Job location: Netter Center for Community Partnership
Employment Type: Part-time
Posted data: 2020-09-03
University OverviewThe 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.Posted Job TitlePipeline CoordinatorJob Profile TitleCoordinator A-01Job Description SummaryThe Pipeline Coordinator provides year-round support for the Educational Pipeline (Pipeline) program. Pipeline is a collaboration between the Perelman School of Medicine, Penn's School of Veterinary Medicine, 4 local public partner high schools, and the Netter Center for Community Partnerships. Pipeline is designed to encourage high school students, from backgrounds underrepresented in medicine, to aspire to medical science careersJob Description
COVID-19 has magnified the life challenges of the students and families that we support. The Netter Center has learned, via supporting our partner schools' spring virtual and COVID-19 impacted programming, that a range of issues (illness and death in families, connectivity to the Internet, students working extended hours to support families, students needing to supervise younger siblings, and food insecurity, for example) have emerged to challenge student engagement. Accordingly, it is even more critical to be responsive to Pipeline students’ academic and social needs as we have an increased need for ongoing contact with Pipeline students.
EDUCATIONAL PIPELINE PROGRAM
The mission of the Educational Pipeline Program is to encourage high school students from backgrounds underrepresented in medicine to aspire to medical science careers. The Netter Center for Community Partnerships, the Perelman School of Medicine, and Penn’s School of Veterinary Medicine collaborate to provide mentorship and education at all levels:
- High school students are taught by undergraduates and graduate students
- Undergraduates learn from graduate students
- Graduate students are guided by faculty
The Pipeline Program allows college students, medical trainees, physicians-in-training, and faculty at the University of Pennsylvania to contribute meaningfully to our local community while simultaneously advancing teaching, learning and research at Penn.
Bachelor's Degree with 1-3 years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Demonstrated ability to: (a) establish strong collaborative working-relationships with school-based and university-based partners, (b) foster mentoring relationships with high school students, (c) recruit, organize, and support undergraduate students in school-based and research-hospital settings, (d) recruit and support high school students for program participation, (e) support year-round diverse programming and (f) create organizational structures to support programming as needed.
Office, library, computer room
Typically sitting at a desk or table
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.