Assistant Project Manager, Wharton Interactive

Job description

Job location: Vance Hall - 2nd Floor

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-02-17
Req: JR00028763
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.

Posted Job Title

Assistant Project Manager, Wharton Interactive

Job Profile Title

Coordinator B

Job Description Summary

Wharton Interactive develops innovative platforms, simulations, and games to create new kinds of learning experiences to transform and democratize education. Grounded in research and extensive experience, Wharton Interactive simulations create active learning opportunities that challenge students to effectively apply theoretical concepts and ultimately own their learning.

Job Description

The Project Analyst will support Wharton Interactive in the design, scope, and day to day project planning for our suite of interactive offerings.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assist in defining and developing the product strategy and roadmap

  • Aid in the research and development of pedagogical strategies for interactive learning and teaching

  • Gather and prioritize requirements for new products

  • Implement production calendar, working closely across teams to ensure goals and deadlines are met

  • Assist in establishing key performance indicators to measure quality and success

  • Use evidence-based decision-making to keep the project on target throughout its lifecycle

  • Oversee production of product assets

  • Prepare, review, and maintain project documentation and reports

  • Manage operations support team and development process for product development and launch

  • Contribute to the development and design of materials for product launch

  • Exhibit comprehensive knowledge of the product to execute demos for interested customers

  • Requires being highly organized, and able to communicate effectively


Bachelor's degree in the field of Computer and Information Science and 2-3 years experience required. Experience in computing systems or software support.

Job Location - City, State

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School

Wharton School

Pay Range

$42,953.00 - $77,315.00

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.




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Job No:
Posted: 2/18/2021
Application Due: 2/25/2021
Work Type: Full Time