Associate Director / Academic Advisor, Academic Counseling - McDonough School of Business

Washington D.C.
Dec 06, 2017
Feb 21, 2018
Full Time
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Associate Director / Academic Advisor, Academic Counseling - McDonough School of Business

Located at the intersection of business, government, and international relations, Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business (MSB) 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.

Associate Director / Academic Advisor assists with the execution of the student engagement strategy for undergraduate business students. Reporting to the Senior Assistant Dean/Director of Advising, the Associate Director / Academic Advisor has duties that include but are not limited to:

  • Advises undergraduate business students on curricular and co-curricular issues and assist with academic scheduling. 
  • Plans and implements events, such as New Student Orientation, Family Weekend, Beta Gamma Sigma Induction, Georgetown Admissions Ambassador Program (GAAP) Weekends, Commencement, Peer Advising functions, workshops, admissions sessions for prospective students, career/leadership panels, alumni events, and community service/outreach efforts.
  • Represents MSB Undergraduate Program Office on campus-wide committees, such as Honor Council, Case Management Committee, Orientation Committee, First/Second-Year Experience Committee, Admissions Comm., Athletic Comm. and/or Judicial Board.
  • Conducts studies/surveys and prepares reports as needed to aid the office in collecting and understanding data on international study abroad patterns, course enrollment patterns, trends in majors/minors, student satisfaction, and benchmarking, assessment.



  • Bachelor's degree - Master's degree preferred
  • 3 to 5 years of work experience in higher education - preferably working with undergraduates in a college environment
  • Ability to work in a supportive and collaborative way with students, faculty, parents, and academic and student affairs staff 
  • Personal desire and skills to advise, counsel, and mentor students
  • Ability to multi-task and distinguish between essential and secondary tasks during busy periods while paying careful attention to detail
  • Very strong communication skills (both written and verbal) 
  • Experience with initiating programs and planning events

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