National Institute on Aging

Brown University — Program Manager, Rhodes & CSL

Job Description:

Brown University is a leading research university distinct for its student-centered learning and deep sense of purpose. Our students, faculty and staff are driven by the idea that their work will have an impact in the world.

The Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs at Brown University is searching for a motivated and dynamic Program Manager to join its efforts. The Program Manager for Rhodes & CSL manages, organizes, and prioritizes the administrative, financial, and operational needs of the Rhodes Center for International Economics and Finance and the Climate Solutions Lab, in partnership with each center director.

The Program Manager oversees the day-to-day operations of each center, including program planning and execution, budget management, and hiring/staffing needs.  The role works collaboratively with the center director, and internal and external stakeholders to develop and implement strategies for program growth and development.  Acts as a liaison between the center and university administration, faculty, students, and external partners.  Develops and maintains strong relationships with stakeholders, including alumni, donors, and community partners.  Ensures that the center is in compliance with university policies and regulations.  Plays a key role in managing each center’s web and online presence, in addition to overseeing, planning, and coordinating events.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree and 1-3 years of related experience, or the equivalent combination of education and experience

Job Competencies

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong project management skills and ability to work under pressure for multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to support a community of diverse perspectives and cultures in an inclusive environment.

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 University Human Resources web page here for further information.

In addition to submitting a completed application, a cover letter and resume are required.

All offers of employment are contingent upon a criminal background check and education verification that are satisfactory to Brown University.

This is a fixed term position with a current end date of 6/30/2025, which may be extended based on available funding.

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Job Posting Title:
Program Manager, Rhodes & CSL

Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

Grade 9

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Worker Sub-Type:
Fixed Term (Fixed Term)

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Full time

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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.

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, and caste, which is protected by our University policies.

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