Project Manager, Denny Center for Democratic Capitalism Georgetown Law

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Project Manager, Denny Center for Democratic Capitalism Georgetown Law

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.


Project Manager, Denny Center for Democratic Capitalism - Georgetown Law

The Project Manager for The Denny Center for Democratic Capitalism at Georgetown Law has oversight of all aspects of its signature research project - its Annual Report Card on the Health of Democratic Capitalism - over the life of the initial project publication.

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Project Manager has duties that include but are not limited to:

Project Management

  • Gains agreement on overall project scope, goals, work streams and timelines, and measures progress.
  • Set deadlines, assigns responsibilities, coordinates the project's contributors and deliverables, and monitors and summarizes the project's progress.
  • Meets regularly with team members (internal and external) to resolve issues and drive accountability.
  • Manages the work of partnering institutions and external scholars toward the objectives of the report.
  • Acts as liaison to internal colleagues and support teams.
  • Provides monthly written updates on project progress.

Event Organization
  • Coordinates event schedules and facility reservations.
  • Drafts event descriptions with input of Executive Director.
  • Manages invitations, event promotion, student and RSVPs.
  • Supports events in real-time (virtually or in-person).
  • Coordinates with Denny Center administrator(s) to update website if/when necessary.
  • Assists with student engagement and additional content creation.

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 1-3 years of relevant experience - preference for prior project management experience, preferably in a higher education setting
  • Comfortable interacting with internal colleagues and external partners, donors, program participants and VIPs
  • Effective team player with strong problem-solving skills, a customer service orientation, an enthusiasm for learning, and an ability to get things done
  • Excellent communication skills (interpersonal, written and verbal)
  • Ability and flexibility to work mornings and evenings as needed for events
  • International and/or multicultural experience/exposure
  • Ability to manage a high volume of work with efficiency and attention to detail
  • Experience and proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite

  • Familiarity with subject matter and scope of project objectives
  • Experience with event organization and planning

Applicants should be prepared to offer one-page writing samples.

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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 or view the online interactive benefits guide for more information.

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Posted: 2/18/2021
Application Due: 2/26/2021
Work Type: Full Time