Under the general supervision of the department manager, the Administrative Coordinator responsibilities include providing administrative support to the EEB department faculty, post docs, graduate students and some staff. Assisting the financial/grants coordinator on pre/post awards; assisting assigned faculty with grant proposals using the Brown grant management tool and sponsor submission tools; ensuring compliance with award terms and conditions and expenditure review. Provides a high level of support to the Department Chair and Manager.
Associates Degree with 2-4 years administrative support experience (preferably in an academic environment) or equivalent combination of education/experience.
Proficient with Microsoft Office, FileMaker Pro, Adobe Acrobat Pro, Photoshop, web based tools, Gmail
Strong office skills including writing, correspondences, protocols and filing skills
Strong accounting/budget/financial skills, specifically with accounts payable, accounts receivable, analysis, reporting, reconciling and journal entries
Strong organizational, administrative and time management skills
Goal focused with ability to meet deadlines and prioritize multiple task
Experience with federal and non-federal Pre and Post award research administration preferred.
An understanding of Interfolio is helpful
Excellent oral and written communications skills
Criminal Background and Education Check Required
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Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
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