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Assistant Director

Company : Brown University
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Rhode Island

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Job Description:

The Assistant Director of Population Studies and Training Center (PSTC) is the key high- level management position within the Population Studies and Training Center and is responsible for designing, facilitating and executing an efficient, streamlined, data driven operation to support the work of the Center.

As the cornerstone within the Center, this role is responsible for daily oversight of all administrative, operational, and financial activities within the Center. In addition, this position oversees sponsored research administration in the Center’s fluid and rapidly changing research and graduate and postdoctoral level training environment.

This role is responsible orienting and onboarding new faculty associates to the Center. This position has direct administrative management of a staff of five professionals who carry out day to day finance, administration, grants administration, and Human Resources related work. This position works closely with the Director of the Center to forecast, implement and direct the Center’s long range and day to day administrative, financial, sponsored research, and pre/post award grant management.

The candidate must be a positive and creative leader and team player who works at the highest level to anticipate, plan, organize, and execute all responsibilities and address emerging needs related to the Center’s operations, finances, and research administration.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, finance, or business management with at least 7 years of experience overseeing grants, complex budgets staff management or an equivalent combination of education and significant experience at the professional level.

Job Competencies

  • Exceptional organizational, project, and business management skills.
  • Solid staff management experience required.
  • Ability to prioritize workload, remain flexible, take initiative, and follow through.
  • Experience with financial modeling and preparing management reports.
  • Ability to work effectively in a deadline-driven environment.
  • Experience with managing all stages of sponsored research projects, including the management of large and complex projects, and support from private and federal funding agencies.
  • Supervisory experience with a record of mentoring and professional development.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including an ability to elicit and communicate information, analyze and negotiate complex issues, and prepare and present clear and informative information to groups.
  • Experience establishing or overseeing workflow management preferred.
  • Possess a willingness and ability to support and promote a diverse and inclusive campus community.
  • Highly proficient computer skills, including word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, graphing and charting, databases, Google and project management tools.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and effectively and efficiently use new software independently.

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background check and education verification.

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Assistant Director


Population Studies and Training Center


Grade 11

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Full time

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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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