Administrative Coordinator International Program

Pennsylvania (US)
05 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
02 Aug 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.

Penn Law is one of the nation’s oldest and most distinguished law schools. We offer a distinctive cross-disciplinary legal education, drawing on the depth and breadth of the University of Pennsylvania. The resulting intellectual opportunities and professional relationships bridge traditional boundaries and disciplines, making Penn Law an extraordinary supportive academic community for its scholars and students alike.

Penn Law’s Office of International Programs sets Penn Law’s international strategies and oversees a rich and growing assortment of ever-evolving collaborations and programs. Reporting to the Associate Dean and to the Assistant Director for International Programs, the Administrative Coordinator performs a variety of organizational, communication, and scheduling tasks for the Office of International Programs is responsible for the development, design, implementation, and management of all international programming efforts.

BA strongly preferred, with two to four years of progressively increasing administrative responsibility, preferably in higher ed, or the equivalent in education and experience. Must be able to demonstrate very strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills. Ideal candidate will bring high energy, initiative and resourcefulness. Occasional evening support may be required. Knowledge of Microsoft Office products and Adobe essential; skill and enjoyment in learning new software additions are an asset. Excellent attention to detail. Keen understanding of the critical role of administrative tasks to the achievements of an important and fast-paced academic office. The successful candidate will demonstrate commitment to diversity and sensitivity to students, faculty, and co-workers from different cultural, ethnic, geographic, and experiential backgrounds. Must show ability to work well with others in a service-oriented environment. A positive attitude, strong work ethic, and an interest in getting the work of the team done are essential. A sense of purpose and intellectual curiosity are highly valued.

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.