Assistant Director of LL.M. Academic Services, Office of Graduate Programs - Georgetown University

Washington D.C.
Oct 04, 2017
Oct 27, 2017
Executive, Director
Full Time
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Assistant Director of LL.M. Academic Services, Office of Graduate Programs - Georgetown University Law Center

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The Assistant Director of LL.M. Academic Services (LLMAS) coordinates a broad range of activities related to academic affairs in the Office of Graduate Programs (OGP).  Reporting to the Executive Director of LL.M., the Assistant Director has duties that include but are not limited to:

Course Management

  • Manages the implementation of the course schedule each academic year, including administering data/information, inputting course requirements and faculty profiles, and coordinating the graduate schedule with the J.D. schedule.
  • Coordinates course and faculty changes with LLMAS team, Program Directors, and J.D. Academic Services.
  • Serves as a core member of the team that designing and implementing new technological tools and manages transition to new platforms.
  • Works collaboratively with LLMAS team and the Registrar's Office to resolve course and faculty issues. 
  • Regularly updates course and faculty changes across all platforms.

Graduate Faculty Management

  • Serves as a primary point of contact for LL.M. and S.J.D. adjunct and visiting faculty, and full-time faculty teaching graduate courses.
  • Assists Assistant director in responding to regular adjunct inquiries and sending out mass communications.
  • Collects, tracks, and reviews graduate syllabi.        

Academic Support Services

  • Assists with support services such as handling Graduate Independent Research requests, tracking Leave of Absence approvals, and coordinating edits to the Student and Faculty Handbooks.  
  • Ensures safekeeping of important academic documents.
  • Organizes and maintains the LLMAS team's shared documents.                      


  • Bachelor's degree 
  • 1 to 3 years of work experience - preference for 1 year of managing complex administrative tasks and/or experience working full-time in an academic institution
  • Ability to communicate effectively with colleagues, faculty and students
  • Attention to detail, strong time-management and project-management skills, including the ability to independently prioritize tasks, process a high volume of requests and complete projects on time
  • High proficiency in technology - with ability to use Microsoft Office Suite - preference for experience with databases and course-management tools 
  • Team-oriented approach, and the ability to respond promptly, accurately, and courteously to students, faculty and colleagues

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