Program and Outreach Coordinator

Brown University

Job Description:

The Program and Outreach Coordinator must have a broad knowledge of the complex research, teaching and service mission of the Department of East Asian Studies (EAS). The Coordinator will manage all aspects of internal and external communications as well as support the day-to-day administrative, and operational functions of the departments by working collaboratively and independently with faculty, staff, students and serve as a primary point of contact for alumni, University and community partners and other constituents with whom the departments interact in accordance with all department and university policies and procedures and utilizing university resources and technology.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree and 1-2 years of relevant experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Previous work within an academic environment and in a role that supports events and programs is preferred.
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications and Adobe applications (e.g. InDesign, Photoshop) with strong aptitude for learning other computerized systems.
  • Experience with or exposure to academic technology (Banner, Workday) and learning tools highly desirable.
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills (written and oral).
  • Evidence of excellent organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Knowledge of East Asian cultures and languages is highly desirable.
  • Strong project/time management skills.
  • Must be detail-oriented and have an ability to handle and complete projects concurrently.
  • Ability to apply good judgment and proven responsible decision-making skills; tact and discretion are required to deal with highly confidential information.
  • Familiarity with updating website content, preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to support a community of diverse perspectives and cultures in an inclusive environment.

Why Brown?

Brown University is a leading research university distinct for its student-centered learning and deep sense of purpose. Our students, faculty, and staff are driven by the idea that their work will impact the world.

Brown University offers a flexible work/life balance; summer hours, winter break, and a comprehensive Benefits package including time off, annual paid holidays; benefits offerings including health, dental, vision, tuition assistance, retirement, wellness, employee discounts, and more.

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

Applicants must submit a cover letter and CV/resume.

Benefits of Working at Brown:

Information on the Benefits of Working at Brown can be found here.

Recruiting Start Date:


Job Posting Title:

Program and Outreach Coordinator


Department of East Asian Studies


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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EEO Statement:

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As an EEO/AA employer, Brown University provides equal opportunity and prohibits discrimination, harassment and retaliation based upon a person’s race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law, and caste, which is protected by our University policies.

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