Assistant Program Manager - Center for the Constitution, Georgetown University Law Center

Washington D.C
Apr 05, 2019
Jul 29, 2019
Full Time
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The Georgetown Center for the Constitution organizes a number of programs on constitutional law and theory to Georgetown Law. F ounded in 2012, the Center offers a variety of programs on constitutional law and theory at Georgetown Law, placing special emphasis on how best to remain faithful to the Constitution's text.

The Assistant Prog r am Manager handles the daily administration of th e Center including personne l and application management, confer e nc e and symposium man age m e nt, a s we ll as other co-sponsored events. S/he is tasked with converting symposium papers to a format s uit a bl e to be published as an e- book . The Ass i s t ant Pro g r a m Manager will assist the Pro g r a m Manager in all of these areas and has duties that include but are not limited to:
  • Assist in organizing conferences and other events sponsored by the Center, including drafting and sending invitations to faculty for two major conferences.
  • Coordinate with the Office of Faculty Support, Financial Affairs, Special Events and other Georgetown Law departments to fully execute successful events.
  • Collaborate with the Georgetown Journal of Law and Public Policy to ensu re timely publication of scholarship resulting from Center events.
  • Develop and maintain an electronic depository for scholarship relevant to the Center's mission in coordination with the Georgetown Law Library and the directors.
  • Create and maintain a web-based platform for sharing relevant scholarship with fellow scho l ars.
  • Promote the center and events, corresponding with Student Fellows regarding events, employment opportunities, and research tools.
  • Advertise the Center's events and programs across multiple mediums, identifying and corresponding with media outlets to promote the Center.
  • Assist with creating, administering, and recording the application processes of graduate fellowships and summer boot camp; Draft and send acknowledgement letters and acceptance/rejection letters to applicants.
  • Support graduate fellows and visiting scholars in relocating to DC for their appointments, coordinating with campus staff to handle all logistical details.

  • Bachelor's degree with a dmission into the JD pro g r am
  • Outstanding int e rp e r so nal, oral and written communication s kill s
  • Strong organizati ona l and time-management abilities
  • Ability to effectively serve diverse personalities, maintain poise and professiona l demeanor, diplomacy and tact, sound jud g ment and discretion when dealing with confidential and sensitive information in what can be a high-pressured e n v ironm ent
  • Familiarity with web design software and the development of web pages and the ability assist in the updating and upkeep of Center web pages
  • Ability to design and create PowerPoint presentations and assist with their presentation as needed
  • Ability to learn how to convert documents to a form suitable for e-book publication
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, willingness and ability to learn university software, and familiarity with laser printers, fax machines, and photocopiers
  • Willing to acquire basic proficiency in handling WordPerfect documents
  • 3-4 years pr og re ss ive administrative and project management experience, editing and proofreading skills are preferr ed

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