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 Pennâ™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.
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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. http://www.med.upenn.edu/
The individual in this position will provide executive level administrative support to the Vice Chair for Education and the Vice Chair for Faculty Development, who is also the Director of Bone Marrow Transplant, and the incumbent will provide support to her in this role. S/he will obtain and transmit information to executives from within the organization to assist in furthering priorities, as well as filter communications of executives and prioritize communications for review. S/he will serve as liaison between executives and faculty, administrators, and DOM, PSOM and UPHS staff and leadership, and leadership and staff of external entities. S/he will work to execute the initiatives and maximize efforts of executives. S/he will manage incoming calls and email, will respond to various inquiries, and resolve issues. The incumbent will manage and maintain complex calendars, schedule and arrange all associated details for large and small meetings and events, making decisions based on working knowledge of the responsibilities and priorities of the executives. S/he will coordinate travel arrangements, develop various itineraries, and process expense reimbursements and payments for executives and external visitors. The incumbent will prepare and distribute various materials, compose correspondence for signature, proof correspondence and other material, and maintain filing systems.
Qualifications Bachelor's Degree with 3-5 years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required
Working Conditions Office, library, computer room
Physical Effort Typically sitting at a desk or table
Job Location - City, State
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Perelman School of Medicine
$50,684.00 - $91,232.00
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.
Internal Number: JR00004388
About University of Pennsylvania
Penn has a long and proud tradition of intellectual rigor and pursuit of innovative knowledge, begun by Benjamin Franklin in 1740. That tradition lives today through the creativity, entrepreneurship, and engagement of our faculty, students, and staff. Academic life at Penn is unparalleled, with an undergraduate student body of 10,000 from every U.S. state and around the world. The entering class of 2015 is the most talented and diverse in Penn's history. Consistently ranked among the top 10 universities in the country, Penn welcomes an additional 10,000 students to our top-ranked graduate and professional schools.