University of Pennsylvania MANAGER in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reference Number 32-29893
Posted Job Title MANAGER
School Name Graduate School of Education
Posted to the Web 09/07/2018
Posted Job/Salary Grade 027
Employment Type Exempt
Position Type Full Time
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/
The program manager is responsible for managing all administrative aspects of the Reading, Writing and Literacy (RWL) program and works closely with faculty in the development and delivery of all academic functions of the program. These responsibilities include academic administration of MSEd., Ed.D. and Ph.D. programs; admissions and recruitment efforts for these programs; and overall program management. More specifically, the Program Manager ensures that required and elective courses are appropriately rostered and staffed; plans and oversees program orientations; manages a portfolio of activities designed to enhance the student experience; serves as the primary contact for RWL students, and when appropriate advises these students; regularly interfaces with faculty, Penn colleagues in other schools and offices, prospective students, visitors, and alumni; manages recruitment and admissions for RWL degree programs in collaboration with faculty, and GSE admissions; represents the program at GSE events, on committees/working groups, and attends divisional faculty meetings; manages the program budget and monitors expenses; gathers information for short- and long-term planning; hires, trains and supervises student workers.
A Master’s Degree or more and 3 years to 5 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is 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/39877
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