Events and Program Coordinator for the Bridge Initiative, Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Musl

Washington D.C.
Jul 20, 2017
Aug 28, 2017
Program Manager
Full Time
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Events and Program Coordinator for the Bridge Initiative, Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding (ACMCU) - Walsh School of Foreign Service

Georgetown's Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding (ACMCU) was founded in 1993 by an agreement between the Foundation pour L'Entente entre Chretiens et Musulmans, Geneva and Georgetown University to build stronger bridges of understanding between the Muslim world and the West as well as between Islam and Christianity. The Center's mission is to improve relations between the Muslim world and the West and enhance understanding of Muslims in the West.

The Events and Program Coordinator is responsible for event coordination and administrative support for the Bridge Initiative, a multi-year research project that connects the academic study of Islamophobia with the public square.  Reporting to ACMCU Associate Director, the Events and Program Coordinator has duties that include but are not limited to:

Administrative Support

  • Provides general administrative support to the Director and Associate Director of the Bridge Initiative.
  • Coordinates meeting and activity schedules, working daily with the Director and Associate Director 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 for the Director and other team members as needed.
  • Assists with follow-up on action items, including making phone calls, preparing documents, and sending correspondence.
  • Prepares reimbursements and related documentation, and works closely with the ACMCU Associate Director and SFS BSC on processing.
  • Works with the Office Manager or other team members as needed in support of technology, supply, and facilities needs for the Bridge staff.

Event Coordination

  • Coordinates Bridge Initiative events and other events as needed for the Bridge Director and Associate Director, for example, conferences, lectures, lunches/dinners, receptions, and book talks.
  • Performs scheduling, makes space reservations, prepares invitations/advertising, arranges for catering and equipment, and administers setup and cleanup.
  • Maintains necessary equipment and supplies.


  • 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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