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The Brookings Institution is a nonprofit public policy organization based in Washington, DC. Our mission is to conduct in-depth research that leads to new ideas for solving problems facing society at the local, national and global level.
We bring together leading experts in government and academia from all over the world, rooted in open-minded inquiry and representing diverse points of view, who provide the highest quality research, policy recommendations, and analysis. Research topics cover a full range of public policy issues in economics, foreign policy, development, governance and metropolitan policy.
With fair and transparent business practices, clear communication, mutual respect, and a collaborative atmosphere that offers both professional and personal development opportunities, Brookings offers an inclusive and welcoming workplace that values the efforts of all contributors.
Brookings Technology partners with our researchers and operations team members bring forward innovative technology solutions to enhance the employee experience, expand research capabilities, and achieve Brooking mission objectives. The position provides a aspiring and seasoned technologist an opportunity to learn and apply critical skill sets to be a successful technology professional.
Position Location: Hybrid positions combine regular in-person presence at our Washington, DC, office with the option of at least two days of remote work each week.
Vaccine Policy: Brookings requires all staff and visitors to submit proof of complete vaccination against COVID-19 to be in Brookings buildings.
Individuals that (i) have a qualifying medical condition that contraindicates a COVID-19 vaccination, or (ii) who object to being vaccinated based on a sincerely held religious belief, may request a reasonable accommodation. Brookings policies on masks and other pandemic mitigation measures will continue to be informed by DC and CDC guidelines.
Ready to contribute to Brookings success?
The Technology Coordinator is responsible for providing day-to-day mission support to the Vice President, Chief Information Officer (CIO) and the Brookings Technology (BTech) Department. The Technology Coordinator will manage activities and projects critical to technology operations success such as communications, planning, and asset procurement and the asset management life cycle of technology assets.
Administrative Support (30%)
Procurement and Asset Management (30%)
Special Project Coordination (20%)
Operations and Finance Analytics (10%)
Employee Experience Support (10%)
Ready to make an impact? In this role, you will support Brookings values of collegiality, respect, inclusion, diversity and community, and bring the following qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Minimum two years of relevant administrative/office work experience required. Strong technolgy skills and understanding of analytic/data manipulation concepts required. Must be authorized to work for any employer in the U.S.
Strong skills in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) and MS SharePoint. Ability to work with complex, linked spreadsheets, including pivot tables. Exceptional command of style, grammar, and design principles. Good interpersonal and communication skills with a wide variety of staff. Ability to learn computer software applications in support of the reporting tasks. Strong organizational skills. Good judgment, discretion, and ability to handle confidential information. Maturity and ability to manage project assignments with little direction, to make quick decisions, and to meet deadlines.
What can we offer you? Brookings provides a generous benefit package that is comprehensive and includes both traditional benefits and unique offerings.
Brookings requires that all applicants submit a cover letter and resume. Please attach your cover letter and resume as one document when you apply. Please note: if you have applied to more than one Brookings job opening you should add a position-specific cover letter as a separate attachment.
Successful completion of a background investigation is required for employment at Brookings.
Brookings welcomes and celebrates diversity in all its forms. We welcome applications that reflect a variety of backgrounds based on ideology, race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, first generation college goers, and other factors protected by law. Brookings is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer that is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive workplace.