Community Director, West Georgetown - Office of Neighborhood Life - Georgetown University

Updated: about 20 hours ago
Location: Campus, ILLINOIS
Job Type: FullTime

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Community Director, West Georgetown - Office of Neighborhood Life - Georgetown University

Georgetown University’s Office of Community Engagement helps to fulfill our commitment to the common good in the District of Columbia and the metropolitan region. The office supports the university’s growth and economic development efforts, including master planning; facilitates and develops relationships with community organizations, local governments, and civic organizations; supports community-based research and scholarship; and strengthens the university’s partnership with our neighbors.

Job Overview

The Community Director, West Georgetown is a live-in position and supports, programs for and educates students (undergraduate and graduate) living off campus and supports, responds to concerns and educates non-students living in multiple neighborhoods immediately adjacent to Georgetown University’s main campus as outlined in the University’s Campus Plan.

Reporting to the Director of Neighborhood Life , they provide direct services to students and non-students off campus, participates in an 24/7 on-call duty rotation, and serve as a primary on-site responder to student-related emergencies in the neighborhoods immediately adjacent to the main campus.

Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:


  • Interacts with students, parents, members of the Georgetown University community, and residents of the adjacent neighborhoods.
  • Advises students and informs neighbors on city laws and university regulations related to trash, noise, leases, and deposits, mediating students’ interpersonal conflicts and landlord/tenant disputes.
  • Serves as a resource person for students on matters related to living in residential neighborhoods, including, city trash/recycling disposal rules, opportunity for inspection of dwelling for repair and/or safety issues, relevant District of Columbia laws, and securing a residence for academic year breaks.
  • Prepares and presents off campus orientation sessions for undergraduate students living off-campus.
  • Creates content and emails a weekly newsletter to all students (graduate and undergraduate) living off campus.  
  • Follows up with “students of concern” from the Office of Student Outreach and Support, Georgetown University Police Department or another partner office.
  • Works collaboratively with the Georgetown Student Tenant Association (GSTA) to support students concerned about their local housing.  
  • Educates and supports the Georgetown University Student Association (GUSA) and the Graduate Student Government (GradGov) to address and support student concerns.

Community Building

  • Assesses the need of off campus student residents and administer programs to meet those needs.
  • Manages, plans, and implements programmatic initiatives for the students living in the neighborhood community, including initiatives that would bring together students and neighborhood residents.
  • Creates large- and small-scale programs that invite students to understand the adjacent neighboring communities and the greater DC area.
  • Promotes a monthly (BRiDGE) event that allows students and non-students to engage around topics affecting the community.
  • Supports large scale University and District events such as National Night Out and Georgetown University's Community Day.
  • Works collaboratively with the local Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC) to support student and non-student concerns related to city agencies.


  • Issues trash citations to off-campus students and non-students for failure to comply with city trash/recycling disposal laws/rules and assists with following up on compliance as needed.
  • Assists with maintaining up to date data on local address information for off campus students.
  • Assists with the development and administration of communication with off campus students.
  • Serves as a SNAP (Student Neighborhood Assistance Program) representative two nights per month (10 p.m. - 3 a.m. shift).
  • Participates in the respective neighborhood associations for which the Community Director is responsible.
  • Manages multiple office accounts on various social media platforms to engage students and non-students.
  • Co-manages the University housing search website with a 3rd party vendor to ensure students, faculty and staff find safe and affordable housing.
  • Participates in a 24/7 weekly duty rotation to support students of concern and responds to concerns through the University’s 24/7 Helpline. 
  • Attends monthly Georgetown Community Partnership (GCP) meetings in support of one of the working groups.
  • Plans, executes, and manages the Move in and Move out trash and donation process supporting students and non-students in the community.
  • Assists and supports Facilities and Planning Management with daily neighborhood trash pick-ups.
  • Accepts assignments to participate in university and departmental committee work as needed.


  • Meets regularly with supervisor.
  • Attends professional development activities within the Division of Student Affairs and/or other University professional development opportunities.
  • Builds collaborative relationships with various city agencies such as the Office of the Tenant Advocate (OTA), Department of Buildings (DOB), Department of Licensing and Consumer Protection (DLCP), Department of Public Works (DPW), Alcohol and Beverage Regulatory Authority (ABRA), Department of Health (DOH) and the District Department of Transportation (DDOT).

Work Mode Designation

This position has been designated as On-Campus. 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 website: .

Pay Range:

The projected salary or hourly pay range for this position which represents the full range of anticipated compensation is:

$41,926.00 - $65,090.00

Compensation is determined by a number of factors including, but not limited to, the candidate’s individual qualifications, experience, education, skills, and certifications, as well as the University’s business needs and external factors.

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Submission Guidelines:

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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 .

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