Associate Director, Pan-Asian American Community House

Location
Pennsylvania, United States
Posted
23 Jun 2020
End of advertisement period
23 Aug 2020
Ref
JR00005015
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.

Job Profile Title

Associate Director B

Job Description Summary

Division of the Vice Provost for University Life (VPUL) is Penn’s foremost provider of student services and educational access. VPUL partners and collaborates with diverse organizations across many dimensions including: race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, historical tradition, age, religion, disabilities, veteran status, interests, perspectives and socioeconomic backgrounds. We enhance the ability of nearly 25,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students, along with other community participants. University Life programs provide academic and career support, campus and community engagement, health and wellness programs, and much more. Our efforts help to fulfill Penn’s strategic vision of integrating knowledge across campus. VPUL is part of the Office of the Provost and includes 32 campus departments. http://www.vpul.upenn.edu

Job Description

Responsibilities:

The Associate Director assists students and student organizations in scheduling and implementing programs in the Pan-Asian American Community House (PAACH) and in other University spaces. The Associate Director provides support and advocacy on behalf of Asian American and Pacific Islander students and student organizations as well as other individual students and organizations interested in using the services of the center. The Associate Director works with the Director to nurture cross-campus collaborations and other student/community outreach programs. The Associate Director is responsible for the planning, implementation and effectiveness of the Center's programming efforts. The Associate Director must have the ability to work a flexible schedule which will typically include some evenings and weekends.

Qualifications:

A Bachelor's Degree and 2 years to 3 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. A Master's Degree is preferred. Excellent communications skills both one-on-one and in a group setting. Ability to give and receive feedback and an ability to encourage and coach others. Experience in student leadership development and teamwork training. Proven and effective project management skills and keen appreciation and sensitivity for the special needs of all types of students. Demonstrated ability to work well with students, alumni, faculty, staff and administrators. Ability to work both autonomously and in a team based environment. Excellent organization, communication, and analytic skills. A solid appreciation for and commitment to the mission and goals of PAACH, and a willingness to contribute creatively to the growth of the office.

School/Center Overview:

Division of the Vice Provost for University Life (VPUL) is Penn’s foremost provider of student services and educational access. VPUL partners and collaborates with diverse organizations across many dimensions including: race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, historical tradition, age, religion, disabilities, veteran status, interests, perspectives and socioeconomic backgrounds. We enhance the ability of nearly 25,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students, along with other community participants. University Life programs provide academic and career support, campus and community engagement, health and wellness programs, and much more. Our efforts help to fulfill Penn’s strategic vision of integrating knowledge across campus. VPUL is part of the Office of the Provost and includes 32 campus departments. http://www.vpul.upenn.edu/

Job Location - City, State

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School

Student Services

Pay Range

$42,953.00 - $77,315.00

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.

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