Finance and Administrative Coordinator

Brown University

Job Description:

The Finance and Administrative Coordinator provides administrative and financial support to the senior leadership team and general administrative support for the Department of Cognitive, Linguistic & Psychological Sciences department. This includes high-level, direct support with processing departmental financial reimbursements and purchases, calendar management, event support, and liaising with internal offices. The incumbent is relied upon to research, analyze and resolve issues that arise to make effective use of the management team’s time.

The coordinator is also responsible for general administrative support for the department.  The incumbent manages the calendars and coordinates appointments with large groups.

Additional responsibilities include providing meeting and event support, and inventory management supporting maintenance and tracking of informational assets.

Education and Experience

  • Associate’s degree with 3 years of related work experience or equivalent combination of experience and education.

Job Competencies

  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Customer-focused, customer service oriented.
  • Experience with event planning and scheduling.
  • Works independently and uses judgment and discretion.
  • Ability to be flexible in a constantly shifting environment with tight deadlines and a high volume of activity.
  • Initiative and ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize workload.
  • Proficient in Microsoft and Google platforms.
  • Demonstrated commitment to supporting a community of diverse perspectives and cultures in an inclusive environment.

All offers of employment are contingent upon a criminal background check and education verification satisfactory to Brown University.

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Job Posting Title:
Finance and Administrative Coordinator

Department of Cognitive, Linguistic and Psychological Sciences

Grade 8

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Time Type:
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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