Director of Graduate Student Affairs - Georgetown University Main Campus



Director of Graduate Student Affairs - Georgetown University Main Campus

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.

Requirements

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 Director of Graduate Student Affairs fulfills student affairs responsibilities in service to all graduate students at Georgetown University. The body of work for this position includes outreach to prospective and existing graduate students, support for the graduate student governance organization (GradGov) and over 80 graduate student groups, advocacy for graduate student needs, alumni relations, philanthropy, student grievances, development of and participation in University diversity initiatives, and support for international students. Overall, this position supports the development of a richer graduate student experience on campus and the overall success of the graduate student body.

Oversight and Support of GradGov and Graduate Student Groups
  • Advise and support 80+ graduate student organizations
  • Training and mentorship of graduate student leaders (e.g. GradGov appointees)
  • Support academic or student life programs offered by GradGov


Diversity and Advancement
  • Participate in Graduate School and University efforts to increase diversity and enrich the Georgetown community
  • Collaborate with University representatives to support international students
  • Plan, execute, and participate in activities that promote graduate student experiences to alumni and external organizations (e.g. John Carroll Weekend)
  • Develop relationships with other key GU offices to expand the services and resources available to graduate students


Representation, Advocacy and Grievances
  • Serve as a graduate student life representative at the University
  • Actively participate on university student life committees
  • Support processes that address graduate student grievances


Events and Outreach
  • Organize major annual events for graduate students (e.g. orientation/induction, barbecue, student awards ceremony)
  • Actively collect and share student stories to promote graduate student accomplishments, life, and activities.
  • Plan student academic and life activities such as workshops, student life and wellness programs, and other events throughout the year to support graduate student life on campus


Additional Duties
  • Participate in major Graduate School events
  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor or Dean.


The Director of Graduate Student Affairs reports to the Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. In addition, the position interacts with graduate student groups, program faculty and staff, alumni, University Counsel, the Division of Student Affairs, other University departments, and external organizations. The Director of Graduate Student Affairs supervises an Assistant Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree required, master's degree preferred
  • 3+ years of experience in student affairs and
  • 3+ years of experience in higher education
  • Experience supervising staff
  • Facility with current office applications
  • Facility with outreach mechanisms, including social media and other resources
  • Understanding of security and privacy with respect to information, data, and communication
  • Commitment to excellent service
  • Creativity for building new initiatives in support of graduate student needs, notably in diversity and inclusion and/or international students


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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 idea[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.

Benefits:

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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