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The Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs at Brown
University is searching for a dynamic and collaborative Human
Resources Coordinator to join its administrative team.
The Human Resources Coordinator provides human resource and
administrative support to the Director of Administration at the
Watson Institute, and its various Centers, Programs, and
Initiatives. The position coordinates and processes HR transactions
related to the recruitment, hiring, onboarding, training,
performance management, and transition processes for permanent and
temporary employees, as well as Watson’s student workers.
As Workday’s HR Coordinator, this position serves as the point of
contact for HR related transactions, and provides support in the
management of personnel actions, reporting, record and time
keeping. The position works closely with the Director of
Administration and other HR staff at the University to assist in
the development and implementation of HR policies and
Education and Experience
Resume and Cover Letter Requirement:
- Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration,
or related field, and 1-2 years of relevant experience (OR
equivalent combination of education and experience).
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to interface
with multiple levels of organization, including a variety of
student, faculty, and staff roles
- Strong organizational and administrative skills to effectively
organize, prioritize, and follow through on multiple
- Demonstrated proficiency with Word, Excel, and Gmail/Google
- General knowledge of HR policy and best practices
- Knowledge of Workday or other HRIS software preferred, but not
- Demonstrated ability to support a community of diverse
perspectives and cultures in an inclusive environment.
Please submit a resume
and cover letter when applying for this position.
Background Check Requirement:
All offers of employment are
contingent upon a successful criminal background check and
education verification satisfactory to Brown.
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Job Posting Title:
Human Resources Coordinator
Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
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