Brown University — Administrative Coordinator

Job Description:

The Watson Institute is searching for a motivated and highly organized Administrative Coordinator to join our Academic Programs team. The Administrative Coordinator is responsible for providing high level administrative support to the Watson Institute’s Director of Academic Programs, and has a comprehensive understanding of Watson Institute academic programs and how they support the University. The position serves as a central point of contact between the Watson Institute Director of Academic Programs, department staff, faculty and other constituents with whom Watson academic programs interact.

The Administrative Coordinator pro-actively organizes the Academic Program Director’s schedule, manages various administrative processes, manages correspondence, and is relied upon to research, analyze and write reports to effectively support the work of the Academic Program Director’s office.  The Administrative Coordinator takes proactive measures to remain informed about University policies and initiatives, and the role of the Watson Institute in supporting them to effectively support the Academic Programs Director in planning, prioritizing, and communicating to achieve desired results.

Education and Experience:  

  • Associates degree with a minimum of 2-3 years of related administrative experience, or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • Experience in an academic or non-profit setting is preferred.

 Job Competencies:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Customer-focused, customer service oriented
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent administrative and organization skills
  • Initiative and ability to work independently and as a member of a team
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize workload
  • Proficient in Microsoft and Google platforms
  • This position requires a strong commitment to promoting diversity

Cover Letter Requirement: Please include a cover letter and resume with your application for this position. 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.

Background Check Requirement: All offers of employment are contingent upon a successful criminal background check and education verification satisfactory to Brown.

COVID Vaccination Requirement: 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.

Additional Information: To learn about Brown University’s benefits, please visit here for further information.

Still Have Questions?
If you have any questions you may contact employment@brown.edu.

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.

Recruiting Start Date:
2022-10-18-07:00

Job Posting Title:
Administrative Coordinator

Department:
Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

Grade:
Grade 7

Worker Type:
Employee

Worker Sub-Type:
Regular

Time Type:
Full time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:
37.5

Position Classification:
Onsite

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.

Still Have Questions?
If you have any questions you may contact employment@brown.edu.

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

As an EEO/AA employer, 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.

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