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Brown University


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Independent Concentrations Co-Coordinator
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Job ID 1875
Employer Curricular Resource Center
Employer Type On Campus
Date Posted Mar 09, 2015
Category Program Coordination
Job Type On-Campus Jobs
Job Description Overview: The Curricular Resource Center for Peer Advising (CRC) is a place where students help each other engage with Brown's open curriculum and utilize its academic resources. Founded in 1976 to support the fullest use of the New Curriculum, today the CRC's Director, student coordinators and volunteers coordinate information sessions, community-building events, and individual meetings with students for advising about independent studies and concentrations, applying for funding opportunities, issues related to the sophomore year, and more. The CRC staff works with other departments and peer advising programs to best provide a broad spectrum of advice about the wealth of curricular resources at Brown. The CRC is a part of the Office of the Dean of the College. Postion: The IC Coordinators meet with students one-on-one to discuss the IC application process. The IC Coordinators also plan information sessions about the proposal process. In addition, the Coordinators are responsible for corresponding with all students whose proposals were accepted, and for leading the IC Departmental Undergraduate Group (DUG) and maintaining a database of students who have pursued ICs. The Coordinators serve on the College Curriculum Council sub-committee for reviewing IC proposals with the CRC Director and Dean Rodriguez.
Job Requirements -Demonstrated experience with the IC proposal process and with academic advising. -Experience working with and advising college students. -Ability to work collaboratively & to work well under pressure. -Strong organizational & leadership skills. -Creativity, patience, & reliability. -Demonstrated experience planning events. -Preference given to non-seniors. -Demonstrated experience building community.
Number of openings 2
Hours 8.0 to 12.0 hours per week
Hourly Rate $10.00/hour, Raises commensurate with performance and length of time in position.
Time Frame Academic Year
Start Date Sunday, August 30, 2015
End Date Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Primary Contact Peggy Chang
Email Address Peggy_Chang@brown.edu
Work Location Curricular Resource Center, Stephen Robert '62 Campus Center room 228
Phone Number x3-2324
Fax Number x3-5050