In collaboration with the Associate Director and Manager of Undergraduate and Graduate Programs, this position is responsible for coordinating Alliance undergraduate programs administered nationally across 30+ member institutions/partners. This position coordinates the recruitment, application, and selection processes for the national consortium's Summer Research Early Identification Program (SR-EIP), Academic Year Workshops, and First-Year Research Experience (FYRE) and supports Executive Office staff and Alliance coordinators on the implementation of specially funded programs for undergraduate and post baccalaureate research programs. Collaboration with Alliance coordinators is further demonstrated through committee work, business meetings, and ongoing review and support of best practices across the consortium. This position also encompasses coordination of the summer undergraduate research program at Brown University, including recruitment of students and mentors, oversight of application review and selection processes, orientation and communication of program activities, and management of timelines and fiscal/logistical details. Finally, the coordinator maintains the Alliance's national database archiving program and outcome data for all participants in Alliance programs.
Bachelorâ™s degree and two to four years of program coordination experience, preferably in a university setting, or the equivalent combination of education and experience required.
Effective written and verbal communication skills; skills in budget tracking and financial coordination
Strong attention to detail and problem-solving skills, ability to multi-task â¨
Technical proficiency/expertise with word processing and spreadsheet applications such as Microsoft Office and Filmmaker â¨
Technical proficiency/expertise with online platforms and applications including Google, Social Media, Constant Contact, Internet, Gmail â¨
Ability to prioritize, important projects when new hard deadlines change; work independently as well as in a team environment
Interpersonal skills essential to communicate with administrators, faculty, and undergraduates, from member institutions of diverse populations
Willingness and ability to support a diverse and inclusive environment
Strong project management skillsâ¨
Strong understanding of a research career trajectory and the critical transitions therein
Experience with software including Tableau, Qualtrics, Canva, and Adobe Suite would also be a plus
All offers of employment are contingent upon a criminal and education records check satisfactory to Brown.
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Coordinator of Undergraduate Programs
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Internal Number: REQ162196
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