The Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America (CSREA) is a campus-wide research and programming hub that supports and generates rigorous and accessible scholarship, performance, and art on a broad range of important questions and pressing issues related to race and ethnicity to help build greater understanding and a more just world.
The Program Coordinator will develop and execute programmatic events academic initiatives that emphasize the importance of questions of race and race-related topics with emphasis on the humanities, humanistic social sciences and arts across the university and with public partners. Projects include but may not be limited to: professional development workshops for faculty and graduate students, working groups, dissertation writing groups, visiting fellows program, course innovation support, speaker series, public engagement endeavors, and conferences.
The Program Coordinator will collaborate with the Center Manager and Associate Director to determine resource requirements, budget, and deliverables and will provide regular written reports. This position will report directly to the Center Manager.
This is a four (4) year, fixed-term staff position with the possibility of extensionÂ contingent upon available funding.
Major Responsibilities of the position:
Program Financial ManagementÂ 30%
Program Administration & Daily OperationsÂ 30%
Program and Event PlanningÂ 30%
Marketing and Communications Â 10%
Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree with 1-2 years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Strong written and oral communication skills; proven ability to articulate ideas in verbalÂ and written communications.
Excellent interpersonal skills, with an ability to work with faculty, staff and administrators.
Self-starter with a strong work ethic demonstrated ability working on deadlines.
Ability to manage/juggle many logistical items at one time, for several different events/programs.
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail for planning events.
Flexibility, good judgment and ability to maintain confidential information.
Ability to handle challenging and complex situations and create thoughtfully informed and institutionally aligned responses.
Ability to work both collaboratively and independently in an organized and productive manner.
Experience using program/project management software, including Excel and Google Drive.
Possess a willingness and ability to support and promote a diverse and inclusive campus community.
All offers of employment are contingent upon a criminal background check and education verification satisfactory to Brown University.
Recruiting Start Date:
Job Posting Title:
Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America
Fixed Term (Fixed Term)
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Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
Internal Number: REQ164579
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