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Faculty Assistant - Office of Faculty Support , Georgetown University Law Center
As a member of the Office of Faculty Support , the Faculty Assistant serves on a team of faculty assistants who support the teaching and scholarly responsibilities of full-time law faculty members. Each assistant provides professional support to, on average, ten to twelve assigned faculty. Support services may include assisting faculty with the entire range of their Georgetown teaching responsibilities, committee assignments, and scholarly work. Duties include but are not limited to:
Utilizing University travel systems, assists with travel arrangements and reimbursements for university-related travel
Provides scheduling and calendar support for Georgetown meetings or conferences
Coordinates with A/V, IST, the Mail & Copy Center, external vendors, and Event Services for meeting and event support
Coordinates office supply requests and requests facilities assistance for faculty
Course Management Support
Assists with Canvas tasks including: sending announcements, creating modules, creating appointment slots for office hours, and posting slides
Assists with the preparation of class materials and communications - including class rosters, photo seating charts, syllabi, and presentation slides
Assists with the creation and editing of faculty members' university-related correspondence and presentations
Answers telephones, meets and escorts guests, greets visitors and students, provides information, takes phone messages, and transfers callers or visitors to other departments as needed
Prepares, sends, and receives Georgetown-related faxes, FedEx, courier, and mail deliveries
Scholarship and Research Support
Supports faculty scholarship by scanning, photocopying, and indexing or compiling research materials, books, and files
Communicates requests to the Library on matters including scholarship updates, overdue books, and book requests
Teamwork and Professional Development
Attends and actively participates in team meetings
Works collaboratively with other faculty assistants
Provides coverage for other faculty assistants as needed
At least two years prior experience in administrative support and/or customer service roles.
Experience with the practical application of routine office practices and techniques.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills, including experience working with a wide range of individuals.
Past experience with and proficiency in Microsoft Office, Google Suite, and Adobe.
Must possess the ability to gain proficiency with other office and campus technologies (including GMS/Workday, Concur, and Canvas).
A bachelor's degree and previous experience in higher education or a law office environment
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Internal Number: JR07427
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