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Posting Details

Posting Details

Reference Number 51-27956
School Name School of Dental Medicine
Org Restorative Clinic
Posted to the Web 02/12/2018
Posted Job/Salary Grade 026
Employment Type Exempt
Hours N/A
Position Type Full Time
Position Schedule 8-5
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

Established in 1878, Penn Dental Medicine is among the oldest university-affiliated dental schools in the nation. Penn Dental Medicine (PDM) is on a mission to provide the highest quality clinical and research environment for students while shaping the future of care. Join Penn Dental Medicine to live that mission every day by supporting the research and clinical needs of our patients, students, faculty, staff, and community. With PDM, not only can you maximize your career potential at an Ivy League Institution, but you can make a real difference in the lives of our patients and students.


This position is responsible for managing the planning, start-up, operational activities, analysis and performance of the Graduate Prosthodontics Program in partnership with the Assistant Professor of Clinical Restorative Dentistry and Founding Director, Advanced Specialty Education Program in Prosthodontics. The manager will be responsible for implementing and leading multiple dental management programs with Group Leaders and Administrative Directors. The manager must have demonstrated experience and understanding of quality improvement methods, measurement processes, as well as leadership and communication skills necessary to manage collaborative efforts across a wide spectrum of dental services. Duties include budget development and monitoring, and program planning, implementation and monitoring, and utilizing data to inform quality improvement processes including interfacing with patients, students and faculty. The manager will organize, compile and analyze data on student progress and work independently exercising discretion and judgment to grow, develop and mature the Graduate Prosthodontics Program. Special projects as assigned and may involve weekends based on academic, program or student requirements.


Bachelor’s in a related health care field. Comparable education and experience in similar fields will also be considered. Minimum of 2-5 years of relevant experience. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, other languages a plus. Ability to work with diverse stakeholders of students, staff, faculty, visitors and program staff. Willingness and interest in development, implementation and growth of Prosthodontics program and ability to exercise discretion, sound judgment and creativity in a changing environment. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and related business software. Effective presentation, written and verbal communication skills, with individuals as well as small and large groups. Ability to build and support team relationships within the program, provide clear and concise expectations for staff, provide necessary guidelines to maintain a professional and supportive working environment. Demonstrated ability
to create and maintain an environment of consistency, accountability, including problem solving skills. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Willing to work non-traditional hours to meet program development needs.

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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  3. * How many years of experience do you have related to this position?
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    • 3 to 5 Years
    • 5 to 7 Years
    • 7 to 10 Years
    • Over 10 Years

Applicant Documents

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