Manager of Career Programs & Operations, Cawley Career Education Center - Division of Student Affai

Washington D.C.
Feb 16, 2017
Jun 09, 2017
Full Time
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Manager of Career Programs & Operations, Cawley Career Education Center - Division of Student Affairs

Georgetown University's Cawley Career Education Center teaches students how to identify career opportunities that fit with their values, interests, personality, and skills. We empower students by providing resources designed to foster the development of career management skills that will serve them as competent professionals. We facilitate specialized programs and create relationships to connect students with employers and generate internship and full-time opportunities. The Cawley Career Education Center integrates the Jesuit tradition in its work with students by caring for and encouraging the development of the whole person.

The Manager of Career Programs & Operations plays a significant role within the Career Center by implementing the Center's career events to connect students with employers and alumni, and developing and managing highly-visible career programs that are targeted to students and alumni served by the center.  S/he Manager plans and implements the annual fall Career Fair and spring Government & Nonprofit Career Expo, assists industry advisors with planning and implementing industry-specific niche fairs, and, manages student/alumni networking events and other career programs.  Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Performs outreach to students, employers, and alumni to enhance the Center's career programs and strengthen relationships throughout the university community.
  • Serves as primary liaison with various constituents including Alumni Career Services and alumni alliances and clubs.
  • Works closely with these constituents to facilitate a seamless channel for employers and alumni to engage with Georgetown students through programming opportunities.
  • Coordinates the Center's front desk operations to meet the needs of students, alumni, faculty, staff, and visitors.
  • Trains and supervises the front desk Receptionist and student Career Information Specialists. Implements procedures to ensure that all Center visitors receive appropriate resources and referrals.
  • Manages the Center's Career Library and on-line resources and leads the Center's efforts to evaluate new virtual resources.


  • Bachelor's degree, though Master's degree preferred
  • 3+ years of experience with program development, recruitment, higher education, alumni development, or related field
  • Strong organizational and planning skills
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience developing relationships and communicating with high-profile constituents
  • Commitment to working with students, alumni, university professionals, and employers
  • Availability and willingness to work evening hours during peak recruiting seasons

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EEO Statement:

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