Operations Coordinator, McCourt School of Public Policy - Georgetown University

Georgetown University
Washington D.C.

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Full Time
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Four-Year Institution

Operations Coordinator, McCourt School of Public Policy - Georgetown University

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Operations Coordinator, McCourt School of Public Policy - Georgetown University

Job Overview

The Operations Coordinator supports all McCourt research faculty and staff in all campus locations. Primarily, and maintains the day-to-day operations and administration of the McCourt Research Enterprise office suite at the downtown 500 First Street location, although they also help coordinate support for research faculty and staff in other locations in DC and beyond.

At the 500 First Street location, The Operations Coordinator maintains a professional office environment and coordinates, oversees, and/or performs a wide variety of administrative and program support activities on behalf of the Research Support Services Team at McCourt. They serve as the initial point of operational and administrative contact for internal and external constituencies for the McCourt teams, and works closely with the Directors and Managers for Research Administration to ensure that the Research Enterprise needs and activities are well-supported. Duties include but are not limited to:
  • Manages office operations, including front desk duties, supply inventory, deliveries and mail distribution
  • Coordinates facility, environmental, and security services for office suite
  • Processes expense reimbursements for McCourt research faculty and staff, and ensures correct fund source and back-up documents
  • Helps develop and maintain on-boarding procedures and protocols for all research faculty and staff
  • Supports the recruitment, hiring and timekeeping of grant-supported student workers
  • Creates and revises systems and procedures by analyzing operating practices

Work Interactions

The Operations Coordinator - reporting to the Director, Research Finance and Administration, with a dotted line to the McCourt School Chief of Staff - interacts with all faculty and staff for the McCourt Research Enterprise in the office and remote, as well as all external visitors to the suite. In support of office equipment and environment, they interact with university support services departments, such as facilities, environmental services, mail room, etc., and use independent judgment to help maintain a professional work environment.

  • High School diploma or equivalency
  • 2 years of experience in office administration - - note: consideration will be given to equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Good working knowledge of computer operations, with experience in the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.)

Work Mode: Hybrid 4 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. 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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