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Admissions Coordinator

Brown University
Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 11, 2024

Job Details

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:

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 have an impact in 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. To learn about Brown University’s benefits, visit the University Human Resources web page here for further information.

Reporting to the Assistant Director of Student Recruitment and Marketing, the Admissions Coordinator will help lead the development and implementation of school-wide student recruitment and admissions activities. The position will gain consensus from, and liaise with, graduate program faculty and administrators to align marketing activities, resources, and admissions processes for all programs. Other priorities include creating and implementing programming for recruitment and marketing priorities, and integrating diversity and inclusion strategies to create recruitment pipelines and diversify applicant and admission pools. Represents the Brown University School of Public Health in recruitment and admissions activities, fairs and networking opportunities.

The Admissions Coordinator is responsible for coordinating and managing the operations of the admissions process, including monitoring the SPH-admissions email inbox, managing the application fee waiver system, giving weekly campus tours, hosting admissions advising sessions, and managing our promotional materials inventory along with other activities related to the admissions process. The successful candidate will assist with developing strategies for achieving enrollment goals and communicating admissions criteria to prospective students.

Job Qualifications and Competencies
  • Bachelor’s degree along with two (2) years of experience in admissions, marketing, recruiting, student services or related area or an equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Experience with SOPHAS and SLATE is preferred

  • Must possess excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, and familiarity with a variety of software applications

  • Experience with online education and a Learning Management System (LMS) is a plus

  • Possess a willingness and ability to support and promote a diverse and inclusive campus community

  • Collaborative team player who fosters open communication and cooperation among stakeholders

  • Self-disciplined individual who works independently and applies good judgment

  • Demonstrated ability to support a community of diverse perspectives and cultures in an inclusive environment

  • Excellent organizational skills

This position is hybrid eligible.

Demonstrated ability to support a community of diverse perspectives and cultures in an inclusive environment.

All offers of employment are contingent upon a criminal background check and education verification satisfactory to Brown University.

Recruiting Start Date:


Job Posting Title:

Admissions Coordinator


School of Public Health


Grade 8

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Full time

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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:

Brown University is an E-Verify Employer.

As an EEO/AA employer , Brown University provides equal opportunity and prohibits discrimination, harassment and retaliation based upon a person’s race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law, and caste, which is protected by our University policies.


Brown University

Founded in 1764, Brown is a nonprofit leading research university, home to world-renowned faculty, and also an innovative educational institution where the curiosity, creativity and intellectual joy of students drives academic excellence.

The spirit of the undergraduate Open Curriculum infuses every aspect of the University. Brown is a place where rigorous scholarship, complex problem-solving and service to the public good are defined by intense collaboration, intellectual discovery and working in ways that transcend traditional boundaries. As a private, nonprofit institution, the University advances its mission through support from a community invested in Brown's commitment to advance knowledge and make a positive difference locally and globally.

Brown is a leading research university, where stellar faculty and student researchers deploy deep content knowledge to generate new discoveries on those issues and many more. What sets their work apart? Collectively, Brown's researchers are driven by the idea that their work will have a positive impact in the world.

Brown students and faculty are tackling the nation’s opioid crisis. Planning the next Mars landing site. Uncovering the locations of ancient civilizations. Advising world leaders on new political models. Exploring new frontiers in multimedia arts. In each of their intellectual endeavors, our scholars and researchers are uncommonly driven by the belief that their work must — and will — have an impact in their communities, in society and the world.

We are a learning community grounded in a commitment of respect for the diversity of viewpoints that is fundamentally essential to intellectual discovery. We encourage the right of all individuals to express ideas and perspectives — and we embrace the value of vigorous debate in pursuit of knowledge.

Providence, Rhode Island — Brown's home for more than two and a half centuries — is a vibrant place to live, work and study, a stimulating hub for innovation, and a city rich in cultural diversity. 

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