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Reference Number 62-30394 Posted Job Title GLOBAL ORDER PROGRAM MANAGER School Name Penn Global Org Perry World House Posted to the Web 11/16/2018 Posted Job/Salary Grade 027 Employment Type Exempt Hours N/A Position Type Full Time Position Schedule 9 to 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 Global provides strategic direction for Penn’s global endeavors with a focus on efficient investment of university resources for global activities. Penn Global collaborates with Schools and Centers across the University and seeks to catalyze cross-school collaborations to integrate knowledge that addresses key issues. We partner with leaders from Penn and around the world to develop innovative interdisciplinary global strategies, initiatives and programs. In addition, Penn Global provides important services in support of University endeavors, including academic year study abroad, immigration services for international students and operational, compliance support for international projects and Perry World House.


Drive the research, policy, public convening, and outreach agendas of the Future of the Global Order: Power, Technology, and Governance theme, in coordination with the faculty directors, including producing written outputs (reports, white papers, blog posts, opinion pieces); planning and executing several colloquia, workshops, lectures, etc. annually; and leveraging the work of theme through strategic communications. The Program Manager will utilize her/his expertise and networks in the Global Order subject area to identify prospective Visiting Fellows and Scholars and to manage the related outreach, visit planning, and output of the Fellows and Scholars. Produce presentation materials, as needed. Participate in the grant writing process for thematic area, as needed. Develop and implement graduate student programming and coordinate postdoctoral program. Coordinate related programs with the Penn Biden Center for Diplomacy and Global Engagement.


. A Master’s degree or more and 3 years to 5 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Expertise in one of the three subthemes of The Future of the Global Order research theme. Prior experience undertaking global policy research and analysis and/or leveraging academic research in global policy spaces. Excellent research, verbal, and written communication skills. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, producing high-quality written and other outputs in a timely manner. Must be able to juggle multiple responsibilities simultaneously while being on a tight deadline. Should be a team player who works collaboratively and can manage projects to completion. Demonstrated experience developing public and academic programs related to any of the subthemes of The Future of the Global Order research theme.

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.

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    Posted: 6/11/2019
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