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Program Associate, Institute of International Economic Law (IIEL) - Georgetown University Law Center

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Program Associate, Institute of International Economic Law (IIEL) - Georgetown University Law Center

The is the focal point for the study of international economic law at Georgetown Law. Our faculty includes scholars and practitioners at the forefront of all areas of international economic law including trade, investment and financial regulation, tax, business and monetary law. IIEL administers a robust programming calendar with programs geared toward both students and professionals alike.

Job Overview

The Program Associate is a critical team member, working closely with the entire IIEL team to facilitate the smooth functioning of all IIEL programs and activities.

They manage all administrative and financial activities required for the effective and efficient administration of IIEL’s world-class webinars, in-person conferences, executive education and student courses, as well as for IIEL’s media and communications including website and social media maintenance; and formalize strategic partnerships with other universities, international organizations, and business enterprises.

Work Interactions

Reporting to the IIEL Director and Associate Director of Events and Communications, the Program Associate - in a frontline staff role - has a customer service mindset, excellent attention to detail, and an independent working ability. They initiate and process all IIEL financial and budgetary transactions for the smooth functioning of IIEL events and programs; support all events and communications initiatives; and interface with a variety of Georgetown Law departments, staff, students, and faculty to follow-up on and execute assigned tasks.

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree - preference for international studies, economics, or related field
  • Up to 2 years of experience - preference for administrative experience in a higher education setting
  • Experience with managing financial records and budgets
  • Experience and proficiency with Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Google Docs/Sheets
  • Experience with program administration, event and travel planning
  • An effective team player with strong problem-solving skills, multitasking ability and a customer service orientation
  • Comfortable with interact with internal colleagues and external donors, program participants and VIPs
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communications abilities
  • Strong attention to detail, organization, time-management skills
  • Availability and willingness to work mornings and evenings as needed for events

Preferred qualifications

  • Some experience with graphic design and marketing tools
  • Basic website maintenance skills
  • Comfort working in both virtual and hybrid event formats
  • International and/or multicultural experience/exposure

Work Mode: 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 and AAP positions can be found on the Department of Human Resources Mode of Work Designation.

Candidates selected for interview should be prepared to complete a one-hour writing assignment as part of the process for selecting final candidates.

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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.