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Program Coordinator for Elementary School Programs

This part-time position supports elementary school-based partnerships administered by the Swearer Center. The position is responsible for administrative operations of the D’Abate Community School, a partnership between Brown University and the William D’Abate Elementary School that aims to provide engaging academic and social enrichment for D’Abate students, resources for D’Abate families and teachers, and rich learning experiences for Brown student volunteers. The Program Coordinator handles program administration and logistics, and also provides some support to Brown student volunteers.

This position is part-time: 25 hours per week daily from 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm for 32 weeks between September 1 and June 15; and 25 hours per week daily from 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm for six weeks between late June and early August. This is a grant-funded position.

Learn more and apply here by October 19.

Program Manager

This position provides focused support to Swearer Center Community Partnership programs (including Health Leads and Brown Refugee Youth Tutoring and Enrichment/BRYTE), student advising around community work, and support of other campus initiatives related to community engagement.  The position may include responsibility for new efforts that are developed in an ongoing way by the Center.


  • Bachelor’s degree plus several years experience in relevant community work. Experience in and understanding of the health field preferred.
  • Strong skills in management, program structure and process, documentation and assessment, and grant management.
  • Collaborative work style, strong team player, inclusiveness and flexibility; ability to build collaborations with diverse communities.
  • Track record of execution and change orientation: open-mindedness; focus on learning, assessment, constant improvement, and accountability; attention to detail.
  • Interest in and ability to engage, collaborate with, support, and educate undergraduate students; understanding of and ability to articulate the integration of community engagement and the goals of Brown undergraduate education.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills. Excellent organizational and prioritizing skills, grant management and communication and presentation skills require; ability to generate enthusiasm within the practitioners in the field.
  • Ability to work evening and weekend events/ programs.

Learn more and apply here by October 16.