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|Posted Job Title||PROJECT MANAGER|
|School Name||School of Arts and Sciences|
|Org||Positive Psychology Center|
|Posted to the Web||02/22/2017|
|Posted Job/Salary Grade||025|
|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.
The School of Arts and Sciences seeks a Project Manager to join an exciting new project on ‘The Humanities and Human Flourishing: A Multi-Disciplinary Collaboration for Understanding, Assessing, and Cultivating Well-Being.’ The aim of this three-year project is to identify and assess the mechanisms through which the humanities influence physical, psychological, and normative aspects of human flourishing. The project will be a collaborative effort among teams of scholars across a range of disciplines in the humanities, as well as social scientists who will use both qualitative and quantitative research methods. Our project team will consist of highly dedicated individuals bringing a unique set of strengths to the group to support the creation and application of new knowledge in the arts, humanities, and human flourishing.
|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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What is your highest level of education completed?
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How many years of experience do you have related to this position?
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Do you have a background in the humanities, arts, or psychology?
Do you have experience in project management or event planning?
Do you have a strong sense of mission, professionalism, and responsibility?
Do you have experience working in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple projects simultaneously with competing deadlines?
Do you thrive under high pressures of time and workload?
Do you demonstrate customer service orientation, a high degree of professionalism, the ability to communicate effectively, and careful attention to detail?
Do you have the ability to work independently while functioning as part of a team?
Do you have excellent computer skills with high proficiency in Microsoft Office, including PowerPoint, Excel, and Word?
Are you available to work evenings and weekends as necessary?
Are you able to travel occasionally, as necessary?
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