Assistant Director, Steers Center for Global Real Estate - McDonough School of Business

Washington D.C.
Mar 02, 2017
May 09, 2017
Full Time
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Assistant Director, Steers Center for Global Real Estate - McDonough School of Business

Georgetown's Steers Center for Global Real Estate offers students unparalleled access to the real estate industry at a global level through a multi-faceted approach that harnesses the best of Georgetown University and the Washington, D.C., real estate market.

The Assistant Director provides administrative and business support to the Director of MSB's Steers Center for Global Real Estate.  S/he manages the Center's event planning, financial management, Advancement functions, student needs and day-to-day operation of the Center, and provides assistance with teaching and research activities of real estate faculty as needed. Duties include but are not limited to:


  • Handles the planning of logistics for events such as seminars, speaker series, and conferences. 
  • Professionally interacts with VIPs, senior speakers in real estate, industry, and academia. 
  • Develops marketing plans and events material. 
  • Manages the Center's website. 
  • Provides leadership and executive of Steers Center events, to include coordination with various groups within the MSB for Center activities and events, such as Advancement, Dean's Office, Marketing and Communications, and the Technology Center.


  • Makes travel arrangements, process reimbursements, and schedule meetings. 
  • Prepares drafts and types correspondence, proposals, and reports. 
  • Answers phones, orders supplies, maintains files, copies, faxes, and sends and delivers mail. 
  • Maintains Director's schedule and calendar, and provides administrative help with teaching, research, and other academic activities.
  • Provides services the Steers Center student population to meet needs such as expense reimbursement, and club related activities.


  • Maintains and updates the Center's webpage, Salesforce, Twitter and Facebook accounts.
  • Develops and maintains databases as needed.
  • Serves as thought leader within the Steers Center in the aforementioned areas and makes strategy recommendations for the manner in which the Center should interact with these technological aspects over a long-term horizon.


  • Interacts directly with the Office of Advancement and facilitates engagement of alumni, parents and friends of the Steers Center such that the Center engages their time, talent and treasure.
  • Researches and teaching-related support activities for real estate faculty as needed. 


  • Completes financial forms and submits for processing - for example, employee reimbursement forms, expense authorization forms, and interdepartmental invoices.
  • Prepares and monitors the Center's budget, and prepares reconciliation and year-end closing.


  • Bachelor's degree  - advanced degree preferred
  • 1 - 3 years of relevant/professional experience, preferably in higher education.
  • Proficiency in with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Entrepreneurial with the ability to work independently
  • Ability to work responsibly with little guidance and to prioritize tasks
  • Confidence in leading diverse groups of constituents within the University in the execution of Steers Center business
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Detail oriented with strong motivation and organizational/time management ability
  • Preference for skills in webpage maintenance, database management skills, and/or basic design skills

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