Program Coordinator, Fellow Implementation for the English Language Programs

Georgetown University

About the organization

Georgetown University is one of the world’s leading academic and research institutions, offering a unique educational experience that prepares the next generation of global citizens to lead and make a difference in the world. We are a vibrant community of exceptional students, faculty, alumni and professionals dedicated to real-world applications of our research, scholarship, faith and service.

Established in 1789, Georgetown is the nation’s oldest Catholic and Jesuit University. Drawing upon the 450-year-old legacy of Jesuit education, we provide students with a world-class learning experience focused on educating the whole person through exposure to different faiths, cultures and beliefs. Students are challenged to engage in the world and become men and women in the service of others, especially the most vulnerable and disadvantaged members of the community.

These values are at the core of Georgetown’s identity, binding members of the community across diverse backgrounds.


The Coordinator is a key member of the Fellow team for the U.S. Department of State funded English Language Programs (ELP). The primary objective of the position is to provide support for ELP participants on their overseas assignments, from the time they are selected to the program, through their graduation to the alumni community.

This position handles all administrative responsibilities for program participants to one or more geographic region(s) of the world. Specific duties include maintaining regular communication with participants, Department of State counterparts and US Embassies abroad on program participant logistics; creating and utilizing multiple datasheets and trackers; maintaining information in program databases; monitoring finance department processes; preparing participant agreements and other program documents; coordinating domestic and international travel for program participants; and coordinating with internal and external stakeholders to ensure successful execution of the participant assignments overseas. Other duties include, as needed, coordinating and participating in training and orientation events, sourcing vendors for events, and preparing and delivering presentations in person and online.


Bachelor’s degree
Ability to independently establish objectives, plan, direct, and evaluate all aspects of work projects
Outstanding interpersonal oral and written communication skills with ability to interact and communicate in a positive manner with a diverse clientele, including university administrators, membership organizations, program participants, and government employees
Strong organizational and time management skills
Familiarity with accounting procedures and policies
High level of attention to detail and ability to multi-task based on evolving needs of multiple stakeholders
Demonstrated effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless customer service
Excellent writing and editing skills
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite software applications and social media platforms, with an emphasis on Google docs and previous experience in database and excel spreadsheet management

Preferred Qualifications
Alumni of the US Department of State English Language Fellow or Specialist Programs
Experience working in the non-profit sector or with federally funded educational exchange programs
Knowledge of the TESOL field Experience presenting to large and diverse audiences

Application instructions

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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