Foreign Service Officers

Georgetown UniversityWashington, DC

3 months ago


Job Title

Assistant Director of Academic and Faculty Affairs, Master of Science in Foreign Service (MSFS) Program - Walsh School of Foreign Service - Georgetown University

Job Location

Washington, D.C.

Job Overview

The MSFS Assistant Director of Academic and Faculty Affairs provides academic advising and faculty affairs administration for 250+ US and international students and 100+ full-time and adjunct faculty members in the Master of Science in Foreign Service (MSFS) program. They serve as a member of the MSFS curriculum committee and provides program administration as needed in coordination with the Director of Academic and Faculty Affairs. These activities include managing course scheduling, tracking student progress to degree, and providing internship and career-related services in coordination with the SFS Career Center. As well, they are the point of contact for and facilitate the hiring, onboarding, and training of adjuncts, other new faculty, and Practitioners in Residence - activities that include syllabi collection/review and tracking course evaluations. Work Interactions and Work Mode Designation: Reporting to the MSFS Director of Academic and Faculty Affairs, the Assistant Director works closely with the MSFS administrative team, faculty, and students.


Salary: Open


  • Provide academic advising and faculty affairs administration for MSFS program
  • Manage course scheduling and track student progress to degree
  • Coordinate internship and career-related services with SFS Career Center
  • Facilitate hiring, onboarding, and training of adjuncts and new faculty
  • Be a member of the MSFS curriculum committee


  • Bachelor's degree (Master's preferred)
  • 3 years of related, progressively responsible experience in student or academic affairs
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work with diverse populations
  • Superb writing, editing, and proofreading skills
  • Attention to detail and ability to manage multiple priorities

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Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

For Washington, DC | $5,379/mo

  • Housing/Rent$3,303

  • Miscellaneous$983

  • Food$499

  • Utilities$302

  • Transportation$292


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