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Faculty Assistant, Office of Faculty Support - Georgetown University Law Center

Georgetown University
Washington D.C.
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Faculty Assistant, Office of Faculty Support - Georgetown University Law Center

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.


Faculty Assistant, Office of Faculty Support - Georgetown University Law Center

The Faculty Assistant serves on a team of faculty assistants who support the teaching and scholarly responsibilities of full-time law faculty members. Each assistant provides professional support to ten or more assigned faculty in responsibilities that may include assisting faculty with the entire range of their Georgetown teaching responsibilities, committee assignments, and scholarly work. Other responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Logistical Support
  • Utilizing University travel systems, assists with travel arrangements and reimbursements for university-related travel
  • Provides scheduling and calendar support for Georgetown meetings or conferences
  • Coordinates with A/V, IST, the Mail & Copy Center, external vendors, and Event Services for meeting and event support
  • Communicates with Financial Affairs for balance and spending inquiries for faculty research funds and faculty ProCard use
  • Coordinates office supply requests and requests facilities assistance for faculty
  • Maintains copier workstations, including replacement of toner and paper supply

Course Management Support
  • Assists with Canvas tasks, including sending announcements, creating modules, creating appointment slots for office hours, and posting slides
  • Makes room requests and coordinates with A/V and IST for services
  • Assists with the preparation of class materials and communications - including class rosters, photo seating charts, syllabi, and presentation slides
  • Assists with travel arrangements, reimbursements, and parking pass requests for invited guest speakers
  • Troubleshoots copy machine and faculty computer and printer issues, escalating to the appropriate Xerox, Faculty Support, or IST contact as necessary

Scholarship and Research Support
  • Supports faculty scholarship by scanning, photocopying, and indexing or compiling research materials, books, and files
  • Communicates requests to the Library on matters including scholarship updates, overdue books, and book requests
  • Performs basic web, Westlaw, and Lexis/Nexis searches
  • Assists faculty with the indexing and cataloguing of their office libraries
  • Completes special projects as requested by assigned faculty, paying close attention to detail, quality of work, and project timelines
  • Assists - if asked - with the editing of faculty writing and research, based on assistant's availability, interest, and area of expertise

Work Interactions

Faculty assistants collaborate and communicate effectively with all members of the Law Center community (faculty, students, and staff), vendors, visitors, and the public in order to provide comprehensive, high-level support to Law Center Faculty.

This Faculty Assistant is a member of the Office of Faculty Support and receives direct oversight from the Director of Faculty Support. They are proactive, strategic, and organized in the successful balance of the wide-range of responsibilities of their assigned faculty.

  • High School diploma
  • 2 to 4 years of experience - with at least 2 of those years in administrative support and/or customer service roles - or an equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Experience with the practical application of routine office practices and techniques
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, including experience working with a wide range of individuals
  • Experience with and proficiency with Microsoft Office, Google Suite, and Adobe
  • Ability to gain proficiency with other office and campus technologies - for example, Georgetown Management System/Workday, Concur, and Canvas

Work Mode: Hybrid. 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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