Special Assistant to the President - Office of the President

Washington D.C.
Apr 14, 2017
Jun 23, 2017
Executive, President
Full Time
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Special Assistant to the President - Office of the President

The Special Assistant to the President, reporting to the Chief of Staff and working with the Scheduler in the Office of the President, performs duties that include but are not limited to:

  • Prepares and maintains the President's daily briefing book, compiling all of the materials that are submitted to the President.
  • Drives the President to events and meetings, which occur during regular business hours, as well as on weekends and very late at night.
  • Works with internal and external constituencies to ensure the President's successful participation in events.
  • Provides travel support to the President by accompanying him on many of his domestic and international business trips.


  • Bachelor's degree
  • 2 - 3 years of administrative/ office experience in an executive office environment preferred
  • Basic computer skills
  • 1 - 2 years of professional driving experience
  • Valid driver's license with a good driving record
  • Valid passport
  • Driving experience in DC and substantial knowledge of the DC metropolitan area preferred
  • Punctual and reliable with a professional demeanor
  • Excellent organizational and communications skills, attention to detail, and ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of professionalism, confidentiality, and discretion
  • Ability to remain calm and use good judgement at all times
  • Availability to work long hours, weekends, and travel overnight when needed

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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, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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