Community Resources Coordinator

Location
Pennsylvania United States
Posted
19 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
19 Jan 2019
Ref
40-30382
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

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

The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania is the oldest and one of the finest medical schools in the United States. Penn is rich in tradition and heritage and at the same time consistently at the forefront of new developments and innovations in medical education and research. Since its founding in 1765 the School has been a strong presence in the community and prides itself on educating the leaders of tomorrow in patient care, biomedical research, and medical education. http://www.med.upenn.edu/

Duties

The Community Resources Coordinator will assist the Pennsylvania Early Intervention Center (PEIC) director in developing and collating relevant and quality resource materials for publication on the PEIC website as a service to all FEP providers in the state. This includes but is not limited to: training webinars, written materials for providers, participants, and families, medical journal articles, videos of recovery, etc. This individual will also assist with the development of new materials, with marketing the center as a useful resource to provider agencies in the state, and with collaboration with other national and international programs to develop a network of resource sharing. S/he will present material about the PEIC at outreach events across the state, and potentially at national meetings. S/he will help to manage the PEIC clearinghouse of FEP-related materials on our website and in our marketing materials. S/he will assist in grant writing and manuscript writing where needed. S/he will operate at a high level of independence. The Outreach and Education Coordinator reports to the Center Director.

Qualifications

A Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology or related field and 1 year to 2 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. Experience in community organizing. The position requires someone with a proven track-record in taking initiative, excellent organizational, problem-solving skills, interpersonal skills, and the ability to thrive in a fast paced environment with competing deadlines and priorities, whether working autonomously or as part of a team. Strong oral and written communication skills, demonstrated intermediate to advanced level PC skills including all facets of Microsoft Office, and the ability to effectively utilize the Internet are required. A background in marketing, community organization, or leadership in a non-profit community organization is preferred

Background check required. Must pass Pennsylvania’s Child Protective Services Act (also known as Act 73) background checks, within 30-90 days of employment

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.

Quick Link

http://jobs.hr.upenn.edu/postings/41667