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This is a highly visible position serving as the official
front-line representative for the Brown Alumni Relations office,
providing information and assistance to walk-in visitors and
callers, and responding to all mail and e-mail inquiries. The
incumbent is also the (telephone) voice of Alumni Relations,
providing support to numerous alumni, members of the local
community, and guests at the University. As part of the Operations
team, this position coordinates and manages the Maddock Alumni
Center & Gardens usage and adherence to its policies, and
monitors annual Maddock Alumni Center endowment spending. The
incumbent also helps coordinate executive operations for the Vice
President of Alumni Relations, and the Director of Finance and
Operations by managing select projects and programs.
Brown University is committed to advancing diversity, inclusion,
and equity. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups
are particularly encouraged to apply. Brown University is an
Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
Education and Experience
- Bachelor's degree, or equivalent combination of education and
- Minimum 2 years experience in a related field such as
nonprofit, higher education, customer service, public relations, or
- Experience in supervising and evaluating student interns.
- Experience using office software programs: scheduling, email,
word processing, database, and spreadsheets.
- Experience handling multi-line phone systems.
- Demonstrated ability with multi-tasking: evaluating and
prioritizing requests, and channeling requests to the appropriate
- Available to work nights and weekends based on special
- Demonstrated commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and
Belonging (DEIB), including experience/ability to identify and
emphasize diverse perspectives in programming, communications, and
- Excellent interpersonal skills: professionalism, patience, and
tact in dealing with a wide variety of people and
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Demonstrated ability to retain or gather large amounts of
information; familiarity with Brown University a plus.
- Ability to maintain "grace under pressure" while managing
Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter and resume with their
application. All offers of employment are contingent upon a
completed criminal background check and education verification
satisfactory to Brown.
Recruiting Start Date:
Job Posting Title:
Coordinator, Maddock Alumni Center & Executive Operations
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
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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
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