Deadline: June 19, 2016

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Finance and Operations Assistant – Kennedy Institute of Ethics

Job Number: 20160453

The Kennedy Institute of Ethics, one of the world's premier bioethics institutes, is seeking to hire a Finance and Operations Assistant.  Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Works closely with the Head of Finance and Operations in all aspects of the central administrative and financial operations of the Institute.
  • Provides a broad range of operational and financial support by serving multiple roles in the Georgetown Management System (GMS) Financials. 
  • Serve as the office manager (ordering supplies, fielding phone calls, submitting facilities work orders, and coordinating office moves) and provide administrative assistance to faculty and staff. 
  • Manage the KIE Director’s calendar.
  • Serve as the event coordinator for KIE events, including the Intensive Bioethics Course.
  • Responsible for all event logistics such as reserving event space, ordering catering, managing travel arrangements, and correspondence.
  • Responsible for managing and scheduling KIE event space.


  • B.A. in business administration or related field.
  • At least 2 years of administrative and financial experience in an office setting. 
  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills (both oral and written) and the ability to prioritize and perform multiple tasks simultaneously with little supervision.
  • Must be detail oriented and able to think outside the box to solve issues creatively.
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