University of Pennsylvania ASSOC DIRECTOR C in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reference Number 07-29383
Posted Job Title ASSOC DIRECTOR C
School Name Wharton School
Org Management and Technology Program
Posted to the Web 07/18/2018
Posted Job/Salary Grade 027
Employment Type Exempt
Position Type Full Time
Position Schedule 9-5
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.
The World’s First Business SchoolJOSEPH WHARTON, FOUNDERIn 1881, American entrepreneur and industrialist Joseph Wharton established the world’s first collegiate school of business at the University of Pennsylvania.Wharton’s pioneering vision was to produce graduates who would become ‘pillars of the state, whether in private or in public life.’ The Wharton School maintains a long tradition of educating visionary business leaders in academia, business, government, and not-for-profit organizations.Today, Wharton has expanded the scope of this vision to become the most comprehensive source of business knowledge in the world – with over 225 faculty members, 95,000 alumni, 5,000 students across 10 academic departments, 20 research centers, and more than 9,000 executive education participants annually. https://www.wharton.upenn.edu/
This position is the primary resource for M&T alumni and promotes new and continued engagement of alums with the Program and university. The position is charged with strategic planning related to alumni engagement, career advising, and marketing communications for the Program. The Associate Director manages the M&T Alumni Interview committee through the Penn Alumni Interview Program as well as M&T Alumni Special Programs including: Alumni Mentorship, summer Intern Fellowship and Entrepreneurial Awards, monthly Roundtables, and any other student/alumni networking, relationship building, outreach, and event execution. The position is also responsible for M&T Alumni Special Events requiring regular contact with alumni groups, attendance at events (domestic and international), assisting alumni leaders with event marketing, promotion and implementation, and offering guidance and strategic planning for developing alumni groups. Other duties required include planning and executing annual M&T On-the-Road events, special events for M&T alumni during Homecoming and M&T Anniversary events, helping organize Executive and Leadership board meetings, recognizing alumni for their support, and managing the budget related to alumni events and outreach. In addition, the Associate Director works closely with the M&T Director of Integration in the planning and execution of the Integration Lab summit. This position manages marketing and branding initiatives including the ongoing website redesign project and social media strategies as they relate to alumni initiatives. This position reports to the Faculty Director and works closely with the Director of Integration, Administrative Director, M&T students, Penn Admissions, Development and Alumni Relations, Career Services, and Wharton External Affairs.
A Bachelor’s degree is required and 3 to 5 years of experience of relevant work experience within higher education and/or alumni relations, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Master’s degree preferred. Event planning experience a plus. Position requires initiative, strong communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills; Excellent written and oral communication skills and enthusiasm are highly desirable. Demonstrated ability to work independently with diverse groups and to balance multiple tasks simultaneously is required. Comfort with ambiguity and changing priorities. Must possess intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Office applications, database management systems and basic accounting knowledge – training in the University of Pennsylvania systems is a plus (for example BEN FINANCIALS, IMODULES, CONCUR). Some evening and/or weekend work and travel required.
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.
Special Requirements Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.
Quick Link http://jobs.hr.upenn.edu/postings/38588
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