Brown University — Program Manager

Job Description:

This is a staff position that will work on the NIH grant funded Brown ‘Initiative for Maximizing Student Development’ (IMSD) program- This training program encompasses all BioMed and School of Public Health graduate programs, as well as the graduate programs of Applied Math, Cognitive, Linguistics, and Psychological Sciences (CLPS), Computational Science, School of Engineering, Chemistry, and Physics, offering intensive student-centered training modules and seminars designed to support and enhance local graduate program training of students pursuing the PhD or MD/PhD degrees. The Brown IMSD program also works with five partner academic institutions external to Brown and coordinates training efforts with other units and programs at Brown. The incumbent will coordinate daily activities of the program, direct program management of the goals of the grant, coordinate and manage modules, student appointments and progress, manage all financial activities, provide interoffice support, assist with grant submissions and reporting, develop promotional and printed materials including the website and newsletter, and overall administrative management.

This is a fixed term position with a current end date of 1/31/2028 which may be extended based on renewal of grant funding.

Job Qualifications:
Education and Experience

  • Required: Bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years of related experience in program coordination, preferably in academic environment or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Preferred: Master’s degree

Job Competencies

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to develop relationships within the University and outside stakeholders and effectively establish collaborations.
  • Experience in program and financial management.
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task, prioritize multiple initiatives effectively, and manage diverse job responsibilities.
  • Excellent communication, organization, and computer skills.
  • Possesses a willingness and ability to support a diverse and inclusive campus community.


Recruiting Start Date:

Job Posting Title:
Program Manager

Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology

Grade 9

Worker Type:

Worker Sub-Type:
Fixed Term (Fixed Term)

Time Type:
Full time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

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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