Executive Director, Center for Financial Markets and Policy - McDonough School of Business

Executive Director, Center for Financial Markets and Policy - McDonough School of Business Georgetown University

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Executive Director, Center for Financial Markets and Policy - McDonough School of Business - Georgetown University

The Center for Financial Markets and Policy at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business is leading the dialogue on critical policy and regulatory issues facing the global financial system. In this time of economic uncertainty in the wake of Covid-19 and significant regulatory changes that could transform the financial sector, executives and policymakers face unprecedented challenges that require objective thought leadership for innovative and effective solutions. Drawing on the opportunities presented by its location in Washington, D.C., a global financial hub, the Center: Provides a nonpartisan forum for informed discussion among scholars, practitioners and policymakers; Sponsors relevant research on key global market issues to influence policy and practice; and Cultivates students who will become tomorrow's financial sector leaders.

The Executive Director will work with the center's Director and Board of Advisors to advance the center's mission; manage the center's activities, events, and partnerships; identify, build, and maintain senior level relationships with industry and policy decision makers; assist with fundraising; collaborate with other units within the McDonough School and other parts of Georgetown University; and manage the growth and development of the center.

In addition, the Executive Director will work with faculty, staff and students to integrate the mission of the center into MSB in such areas as: managing student engagement and fostering experiential learning such as student internships and tutorials. The Executive Director will serve as spokesperson, make public appearances (including public speaking and media) and private presentations to various organizations and potential partners, and thereby represent the center.

The center is a self-funded initiative. It is the responsibility of the Executive Director to ensure sufficient funding for the continuation of this position.

  • Master's degree
  • 9+ years of directly related experience - note: exceptionally relevant work experience may take the place of the required education qualifications
  • Senior executive experience in a large business and/or policy organization that required interaction with executives and/or senior government officials
  • Experience with ● Leadership ● Building new initiatives, being entrepreneurial ● Communications ● Business development ● Management of people, projects, and budgets ● Senior level relationships

Work Mode: Hybrid 3 Days. Please note that work mode designations are regularly reviewed in order to meet the evolving needs of the University. Such review may necessitate a change to a position's mode of work designation - please visit Georgetown University's Work Mode Designation for staff and AAP positions for details.

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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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