Administrative Assistant

Pennsylvania, United States
12 Feb 2019
End of advertisement period
12 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

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.

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.

Provide administrative support to members of The Center for Cellular Immunotherapies and The Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy at the University of Pennsylvania. Duties include keeping calendars, arranging meetings, taking minutes for these meetings, maintaining document records, coordinating travel arrangements (internal and external, providing schedules), submitting expense reports, maintaining current CVs/biosketches and assisting with letters. This position assures the smooth operation of the PICI’s and CCI’s day-to-day business and administrative needs. This position will require occasional work outside of regular work hours.

High School diploma and 3 to 5 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. Associate’s Degree or higher preferred. Must be detailed oriented and be able to work independently. Excellent written and communication skills preferred.

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.