Executive Policy Assistant - Georgetown University Center for Children and Families

Washington D.C.
Sep 30, 2020
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Executive Policy Assistant - Georgetown University Center for Children and Families

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The Center for Children and Families (CCF) is seeking an Executive Policy Assistant who will provide research and administrative support to the work of CCF and administrative, research and scheduling support to the executive director of CCF. This position requires a high level of competence and commitment, interest in health policy, as well as a wide range of administrative, communications, and administrative management skills for the Center for Children and Families. Key duties of the Executive Policy Assistant include:
  • Serving as CCF's lead organizational person in providing meeting and conference logistical support, maintaining the master calendar and filing systems, and providing general office support. This includes being part of a two-person team with primary responsibility for CCF's annual conference held in July.
  • Providing administrative support to CCF's Executive Director by tracking down research and publications, and scheduling and coordinating meetings.
  • Coordinating and managing CCF's mailing lists, list serves, and e-mail communications pieces (including newsletters, alerts, and/or notices)

This role is very important, as it allows Executive Director to focus time and energy on research, agenda-setting and fundraising. The Executive Policy Assistant also assists Executive Director and policy staff with Medicaid and CHIP specific research with efficiency and attention to detail based on candidate's existing experience with health policy; and supports the organizational structure of a growing and busy center by planning staff meetings and strategic planning retreats.

  • 1 year post-bachelor's experience and several years of internships and undergraduate professional experience.
  • Interest in substantive work of CCF in particularly Medicaid and CHIP
  • Position requires basic administrative specialist skills
  • Meeting organizing experience preferred

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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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