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COORDINATOR B

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Reference Number 58-27158
Posted Job Title COORDINATOR B
School Name School of Veterinary Medicine
Org Biomedical Sciences
Posted to the Web 10/17/2017
Posted Job/Salary Grade 026
Employment Type Exempt
Hours N/A
Position Type Full Time
Position Schedule 9-5
Months 12
Position Length Ongoing
Position End Date
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

The University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine is a global leader in veterinary education, research, and clinical care. Founded in 1884, the School is a proud member of the One Health initiative, linking human, animal, and environmental health. http://www.vet.upenn.edu/

Duties

The Program Coordinator supports the research, administrative, and organizational planning activities of the Penn Vet Cancer Center. This position will serve as the main administrative point of contact for the Center for center members, University contacts and external organizations, including planning and execution of Center-sponsored activities and support of sponsored research programs. This position will also liaise with the Veterinary Clinical Investigation Center to support and expand Penn Vet’s capacity for oncology-related clinical trials. Additionally, this position provides administrative support to several faculty of the Department of Biomedical Sciences, including processing lab supply orders and travel reimbursements.

Qualifications

The minimum of a Bachelor’s degree and 3 – 5 years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required, preferably in communications, development, or research coordination. Knowledge of research funding mechanisms and University financial systems preferred but not required. Ability to manage multiple tasks and appropriately triage shifting priorities with attention to detail. Ability to deal effectively with diverse constituencies; ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues throughout Penn Vet and University. Exceptional written and oral communication skills.

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/32132

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
  4. * Do you have experience in communications, development, or research coordination?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have experience with University financial systems?
    • yes
    • no

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents