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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 Program Manager for the Native American and Indigenous Studies Initiative (NAISI) office manages the financial, administrative, and human resources operations for the Program, ensuring that financial and administrative practices conform to University policies.

The incumbent develops and implements internal procedures and protocols and plays a critical leadership role in support of budget management and analysis, student affairs, grants/gifts/endowments administration, and performs other miscellaneous activities related to the management of the program.

The Program Manager works closely with the NAISI Assistant Director to facilitate short and long-range strategic planning and the allocation of financial and budgetary activities. The position supports the Assistant Director regarding the articulation of policies, protocols, and other communications to faculty and students.

Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years of relevant experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Financial and budget experience, preferred.
  • Excellent time management skills, ability to assess priorities and pivot in response to pressing departmental needs.
  • Staff management i.e. hiring, supervision, employee evaluation, and salary review.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent computer skills with a strong aptitude for learning new systems.
  • Experience Microsoft Suites or Google platform, and Zoom/other video conferencing.
  • Demonstrated commitment to supporting a community of diverse perspectives and cultures in an inclusive environment.
Additional physical demands and working conditions:
  • Working commencement event and some evening events may be required.
Candidates must submit a cover letter and CV/resume.

Background check

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

Why Brown?

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.

Benefits of Working at Brown:

Information on the Benefits of Working at Brown can be found here .

Recruiting Start Date:

2024-04-30

Job Posting Title:

Program Manager

Department:

Native American and Indigenous Studies Initiative

Grade:

Grade 9

Worker Type:

Employee

Worker Sub-Type:

Regular

Time Type:

Full time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

37.5

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.

Still Have Questions?

If you have any questions you may contact employment@brown.edu .

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.

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 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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