National Institute on Aging

Brown University — Graduate Student Affairs Coordinator

Job Description:

This position manages all administrative aspects of the graduate program for the Department of Cognitive, Linguistic & Psychological Sciences (CLPS). The incumbent serves a critical administrative role by working with the Director of Graduate Studies (DGS) as well as with the Graduate School, Office of the Dean of the College, Registrar, and Admission offices, and graduate students to implement curricular directives and mandates and meet program goals. This position also manages all centralized and statistical source files on students and programs.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree and two to three years related experience with graduate student processes, or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Highly proficient in word processing and spreadsheet applications, with database experience preferred.
  • Highly effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong planning, management and organizational skills with demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks, set priorities, and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work with diverse groups of people with tact and diplomacy.
  • Willingness and interest in assuming increasing levels of responsibilities, networking, leadership, and training opportunities
  • Highly proficient in Excel applications (data manipulations); MS Excel and Google Docs preferred
  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written) to elicit and disperse information; to present information (including data) and communications in a clear and concise manner
  • Strong organizational, administrative, time management and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced, multi-faceted work environment
  • Flexible, service-oriented and resourceful
  • Ability to organize and prioritize workload in a multi-tasking environment while maintaining careful attention to detail
  • Ability to work with a diverse population and handle confidential information with discretion
  • Demonstrated ability to support a community of diverse perspectives and cultures in an inclusive environment

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

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Job Posting Title:
Graduate Student Affairs Coordinator

Department of Cognitive, Linguistic and Psychological Sciences

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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