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This position provides administrative support to a dynamic
scientific community of the Division of Applied Mathematics which
includes faculty, post docs, graduate students and visiting
scholars, located at 170 Hope Street. The incumbent has the role of
financial coordinator in Workday (processes purchases through Brown
Buys, expense reimbursements, supplier invoices, and living
allowances). Also, the incumbent serves as the primary
administrative coordinator for this group as well as responsible
for processing visa applications, organizing conferences and
workshops, booking travel, assisting with grant administration
tasks, and providing technical support. The coordinator also
oversees building maintenance issues. The ideal candidate will be
customer service oriented, resourceful, organized, efficient,
pro-active and self-motivated.
Education and Experience
- Associates degree with 2-3 years of related experience or
equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Administrative experience in an academic setting,
- Well organized, detail-oriented, self-motivated with ability to
- Excellent interpersonal, customer service and organizational
- Flexibility and ability to work independently in order to meet
deadlines and to successfully manage multiple priorities in a busy
- Ability to manage confidential materials.
- Demonstrated exceptional customer service skills.
- Proficient in word processing, spreadsheet and e-mail software
applications required; Word, Google surveys, and Excel
- Knowledge of Overleaf and an ability to edit websites or a
willingness to learn new software a plus.
- Demonstrated commitment to supporting a community of diverse
perspectives and cultures in an inclusive environment.
Brown University is a leading research university distinct for its
student-centered learning and deep sense of purpose. Our students,
faculty, and staff are driven by the idea that their work will
impact the world.
Brown University offers a flexible work/life balance ; summer
hours, winter break, and a comprehensive Benefits package including
time off, annual paid holidays; benefits offerings including
health, dental, vision, tuition assistance, retirement, wellness,
employee discounts, and more.
All offers of employment are contingent upon a criminal
background check and education verification satisfactory to Brown
Recruiting Start Date:
Job Posting Title:
Division of Applied Mathematics
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staff position at Brown University you must submit an application
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include a cover letter and resume with each position
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