University of Pennsylvania PROGRAM COORDINATOR in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reference Number 07-29051
Posted Job Title PROGRAM COORDINATOR
School Name Wharton School
Org Executive Education
Posted to the Web 06/09/2018
Posted Job/Salary Grade 025
Employment Type Exempt
Position Type Full Time
Position Schedule Mon-Fri plus early mornings/late evenings/weekends
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/
Under limited supervision the coordinator is responsible for completing all required program details, and for providing the highest level of service to faculty and participants to support a portfolio of Wharton Executive Education open enrollment and custom programs. This position is responsible for coordination of all program materials, classroom set up, and program websites using key operating systems. The coordinator will respond to participant questions in advance of programs, welcome groups at registration, give announcements of essential information at the start of program and communicate critical information throughout the week. The coordinator will promptly and appropriately respond to all client and faculty requests. The coordinator will work with program managers and program directors during the planning process and will work with the highest level of professionalism in an independent, self-directed manner. Coordinator will complete tasks in accordance with standard operating procedures to ensure a seamless, high quality program delivery.
A Bachelor’s Degree and 2 years to 3 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Experience preferably coordinating training programs or special events in a corporate or university environment.Ability to work autonomously and in a team-based environment.Experience with public speaking a plus.Proficiency with Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel and ability to easily adapt to new systems.Effective project management skills for management of ongoing multiple priorities.Ability to maintain composure, effectiveness, and a pleasant demeanor under pressure.Effective oral and written communications skills, to listen actively and explain information clearly.Ability to travel to national and international locations, as assigned.Ability to work across time zones to include early mornings/late evenings/weekends as needed and serve as essential staff in emergencies.
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/37591
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