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Reference Number 02-31279 Posted Job Title DATA & FOOD COORDINATOR School Name School of Arts and Sciences Org Netter Center for Community Partnerships Posted to the Web 03/07/2019 Posted Job/Salary Grade 025 Employment Type Exempt Hours N/A Position Type Full Time Position Schedule 9:00-6:00 Months 12 Position Length Contingent Upon Funding 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 School of Arts and Sciences forms the foundation of the scholarly excellence that has established Penn as one of the world’s leading research universities. We teach students across all 12 Penn schools, and our academic departments span the reach from anthropology and biology to sociology and South Asian studies.


The Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative (AUNI) is a major component of the University-Assisted Community Schools (UACS) program of the Netter Center for Community Partnerships (NCCP) at the University of Pennsylvania. AUNI has a comprehensive approach to improving nutrition health and fitness that engages, educates, and empowers youth, University students, and community members in a democratic and mutually beneficial way.

The Data & Food Coordinator acts in both an administrative and direct service capacity. The coordinator is responsible for managing AUNI data needs, including reviewing and accurately entering a high volume of time documentation forms into an on-line database and developing and analyzing supporting reports. This coordinator is responsible for managing evaluation schedules to ensure all deadlines and deliverables are met for AUNI program reporting and invoicing. The coordinator manages the procurement of SNAP-Ed approved food. The coordinator also delivers and observes direct service programming. Attention to detail and timeliness is crucial.


Bachelor’s degree in social sciences field and experience working with urban populations is required. Ideal candidates will have nutrition education or food systems experience. Experience in urban educational settings is a plus. Knowledge of grant reporting and program outcomes tracking systems in a nonprofit environment required.
A minimum of 1-3 years work experience with databases is required. Must have expertise in Excel (including v-lookup, tables, charts, de-duplication, sorting, filters, etc). Knowledge of analytical tools such as ArcGIS, SPSS, STATA, R, or SAS is a plus. Masters in Public Policy or Public Health and experience in public health research is a plus. Experience supervising student interns a plus. Demonstrated experience working with multiple stakeholders required. This position requires independent thinking, strong analytical and problem solving skills, verbal and written communication skills and the ability to prioritize and perform multiple tasks.

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 Posting Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • [email protected]
    • 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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    • Professional Affiliation/Trade Website
    • Diversity Association/Publication Website
    • Heard about it at a conference or career fair
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    • 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 you have familiarity with nutrition education or food systems work?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have demonstrated experience of ability to work collaboratively with school and community based organizations?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you have knowledge of grant reporting and program outcomes tracking systems in a nonprofit environment?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Do you have expertise with Excel (including v-lookup, tables, charts, de-duplication, sorting, filters, etc.)?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * Do you have a minimum of 1-3 years experience working with urban populations?
    • Yes
    • No
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  2. Resume
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