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About the Opportunity:
The Robert J. & Nancy D. Carney Institute for Brain
is committed to supporting research and facilitating
collaborations in brain science across the Brown University
community and beyond. Our mission is to promote discovery and
innovation in brain science by supporting a diverse community of
experimentalists, theorists, engineers, and clinical scientists. We
do this by recruiting and retaining world-class faculty, creating
an outstanding collaborative training environment, seeding
innovative projects, supporting collaborative teams, and raising
the visibility and reputation of Carney researchers.
The Carney Institute for Brain Science houses three Core
Facilities: the Fluid Biomarker Laboratory (FBL), the Magnetic
Resonance Imaging Facility (MRF), and the Rodent Behavioral
Phenotyping Facility (RBPF). This position provides financial and
administrative support for all three facilities (50% for FBL, 30%
for MRF and 20% RBPF).
The position processes financial transactions primarily performed
in Workday in support of the mission of the Core Facilities. The
Financial and Administrative Coordinator will have a strong working
knowledge of the Brown University applicable policies and
protocols. The position is expected to be customer focused and
responsive to requests as they arise. This position will also serve
as the key point person for monthly and ad-hoc financial reporting.
In addition, the Financial and Administrative Coordinator is also
responsible for high level administrative support. The incumbent
manages scheduling for the facilities and coordinates appointments
with large groups. Additional responsibilities include providing
meeting and event support, inventory management, and supporting
maintenance and tracking of informational assets.
Education and Experience
- Associate’s degree and 2-3 years of related experience, or
equivalent combination of skills and experience.
- Experience as an office manager, office clerk, front office
manager or similar.
- Experience processing and tracking financial transactions.
- Experience in an academic setting preferred.
- Knowledge of Workday preferred.
- Excellent administrative and organizational skills
- Proficient in financial reporting and spreadsheet
- Demonstrated proficiency with Excel, including pivot tables,
formulas, spreadsheets, and databases
- Proficiency in office software including Google Workspace or
Microsoft Office, Acrobat, and Zoom
- Customer service experience with a strong service-minded
- Ability to problem-solve and troubleshoot issues when
- Ability to organize and prioritize workload in a multi-tasking
environment while maintaining careful attention to detail
- Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
- Ability to handle confidential information with discretion
- This position requires a strong commitment to promoting
Applicants are asked to include a resume and cover letter.
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Job Posting Title:
Financial and Administrative Coordinator
Robert J. and Nancy D. Carney Institute for Brain Science
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