Administrative Coordinator - McCourt School of Public Policy

Washington D.C.
Jul 06, 2017
Sep 14, 2017
Full Time
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Administrative Coordinator - McCourt School of Public Policy

The Administrative Coordinator maintains the day to day administrative services to support faculty, staff, and students in the McCourt School and creates a professional office environment. S/he coordinates, oversees, and/or performs a wide variety of administrative and program support activities on behalf of the McCourt's School, Office of the Dean; serves as the initial point of operational and administrative contact for internal and external constituencies; and creates and revises systems and procedures by analyzing operating practices. Duties include but are not limited to:

General Office Administration

  • Coordinates Front Desk duties.
  • Ensures a professional environment.
  • Develops and maintains a school-wide directory for McCourt.
  • Maintains an inventory of office supplies, including swag, stationary, and business cards.
  • Handles distribution of incoming mail and schedules all outgoing pick-ups with courier and mail service companies.
  • Arranges for and schedule vendors and other service personnel to provide repair and regular maintenance of office machines such as copiers and printers.
  • Identifies suppliers, services, vendors, and equipment necessary to maintain efficient operations of the McCourt School.
  • Schedules the use of McCourt facilities.
  • Serves as the primary administrative contact with Department of Public Safety and University Facilities office.
  • Oversees facilities management for the McCourt School.
  • Maintains the integrity of keys in McCourt facilities/offices.
  • Ensures procedures are in place for proper building security and that good communication exists between McCourt and Department of Public Safety in the event of a breakdown in security.
  • Handles office moves, including the coordination of telephone services.

Faculty Support

  • Initiates processing for faculty reimbursements.
  • Ensures the timely completion of all work requests made by faculty members.
  • Schedules and reserves audio visual and other technology equipment for faculty.
  • Schedules space for faculty for special activities. 
  • Orders classroom supplies and other materials for faculty as needed.
  • Coordinates travel arrangements for core faculty candidates and external visiting faculty.
  • Assists faculty in scheduling meetings of McCourt School Committees.
  • Provides ongoing support to faculty for other administrative needs.

Student Support

  • Recruits and manages work study students.
  • Handles onboarding for new McCourt Student employees.
  • Administers weekly time and attendance records for all students (including GAs/RAs/TAs).
  • Initiates processing of student reimbursements.

General Administration Support

  • Acquaints new employees to the McCourt School.
  • Serves as a GMS Requisitioner for the McCourt School.
  • Assists Executive Assistant in developing and managing the Dean's Office budget.
  • Handles special projects from McCourt Administration.


  • High school diploma or certified equivalency - some college coursework completion preferred
  • 1 - 2 years of administrative experience preferred
  • Computer literacy with specific familiarity with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Calendaring software and Google Docs
  • Strong verbal and written communications, interpersonal, and customer service skills 
  • Ability to work effectively with others as a member of the team
  • Ability to work simultaneously on multiple tasks and projects with varying degrees of complexity and numerous interruptions

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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.