Program Coordinator, Braman Holocaust Programs of the Center for Jewish Civilization (CJC) - Walsh

Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Jun 13, 2017
Closes
Jul 03, 2017
Function
Program Manager
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
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Program Coordinator, Braman Holocaust Programs of the Center for Jewish Civilization (CJC) - Walsh School of Foreign Service

Georgetown's Center for Jewish Civilization (CJC)  is an interdisciplinary teaching and research unit in the Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. The CJC specializes in subjects ranging from American-Middle Eastern foreign policy as it pertains to Israel, to Holocaust and genocide studies, to Jewish-Catholic relations both past and present, to Jewish literature, culture, and religious expression. Judaism is examined as a religion and as a civilization in dynamic dialogue with other peoples and polities.

The Program Coordinator is responsible for administrative and event support for the Braman Holocaust Programs and its faculty and fellows.  Reporting to the CJC Director, the Program Manager has duties that include but are not limited to:

Administrative Support

  • Provides general administrative support to the Braman Endowed Professor of the Forensic Study of the Holocaust and to the annual Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Forensic Study of the Holocaust.
  • Coordinates all administrative aspects of the search for the annual Fellow.
  • Coordinates meeting and activity schedules, working daily with the faculty and fellows and other team members to ensure the most up-to-date calendar and resolve any discrepancies.
  • Books travel (all related transportation - air, rail, ground) and lodging as needed.
  • Assists with follow-up on action items - for example, making phone calls, preparing documents, and sending correspondence.
  • Prepares reimbursements and related documentation, and works closely with the SFS finance team on processing.
  • Worsk with the Center Manager or other team members as needed in support of technology, supply, and facilities needs for the faculty and fellows.
  • Provides academic administrative support to faculty and fellows - for example, maintaining and distributing course descriptions, syllabi, and reading lists for faculty; processing book orders; managing library reserves; and assisting with onboarding.
  • Coordinates with OGS and other GU offices and with partner institutions to ensure compliance with GU policies for off-campus and international trips involving students
  • Drafts reports on the impact of the Braman Holocaust Programs

Event Coordination

Coordinates events for the Braman Holocaust Programs, including seminars, annual Holocaust forensics field trips, and other related events - for example, scheduling, space reservations, invitations/advertising, catering, equipment, setup and cleanup; maintaining necessary equipment and supplies; booking travel; and coordinating with OGS and other GU offices and with partner institutions to ensure compliance with GU policies for off-campus and international trips involving students

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree
  • At least 2 years of related professional experience, preferably in a university setting
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Strong orientation to detail, deadlines, and customer service

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