University of Pennsylvania ADMIN ASST B in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reference Number 85-29118
Posted Job Title ADMIN ASST B
School Name Student Services
Org VPUL Facilities and Events Management
Posted to the Web 06/15/2018
Posted Job/Salary Grade 024
Employment Type Non-Exempt
Position Type Full Time
Position Schedule 8:30-5
Position Length Ongoing
Position End Date
The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.
Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.
The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.
Division of the Vice Provost for University Life (VPUL) is Penn’s foremost provider of student services and educational access. VPUL partners and collaborates with diverse organizations across many dimensions including: race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, historical tradition, age, religion, disabilities, veteran status, interests, perspectives and socioeconomic backgrounds. We enhance the ability of nearly 25,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students, along with other community participants. University Life programs provide academic and career support, campus and community engagement, health and wellness programs, and much more. Our efforts help to fulfill Penn’s strategic vision of integrating knowledge across campus. VPUL is part of the Office of the Provost and includes 32 campus departments. http://www.vpul.upenn.edu/
This position provides administrative support and reports directly to the Executive Director of VPUL Facilities, which includes classrooms facilities, VPUL Office Facilities, Penn Student Agencies, and Perelman Quadrangle & VPUL Performing Arts Facilities. This position must be knowledgeable of all the resources and services available through Perelman Quadrangle and VPUL Performing Arts Facilities to augment the event planning, sales, and marketing efforts as necessary.
A. A High School Diploma or GED is required (Bachelor’s Degree preferred).B. Two to three years administrative support experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.C. Strong written and oral communication skills, as well as excellent interpersonal and organizational skills are requiredD. Working knowledge of Windows 2016, Microsoft Office Suite, and Adobe Acrobat required.E. Experience with or willingness to learn Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop) required. F. Experience with or willingness to learn web content management systems, event management software, Campus Labs, and Qualtrics required.G. Candidate should have the ability to prioritize assignments and manage projects independently with minimal supervision.H. Must have demonstrated ability to work with a diverse clientele consisting of student, faculty, alumni, administrators, and the general public customer base.
Affirmative Action Statement
Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.
Quick Link http://jobs.hr.upenn.edu/postings/37769
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