University of Pennsylvania ASSOC DIRECTOR D in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reference Number 07-29127
Posted Job Title ASSOC DIRECTOR D
School Name Wharton School
Org MBA Program Office
Posted to the Web 06/21/2018
Posted Job/Salary Grade 028
Employment Type Exempt
Position Type Full Time
Position Schedule 9-5
Position Length Ongoing
Position End Date
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.
The World’s First Business SchoolJOSEPH WHARTON, FOUNDERIn 1881, American entrepreneur and industrialist Joseph Wharton established the world’s first collegiate school of business at the University of Pennsylvania.Wharton’s pioneering vision was to produce graduates who would become ‘pillars of the state, whether in private or in public life.’ The Wharton School maintains a long tradition of educating visionary business leaders in academia, business, government, and not-for-profit organizations.Today, Wharton has expanded the scope of this vision to become the most comprehensive source of business knowledge in the world – with over 225 faculty members, 95,000 alumni, 5,000 students across 10 academic departments, 20 research centers, and more than 9,000 executive education participants annually. https://www.wharton.upenn.edu/
The associate director reports to the Deputy Vice Dean, Academics, and provides academic support and guidance to all students considering studying in Wharton San Francisco. The AD is expected to design educational pathways alongside students’ goals, aiming for a high degree of personalization and customization. The AD assures that students are knowledgeable about the various educational pathways offered through our SF programming. Given the focus on technology, entrepreneurship, finance, and analytics, the AD is responsible for advising surrounding all possible tracks in these academic areas, from admission to graduation. The AD is expected to have in-depth knowledge of all MBA core and elective classes in the areas of technology, entrepreneurship, finance, and analytics. As a subject matter expert in these areas, the AD not only communicates this knowledge to students through advising, but is also responsible for training other staff in these areas.The AD works closely with the Coordinator for co-curricular opportunities on the SF admissions process, and with the DVD on course selection for SF, and is responsible for communicating the SF programming to MBA Admissions. The position acts as a liaison to Career Management providing a seamless communication between CM and MBAPO in this regard. Travel to SF is required to be an active member of the SF community, and to support students, faculty, and staff while residing SF.
A Bachelor’s Degree and 5 years to 7 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.MBA (preferred) Experience in an environment with applications in technology, entrepreneurship, finance, and/or analyticsCultural competency and ability to deliver superior customer serviceStrong communication skills and attention to detailAbility to travel to San Francisco as needed
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/37956
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