Events Coordinator, Center for Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies (CERES) - Walsh School o

Washington D.C.
Sep 28, 2017
Nov 10, 2017
Full Time
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Events Coordinator, Center for Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies (CERES) - Walsh School of Foreign Service

Georgetown's Center for Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies (CERES) houses one of the nation's preeminent Master's degree programs and hosts a rich program of events on the region.

The Events Coordinator manages CERES events related to the “Strengthening and Integrating Graduate Training and Research on Russian and Eurasian Studies” grant and provides general administrative support for the PI of the grant.  Reporting to the CERES Director and to the grant's Principle Investigator, the Events Coordinator has duties that include but are not limited to:

Events Management

  • Negotiates contracts with vendors; working with the SFS BSC to ensure timely submission and approval of contracts.
  • Reserves venues.
  • Generates advertisements, invitations, and associated correspondence; creating/updating mailing lists.
  • Manages events from setup to cleanup.
  • Coordinates with media, student groups, or any other organization involved in the event.
  • Coordinates with SFS Communications on media for events.
  • Coordinates with the University Office of Communications on protocol and security.
  • Arranges visitor transportation and lodging.
  • Coordinates with CERES Center Administrator and SFS BSC on event budgets and financial transactions.
  • Coordinates with other departments or external groups for events in which CERES is a partner or participant. 

Administrative Support

Provides general administrative support to the grant's Principle Investigator.


  • Bachelor's degree
  • 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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