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ADMIN ASST B

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Reference Number 35-27595
Posted Job Title ADMIN ASST B
School Name School of Social Policy and Practice
Org Social Policy & Practice
Posted to the Web 12/13/2017
Posted Job/Salary Grade 024
Employment Type Non-Exempt
Hours 35.00
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 School of Social Policy and Practice contributes to the advancement of more effective, efficient, and humane human services through education, research, and civic engagement. In pursuit of this mission, our theory-based masters and doctoral programs in social work, social welfare, nonprofit leadership, and social policy encourage students to think and work across disciplinary lines and cultures as well as across national and international boundaries. https://www.sp2.upenn.edu/

Duties

The primary purpose of this position is to support the department of Academic Affairs at the School of Social Policy & Practice. This includes administrative support for the Associate Dean, Associate Director, standing faculty, and part-time instructors. Specific responsibilities include courseware support and assistance; oversight of textbooks and other course materials; coordination of meetings; support for international courses and programs; role of Unit Administrator for Tk20; creation of online surveys, forms, and registration pages; assistance with department correspondence; event planning pertaining to academic lectures and Commencement; updating department webpages as needed; supervision of the work study student; and routine administrative tasks such as photocopying, scanning, filing and archiving,

Qualifications

A High School Diploma or GED and 3 years to 5 years of experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience, are required. Bachelors degree highly preferred. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access required. Good customer service skills, including through written communication, are required. Must have demonstrated ability to multi-task and learn new tools and systems. Must be detail oriented. Ideal candidate will have knowledge of HTML, WordPress, and web applications. Occasional evening or weekend work required.

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/33428

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 knowledge of HTML, WordPress, and web applications?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Are you available to work evenings and weekends as necessary?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Are you proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter