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Assistant Director, Office of Executive and Continuing Legal Education - Georgetown University Law Center

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Posted on Wednesday, September 27, 2023

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Assistant Director, Office of Executive and Continuing Legal Education - Georgetown University Law Center

The Georgetown Law Office of Executive and Continuing Legal Education (OECLE) brings together Georgetown’s world-renowned faculty, today’s top business minds, and Washington DC’s most influential leaders to create transformative professional education for lawyers and legal adjacent careers. Focused on delivering both customizable and modular curricular content, OECLE is an innovative hub for those looking to create lasting impact on the legal field from the inside out. The OECLE team is a dynamic group of designers, educators, lawyers, and entrepreneurs committed to serving lawyer-leaders around the world.

Job Overview

The Assistant Director plays an important role in the planning and execution of OECLE’s programming, including relationship building with external stakeholders, marketing and sponsorship, vendors and technology, contracting, event staffing, catering and A/V, facilities and venue, and course evaluation. Regularly working with OECLE partners, they are involved in nearly all aspects of a program lifecycle, from discovery to execution.

Work Interactions

Reporting to the Director of Program Management, the Assistant Director has close interaction with the entire OECLE team to drive program planning and execution; and regularly coordinates or interacts with internal and external personnel, including other staff and faculty at Georgetown, potential and existing executive education clients, program attendees and speakers, sponsors, and vendors.

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Ability to manage a high volume of work and prioritize effectively
  • Ability to manage situations professionally and with sound judgment
  • Ability to multi-task and maintain focus, particularly in the provision of customer service while tracking program deliverables for multiple entities and programs simultaneously
  • Ability to work independently and as collaborative part of a team
  • Comfort with technology and growth mindset
  • Demonstrated experience executing large-scale events

Preferred Qualifications

  • 1-2 years in a professional setting
  • Interest in instructional design, program management, large-scale event planning, and/or higher education
  • Experience with Cvent or other event/learning management systems
  • A “lean start-up” mindset
  • A dedicated team player, flexible and creative, and able to work with a variety of personalities and constituencies to deliver excellent programs at scale

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

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Submission Guidelines:

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Need Assistance:

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.