The Program Coordinator serves as a member of a team and provides logistical support for executive masters and professional programs, events and services offered through the School of Professional Studies. The PC works within the Program Operations team and supports all functional units within the School of Professional Studies. The team member provides year-round logistical and basic project management support for all aspects of executive programs, including processes and workflow, documentation, the details of course offerings, classroom needs, media support, computing support and residential session logistics. Each PC has responsibility for supporting executive/professional programs and other programs and services as needed.Â This position is required to work some nights, early mornings and weekends when residential sessions are occurring for all programs. This position may also be required to work during Commencement and other SPS events as needed.
Coordinate and execute the logistics, processes and workflow for a portfolio of graduate and professional programs
Support and coordinate residential sessions both in Providence and off-site for graduate and professional programs
Coordinate and communicate with faculty regarding appointments, payroll, course, and program details
Communicate with graduate and professional students regarding program information
Support and manage projects and initiatives for the portfolio of graduate and professional programs
Utilize project management tools effectively, proactively engage in new software and systems implementation
Respond to the needs of and requests of the dean, directors, and other stakeholders
Manage event details and logistics. Support residential sessions and other events
Delegate tasks to student workers
Proactive engagement with project needs software, and other systems relative to tracking and monitoring work
Coordinating multiple activities across multiple program plans
Consistency in updating materials and resources
Accurate input and monitoring of budget items
Education and ExperienceÂ
Bachelor's degree and one to two years of relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and experience requiredÂ
Experience preferably in an academic environmentÂ
Experience coordinating eventsÂ
Public speaking skills a plusÂ
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, and other stakeholdersÂ
Excellent interpersonal and collaboration skillsÂ
Excellent communication (verbal and written) skillsÂ
Excellent customer service skillsÂ
Experience with project management preferred
ADA Physical Requirements:
Requires ability to read
Must remain in stationary position for long periods of time at desk or computer
Requires moving around campus
Requires occasionally standing, sitting, walking; using hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls;Â reaching with hands and arms; climbing stairs; hearing; talking
Requires frequently moving about inside the office to access printer, files, and other materials/equipment
Operates a computer and other office equipment
Lift/Carry/Push/Pull typically 10 to 20 pounds
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All offers of employment are contingent upon a criminal and educational records check satisfactory to Brown.
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School of Professional Studies
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Internal Number: REQ165425
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