University of Pennsylvania PROGRAM COORDINATOR in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reference Number 13-29257
Posted Job Title PROGRAM COORDINATOR
School Name School of Engineering and Applied Science
Org Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Posted to the Web 07/05/2018
Posted Job/Salary Grade 026
Employment Type Non-Exempt
Position Type Full Time
Position Schedule 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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.
Penn Engineering’s world-acclaimed faculty, state-of-the-art research laboratories and highly interdisciplinary curricula offer an experience that is unparalleled. Innovation and technology drive every program and transform the fundamentals of what future engineers are learning. http://www.seas.upenn.edu/
At Penn Engineering, the program coordinator will support both the Director of Penn Institute for Computational Science (PICS) and the activities of PICS faculty and students located at 3401 Walnut Street. PICS support: Reporting to the Director of Penn Institute for Computational Science (PICS) at Penn Engineering the Coordinator is responsible for supporting the academic, research, outreach and support functions of the Director. Which will involve frequent interactions with Penn faculty and students (prospective and current), outside supporters, faculty from other universities and support staff (internal and external to Penn). Organizing conferences (typically two large conferences per year), workshop organization (typically 6 per year), seminar organization (12 per year), arranging meetings, travel and teleconferences; managing Director’s schedule and communications; assisting in report preparation; recording meeting minutes and overseeing follow-up; maintaining academic and public websites; preparing a monthly PICS e-newsletter; and supporting the Master’s Program chair and its administration (admissions, supporting graduate students).3401 Walnut support: Coordinator is responsible for supporting the activities of the large group of faculty and students (60 people) in the SEAS PICS offices at 3401 Walnut Street. This includes scheduling/managing shared spaces; scheduling and managing small group events; supporting expense reporting; coordinating with other SEAS support and business staff for purchasing, supplies, maintenance; reception duties in this access-controlled space; supporting weekly center meetings/events.
A Bachelor’s Degree and 2 years to 3 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. High level of initiative, independent judgment and organizational savvy with the capacity to handle multiple prioritizes a must. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office, including Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and Excel. Prior experience working with faculty, students and coordinating events is preferred.
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/38330
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