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Administrative Coordinator, Department of Government - Georgetown University's Georgetown College
Georgetown University'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, and 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 Georgetown College, housing a large undergraduate program, 3 MA programs and a highly ranked Ph.D. program.
Reporting to the Chair and Administrative Officer, the Administrative Coordinator is responsible for providing administrative support to undergraduate students, to ensure a positive student experience, as well as to faculty with their teaching and research logistics. The Administrative Coordinator also contributes to the success of the department by successfully coordinating and hosting large scale events that highlights the Department, its faculty and students.
The Administrative Coordinator has responsibilities that include but are not limited to:
Providing general administrative support to the Department of Government, including the Department's large undergraduate major and minor.
Working with the Chair, Field Chairs, the Director of Undergraduate Studies, the Director of Graduate Studies and MA program staff to ensure that all planned courses are successfully scheduled in the department's master schedule.
Working with College Dean's Office to ensure that that undergraduate major/minor requirement courses are consistently offered to satisfy the degree requirements.
Negotiating classroom assignments and other scheduling changes or additions with Registrar's Office
Hiring of undergraduate research assistants.
Maintaining undergraduate program handbook and information on the department's website.
Meeting with and presenting undergraduate major/minor information to prospective undergraduate students.
Responsibility for the preparation and submission of the fall and spring course schedules to the Registrar's Office.
Coordination of large scale events and special meetings, faculty search process, undergraduate student research hiring.
Processing and reconciliation of all faculty expense reports.
General financial support with processing the Department's financial expenditures.
Bachelor's degree required with at least 2 years of experience in a fast-paced office.
Proficiency in MS Suite applications, Google docs 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, good judgement and poise.
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