Assistant Director for Global Health Training (Global Health Initiatives)

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Assistant Director for Global Health Training (Global Health Initiatives)

 


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.

Posted Job Title
Assistant Director for Global Health Training (Global Health Initiatives)

Job Profile Title
Coordinator C

Job Description Summary
The Assistant Director for Global Health Training will manage, oversee, and execute administrative responsibilities for training activities and programming for the PSOM Center for Global Health.

Job Description

With minimal supervision and reporting to the Director of Operations & Programming, the Assistant Director of Global Health Training manages all aspects of day-to-day operations for trainee activities supported by the PSOM Center for Global Health, for both PSOM trainees and visiting international trainees. Position responsibilities include advising on relevant training opportunities for PSOM clinical (medical students, residents and clinical fellows) and research (PhD and Masters students) training programs. Manage all pre- and post-travel training activities including: selecting trainee sites, coordinating with the PSOM Registrar, managing risk reduction and compliance, and tracking outcomes. Linked responsibilities include: organizing related global health career events, coordinating funding information related to global training opportunities, hosting of international trainees at Penn, and supporting faculty teaching global health courses. International travel, as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor's Degree is required and at least 3 years to 5 years of relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience with global education programming, working with international students, academic advising and advising and professional school programs is highly desired. Evidence of effective customer service, problem solving, teamwork and collaboration. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Ability to handle multiple priorities and projects to deadline.

The successful candidate will have an aptitude for balancing multiple priorities with strong organizational skills, as well as the ability to establish and meet goals and deadlines by working independently and collaboratively with individuals inside and outside the organization. An aptitude to lead and manage projects in a multicultural and international environment is also preferred. Facility with databases and data management is also required; including the ability to create and manage spreadsheets, as well as sort and present data in visually compelling ways. Experience with Qualtrics and Canvas or similar learning management software is strongly desired. Willingness to learn new technology is critical. International travel, evening, and weekend work may be required.

Working Conditions
Office, library, computer room

Physical Effort
Typically sitting at a desk or table

*Please include a Cover Letter with your application.

Job Location - City, State
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School
Perelman School of Medicine

Pay Range
$50,684.00 - $91,232.00

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.

University Benefits

 

 

  • Health, Life, and Flexible Spending Accounts: Penn offers comprehensive medical, prescription, behavioral health, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits to protect you and your family's health and welfare. You can also use flexible spending accounts to pay for eligible health care and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars.
  • Tuition: Take advantage of Penn's exceptional tuition benefits. You, your spouse, and your dependent children can get tuition assistance here at Penn. Your dependent children are also eligible for tuition assistance at other institutions.
  • Retirement: Penn offers generous retirement plans to help you save for your future. Penn's Basic, Matching, and Supplemental retirement plans allow you to save for retirement on a pre-tax or Roth basis. Choose from a wide variety of investment options through TIAA and Vanguard.
  • Time Away from Work: Penn provides you with a substantial amount of time away from work during the course of the year. This allows you to relax, take vacations, attend to personal affairs, recover from illness or injury, spend time with family—whatever your personal needs may be.
  • Long-Term Care Insurance: In partnership with Genworth Financial, Penn offers faculty and staff (and your eligible family members) long-term care insurance to help you cover some of the costs of long-term care services received at home, in the community or in a nursing facility. If you apply when you're newly hired, you won't have to provide proof of good health or be subject to underwriting requirements. Eligible family members must always provide proof of good health and are subject to underwriting.
  • Wellness and Work-life Resources: Penn is committed to supporting our faculty and staff as they balance the competing demands of work and personal life. That's why we offer a wide variety of programs and resources to help you care for your health, your family, and your work-life balance.
  • Professional and Personal Development: Penn provides an array of resources to help you advance yourself personally and professionally.
  • University Resources: As a member of the Penn community, you have access to a wide range of University resources as well as cultural and recreational activities. Take advantage of the University's libraries and athletic facilities, or visit our arboretum and art galleries. There's always something going on at Penn, whether it's a new exhibit at the Penn Museum, the latest music or theater presentation at the Annenberg Center, or the Penn Relays at Franklin Field to name just a few examples. As a member of the Penn community, you're right in the middle of the excitement—and you and your family can enjoy many of these activities for free.
  • Discounts and Special Services: From arts and entertainment to transportation and mortgages, you'll find great deals for University faculty and staff. Not only do Penn arts and cultural centers and museums offer free and discounted admission and memberships to faculty and staff. You can also enjoy substantial savings on other goods and services such as new cars from Ford and General Motors, cellular phone service plans, movie tickets, and admission to theme parks.
  • Flexible Work Hours: Flexible work options offer creative approaches for completing work while promoting balance between work and personal commitments. These approaches involve use of non-traditional work hours, locations, and/or job structures.
  • Penn Home Ownership Services: Penn offers a forgivable loan for eligible employees interested in buying a home or currently residing in West Philadelphia, which can be used for closing costs or home improvements.
  • Adoption Assistance: Penn will reimburse eligible employees on qualified expenses in connection with the legal adoption of an eligible child, such as travel or court fees, for up to two adoptions in your household.




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