Position Announcement – Program Manager, Center for Public and Nonprofit Leadership

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The Center for Public and Nonprofit Leadership at Georgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy is currently looking for qualified applicants to fill the position of Program Manager. To find out more about the application process or express interest in the position please email Associate Director, Luisa Boyarski, at boyarskl@georgetown.edu with a cover letter and resume.

Program Manager, Center for Public and Nonprofit Leadership – McCourt School of Public Policy – Georgetown University

Georgetown University 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.

Georgetown’s Center for Public and Nonprofit Leadership (CPNL) helps to advance the goals of the McCourt School of Public Policy by preparing leaders who can work for the public good across all sectors. Our Center’s programs focus on experiential education, research, and public convenings.

The Program Manager has the opportunity to work with the Center’s renowned faculty and meet top leaders in the nonprofit and philanthropic sector through our programs and issue forums.

Job Overview

The Program Manager will collaborate with Center leadership to manage CPNL’s executive education programs, which have trained more than 2,000 nonprofit leaders nationally and internationally. Over time, based on experience and readiness, they will assume primary responsibility for the daily operations of the Nonprofit Management Executive Certificate Program (founded in 2002), including but not limited to administering the program budget, coordinating academic and staff personnel matters, and independently solving program problems that arise. 

In a role with leadership growth potential, they will work with the Center’s Associate Director to support the new Executive Certificate in Philanthropic Leadership and other customized executive programs. Additionally, they will manage the Center’s external communications and assist with grant writing.        

Work Interactions

Reporting to the Center’s Associate Director and frequently collaborating with the Center’s senior-level leadership, the Program Manager has the opportunity to hire and manage undergraduate interns to help support the Center’s work, including a communications assistant and office assistant.

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree [note: consideration will be given to equivalent work experience]
  • 3 to 5 years of work experience relevant to the job responsibilities

Salary Range:

$65,000 to $75,000


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.

Need Assistance:

If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please click here for more information, or contact the Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity, and Affirmative Action (IDEAA) at 202-687-4798 or ideaa@georgetown.edu.

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.