Posting Details

Posting Details

Reference Number 40-28037
School Name Perelman School of Medicine
Org SM-DN-Biomedical Graduate Studies
Posted to the Web 02/27/2018
Posted Job/Salary Grade 025
Employment Type Non-Exempt
Hours 35.00
Position Type Full Time
Position Schedule 9:00-5:00
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 Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania is the oldest and one of the finest medical schools in the United States. Penn is rich in tradition and heritage and at the same time consistently at the forefront of new developments and innovations in medical education and research. Since its founding in 1765 the School has been a strong presence in the community and prides itself on educating the leaders of tomorrow in patient care, biomedical research, and medical education.


Serve as primary point person in Biomedical Graduate Studies (BGS) for student career development activities, alumni information, and program publicity. Work closely with faculty, staff, and students throughout the program on various career development initiatives, including organizing and promoting workshops, seminars, and other events; collecting and disseminating resource information; researching and writing career development blog posts; and managing the career calendar. Staff periodic meetings with students representing a variety of student-run groups to organize and promote career-development activities. Manage alumni records, including updates in Career Tracker and other repositories. Assist with projects organized with Development and Alumni Relations, including publicity, events, and newsletters. Handle general publicity for office, including social media, calendar system, and aspects of website development and content. Report to the Administrative Director and work closely with the Director of Training Support and Career Development (TSCD).


The minimum of a High School diploma and at least 5 years of experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience, are required. College degree or coursework strongly preferred.

Proficiency with word processing and spreadsheet software, web publishing software, social media, and calendar tools essential. Good design sense and experience with graphic design software strongly preferred. Experience with database management and query tools highly desirable.

Prior experience working in an academic environment is highly desirable. Other requirements: excellent organization, interpersonal, and written & oral communication skills; adaptability, flexibility, initiative, and good judgment; ability to work autonomously while being responsive to the requirements of supervisors and colleagues.

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.

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Applicant Documents

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