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Brown University
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Providence, Rhode Island
United States
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
2-4 Years
Education level:
Associate Degree

Administrative Coordinator

Division of Biology and Medicine

Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island

The Administrative Coordinator provides laboratory research support, instructional and professional activity support to 4-5 faculty members. Duties include processing orders for laboratories; develop and maintain instructional websites, maintain publication databases, schedule and plan events, travel arrangements, monitoring of account budgets, reconciliation of ledgers, invoices and purchase orders, processing of invoices and other administrative support duties. There is also a significant portion of this role now dedicated to planning and executing all departmental events. This includes the Faculty initiatives, staff initiatives, MBoA retreat, part of the Grad student retreat, faculty talks, holiday party, FISH programs, special seminars, Eddy lecture, Rothman Lecture, etc.


  • Required: Associate Degree plus 2-3 years of related administrative support experience or equivalent combination of education and experience preferably in an educational environment.
  • Strong computer skills including Word Processing, Financial Programs, database management and web based applications, *Previous "Workday" experience is preferred.
  • Excellent written and communication skills.
  • Ability to think independently and creatively.
  • Ability to handle multiple deadlines and projects.
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Must be detailed oriented.

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All offers of employment are contingent upon consent to criminal background screening check and education verification with results satisfactory to Brown.

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, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

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Located in historic Providence, Rhode Island and founded in 1764, Brown University is the seventh-oldest college in the United States. Brown is an independent, coeducational Ivy League institution comprising undergraduate and graduate programs, plus the Alpert Medical School, School of Public Health, School of Engineering, and the School of Professional Studies.

With its talented and motivated student body and accomplished faculty, Brown is a leading research university that maintains a particular commitment to exceptional undergraduate instruction. Brown's vibrant, diverse campus community consists of about 4,500 staff and faculty, 6,200 undergraduates, 2,000 graduate students, 490 medical school students, more than 5,000 summer, visiting, and online students, and over 700 faculty members. Brown students come from all 50 states and more than 115 countries. Brown is frequently recognized for its global reach, many cultural events, numerous campus groups and activities, active community service programs, highly competitive athletics, and beautiful facilities located in a richly historic urban setting.

Brown offers competitive benefits such as a generous retirement plan and education programs; details are available at: