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Associate Director of Signature Events - Office of Advancement - Georgetown University
Georgetown University Washington, DC

Associate Director of Signature Events - Office of Advancement - Georgetown University

Georgetown University
Washington, DC
  • Vision , Medical , Dental , Life Insurance , Retirement
  • 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.


Associate Director of Signature Events - Office of Advancement - Georgetown University

Job Overview

The Associate Director of Signature Events is responsible for the planning and execution of Advancement events which support the alumni engagement, development and campaign goals established by the university. The Associate Director works with the Director of Signature Events to establish event-specific strategies for achieving the goals and objectives set forth by internal and external stakeholders and the university at-large. This position assists in the creation, execution and management of local, national and international programs and is responsible for the refinement of departmental methods and systems which best support the mission of the Office of Advancement.

Work Interactions

Reporting to the Director of Signature Events, the Associate Director of Signature Events serves as a member of the Office of Advancement Signature Events team. They partner with Advancement and university colleagues, and oversee members of the Signature Events team in the planning and execution of events.

The effective planning, supervision and implementation of these events have a direct impact on relationships with alumni, university "friends," donors and prospective donors, as well as current students.

On an on-going basis, the Associate Director discusses with the Director their individual project objectives and budget development and maintenance.

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree
  • At least 4 to 6 years of commensurate event planning experience or an equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience

Preferred qualifications
  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills
  • Superb attention to detail
  • Ability to concurrently balance multiple, high priorities
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experience supervising volunteers and colleagues and working with VIPs
  • Mission-driven mindset

Work Mode Designation

This position has been designated as Hybrid. Please note that work mode designations are regularly reviewed in order to meet the evolving needs of the University. Such review may necessitate a change to a position's mode of work designation. Complete details about Georgetown University's mode of work designations for staff positions can be found on the Department of Human Resources website:

Georgetown University's Office of Advancement is committed to cultivating a safe, equitable, diverse, and inclusive work environment that honors the diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives of our broader colleagues and broader Georgetown community. Consistent with our Jesuit values, we aim to foster a culture that accepts and cares for each individual, and we believe this is central to achieving our goals in support of Georgetown's mission. Learn more about the Office of Advancement here.

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Submission Guidelines:

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Need some assistance with the application process? Please call 202-687-2500. For more information about the suite of benefits, professional development and community involvement opportunities that make up Georgetown's commitment to its employees, please visit the Georgetown Works website.

EEO Statement:

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Georgetown University offers a comprehensive and competitive benefit package that includes medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance, retirement savings, tuition assistance, work-life balance benefits, employee discounts and an array of voluntary insurance options. You can learn more about benefits and eligibility on the Department of Human Resources website.


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2115 Wisconsin Ave NW # 200

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Posted date

February 26, 2024

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Georgetown University job posting for a Associate Director of Signature Events - Office of Advancement - Georgetown University in Washington, DC with a salary of $64,100 to $115,700 Yearly with a map of Washington location.