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Financial and Administrative Coordinator

Brown University
Rhode Island, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 26, 2023

Founded in 1764, Brown is a leading institution for education, discovery, and global intellectual progress as well as one of the largest employers in Rhode Island. Working at Brown brings more than just a paycheck and generous benefits; it offers an opportunity to contribute to a greater good. Join us in supporting the pursuit of knowledge and individual growth that defines higher education and enriches our community.

Job Description:


The Global Health Initiative (GHI) is a multidisciplinary effort to reduce health inequalities among underserved populations locally and worldwide through education, research, service and development of partnerships. GHI supports and coordinates training, research, and service activities to reduce disparities in disease burden and to improve treatment outcomes both at home and abroad.

The Financial & Administrative Coordinator provides administrative and program support to faculty members, department manager and program coordinator, assisting with the Emerging Infectious Scholars Program (EIDS), Brown Ukraine Collaboration and Global Health Initiative programs. This includes assisting manager and program coordinator with website maintenance, coordination of program marketing, coordination of student research funding applications, Executive and Advisory Committee Meeting coordination, documentation coordination, event support, preparation of reports and grant applications to funding agency, program evaluation coordination, travel coordination for students and faculty, and tracking student achievements.

This is a fixed term position with a current end date of 7/31/2028 which may be extended based upon available funding.


Education and Experience
  • Associate’s degree with 2-3 years of administrative experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required

  • Strong organizational and time management skills

  • Excellent administrative skills and the ability to prioritize own workload.

  • Experience with Microsoft Office/Excel, Google Docs, Calendar, Qualtrics, and Gmail

  • Prior experience in an academic or non-profit setting preferred.

Job Competencies
  • Must be willing and able to provide administrative and programmatic support to program faculty and staff.

  • Must see to the maintenance and organization of research training program activities.

  • Must interact well with other GHI faculty and staff personnel, with members of the University community, and alumni networks

  • Must be willing to learn new software programs and platforms as needed to support programs.

  • Possesses a willingness and ability to support a diverse and inclusive campus community.

Background and education check required.

Recruiting Start Date:


Job Posting Title:

Financial and Administrative Coordinator


Global Health Initiative


Grade 7

Worker Type:


Worker Sub-Type:

Fixed Term (Fixed Term)

Time Type:

Full time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


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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