Coordinator, Program

Philadelphia, United States
12 Jan 2021
End of advertisement period
12 Mar 2021
Contract Type
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 Description Summary

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.

Job Description

The Coordinator, Program will be a key member of the Sponsor Support Unit  responsible for contributing to all Sponsor Support Activities in the Sponsor Support Unit, Office of Clinical Research. The primary responsibilities include when the University serves as the regulatory sponsor of an IND/IDE/CTA, the Coordinator, Program will assist in preparing, compiling, extracting data for, and identifying deficiencies for Health Authority submissions (paper and eCTD). The Coordinator, Program will be responsible for  maintaining and administrating Sponsor Trial Master Files.  This individual will also create and maintain records on and assist the Regulatory Leads as needed. The Coordinator will also contribute to, develop, and maintain unit tools and templates The Coordinator will also be responsible for coordinating core activities of the unit including: sponsor registration; GXP guidance and training; and processing IND/IDE/CTA exemptions. Also the coordinator will assist the unit in administrative tasks including  coordinating and scheduling meetings, managing the central SSU unit mailbox, communicating  with research teams, and managing key deliverables. Attention to detail and experience with Adobe PDF is essential.

Attention to detail and experience with Adobe PDF is essential.


Bachelor's Degree and 2 to 3 years experience or equivalent combination of eduacation and experience required.

Job Location - City, State

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School

Perelman School of Medicine

Pay Range

$23.60 - $42.48

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.