University of Pennsylvania MGR RES PROJECT A in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reference Number 35-29072
Posted Job Title MGR RES PROJECT A
School Name School of Social Policy and Practice
Org Social Policy & Practice
Posted to the Web 06/25/2018
Posted Job/Salary Grade 027
Employment Type Exempt
Position Type Full Time
Position Schedule 9-5
Position Length Contingent Upon Funding
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 School of Social Policy and Practice contributes to the advancement of more effective, efficient, and humane human services through education, research, and civic engagement. In pursuit of this mission, our theory-based masters and doctoral programs in social work, social welfare, nonprofit leadership, and social policy encourage students to think and work across disciplinary lines and cultures as well as across national and international boundaries. https://www.sp2.upenn.edu/
- Lead the project management of grant-based work pertaining to the Center for High Impact Philanthropy’s behavioral health or funder decision-making portfolio. Activities include: o Managing project workplans and workflowso Coordinating between University staff, temporary workers and consultants, student researchers, and external experts and advisory board members to ensure grant deliverables are completed on time o Managing relationship donors and external stakeholders to projecto Contributing to the evaluation of models and issue areas for potential for philanthropic impact o Conducting site visits and interviews to understand and better communicate the operational details of promising modelso Working with Social Impact Fellow for Applied Research, senior staff others to draft final recommendations. o Contribute to business development by identifying opportunities for partnerships and funding relationships and representing the Center and its work with external parties.Position is contingent on continued funding.
Bachelor’s degree and 3 to 5 years of experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience, are required. Master’s Degree and 1 – 3 years of experience strongly preferred. Additional postgraduate training can be counted towards years of experience. Characteristics of an ideal candidate include:* Relevant masters-level training (e.g., social/public policy, public health, nonprofit leadership, or business); experience in a top-tier strategy consulting firm a plus.* Creative and resourceful in accessing, synthesizing, and translating research findings from a variety of sources of evidence (e.g., program evaluations, research papers, interviews)* Excellent writing and editing skills. Strong verbal communication skills. Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with a general audience, as well as individuals from multiple disciplines and levels of seniority.* Comfort with contributing to collaborative, team-based efforts. Experience managing/leading projects a plus.
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/38034
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