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Assistant Dean

Georgetown University
Washington, DC
Closing date
Jun 8, 2023

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Assistant Dean

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.


Job Overview

Reporting to the Associate Dean of Student Affairs in the School of Nursing (SON), this position works closely with dedicated faculty and staff from admissions, academic affairs, events, marketing, compliance and data management. They comprise a dynamic Student Affairs team that is passionate and committed to facilitating student success in a values-based, rigorous, and interdisciplinary educational environment. Anchored in the Jesuit value of Cura Personalis, the Assistant Dean facilitates the holistic learning and growth of their nursing students throughout their time on the Hilltop.

Work Interactions

The Assistant Dean serves as a departmental liaison to the pre-licensure programs. S/he serves as the academic advising dean to undergraduate and graduate students in that department. In addition to the academic departmental responsibilities, this position serves as the Associate Dean of Student Affairs' representative for multiple campus wide committee initiatives, such as: Office of Global Education, Premedical Studies & Early Assurance Program, Center for Multicultural Affairs, Athletics, Sophomore Year Experience, Parents' Weekend, New Student Orientation, Senior Class programming, Registrar's Office, and Career Services. The Assistant Dean position manages multiple internal school processes which may include: presiding over/coordinating academic appeals; editing and updating bulletins, handbooks, and publications; DegreeWorks coordination; webpage enhancements; Colloquium administration and coordination; academic counsel advisement; peer advising coordination; minority health initiative committee advisement; and Commencement planning and communication. The scope of this position includes working with faculty, fellow academic affairs professional staff, and both prospective and enrolled students.

Work Mode Designation

This position has been designated as On-Campus. 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 website:

Requirements and Qualifications

Minimum requirements include a Bachelor's degree and 2 years of related experience required. Master's degree preferred. Direct experience advising college students, ideally in nursing or a health-related field. Preferred candidates will have a Master's degree in Higher Education, Counseling, or a related field and a minimum of three years full-time advising experience. Ideal candidates possess familiarity with various data management systems, including DegreeWorks, Banner, Cognos, and Salesforce CRM. All candidates must demonstrate strong organizational skills and precise attention to detail. Candidates must also possess the ability to manage multiple complex tasks simultaneously and respond to ever-changing environments comprised of a diverse group of stakeholders.

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Submission Guidelines:

Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any position at Georgetown University you must submit a cover letter and resume for each position of interest for which you believe you are qualified. These documents are not kept on file for future positions.

Need Assistance:

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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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