University of Pennsylvania ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reference Number 32-29366
Posted Job Title ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS
School Name Graduate School of Education
Posted to the Web 07/12/2018
Posted Job/Salary Grade 027
Employment Type Exempt
Position Schedule tbd
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.
At Penn GSE, staff, students, and faculty enjoy an Ivy League environment that supports both practical knowledge building and high-quality research. The community in this top-ranked school is united in its efforts to create positive change through education in our region, country, and world. http://www.gse.upenn.edu/
This is a critical role in the Office of Admissions that will oversee the entire application process for 30+ degree and non-degree programs at the Graduate School of Education. This includes being the point of contact for everything related to our application system, backend and frontend, so comfort with technical systems are critical to the success of this role. This role will supervise two (2) staff members and a group of work study students with a mission to process and complete applications for faculty review in a timely manner and resolve admissions inquiries. The incumbent will have or will develop technical expertise in our application system and be the point of contact for the school. This role also includes event support and recruitment responsibilities.
Bachelor’s degree is required and 3-5 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. A Master’s degree is preferred as the incumbent would then have personal, not just professional, experience with the graduate enrollment process to lend credibility to recruitment efforts to prospective adult graduate students. Previous Admissions experience is necessary, with a preference for candidates familiar with Penn systems or general admission application systems. Must be a candidate that show initiative, can operate interpedently and in a team environment, ability to multitask and advance multiple high-priority projects simultaneously, and has experience in a high-volume office. Applicants must be comfortable with data, have strong writing abilities, keen attention to detail, and experience in managing a process from start to finish. Previous staff management experience is a plus. Programming will occur in the evening and/or during the weekend. Expectation of responsiveness outside traditional work hours.
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/38483
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