Faculty Affairs Coordinator, Finance Department, Wharton
Job location: S/D - Wharton Finance
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-11-09
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 TitleFaculty Affairs Coordinator, Finance Department, WhartonJob Profile TitleAssociate Director AJob Description SummaryThe position provides high-level administrative support and project management to Schools/Centers. The incumbent will engage in a wide range of activities including department administrative support, interaction with students, faculty, and staff on campus and at local events. The position also interacts with senior administrators, prospects, donors, faculty, alumni, board members, and senior government and corporate executives. The position includes processing VISA and residency requests for new faculty and tracking of teaching and relief credits. Generally included in confidential, ongoing cross divisional projects as directed by the Department Chairman or Business Administrator. The Associate Director A interacts with important external constituents, and therefore must prioritize while delivering a very high level of service. Responsible for developing and maintaining communications, fielding inquiries, and guiding both graduate students and faculty through a variety of University policies, resources, and procedures.Job Description
The Associate Director A will provide academic support to Wharton Finance Department chairman by managing his calendar, meetings and meeting materials and correspondence. Track and maintain department faculty teaching assignments and teaching relief credits. Process VISA request for faculty, and visiting scholars. Manage faculty recruiting and assist department chair with fund raising efforts.
A.A. Degree or equivalent work experience.Job Location - City, StatePhiladelphia, PennsylvaniaDepartment / SchoolWharton SchoolPay RangeAffirmative 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.