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Part-Time Administrative Assistant

American University
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
May 25, 2024

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Academic Administration, Deans
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time

American University is a student-centered research institution located in Washington, DC, with highly-ranked schools and colleges, internationally-renowned faculty, and a reputation for creating meaningful change in the world. Learn more about American University


Washington College of Law

Time Type:

Part time

Work Modality:



Job Description:


The Summer Dean’s Fellow will assist the Assistant Dean for Diversity, Inclusion and Affinity Relations with planning educational and strategic initiatives for the 2024/25 academic year.

Essential Functions:

The Dean’s Fellow essential functions will include:
  • Planning educational programs for the 2024/2025 academic school year.

  • Summer outreach to AUWCL affinity organizations.

  • Scheduling Fall meetings and focus groups.

  • Planning Fall Orientation/Compass programming.

  • Curate the DIA Inclusive Pedagogy Canvas page.

  • Other tasks as assigned by the Assistant Dean.

  • Developing Plans.

  • Displaying Creativity.

  • Prioritizing and Organizing.

  • Championing Customer Needs.

  • Thinking Broadly.

  • Building a Customer Focused Organization.

  • Acting Strategically.

  • Acquiring and Analyzing Information.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:
  • Part-Time, 20 hours per week.

Required Education:
  • Bachelor's degree.

Preferred Education and Experience:
  • Juris Doctor.

  • 1-3 years of relevant experience.

  • Prior experience in DEI training required.


AU offers a competitive benefits package including a 200% matching retirement plan, tuition benefits for full-time staff and their families, several leadership development certificates, and has been recognized by the American Heart Association as a fit-friendly worksite. Click here to learn about American University's unique benefit options .

Other Details
  • Hiring offers for this position are contingent on successful completion of a background check.

  • Employees in staff positions at American University must deliver their services to the university from either the District of Columbia, Maryland, or Virginia, or perform work on-site at the university.

  • Please note this job announcement is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

  • American University is an E-Verify employer.

Current American University Employees

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American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual’s genetic information or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively "Protected Bases") in its programs and activities.

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