Assistant Director of Admissions - Georgetown University Law Center

Washington D.C.
Oct 04, 2017
Oct 23, 2017
Executive, Director
Education, Law
Full Time
Located in a historic neighborhood in the nation's capital, Georgetown offers rigorous academic programs, a global perspective, exciting ways to take advantage of Washington, D.C., and a commitment to social justice. Our community is a tight knit group of remarkable individuals interested in intellectual inquiry and making a difference in the world.


Assistant Director of Admissions - Georgetown University Law Center

Georgetown Law. Tradition. Innovation. A superb faculty, hundreds of course offerings - and all of this just steps away from the Capitol and Supreme Court. Georgetown Law is an exceptional institution in an enviable location.  Students come here from all over the world to study international or tax law, environmental or health care law (just a few of our specialties). They come here for our top-ranked clinics. Most of all, they come because this is the place where theory and practice meet. At Georgetown, students learn the law in the place where laws are made.

The Assistant Director of Admissions assists with all aspects of the J.D. and Graduate (LL.M. & S.J.D.) admissions processes.  Reporting to the Assistant Dean of Admissions, the Assistant Director has duties that include but are not limited to:

Application Review and Decision

  • Assists in the review and rendering of decisions for more than 10,000 JD and Graduate applications received annually.
  • Assists with J.D. scholarship review processes.
  • Assists with training and coordination of the Admissions Committee.


  • Represents Georgetown Law at recruitment fairs, law forums and panels.
  • Develops and implements strategies for recruiting and yielding prospective law students.
  • Works on diversity recruitment initiatives.
  • Conducts applicant interviews.


Counsels prospective and admitted students regarding the law school admissions process.

Technology and Publications

  • Directs the production of certain print and online marketing materials.
  • Works with the Office of Admissions team on web and social media marketing
  • Works with Office of Admissions team to handle the technical components of the J.D. and Graduate admissions processes, including online applications, database and web issues.


  • Juris Doctorate
  • Familiarity with Microsoft development skills, in particular Office and Excel
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality with sensitive information and to work with a wide range of people including applicants, alumni, faculty, staff and students
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Availability and willingness to work occasional evening and weekend event and to participate in seasonal recruiting travel.

Preferred qualifications

  • Experience with student information systems or similar databases
  • Working knowledge of web development technologies and emerging social media
  • Strong multitasking abilities

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Submission Guidelines:

Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any position at Georgetown University you must submit a cover letter and resume  for each position of interest for which you believe you are qualified. These documents are not kept on file for future positions.

Need Assistance:

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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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