Administrative Officer (Temporary) - Georgetown College Georgetown University

Georgetown University
Washington D.C.

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Full Time
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Four-Year Institution

Administrative Officer (Temporary) - Georgetown College 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.


Administrative Officer (Temporary) - Georgetown College - Georgetown University

The Georgetown College experience is marked by intellectual vitality, a global outlook, and dedication to service. In the Jesuit tradition of cura personalis, Georgetown College strives to provide its students with a multifaceted liberal arts education—an education of the whole person.

Reporting to the Senior Director of Financial Operations, the Administrative Officer - in a temporary role - is a shared temporary resource and has duties that include but are not limited to:
  • Assume independent management of the operation to support the Interdisciplinary programs and other unsupported programs (Georgetown Humanities Initiative, Medical Humanities Initiative, small program languages) within Georgetown College
  • Manage virtually all of the central elements of these departments and programs
  • Serve as a resource to these Departments and programs on university human resources and faculty appointment policies and procedures; and handle payroll, purchasing and accounts payable matters
  • Oversee complex administrative processes and the day-to-day operations of these departments/programs; and provide full administrative support to the Chairs/Program Directors and faculty
  • Provide support for all the administrative and financial activities related to the upcoming Commencement activities within Georgetown College

The Administrative Officer works closely with the Department Chairs and Program Directors in all areas of policy and administration, including work on confidential matters.

  • Bachelor's degree
  • At least 2 years of work experience in a professional office environment - preferably in an academic administrative office - OR an equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills, and attention to detail and policy compliance
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize

Preferred qualifications
  • Proficiency in MS Office suite of applications, Adobe and Workday
  • Familiarity with website management, social media and related analytics
  • Experience in budget and financial administration
  • Knowledge of Georgetown University financial and human resources procedures

With your application, please upload the following (preferably in a single PDF):
  • Cover letter
  • Resume

Work Mode: Hybrid (4 days on campus, 1 day telework). 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. Complete details about Georgetown University's mode of work designations for staff and AAP positions can be found on the Department of Human Resources Mode of Work Designation.

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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 [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.


Georgetown University offers a comprehensive and competitive benefit package that includes medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance, retirement savings, tuition assistance, work-life balance benefits, employee discounts and an array of voluntary insurance options. You can learn more about benefits and eligibility on the Department of Human Resources website.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements:

The Georgetown University community is committed to our public health approach and the important role that vaccines play in contributing to the safety of our University and our broader communities. Georgetown University requires students, faculty, staff and visitors to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and to have received a COVID-19 vaccine booster shot when eligible, or to have an approved medical or religious exemption. This requirement applies to all faculty and staff, including teleworking employees. Complete details and updates can be found in the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resource Center.

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