Founded in 1917, Providence College (PC) is a premier Catholic
liberal arts institution steadfastly committed to academic
excellence through a dynamic core curriculum, a distinctive
Development of Western Civilization Program, and abundant
experiential learning opportunities. The only U.S. higher education
institution administered by the Dominican Friars, PC is committed
to providing a variety of opportunities for intellectual, social,
moral, and spiritual growth in a supportive environment. Providence
College believes that cultural and intellectual pluralism is
essential to the excellence of its academic programs, and strives
to foster an academic culture and campus community reflecting the
global environment in which we live and work.
The approximately 105-acre campus is situated in Rhode Island’s
capital city and is close to the many cultural and educational
offerings of Rhode Island’s “renaissance city.” Additionally,
Providence is located an hour from Boston and just a few hours from
New York City.
For years, Providence College has been recognized in the U.S.
News & World Report
“Regional Universities – North
Category” and has been commended by several other ranking
Administrative Coordinator, Women's and Gender Studies and
The Women’s and Gender Studies ( WGS ) and Neuroscience Programs at
Providence College seek a full-time Administrative Coordinator who
will jointly serve Women’s and Gender Studies and Neuroscience. The
ideal candidate for this position will be an enthusiastic,
professional, dedicated team player who is genuinely committed to
the development and growth of the WGS and Neuroscience Programs,
and who will support the Directors of WGS and Neuroscience, and the
faculty and students therein, in multiple ways. Exemplary skills
and capacities in the following areas are required: technology;
communication; planning, coordinating, and organizing; information
and resource gathering and synthesizing; writing, research
assistance and outreach.
- Assist in the development of course schedules, coordinate and
assist with the completion of course pre-registration and
registration. Assist students with pre-registration and
registration, and provide course descriptions, availability, and
which courses meet the cores and proficiency for major and minors.
Assist students and faculty with comprehensive knowledge of all
Women’s and Gender Studies, Neuroscience and college core
curriculum. Coordinate internship placements, facilitate and
formalize internship communications and contacts, develop databases
of national and local relevant organizations, resources, grants,
and graduate programs.
- Develop, manage, and continually update student and faculty
databases in canvas. Manage, develop, and update departmental
websites, providing up-to-date knowledge and information about
curriculum, courses, faculty, events and programming, student,
faculty, and alumni achievements, local/national/international
resources, organizations, internships, grants, and graduation
- Manage, develop curate, and update social media feeds with
ongoing input from communication with the directors. Develop
graphics, visuals, and flyers/posters for programming and events,
and facilitate on-going outreach, communication, and publicizing of
all programming and events via the internal email databases and
other email listservs, social media feeds and hard copy
- Coordinate and facilitate logistics for guest speakers,
panelists, and on-site conferences and events. Arrange for travel,
lodging, event room locations and reservations, food and technology
and set up, stipends, and reimbursement for all programming and
- Assist in the management and tracking of departmental budgets.
Communicate with students and faculty about budget funds and budget
lines for needs and expenses, process all budget transfers,
reimbursements, fees, and stipends for programming, events,
speakers, etc. Assist faculty with obtaining funds and
reimbursements for research materials and supplies through other
grand funds and institutional-wide funds.
Education and Experience Required
- Supervise student workers.
- Perform all other duties as may be required.
- High school diploma required. Associate’s degree
- Three to five years’ experience in an office environment, or an
equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Strong computer and technology skills.
- Strong organizational skills and the ability to
The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may
be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
- Sitting in a normal seated position for extended periods of
- Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction
- Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers
rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s), for example, using a
- Communication skills using the spoken word
- Ability to see within normal parameters
- Ability to hear within normal range
- Ability to move about
17 (Min. $38,500/Mid. $50,050/Max. $61,600)
Employees are normally hired between the minimum and the
midpoint of a position’s grade range to which a position has been
assigned, depending on experience and
If other, please enter regular schedule.
Providence College does not discriminate against any person because
of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, gender, except
where gender is a bona fide occupational qualification, sexual
orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, veteran
status, or genetic information. The College will develop, and from
time to time update, an affirmative action program and will insist
on a good-faith effort on the part of its employees to comply with
the program. The College will request and expect its agents and
those with whom it conducts its affairs to meet the commitment of
this important program.
Posting Detail Information
Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
Please note that candidates may be asked to provide additional
items, including letter/s of recommendation, media file, writing
sample, and diversity statement, upon request
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
Documents Needed To Apply
- Cover Letter
- Letter of Recommendation
- Media File
- Writing Sample
- Diversity Statement