PEIC Center Manager

Pennsylvania (US)
12 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
09 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.

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.

The PEIC Center Manager will assist the Pennsylvania Early Intervention Center (PEIC) director in managing all seven arms of the PEIC. This includes but is not limited to: managing staff who will report directly to the PEIC Center Manager, (including performance evaluations) organizing and coordinating all PEIC related activity, including Q/A or internal audits of all seven arms, running weekly PEIC meetings, writing and managing IRB applications, assisting with grant writing, recruitment and consent as relevant, and oversight of budget, petty cash distribution, travel funds, and supply orders. S/he will operate at a high level of independence.

A Master’s Degree and 5 years to 7 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. 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 familiarity with University of Pennsylvania’s HR/financial systems, and broader experience with management, administration, and research is 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.