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GLOBAL INITIATIVES FELLOW

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Reference Number 62-26971
Posted Job Title GLOBAL INITIATIVES FELLOW
School Name Penn Global
Org Penn Global International Policy
Posted to the Web 09/27/2017
Posted Job/Salary Grade 025
Employment Type Non-Exempt
Hours 35.00
Position Type Full Time
Position Schedule 9-5
Months 12
Position Length End Date Established
Position End Date 06/01/2018
University Overview

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.

School/Center Overview

Penn Global provides strategic direction for Penn’s global endeavors with a focus on efficient investment of university resources for global activities. Penn Global collaborates with Schools and Centers across the University and seeks to catalyze cross-school collaborations to integrate knowledge that addresses key issues. We partner with leaders from Penn and around the world to develop innovative interdisciplinary global strategies, initiatives and programs. In addition, Penn Global provides important services in support of University endeavors, including academic year study abroad, immigration services for international students and operational, compliance support for international projects and Perry World House. http://global.upenn.edu/

Duties

The Global Initiatives Fellow assumes a critical role on the Penn Global team. Penn Global provides strategic direction for Penn’s global endeavors with a focus on efficient investment of university resources for global activities. Reporting to the Associate Director, Global Initiatives, the Global Initiatives Fellow will be responsible for facilitating a number of projects in the global initiatives portfolio. Duties include, but are not limited to, initiating and developing reports, briefings, and agendas, conducting research and data analyses, providing event support, supporting visits by foreign delegations and partners, and supporting communication and outreach efforts. The Global Fellow will also manage funding initiatives to support research and engagement, monitoring global engagement on campus, and tracking ongoing initiatives and issues. The Fellow will support the Global Initiatives staff as needed.

Qualifications

A Bachelor’s Degree required with 1 to 2 of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Interest in international relations, international education, and global programming as demonstrated through course of study and/or work experience is highly encouraged. Demonstrated interest and experience in China, India, and other key regions welcomed. Experience in a fast-paced office and ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines; demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively; advanced knowledge of computer software including Microsoft Office Suite; excellent customer service skills; excellent oral and written communication skills; strong organizational skills; knowledge of Penn 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
Quick Link http://jobs.hr.upenn.edu/postings/31604

Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Jobs@Penn
    • Contacted by a Penn Recruiter
    • Referred by a Penn Employee
    • Referred by a friend or family member
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Indeed.com
    • Other Internet Advertisement
    • Linkedin
    • Twitter
    • Other Social Media Site
    • Professional Affiliation/Trade Website
    • Diversity Association/Publication Website
    • Heard about it at a conference or career fair
    • Apple One
    • Recruitment and/or staffing agency
  2. * What is your highest level of education completed?
    • Less than high school education
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Vocational or Technical School
    • Associate's Degree or Two Year College
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • PHD/MD/JD or equivalent doctoral degree
  3. * How many years of experience do you have related to this position?
    • 0 to 1 Year
    • 1 to 2 Years
    • 2 to 3 Years
    • 3 to 5 Years
    • 5 to 7 Years
    • 7 to 10 Years
    • Over 10 Years

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter