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Brown University — ISE Administrative Coordinator

Job Description:

The School of Engineering at Brown University has a new and exciting opportunity to hire an Administrative Coordinator for its new Initiative for Sustainable Energy.

The Initiative for Sustainable Energy (ISE) is a new interdisciplinary enterprise focused on advancing research, innovation, and education in the field of sustainable energy.

The Administrative Coordinator serves as the principal staff administrator of the ISE. The main functions are to provide administrative support for: smooth day-to-day operation of the ISE; communications; events planning/management; and faculty research and teaching activities. The incumbent serves the ISE Director and the Deputy Director.

The successful candidate, as a minimum, should have the following background:

Education and Experience

  • Associate’s degree or equivalent combination of experience and education. Business Administration, Communications, or Accounting preferred.
  • 3 years’ experience in a combination of business, communications, and research administration (preferably in academia or not‐for‐profit) or equivalent combination of education/experience.
  • Higher-Education or non-profit work experience preferred.

Job Competencies

  • Strong organizational, administrative, time-management, communications, team-work, and critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to organize, prioritize workload and meet deadlines in a multi‐task, multi‐faceted work environment while maintaining careful attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to work independently.
  • Ability to work in a team with diverse backgrounds and talents.
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office Programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Google Docs, Web-based programs, and tools.
  • Excellent customer service skills and a strong service-oriented attitude.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written, to elicit and communicate information, to analyze data, and to prepare/present clear, informative, and concise materials.
  • File management skills.
  • Willingness and interest to assume increasing responsibilities, networking, leadership and training opportunities.
  • Ability to work under pressure in a deadline-oriented environment.
  • Must be able to work with a diverse population and handle sensitive and confidential information with discretion.

All offers are contingent on successful completion of a criminal background check and education verification.

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Job Posting Title:
ISE Administrative Coordinator

School of Engineering

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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