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Director of Program Management - Office of Executive and Continuing Legal Education - Georgetown University Law Center

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Director of Program Management - Office of Executive and Continuing Legal Education - Georgetown University Law Center

The Georgetown Law’s 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 Director of Program Management oversees the delivery and implementation of cutting-edge Executive Education programs and will work to position Georgetown as a leader in the legal executive and continuing education space.

They support the Executive Director in the growth of Georgetown Law’s executive and continuing education programs by working closely with clients, faculty, interdepartmental partners, and vendors on a daily basis; and collaborate with the Director of Program Development and User Experience to ensure high-quality program conception and client oversight, applying critical expertise in decision-making ability, client service orientation, and social intelligence.

The Director supports the development and implementation of new systems, processes and programs, which includes serving as Project Lead on large-scale/high-visibility programs. They oversee overall workload distribution among the Program Management staff, managing the professional development of the staff; serves as the lead where the tactical and operational tasks meet strategic objectives; and identifies projects to improve the day-to-day and internal operations of program management.

Work Interactions

The Director of Program Management works closely with the Director of Program Development and User Experience, as well as with the PM team and Business Operations professional. They apply their strong understanding of program/project management, scalable content delivery, and proven ability to work with a wide range of constituent groups.

Externally, they communicate directly with clients, including but not limited to law firm leadership, government agencies, and think tanks.

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree - preference for a Master’s degree
  • 6 to 8 years of relevant experience or an equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience - preferably in a higher education setting
  • Experience managing multiple tasks/projects and satisfying multiple high-level constituencies
  • Ability to work well with senior executives and faculty members, as well as a deep commitment to establishing strong relationships with all constituents of the program
  • Proven ability to identify projects to improve the day-to-day and internal operations of program management
  • A balance of experience creating enthusiasm around a shared vision with innovative operational expertise and leading a team
  • Familiarity with the delivery of executive education and/or corporate training
  • Experience in executive education

Preferred qualifications

  • A “lean start-up” mindset
  • Dedicated team player, flexible and creative, with ability 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 and AAP positions can be found at Mode of Work Designation.

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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.