Executive Assistant, Law Center Development - Georgetown University Law Center

Washington D.C.
Mar 21, 2018
Jun 05, 2018
Education, Law
Full Time
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Executive Assistant, Law Center Development - Georgetown University Law Center

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The Executive Assistant provides support to the Assistant Dean of Development and Alumni Affairs and manages the Office of Law Center Development, assisted by an Administrative Assistant. Reporting to the Assistant Dean, the Executive Assistant has duties that include but are not limited to:


  • Schedules individual meetings and meetings involving multiple stakeholders.
  • On a daily basis, manages calendar entries per day and for future dates.
  • Reconfirms meetings and logistics as appropriate.
  • Responds to calendar inquiries from other offices.   
  • Handles travel arrangements.
  • Handles on-line ProCard allocation.
  • Prepares ProCard paperwork for signature and submission to Financial Affairs.


Budgetary Oversight

  • Reviews and processes all reimbursements and contacts.
  • Monitors departmental budget and expenditures.
  • Monitors time sheet submissions and approvals.
  • Oversees office equipment and vendor contracts.       

Personnel Management

  • Maintains departmental personnel files.
  • Maintains correspondence files and archival Development files.


  • Bachelor's degree
  • 5 to 7 years of progressively complex administrative experience supporting senior management or C-level executive(s) - preferably a non-profit or university setting
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Experience providing complex administrative support in a high-profile environment with tact and diplomacy
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple tasks and competing demands and priorities effectively
  • Excellent skills with standard office productivity software such as Microsoft Office
  • Ability to take the initiative and accomplish projects without supervision
  • Commitment to handling highly confidential information with discretion

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EEO Statement:

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