Philadelphia, Philadelphia County
Jun 25, 2016

Duties: Reporting to the Associate Vice President, Development and Alumni Relations, School and Center Program, support planning and implementation related to School and Center Program departmental strategies and in conjunction with Central Development and Alumni Relations, with particular emphasis on project management, data tracking and analysis, curating best practice-driven content and fostering strong knowledge transfer to and across programs. Communicate with internal constituencies within DAR and across Penn. Participate in goal setting for the department, and provide assistance in reviewing and monitoring completion of annual goals. Manage overall engagement for the School and Center Directors meetings, the School and Center Program summer retreat, and other key meetings including content development, communication, and overall strategy for dissemination of information regarding high-level priorities and projects to unit representatives. Serve as an active representative of the program at Central as well as School- and Center-based meetings and participate in preparation for meetings as appropriate, compiling data, statistics, and other information as well as helping to prepare presentation graphics and key materials for meetings. Serve as liaison with internal and external groups/offices/constituents. Establish and maintain professional relationships, in particular, with those reporting to and working closely with the School and Center Program across both the schools and centers and central DAR. Observe and maintain confidentiality of all privileged information.

Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree and 2-4 years of progressively responsible administrative experience in project management work and training, preferably in a fundraising setting, or equivalent combination of education and experience; knowledge of development and alumni relations methods and techniques preferred; demonstrated experience in dealing with senior level officials essential; ability to supervise staff and work of others. Ability to interact comfortably with administrators, staff, Deans and Directors/faculty, and other key executives; excellent communications skills, both oral and written; excellent problem solving skills; excellent organizational and interpersonal skills; proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, Access, Power Point); proficiency in digital platforms including web-based programming preferred; willingness to pursue targeted learning opportunities in support of ongoing and emerging program needs (systems, software, methodologies, best practices, etc.); detail oriented. Ability to staff events as needed.

Reference Number: 90-23233

Salary Grade: 026

Employment Type: Exempt

Org: School/Center Development

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.

Job Family: B-Executive/Managerial Administration

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