PROGRAM MANAGER, POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGY PROGRAMSBelow you will find the details for the position including any supplementary documentation and questions you should review before applying for the opening. To apply for the position, please click the Apply for this Job link/button.
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|Posted Job Title||PROGRAM MANAGER, POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGY PROGRAMS|
|School Name||School of Arts and Sciences|
|Org||Positive Psychology Center|
|Posted to the Web||01/31/2017|
|Posted Job/Salary Grade||026|
|Position Type||Full Time|
|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.
ABOUT THE POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGY CENTER:
Our mission at the University of Pennsylvania’s Positive Psychology Center is to enable people to lead more productive, satisfying, and meaningful lives by delivering state-of-the-art, evidence-based positive psychology and resilience training programs to a variety of organizations. Hundreds of thousands of people around the world have attended our programs, which have demonstrated mental health and well-being benefits.
We are a highly collaborative team of can-do and high-energy people who are dedicated to disseminating these life-changing programs to educators, students, parents, clinicians, the military, police officers, corporate employees, and many more. We are looking for a like-minded, team-oriented person to join us and play a mission critical role. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is eager to make a difference, learn new skills, and take on responsibilities in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment.
To learn more about our work: http://www.pennresilienceprogram.org/
Bachelor’s degree and 2-3 years of experience are required, or equivalent combination of education and experience. A background in psychology 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.|
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How many years of experience do you have related to this position?
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When are you available to start?
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Do you have a background in psychology?
Do you have experience in project management or event planning?
Please briefly describe your previous project management or event planning experience.
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Do you have an excellent attention to detail?
Do you have experience working in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple projects simultaneously with competing deadlines?
If you answered yes to the previous question, please elaborate on your experience.
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Do you thrive under high pressures of time and workload
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Are you available to work evenings and weekends as necessary?
Are you able to travel occasionally, as necessary?
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