Administrative Coordinator, Center on the Biology of Aging

Brown University

Job Description:

The Administrative Coordinator for the Center on the Biology of Aging provides high-level administrative and operational support to the Director and its faculty including complex project management, laboratory research support, instructional and professional activity support, and event planning. This person will serve as the lead contact representing the Center, which includes over 30 faculty across Brown University departments and to VIP guest speakers including rising star scientists the Center wants to recruit. Duties include processing orders for Center faculty laboratories, event planning, developing and maintaining the Center’s website, maintaining publication data bases, scheduling and planning travel arrangements, monitoring of account budgets, reconciliation of ledgers, invoices and purchase orders, processing of invoices and expense reports, course support, manage listserv/Center on the Biology of Aging email, takes meeting minutes, manage director’s calendar, and other administrative and operational support duties. This person may also be asked to assist in ad-hoc projects as needed, including backup for departmental events.

Job Qualifications:
Education and Experience:

  • Required: Bachelor’s degree and 1-2 years administrative support experience, preferable in an educational environment, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Previous Workday experience is a plus.

Job Competencies:

  • Possesses a willingness and ability to support a diverse and inclusive campus community.
  • Strong computer skills including Word Processing, Financial Programs, database management and web- based applications.
  • 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

Criminal background and education check required.
This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship from Brown University.

Benefits of Working at Brown:
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Job Posting Title:
Administrative Coordinator

Department of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry

Grade 8

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Full time

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Position Work Location:
Hybrid Eligible

Submission Guidelines:
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.

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