Access Center Group Supervisor

Pennsylvania, United States
24 Sep 2020
End of advertisement period
23 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part 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 Services Assistant C

Job Description Summary

The Netter Center for Community Partnerships seeks a regular part time Access Center Group Supervisor to join the University-Assisted Community Schools programs to support the school day digital learning.

Job Description

The position will work 30 hours/week for academic year programming.  The UACS OST programs offer academic, cultural and recreational programming to students Monday through Friday from for the academic school year through June 18, 2021. A major component of the position includes planning, organizing and supervising the program’s PT staff and university student workers and volunteers and supporting their delivery of effective instruction and programming. This position will also implement direct service related to supporting students with virtual school program implementation at a City Access Site, likely Kingsessing Recreation Center.  This position will implement all required program reporting and compliance, including that of funders and the Netter Center. The position is supervised by the UACS Site Director.

This position will work as part of a team with other Netter Center staff and City of Philadelphia Parks and Recreation (PRR) and school partners.  A major component of the Netter Center's work is mobilizing the vast resources of the University to help transform traditional neighborhood schools into innovative university-assisted community schools (UACS). University-assisted community schools educate, engage, empower, and serve all members of the community in which the school is located. At the same time, working with community members to create and sustain university-assisted community schools provides a powerful means for universities to advance teaching, research, learning and service, as well as the civic development of their students. University-Assisted Community Schools engage students (K-16+) in real world, community problem solving.


A high school degree and 1-3 years of experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience, is required. An Associate’s degree in early childhood education or a closely related field and two years of experience working with elementary-aged children is strongly preferred. Strong experience with community schools, preferably university-assisted community schools, and service learning, preferably academically based community service and youth workforce development.  Knowledge about Penn and West Philadelphia preferred. Experience in facilitating successful youth development programs, collaborative endeavors, and managing multiple programs at once. Track record of both self-directed and team-oriented accomplishments. Organized, detail-oriented, accurate, dependable, and flexible

This is a term position with an end date of 6/18/2021.

Job Location - City, State Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School School of Arts and Sciences

Pay Range $16.23 - $29.22

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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