DC Mission Integration Coordinator - Center for Social Justice

Washington D.C
May 01, 2019
Jul 24, 2019
Program Manager
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.


As a part of the country's oldest Catholic and Jesuit university, the Center for Social Justice (CSJ) animates the University's Jesuit values and mission through its work in research, teaching, and service. A component of the work includes that of CSJ's signature, mission-based programs, including those that use the pedagogy of community- centered, social justice immersion and experiential learning.

The DC Mission Integration Coordinator is responsible for the development and execution of local, community and primarily faith-based partnerships that allow members of the Georgetown University community to participate in our institution's Jesuit mission for social justice and the common good. S/he coordinates University-wide mission engagement efforts specifically with L'Arche Communities. Reporting to the CSJ's Associate Director of Mission Curricular Integration, the DC Mission Integration Coordinator has duties that include but are not limited to:

DC-based Mission Partnerships
  • Coordinates social justice, mission-based, and community-centered partnerships pivotal for the University's enactment of its mission for the common good and our students' formation in the Jesuit tradition of Hoyas for Others.
  • Implements new DC-based programs oriented to our University mission, with a focus on student formation, access and affordability, and infusion of social justice and Ignatian pedagogy into its programming.
  • Supports existing DC-based mission partnerships through programs such as Community Impact and Leadership Academy as well as Social Justice and Public Policy Academy.
  • Reports to CSJ's Associate Director as well as the Vice- President/Chief of Staff of the President's Office on progress towards University-wide engagement efforts with this Catholic organization that works to create communities which welcome people who have intellectual disabilities.
  • Creates one-time and on-going touch points (programs) between L'Arche and diverse University units.
  • Works closely with undergraduate student volunteers, ensuring their leadership development and skills-building in DC-mission-based programs design and execution.
  • Works with the President's Office, Campus Ministry, Academic Resource Center , and other units that interface with disability and issues of access to envision future strategies for this commitment.
  • Provides reports that will be used to support fundraising and stewardship efforts towards the programs.

Mission-based Undergraduate Transition Programming
  • Supports CSJ's mission-based programming that supports undergraduate students in their transitions by drawing on Georgetown's Jesuit identity and commitment to social justice and community-based work.
  • Supports-as part of a professional staff team directing the program-a student-led, week-long pre- orientation program, emphasizing community-building and leadership development for the upper-class team leaders throughout the calendar year.
  • Recruits and supervises undergraduate students in leadership positions in planning and implementing FOCI.
  • Promotes service and social justice opportunities to students, advising students interested in social justice service work.
  • Monitors and attends social justice service activities, assists with events planning, monitors budgets, and develops reflection and facilitation training's, tracking participation by students and community partners.
  • Coordinates and develops academic year programming for FOCI participants and students leaders and supervises FOCI Leaders in developing and coordinating activities year-round, including reflections, service activities, speakers, alumni engagement, and undergraduate decision-making.
  • Further supports undergraduate students through programming designed as they explore and discern their post-graduate futures, with options of service, social justice work, and in education.
  • Works with partnering units, such as the Cawley Career Education Center and Campus Ministry, to plan and execute events including, but are not limited to, Commencement Weekend's Social Justice Send-Off, and Options Series for Post-graduate service discernment, Post- graduate Service Fair, and Hoyas for Others Networking Night.

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Minimum of 1 to 3 years in community-based partnerships, Campus Ministry, or social justice programming
  • Experience working with college students and volunteers, familiarity with university culture, and working in and with diverse communities required
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and group facilitation skills
  • Experience in a post-graduate service program is a plus, as is previous experience working with or accompanying vulnerable populations, including individuals with disabilities

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