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Faculty Administration Coordinator

Brown University
Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 13, 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:

The School of Engineering at Brown University has a new and exciting opportunity to hire a Faculty Administration Coordinator.

The Faculty Administration Coordinator supports the Manager of Faculty Administration by coordinating the appointment and promotion process for the School of Engineering (SoE), including: regular tenure and tenure-track faculty, research faculty, clinical faculty, lecturers, adjunct faculty; post docs; and visitors (paid and unpaid). The incumbent coordinates the administration, maintenance, updating and communication of the School’s promotion and advancement, review, hiring and reappointment policies. Coordinates the School data regarding faculty evaluations and searches. Ensures that annual evaluations of faculty, and evaluations of their courses, are conducted and filed, and manages the data produced by these processes. Coordinates the collection and storage of faculty data within the School for reporting and analysis.

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, in the administration of its policies, programs, and activities. The University recognizes and rewards individuals on the basis of qualifications and performance.

The successful candidate, as a minimum, should have the following background:

Education and Experience

Associates degree or equivalent combination of skills and experience, plus 2 to 3 years of administrative experience. University experience, preferred.

Job Competencies

Strong organizational, administrative and time management skills.

Initiative and judgment to independently problem solve and prioritize workload in a multi-task environment while maintaining careful attention to detail.

Ability to work independently and implement short- and long-term goals independently, but also as a strong team member when the situation warrants.

Strong analytical, research and problem-solving skills.

Very strong interpersonal and oral and written communication skills; previous experience in a multi-cultural, multi-language setting preferred.

Previous experience working with highly sensitive and confidential material and demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality and security of information required.

Very high level of computer expertise and continued interest in maintaining skills: Computer proficiency in word processing, spreadsheets, database systems including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and the Internet.

Thorough knowledge of the visa application and compliance process preferred.

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

All offers are contingent on successful completion of a criminal background check and education verification.

For current information on Brown's vaccine requirements and other community health matters, please refer to the Healthy Brown website.

Recruiting Start Date:


Job Posting Title:

Faculty Administration Coordinator


School of Engineering


Grade 8

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Time Type:

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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