The duties of the Postdoctoral Program Coordinator are to handle the day-to-day administrative operations for Brown-paid postdocs with the titles of Postdoctoral Research Associates and Postdoctoral Research Fellows. This position has an in depth understanding of postdoctoral issues, and the processes and resources required to support the Division of Biology & Medicine and the University, and to relieve the Associate Dean of the day-to-day administrative details. The duties of the Training Grant Administrator will be to administer the T32 grant, manage the trainee appointments, grant budget, organize courses, data, and events associated with the program. This position serves as a central liaison between the Associate Dean for Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies, BioMed department managers, BioMed and clinical department faculty, EEO/AA, OISSS, Dean of the Faculty, Dean of the Graduate School, BioMed Medical Faculty Affairs, BioMed Financial Services, and other constituents with whom the Associate Dean interacts.
The Postdoc Program Coordinator/ Training Grant Administrator pro-actively processes Brown-paid postdoctoral appointments and actions; maintains databases on BioMed Division Postdoctoral Research Associates, Postdoctoral Research Fellows; oversees annual postdoc review process; manages office website; assists in organizing professional development events; and administers and manages the funded T32 Brown Respiratory Research Training Program. S/he is relied upon to research, analyze, and generate data reports to effectively support the work of the Dean's office.
- Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 2-3 years of relevant or closely related experience, or equivalent combination of skills, expertise, and education. Experience in a university setting, preferred.
- Strong organizational, administrative and time management skills. Ability to work in a deadline driven environment and manage multiple priorities.
- Initiative and judgment to independently problem solve and prioritize. The ability to independently develop and implement short and long term goals.
- Attention to detail and accuracy.
- Confident public relations and interpersonal skills. Competent oral and written communication skills and good command of English language and grammar necessary.
- Computer expertise and continued interest in maintaining skills: Computer proficiency using Microsoft Word, Excel, Filemaker Pro, Adobe Acrobat Pro, and Dreamweaver.
- Ability to maintain and update websites and Weekly Update.
- Technical experience developing database and spreadsheets to support departmental functions.
- Initiative and ability to work independently, but also as a strong team member when the situation warrants.
CRIMINAL BACKGROUND AND EDUCATION CHECK REQUIRED
Recruiting Start Date:2017-02-16-08:00
Job Posting Title:Postdoctoral Program Coordinator/Training Grant Administrator
Time Type:Part time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:28
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