Middle East Studies

CMES and CLACS Events and Outreach Coordinator

January 3, 2022

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Job Description

The communications and outreach coordinator provides assistance to the teams at the Center for Middle East Studies and the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, primarily supporting activities related to the Centers’ extensive event offerings and communications efforts, but also, assisting in sundry tasks relevant to supporting operational processes. 

The incumbent proactively administers event logistics and communications activities for lectures, seminars, films, receptions, conferences, workshops, and other sundry programmatic activities. The ideal candidate will be flexible, customer service-oriented, resourceful, proactive, self-motivated, and have a strong aptitude for learning new skills and an understanding of the Centers’ missions.

Education and Experience

  • Associate’s degree with at least 3 years of related experience, or equivalent combination of skills and experience.

  • Experience organizing in-person, hybrid or virtual events  

  • Experience with social media platforms in a business setting.

  • Experience in a university setting is preferred.

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

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Center for Middle East Studies and Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies


Grade 8

Time Type:

Full time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


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.

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