This position is responsible for coordinating and managing all activities of the Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, and Biochemistry Graduate Program (MCBGP), which is an interdepartmental program involving multiple departments at Brown University. Provides administrative, organizational, and financial coordination for the MCB Graduate Program. Serves as a primary point of contact for internal and external program constituencies. Constituencies include students, faculty, alumni, and visitors. Maintains the MCBGP website, manages all recruitment activities, manages the admissions process, manages all administrative systems and records for MCBGP, & provides overall support for the MCBGP.
Education and Experience
Required: Bachelorâ™s Degree with 2-4 years of administrative experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Proven project management skills preferred
Experience in student services is preferred
Proficiency in Microsoft Suite Programs (Word, Excel, Access, & PowerPoint), Google docs, sheets, & calendar, and in FileMaker
Previous experience in an academic or research environment preferred
Effective customer service skills
Willingness and ability to continue to learn
Must be able to work with diverse population
Ability to handle complex and confidential information with discretion
Competency using a variety of computer software and University databases
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work as a member of a team
Ability to work independently under minimal supervision
Must be detailed-oriented and a self-starter
Excellent organizational skills with particular ability to prioritize work in an environment with multiple and conflicting interests.
Possesses a willingness and ability to support a diverse and inclusive campus community
Background and education check required.
Recruiting Start Date:
Job Posting Title:
Graduate Program Coordinator
Department of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
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.
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: REQ167379
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