Job Location:
164 Angell Street

Job Description:

The Grants and Financial Coordinator provides administrative pre/post-award and financial services to the Department Manager, Chair, Graduate Students, Postdocs and Tenure Track Faculty who are Principal Investigators (PIs). Assists in the preparation and review of all grant proposals for all department submissions using Coeus grant management system and sponsor submission portals. Coordinates the submission of new and continuing grant proposals. Coordinates sponsored research funding by reviewing awards, ensuring compliance with award terms and conditions, providing guidance regarding sponsored project issues, budget management, expenditure review, financial reporting, and participation in training. Also, monitors department-related finances, reconciles accounts in accordance with federal and nonfederal guidelines for the PIs, Chair, and Department Manager. Effectively communicate award and financial policies to students, faculty, and staff. Uses Workday Financials to assist Department Manager in administering/approving payroll costing, salary reallocations and effort certifications, summer salary, cost shares, cost transfers, journal entries, financial reporting, subcontract requisitions This position handles confidential information and is expected to maintain and secure privacy.

Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 1-2 years of grant and financial experience, preferably in an academic environment, or equivalent combination of education/experience.

  • Ability to generate financial reports, tables, and graphs as needed.

  • Proven record of delivering proactive service to multiple stakeholders and faculty.

  • Must be able to manage competing priorities and interact with a diverse population.

  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel.  Willingness to learn other Brown University systems and processes is essential.

  • Must be self-directed, possess the ability to use a high degree of judgment, work independently with minimal supervision in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment.  Attention to detail and being a team player with a strong service-oriented attitude are essential.

  • Excellent communication skills.

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

Please include a cover letter when submitting your application.

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


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Job Posting Title:

Grant and Financial Coordinator


Department of Education


Grade 8

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Full time

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Position Classification:

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.

Vaccination Requirements:

In order to maintain 90% or greater universal vaccination rates on campus, all newly hired employees at Brown University must receive the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine before they begin work, unless they are approved for a medical or religious exemption. All employees must also receive a COVID-19 booster within thirty (30) days of becoming eligible. For more information, please visit the Healthy Brown site.

Still Have Questions?

If you have any questions you may contact [email protected].

EEO Statement:

Brown University is an E-Verify Employer.

Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.