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Research Assistant – McDonough School of Business – Georgetown University

Georgetown University

Job Description

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Research Assistant, Faculty Services - McDonough School of Business - Georgetown University
At Georgetown University's
McDonough School of Business (MSB)
, our mission is to build global business knowledge and inspire ethical leaders to serve the common good.
Job Overview
The Research Assistant for Faculty Services serves as a research assistant for MSB faculty as well as an overall assistant for special projects and events; and assist the faculty in various research and planning tasks. Their duties include but are not limited to:
  • Assisting faculty in instructional course development and support
  • Assisting faculty in implementing special projects, events, and research initiatives
  • Performing literature searches using web sources and library resources
  • Creating tables, charts, and graphics using existing data, preparing materials for submission, and managing and responding to research project-related emails
  • Managing and updating databases, including collecting and evaluating data, performing statistical analyses, and crafting graphical and written reports of results
  • Supporting faculty with administrative responsibilities, such as entering grades, reserving rooms, posting to Canvas, handling correspondence, and scheduling
  • Managing student workers assigned to faculty on an as-needed basis
Work Interactions

Reporting to the Vice Dean of Faculty and working closely with an academic Area Coordinator, the Research Assistant for Faculty Services at times interfaces with individuals and organizations external to the McDonough School of Business and Georgetown University to help with the implementation of special projects and planning events.
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to work creatively and independently
  • Ability to work as part of a team and supervise students
  • Familiarity with library research databases
  • Advanced skills in Excel, PowerPoint, and Word - and familiarity with Google Drive, calendar management
Preferred qualification
3 years of work experience
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 on the Department of Human Resources
Mode of Work Designation
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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.
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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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