Team Coordinator

Team Coordinator

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Posted Job Title
Team Coordinator

Job Profile Title
Temporary Employee - Non-Exempt

Job Description Summary
The Behavior Change for Good Initiative (BCFG) at the University of Pennsylvania is seeking a Team Coordinator to provide administrative and communication assistance to the Initiative and its Co-Director, Katy Milkman.

Job Description

The Behavior Change for Good Initiative (BCFG) at the University of Pennsylvania is seeking a Team Coordinator to provide administrative and communication assistance to the Initiative and its Co-Director, Katy Milkman . This role would involve:
  • Coordinating meetings and events, including scheduling meetings, calendar and email management, meeting preparation and note-taking, screening and coordinating media opportunities, and setting up virtual and in-person events.
  • Managing websites, newsletters, and social media accounts, including twitter, facebook, LinkedIn, etc. This would include posting on a regular schedule (e.g., at least two tweets a week), newsletter distribution, managing subscriber lists, and updating websites as needed.
  • Contributing to research activities, including assistance with paper formatting, fact checking, creating and polishing slides for talks and events, managing agreements, and responding to emails from individuals and organizations that reach out to express an interest in what we do.
  • Coordinating day-to-day office operations, including placing orders for needed materials, submitting receipts and reimbursements, and organizing dropbox folders.

The anticipated time commitment would be 20 hours a week.


Bachelor's degree with 1-2 years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills, and experience with the Microsoft Office suite and digital communication applications (e.g., Twitter, Wordpress, and MailChimp).

Job Location - City, State
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School
Wharton School

Pay Range
$7.25 - $155.75

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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.

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