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VPSE-Provost Summer Mentorship Program Assistant (TEMPORARY)

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Posted Job Title
VPSE-Provost Summer Mentorship Program Assistant (TEMPORARY)

Job Profile Title
Temporary Employee - Non-Exempt

Job Description Summary
We are delighted to invite Penn students and external community members to apply to join us as staff partners in the Division of the Vice Provost for Student Engagement (VPSE) at the University of Pennsylvania. On behalf of the Penn Provost and Deans, VPSE convenes the work of Penn Pipeline, or access, programs including those that are designed at all levels of education for groups under-represented in U.S. higher education baccalaureate, graduate, and professional programs, disciplines, and industries. Through our own Divisional programs, also, VPSE aims to recruit, enroll, retain, and support students to thrive-academically, socially, and emotionally-in their chosen ambitions, fields, and careers

Job Description

Responsibilities:
  • Assist in the development of program workshops, content, assignments, and program scheduling (25%)
  • Deliver college preparatory workshops and self-development workshops virtually through program participant Zoom meetings (25%)
  • Review/grade program participant assignments (10%)
  • Schedule and conduct office hours to enhance program participant support and mentorship to participants pertaining to the college admissions process (10%)
  • Update our SMP participant database (5%)
  • Review and interpret program data with the intent of reporting information gathered (10%)
  • Creatively and collaboratively (with other Program Assistants & Director) produce a report of overall participant success during their tenure in the program (10%)
  • Other duties as assigned (5%)


Qualifications:
  • Bachelors Degree preferred but, not required.
  • Strong interpersonal communication, organizational, written, and graphics skills
  • Enthusiasm for and knowledge of social media marketing and digital communication methods
  • Ability to provide rich, interactive, mission-aligned content and creative pedagogy
  • Can establish authentic relationships; can work collaboratively with program and School colleagues
  • Places participants' interests, aspirations, and questions at the heart of the program experience
  • Must be able to complete State and Federal background checks to work with minors.


Job Location - City, State
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School
Provost Interdisciplinary Programs

Pay Range
$7.25 - $155.75

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 may be required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

To apply, visit https://wd1.myworkdaysite.com/en-US/recruiting/upenn/careers-at-penn/job/St-Leonards-Complex/VPSE-Provost-Summer-Mentorship-Program-Assistant--TEMPORARY-_JR00048023

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