Brown University — Program Coordinator for PRIME

Job Description:

The School of Engineering is seeking an enthusiastic and skilled Program Coordinator, for its Masters in Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship, PRIME. The School of Engineering is a world class institute of higher education and cutting-edge research.

The PRIME Program Coordinator coordinates and supports the development, implementation and maintenance of various, non-academic aspects of the program and is cross-trained to provide support and continuity for recruitment, marketing and event planning activities. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, coordinating PRIME’s business immersion activities with respect to the internship program (PRIME@Work) and a week-long immersion experience.  The coordinator provides support for interactions with the Registrar, OISSS and ENGN administration on issues of student status, graduation and tuition payments, as examples. The coordinator will update the GSIM system, in regards to RA and TA positions as examples.

The Coordinator provides administrative support to create face sheets for the incoming class and individual face sheets for each course section.  Deploy, track and compile data from student and partner outreach initiatives.

Brown University provides equal opportunity and prohibits discrimination, harassment and retaliation based upon a person’s race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law, in the administration of its policies, programs, and activities. The University recognizes and rewards individuals on the basis of qualifications and performance.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
  • 2+ years program coordination and administration experience preferably in an academic environment.
  • Customer service and event planning experience preferred.

Job Competencies

  • Strong organizational, administrative and time management skills.
  • Ability to independently problem solve and prioritize workload in a multi-task environment while maintaining careful attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and implement short and long-term goals independently, but also as a strong team member when the situation warrants.
  • Strong analytical, research and problem-solving skills.
  • High level of computer expertise and continued interest in maintaining skills: Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word and Excel) and Slate and other CRM platforms.
  • Strong customer service skills, plus the ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Thorough knowledge of office systems (records maintenance, procedures, etc.).
  • Detail oriented with a high level of accuracy.
  • Ability to work under pressure and exercise tact, discretion, judgment and ability to prioritize task completion.
  • Ability to work with a diverse population and handle confidential information with discretion and maintain strict confidentiality at all times.
  • This position requires a strong commitment to support the University’s goals of cultivating a diverse and inclusive environment.

Please submit a cover letter when applying for this position.

Brown University offers a flexible work/life balance; summer hours, winter break and a comprehensive Benefits package including time off, annual paid holidays; benefits offerings including health, dental, vision, tuition assistance, retirement, wellness, employee discounts and more.  To learn about Brown University’s benefits, visit the UHR web page here for further information.

All offers are contingent on successful completion of a criminal background check and education verification.

In order to maintain 90% or greater universal vaccination rates on campus, all newly hired employees at Brown University must receive the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine before they begin work, unless they are approved for a medical or religious exemption. For more information, please visit the Healthy Brown site.

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Job Posting Title:
Program Coordinator for PRIME

School of Engineering

Grade 8

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Full time

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Position Classification:
Hybrid Eligible

Submission Guidelines:
Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any staff position at Brown University you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application.

Vaccination Requirements:
In order to maintain 90% or greater universal vaccination rates on campus, all newly hired employees at Brown University must receive the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine before they begin work, unless they are approved for a medical or religious exemption. All employees must also receive a COVID-19 booster within thirty (30) days of becoming eligible. For more information, please visit the Healthy Brown site.

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EEO Statement:
Brown University is an E-Verify Employer.

Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

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