University of Pennsylvania GRADUATE COORDINATOR in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Reference Number 02-29273

Posted Job Title GRADUATE COORDINATOR

School Name School of Arts and Sciences

Org Mathematics

Posted to the Web 07/26/2018

Posted Job/Salary Grade 025

Employment Type Non-Exempt

Hours 35.00

Position Type Full Time

Position Schedule M-F 9-5

Months 12

Position Length Ongoing

Position End Date

University Overview

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.

School/Center Overview

The School of Arts and Sciences forms the foundation of the scholarly excellence that has established Penn as one of the world’s leading research universities. We teach students across all 12 Penn schools, and our academic departments span the reach from anthropology and biology to sociology and South Asian studies. http://www.sas.upenn.edu/

Duties

The Applied Mathematics & Computational Science (AMCS) graduate group is an interschool and multi-departmental program. The Graduate Coordinator needs to work closely with faculty from a wide range of academic disciplines to ensure the smooth running of the program. Provide administrative support for the AMCS program pertaining to graduate students affairs, events management, graduate personnel matters, such as recruitment, and acting as main office representative for the AMCS program. The Graduate Coordinator also provides administrative support for the Penn Wharton Budget Model (PWBM) pertaining to personnel matters, purchasing supplies or subscriptions, and arranging travel. PWBM is a nonpartisan, research-based initiative that provides accurate, accessible and transparent economic analysis of public policy’s fiscal impact.

Qualifications

High School Diploma and 5 years to 7 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. A Bachelor’s degree is strongly preferred. Experience providing administrative support in an academic environment preferred. Ideal candidate must possess strong organizational skills, strong written and oral communications skills, and the ability to prioritize and meet deadlines. Must have a professional demeanor with the ability to provide excellent customer service to a diverse audience. Must be a team player and have excellent collaboration skills. Ideal candidate will have a solid understanding of scholarly resources across the University that are available for both students and department faculty. Financial experience, event planning experience, and an understanding of academic and curriculum planning are preferred. Familiarity with Penn’s financial application strongly encouraged. Experience with University graduate programs and policies strongly encouraged.

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/38781

Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).


  • How did you hear about this employment opportunity?

  • Jobs@Penn

  • Contacted by a Penn Recruiter

  • Referred by a Penn Employee

  • Referred by a friend or family member

  • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)

  • Inside Higher Ed

  • Indeed.com

  • Other Internet Advertisement

  • Linkedin

  • Twitter

  • Other Social Media Site

  • Professional Affiliation/Trade Website

  • Diversity Association/Publication Website

  • Heard about it at a conference or career fair

  • Apple One

  • Recruitment and/or staffing agency


  • What is your highest level of education completed?

  • Less than high school education

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Vocational or Technical School

  • Associate's Degree or Two Year College

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Master's Degree

  • PHD/MD/JD or equivalent doctoral degree


  • How many years of experience do you have related to this position?

  • 0 to 1 Year

  • 1 to 2 Years

  • 2 to 3 Years

  • 3 to 5 Years

  • 5 to 7 Years

  • 7 to 10 Years

  • Over 10 Years


  • Do you have a solid understanding of scholarly resources across the University that are available for both students and department faculty?

  • Yes

  • No


  • Do you have familiarity with Penn's financial application?

  • Yes

  • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Resume

Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter