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Community Director, Burleith and Foxhall Neighborhoods – Office of Community Engagement
Georgetown University's Office of Community Engagement helps to fulfill Georgetown's commitment to the common good in the District of Columbia and the metropolitan region. The office supports the university's growth and economic development efforts, including master planning; facilitates and develops relationships with community organizations, local governments, and civic organizations; supports community-based research and scholarship; and strengthens the university's partnership with our neighbors.
The Community Director supports, programs for and educates students (undergraduate and graduate) living off campus and supports, responds to concerns and educates non-students living in multiple neighborhoods immediately adjacent to Georgetown University's main campus including the Virginian Suites graduate housing as outlined in the University's Campus Plan. S/he provides direct services to students and non-students off campus, participates in a 24/7 on-call duty rotation, and is a primary on-site responder to student-related emergencies in the neighborhoods immediately adjacent to the main campus. Reporting to the Director of Neighborhood Life, the Community Director has duties that include but are not limited to:
Interacts with students, parents, members of the Georgetown University community, and residents of the adjacent neighborhoods.
Advises students and informs neighbors on city laws and university regulations such as trash, noise, leases, and deposits.
Mediates students' interpersonal conflicts and landlord/tenant disputes.
Serves as a resource person for students on matters related to living in residential neighborhoods, for example, city trash/recycling disposal rules, opportunity for inspection of dwelling for repair and/or safety issues, relevant District of Columbia laws, and securing a residence for academic year breaks.
Prepares and presents multiple mandatory off campus orientation sessions for all undergraduates students living off-campus
Creates content and emails a bi-weekly newsletter to all graduate and undergraduate students living off campus.
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Internal Number: JR05382
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