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Program Specialist for Education and Environment, The Red House Georgetown University

Georgetown University
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Program Specialist for Education and Environment, The Red House Georgetown University

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.


Program Specialist for Education and Environment, The Red House - Georgetown University

Georgetown University's Red House seeks to shape a new learning paradigm that expands high-impact practices at Georgetown University, confronts systemic injustice, and improves wellbeing and healing, while controlling the rising costs of a transformative education.

The Program Specialist for Education and Environment facilitates and supports multiple projects at The Red House, working with faculty, students, and fellow Red House staff in developing and managing these projects. They focus on Red House projects that are connected to promoting new approaches to integrating environmental and sustainability issues, as well as racial justice and environmental justice learning goals, into emerging curricular designs. Reporting to the Vice President, Strategic Education Initiatives and Director of The Red House, and working closely with students, faculty, and staff throughout campus, the Program Specialist has duties that include but are not limited to:.

Coordinating, Co-Teaching, and Mentoring in Pilot Projects
  • Coordinate programming for student engagement, which includes but is not limited to organizing programming for the Core Pathways Initiative and other signature programs at the Red House
  • Co-coordinate faculty engagement and convenings, such as working with the Faculty cohort in the Core Pathways Initiative
  • Co-teach and support students in a series of pilot programs
  • Work with the academic manager to help register 200+ students across campus
  • Work with students to help them navigate registration in a series of pilot programs
  • Work with student workers such as the Core Pathways Fellows to help manage their work in close collaboration with the senior program designer

Curricular Design
  • Develop client-based design work, such as for the Walsh School of Foreign Service, as well as new signature programming, such as the new Institute for the Environment, the Core Pathways Initiative, and more
  • Catalogue design processes and functions for the designing of new signature programming
  • Help other units and programs think through curricular design

Participate in Evaluation of Pilot Programs
  • Work with the Red House evaluation team and faculty to evaluate pilot programs
  • Support evaluation of the implementation and development of courses and pilot programs by collecting feedback from student surveys, course evaluations, etc.
  • Design evaluation instruments, such as surveys, for course evaluation
  • Conduct and report on evaluation metrics to be shared with a wide range of stakeholders

Consultation and Convening
  • Convene faculty to help support their teaching and programming
  • Convene students to help create new programming and learn from their experiences
  • Support students and faculty with course registration for Red House pilot programming

General Red House Project Support
  • Provide support for events, hosting speakers, guests, and other associated professionals
  • Assist with student engagement and Red House visibility to the campus
  • Support internal planning, operations, communications, and organizational processes of projects

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively with university students, staff, faculty, leadership and external partners
  • Proven organizational skills, detail orientation and flexibility, and a high level of attention to detail
  • Ability to take initiative and work under minimal supervision
  • Skilled and successful at prioritizing work and multi-tasking to meet deadlines
  • Interest in innovation and equity issues in higher education landscape preferred

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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 or view the online interactive benefits guide for more information.

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