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Georgetown University's School of Continuing Studies (SCS) offers graduate programs in professional and liberal studies, more than 30 professional certificate programs, custom and corporate training and education, summer and special programs, and the University's only part-time bachelor's program. By pairing seasoned scholars and practitioners with innovative educational programming, SCS prepares students with the skills needed to succeed in today's evolving business landscape.
Reporting to the Assistant Dean of Summer Programs for High School, the Program Manager, Summer Programs for High School leads the planning and execution of administrative and operational tasks and projects for summer and special programs for high school students. S/he oversees multiple areas of responsibility, including program and project management, coordination of academic evaluations, staff recruitment, and hiring and training. Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Communicates with the Academic Directors and other program staff, ensuring and helping the smooth delivery of program supplies from program staff including schedules, vendor orders, syllabi, and other materials.
Schedules and works with support partners on the operational details for programs which include housing, bus requests, vendor requirements, meeting space and times, classroom space, GOCard and checking day logistics, and execution.
Plans and monitors logistics for Special Programs which include recruiting and assisting with the selection of administrative and student staff and other duties as needed.
Provides on-site support during the program to faculty and staff.
Performs day-of-departure service checks with Dining Services and bus vendor.
Bachelor's Degree with 2 - 4 years' experience in program coordination or event management
Experience managing projects or project timelines, working in a fast-paced and team-oriented environment, and communicating with a wide variety of stakeholders
Strong computer skills, particularly with Microsoft Office software and Google suite applications
Skilled and successful at prioritizing work and multi-tasking to meet deadlines
Strong time management skills, detail oriented, and the ability to think outside the box to solve issues creatively
Excellent and diplomatic interpersonal and communication skills in person, by phone, and email
Knowledge of pre-college educational and enrichment programs is desired but not required
Please note that this position, due to the nature of the department, may be required to work some evenings and weekends throughout the summer months and whenever programs are in session
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About Georgetown University
Established in 1789, Georgetown is the nation's oldest Catholic and Jesuit University. Georgetown is one of the world's leading academic and research institutions, offering a unique educational experience that prepares the next generation of global citizens to lead and make a difference in the world.