Graduate Assistant for Academic Initiatives, Office of Residential Living - Division of Student Aff

Washington D.C.
Aug 30, 2017
Nov 07, 2017
Full Time
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Graduate Assistant for Academic Initiatives, Office of Residential Living - Division of Student Affairs

The Division of Student Affairs supports the academic mission by educating students as whole persons, promoting their intellectual, moral, spiritual, and social formation; enhancing students' learning and helping to prepare them for lives of discernment, civic engagement, and professional growth; teaching personal responsibility and respect for people of all faiths, cultures, and beliefs; and promoting the health and safety of students and others in the University community

The Graduate Assistant for Academic Initiatives is a part-time (10-hours per week) staff member within the Office of Residential Living, with the opportunity to develop and gain skills in the competency areas of administration, communication, assessment, marketing, and program development & implementation.   Reporting to the Associate Director of Residential Education, the Graduate Assistant has duties that include but are not limited to:

  • Administers Moveable Feast, a program that brings together faculty and students for engaging conversation over a meal.
  • Supports the day-to-day operation of the Living Learning Community program and other faculty related programming by assisting with the planning and implementation of large scale events such as the LLC Symposium, retreats, Faculty Fellows and the mural program.
  • Responds to inquiries and concerns of LLC stakeholders in a manner that provides exceptional service, accurate information and fosters relationship building.
  • Participates in LLC recruitment, application and selection processes.
  • Provides administrative support for the academic initiatives within the Office of Residential Living.


  • Bachelor's degree
  • Current enrollment in a graduate program focused in higher education or student affairs administration, counseling, or a related field
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Thorough understanding of and commitment to the education and character development of college students

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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 (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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