Job Details

Georgetown University
  • Position Number: 3785368
  • Location: Washington, DC
  • Position Type: Secretary and Administrative Assistants

Administrative Manager, Center for Metabolomic Studies (CMS) Georgetown University Medical Center

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Administrative Manager, Center for Metabolomic Studies (CMS) - Georgetown University Medical Center

Georgetown's Center for Metabolomic Studies (CMS) provides the scientific underpinnings, technology development, and connections to facilitate Georgetown's movement into a leadership role in this fast-moving field. The focus of the Center - the only Center of its type in the Washington DC area - is the underlying science that utilizes metabolomics and development of faculty who will drive this field going forward at both the basic science and clinical-translational levels.

Job Overview

The Administrative Manager - reporting directly to Dr. Albert Fornace, Professor of Oncology, Biochemistry, and Radiation Medicine; Director of the Center for Metabolomic Studies (CMS); Director of the Waters' Center of Innovation in Metabolomics; and Co-Director of the Metabolomic Shared Resource.

They provide administrative support to the program and project management required to maintain and potentially expand these programs and the CMS.

Work Interactions

Within Dr. Fornace's Lab, the Administrative Manager engages with 6 faculty members, and numerous technical staff. Externally, interact with faculty and staff, provide support for operational concerns, navigate university-wide resources and policies; and interact with various administrative staff, web developers, contractors, and students.

As well, the Administrative Manager supports multiple administrative aspects of the laboratory program and the CMS, and interfaces with various institutions, agencies, departments, across the university and externally at some levels for functional issues. Further, they support multiple projects, including those for the CMS, Dr. Fornace's Program, and newly developed programs of Associate and Assistant Professor faculty in the group.

  • High School diploma
  • 5 or more years of relevant experience [note: equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience] - with 2 to 3 of those years in administrative experience - preference for an academic and/or research environment
  • Competency with Microsoft Office
  • Ability to perform in a deadline driven, high pressure environment
  • Ability to interact successfully with a diverse customer base
  • Excellent analytical skills, attention to detail, and well organized
  • Written, interpersonal and oral communication skills

Preferred qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Experience with HRIS systems (Workday, PeopleSoft, etc.)
  • Knowledge of database management programs
  • Experience managing a wide variety of awards and contracts
  • Some experience with budget monitoring

Work Mode: On Campus with potential for hybrid work arrangement. 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 Mode of Work Designation.

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Submission Guidelines:

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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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