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

Washington D.C.
Aug 18, 2017
Jan 25, 2018
Full Time
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Assistant Director, Steers Center for Global Real Estate - McDonough School of Business

Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business (MSB) - located at the intersection of business, government, and international relations - develops principled leaders committed to serving both business and society. Through our global perspective, we prepare students to compete in today's international business environment.

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


  • Plans and executes the logistics of Steer Center events such as seminars, speaker series, and conferences. 
  • Professionally interacts with VIPs and senior speakers in real estate, industry, and academia. 
  • Develops marketing plans and events material. 
  • Manages the website. 
  • Coordinates various groups within the MSB for Steers Center activities and events, such as Advancement, Dean's Office, Marketing and Communications, and Technology Center.


  • Makes travel arrangements, process reimbursements, schedule meetings. 
  • Prepares drafts and types correspondence, proposals, and reports. 
  • Answers phones, orders supplies, maintains files, copies, faxes, and completes mailings. 
  • Maintains Director's schedule and calendar.
  • Provides administrative help with teaching, research, and other academic activities.
  • Serves the Steers Center student population with 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 that the Center should engage these technological aspects over a long-term horizon.


  • 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.


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.


  • Bachelor's degree - Master's degree preferred
  • 1 - 3 years of relevant/professional experience, preferably in higher education.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite applications
  • Ability to work responsibly with little guidance and 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
  • Strong motivation, organizational/time management ability, and detail orientation
  • Entrepreneurial with the ability to work independently 
  • Preference for Webpage maintenance skills, database management skills, and basic design skills

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