Student Development Coordinator

Washington D.C.
Jul 13, 2018
Sep 07, 2018
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.


The Student Development Coordinator will manage student employment, provide travel & logistical support in planning student trips, advise student clubs, and provide operations support for the Office of Student Development (OSD). This position is also responsible for managing student data relevant to OSD.

  • Advertise student employment positions and manage the student employment cycle in liaison with hiring managers, departments and Human Resources;
  • Manage and mentor several student clubs;
  • Provide guidance to students who are organizing clubs, events and programs;
  • Assist the Assistant Director of Operations for Student Development in departmental needs and daily operations of the department including team meetings and events;
  • Assist with the preparation of Scholarship funding letters and renewals;
  • Provide administrative support in managing Athletics (sports teams), Outdoor Education program and Student Trips
  • Assist in planning and managing student events/programs such as Outdoor Education, Model United Nations, International Ball, and Georgetown Day
  • Work with the Events team in event coordination and planning and provide support in event execution;
  • Provide support to the Student Life team with financial policies and administrative processes for Student trips and Student Life programs;
  • Provide support to other team members in Student Life and Careers when required;
  • Assist with all stages of the Admissions process;
  • Update web pages related to Student Development;
  • Manage relevant student data to ensure up to date and accurate information;
  • Assist in managing travel itineraries for main campus visitors to Student Development at GU-Q;
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree;
  • 1-2 years' work experience in similarly challenging and busy role;
  • Experience of successfully planning and executing events, ideally in a higher education environment or familiarity with events management and working with students;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and strong interpersonal and problem solving-skills;
  • Ability to plan own workload to meet deadlines and work effectively under time pressures;
  • Proficiency with MS Office, Google Apps and ability to learn new policies, procedures and systems;
  • Fluency in English language;
  • Knowledge of GU-Q is advantageous.

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