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Wharton San Francisco Temporary Administrative Coordinator

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Wharton San Francisco Temporary Administrative Coordinator

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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. As an employer Penn has been ranked nationally on many occasions with the most recent award from Forbes who named Penn one of America's Best Employers By State in 2021.

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Wharton San Francisco Temporary Administrative Coordinator

Job Profile Title
Temporary Employee - Non-Exempt

Job Description Summary
Please note that this job is located on the Wharton San Francisco Campus in San Francisco, California. Temporary Administrative Coordinator, Wharton Executive MBA, San Francisco

Temporary Employee - Non-Exempt

Job Description

The Wharton SF Executive MBA Program, Temporary Administrative Coordinator, at Wharton San Francisco is a temporary position and is ineligible for benefits. This position is located in San Francisco, CA in the beautiful Hills Brothers Plaza on the Embarcadero.

As Administrative Coordinator, you will work to support the success of the Wharton Executive MBA program team. Project work includes an emphasis on program delivery. The Administrative Coordinator will work closely with the Class Managers on all aspects of class weekend planning and delivery, including helping to coordinate events, calendaring, and faculty, staff, and student support. Proficiency with MS Excel, MS Power Point, MS Word and Outlook required. Must be comfortable working in a fast paced, interactive environment and work well within small team environment.


Primary responsibilities are to provide administrative support for the Executive MBA program class managers. Administrative duties include data entry, photocopying, scanning and filing confidential documents, and creating program materials through Power Point, Word, and Excel. Program delivery tasks include event support (prep and live), calendaring, arranging event logistics, and supporting event delivery. Other duties as assigned

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to interact with executives.
  • Fluency in Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel, Word, and Power Point.
  • Strong administrative, organizational, writing, and editing skills preferred.
  • Individual must be able to work collaboratively in a small team environment.

  • Hourly compensation rage is $27-30/hr and is commensurate with experience and skill set.
  • Saturday availability required (~2x/month) and occasional evening work required for events.
  • 16-24 hours per week on average, some flexibility with schedule.

The University of Pennsylvania is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

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Job Location - City, State
San Francisco, California

Department / School
Wharton School

Pay Range
$7.25 - $155.75

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 may be 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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