Brown University — HR Coordinator

Job Description:

Brown University Athletics is currently seeking candidates for the Human Resources coordinator position.  Located in Providence, Rhode Island, and a member of the Ivy League, our intercollegiate athletics program consists of 34 varsity teams with approximately 1,000 athletes who participate within the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA-D1).

The Human Resources Coordinator is responsible for executing HR and payroll transactions for all staff and student employment in Athletics. This position focuses on providing high level HR support serving as the division’s HRIS coordinator and responsible for the application and oversight of daily HR business processes, and serves as a resource to   staff and student workers.  This position serves as the Workday subject matter expert to assist with HR processes and supports recruitment, management of personnel actions and record keeping for hires, terminations, leaves of absence, promotions, transfers, coordination of training and performance management. The Athletics HR Coordinator needs to be familiar with the HR policies, and is expected to be customer focused and responsive to requests as they arise.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelors Degree plus 1-2 years of related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.


  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Working understanding of human resource principles, practices and procedures. Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Good analytical skills and strong spreadsheet experience.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills to be able to organize, prioritize and follow through on multiple-deadlines.
  • Customer focused, learns quickly, accountable and resourceful.
  • Demonstrated ability to support a community of diverse perspectives and cultures in an inclusive environment.

All division employees are required to demonstrate exemplary ethical conduct and conformance to NCAA rules and regulations; the duties of the position are to be performed in compliance with all NCAA and Ivy League rules and regulations; and any rules violations on behalf of themselves or any knowledge of violations within the division are to be reported to the appropriate parties.  Employees in coaching positions are required to pass the NCAA Coaches Certification Test, maintain current AED/CPR & First Aid certification (certification is available at no cost through the Division), and attend all required divisional and/or NCAA training/education programs.

Background Check – Criminal, Education, MVR

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background check and education verification satisfactory to Brown.

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Job Posting Title:
HR Coordinator

Athletics & Physical Education

Grade 8

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Time Type:
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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