Director of Faculty Affairs Administration

  • Georgetown University
  • Washington, DC, USA
  • May 12, 2022
Full time Deans & Directors Human Resources & Affirmative Action Other Academic Administration & Affairs

Job Description


Director of Faculty Affairs Administration

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

The Office of the Provost is looking for a Director of Faculty Affairs Administration (DFAA). This staff position will support the rotating Vice Provost for Faculty in guiding the strategic direction for faculty affairs on Georgetown University's Main Campus. Preference for candidates with experience in business process improvement and data analytics in higher education. This position is a perfect leadership opportunity to collaborate with senior leadership across the institution on faculty HR policy and oversee all day-to-day aspects of the Office of Faculty Affairs; faculty appointments, compensation processing, annual reviews, leaves, promotions, and retirements.

Work Interactions

  • Responsible for daily operational activities of the office. Monitors processes; responsible for working with staff to maintain and meet deadlines; maintains work schedules of team;
  • Manages a wide range of faculty affairs processes, including but not limited to: hiring and initial appointment, reappointment, rank & tenure, memorandum of understanding between academic units, compensation processing, sabbaticals and leaves, and retirement
  • Oversees the operation and maintenance of faculty files, databases, and operations.
  • Maintains faculty affairs website.
  • Communication with faculty, senior associate deans of schools, and other offices such as the Main Campus Finance Office, the Office of University Counsel, Faculty and Staff Benefits, University Information Services.



Preferred and Required Qualifications

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree with 7 -10 years of experience working with higher education academic affairs.
  • Proven experience managing Academic Human Resource policies.
  • Engaging Leadership: Ability to influence to achieve objectives of continuous improvement.
  • Expert user of advanced MS Word, functions including document set up and production, template, mail merge, edit/track changes functions, import and creation of graphs and charts.
  • Expert working knowledge of Workday
  • Advanced Excel skills and working knowledge of administering databases, SQL, and Tableau Desktop Certification (strongly preferred).
  • Experience with maintaining and managing logical electronic (and paper) storage and filing processes.
  • Strong Data Analytics modeling experience
  • Proficiency in design systems and processes solutions
  • Communication and Interpersonal skills: Ability to inspire confidence and shows political acumen.
  • Problem Solving: Ability to implement relevant solutions to situational problems or changes
  • Innovation: Ability to identify innovation and improvement opportunities

Preferred requirements and qualifications

  • Master's degree with 5 years of experience in Higher Ed

Work Mode Designation

This position has been designated as Hybrid 2. 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:

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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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