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Associate Director of Development, Advancement Office Georgetown University Law Center

Georgetown University
District of Columbia, United States
Salary Not specified
Closing date
Nov 26, 2022

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Position Type
Fundraising, Fundraising Administration
Academic Centers
Employment Type
Full Time

Associate Director of Development, Advancement Office Georgetown University Law Center

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.


Associate Director of Development, Advancement Office - Georgetown University Law Center

Job Overview

Georgetown Law's Advancement Office is charged with raising funds to advance the institution's mission and achieve goals set forth by the Executive Vice President of the Law Center/Dean of the Law School and the Assistant Dean of Development & Alumni Affairs. Major fundraising objectives of the Law Center and the University include increasing the percentage of law alumni who make charitable gifts to the institution, increasing the average dollar amount per gift to the Law Center, and increasing the total dollars raised.

As a member of the Law Development staff, the Associate Director of Development identifies, cultivates, solicits and stewards gifts to the Law Center in the $100,000 to $1,000,000 range in support of these objectives.

Work Interactions

The Associate Director identifies potential major gift and planned giving prospects in assigned geographic areas; and then develops a strategy for visiting prospects each year at all stages of the fundraising continuum -discovery, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship. When required, they facilitate visits for the Dean, the Assistant Dean of Development & Alumni Affairs, the Advancement team, and members of the faculty and administration as appropriate.

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 3 to 5 years of major gift and planned giving fund-raising experience, with demonstrated success in personal solicitations of $50,000 or more - preference for experience in development and gift planning within higher education
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively both with alumni, friends and parents of Georgetown University Law Center; as well as with the Law Center's administration, faculty, and staff
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong computer skills including all Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and Google Platform (Docs, Sheets and Forms)
  • Willingness and availability

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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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.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements:

The Georgetown University community is committed to our public health approach and the important role that vaccines play in contributing to the safety of our University and our broader communities. Georgetown University requires students, faculty, staff and visitors to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and to have received a COVID-19 vaccine booster shot when eligible, or to have an approved medical or religious exemption. This requirement applies to all faculty and staff, including teleworking employees. Complete details and updates can be found in the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resource Center.

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