Posting Details

Posting Details

Reference Number 56-28093
School Name Law School
Org Information Technology Services
Posted to the Web 02/27/2018
Posted Job/Salary Grade C
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

Penn Law is one of the nation’s oldest and most distinguished law schools. We offer a distinctive cross-disciplinary legal education, drawing on the depth and breadth of the University of Pennsylvania. The resulting intellectual opportunities and professional relationships bridge traditional boundaries and disciplines, making Penn Law an extraordinary supportive academic community for its scholars and students alike.


Join a growing, collegial department of motivated IT professionals; great facilities, team environment, exceptional resources. Serve as Senior IT Support Specialist for Administrative Support. Report to Associate CIO. Provide technical expertise, hardware/software support, and training. Typically interact and consult with Department, Program and Center administrators, directors, managers and staff daily. Lead implementation of various initiatives, including: Focused Support: help users apply technology solutions to improve business processes and workflows. Secure Desktop: work to improve user adoption of security and privacy solutions, protocols and methods. Digital First: implement approved methods for sharing data and work towards eliminating the need for paper/printing. 40 hr/wk schedule. When necessary, work extended hours and occasional weekends; vacation may not be taken in August/September


A Bachelor’s Degree and 2+ years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Skills must include advanced knowledge of Office 365, One Drive, DropBox, Canvas, Panopto. Zoom; Windows 10; Mac OS; Dell and Apple systems. Skills that include HTML/CSS, JavaScript/jQuery preferred. Experience working in a Law or Academic support position preferred. Immediate availability 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 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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Posting Supplemental Questions

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  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
    • Other Internet Advertisement
    • Linkedin
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    • 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 yo have advanced knowledge of Office 365, One Drive, DropBox, Canvas, Panopto. Zoom; Windows 10; Mac OS; Dell and Apple systems?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have previous experience working in a Law or Academic support position?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter