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Company Name:
Division of Biology and Medicine Brown University
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Providence, Rhode Island
United States
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
3-5 Years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Graduate Program Coordinator

This position works independently and 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 key resource and 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.      

•    Required:  Bachelor’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
•    Highly effective oral and written communication skills
•    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

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All offers of employment are contingent upon consent to a criminal background 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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Brown is an Ivy League University located in Providence, Rhode Island, comprised of undergraduate and graduate programs, plus the Alpert Medical School, School of Public Health, School of Engineering, Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership and the IE Brown Executive MBA.  With its talented and motivated student body and accomplished faculty, Brown is a leading research university that maintains a particular commitment to exceptional graduate and undergraduate instruction.  We have a dynamic campus community with many exciting events, such as visits from world leaders, sporting events, theatre, music, and dance. Brown offers competitive benefits such as a generous retirement plan and education programs; details are available at:

Brown is being recognized by the Alliance for Work-Life Progress for success in work-life programs, policies and practices. To earn the Seal of Distinction, Brown had to meet criteria and be assessed in each of the seven categories listed for work-life effectiveness that defines a best-in-class work-life portfolio in today's workplace.