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MA and Graduate Program Officer - Department of Government, Georgetown College
Georgetown's Department of Government is an open, dynamic, and publicly engaged community of scholars, students, and professional staff. We believe in the ideal of scholarship for its own sake but are also deeply committed to the role of cutting-edge research in informing politics and public life. The Department of Government is one of the largest academic departments within the Georgetown College, housing three MA programs and a highly ranked PhD program. Reporting to the Chair and Administrative Officer, the MA Officer is responsible for serving graduate students to ensure a positive student experience while pursuing their pertinent degree. This position also contributes to the success of the MA programs in recruiting and retaining top students in the field, and the overall growth of these programs. The MA & Graduate Program Officer has duties that include but are not limited to:
Supports and administers the Department of Government's graduate programs, with an emphasis on the MA in American Government program.
Supports marketing for the department's programs, processing of graduate program financial expenditures.
Maintains graduate program records and data.
Recruits and retains top students in the field.
Bachelor's degree required with at least 2 years of experience in a fast-paced office
Proficiency in MS Suite applications, organization social media presence and content-based web site management
Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
Superior multi-tasking and time management skills
Ability to work independently and within a team
Must be able to navigate sensitive matters with utmost confidentiality, and good judgement
Previous work with graduate students
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