Administrative Assistant B

Location
Pennsylvania United States
Posted
19 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
19 Jan 2019
Ref
58-30428
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 University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine is a global leader in veterinary education, research, and clinical care. Founded in 1884, the School is a proud member of the One Health initiative, linking human, animal, and environmental health. http://www.vet.upenn.edu/

Duties

The Administrative Assistant provides a high level of administrative support for the Office of the Dean. Responsibilities include:
managing the Dean’s schedule, calendar, and travel arrangements; handling correspondence between the Dean’s Office and internal
and external constituents; planning meetings and special events; greeting visitors; handling incoming calls; reconciling budget
items; serving as back-up support to the Administrative Coordinator for faculty affairs; and assisting with special projects.

Qualifications

HS and 3 – 5 years of experience; Bachelor’s Degree and 1 year to 2 years of experience is preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

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.