, and Canvas).

Preferred Qualifications
  • A bachelor's degree and previous experience in higher education or a law office environment

Current Georgetown Employees:
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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.

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/Faculty-Assistant---Office-of-Faculty-Support---Georgetown-University-Law-Center_JR07427

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