Temporary Project Manager Human Rights

  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Philadelphia, PA, USA
  • Dec 23, 2022
Part time / Adjunct Other Administrative Positions

Job Description

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Temporary Project Manager Human Rights

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. As an employer Penn has been ranked nationally on many occasions with the most recent award from Forbes who named Penn one of America's Best Employers By State in 2021.

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.

COVID-19 vaccination is a requirement for all positions at the University of Pennsylvania. New hires are expected to be fully vaccinated before beginning work at the University. For more information about Penn's vaccine requirements, visit the Penn COVID-19 Response website for the latest information.

Posted Job Title
Temporary Project Manager - Human Rights

Job Profile Title
Temporary Employee - Non-Exempt

Job Description Summary
Perry World House is a center for scholarly inquiry, teaching, research, international exchange, policy engagement, and public outreach on pressing global issues. Our mission is to bring the academic knowledge of the University of Pennsylvania to bear on some of the world's most pressing global policy challenges, and to foster international policy engagement within and beyond the Penn community.

Through its rich programming, Perry World House facilitates critical conversations about global policy challenges and fosters interdisciplinary research on these topics. It presents workshops and colloquia, welcomes distinguished visitors, and produces content for global audiences and policy leaders, so that the knowledge developed at Penn can make an immediate impact around the world.

Job Description

  • Effectively manage programs and visitors associated with nascent thematic work around global human rights.
  • Research human rights themes and prospective visitor.
  • Plan and manage visits to maximize impact and reach, including logistics and substantive agendas. Coordinate travel and other schedules.
  • Work with Senior Executive Director and communicate effectively with human rights-focused visiting fellows and visiting scholars.
  • Identify, follow-up on, and organize on-campus opportunities across a range of stakeholders, including with faculty, other visitors, other centers on campus, students, on-campus student groups, and with other PWH stakeholders.
  • Provide research and organizational (programmatic, logistical, administrative, and other) support to human-rights focused thematic workshop(s) by PWH.
  • Administratively organize and staff human rights meetings and follow-up and fulfill other administrative, organizational, and research duties as assigned.


Qualifications:
  • Should be interested in human rights policy and praxis with demonstrated work in the areas including human rights, women's human rights, multi-lateral institutions and human rights, great power politics and human rights, etc.
  • Must be a self-starter and a good team player, while also being able to work autonomously; an excellent communicator; possess excellent analytic, writing, and communication skills. Should be exceptionally well organized and an exemplary project manager. Should be comfortable with technology to help project manage and complete work efficiently, including Microsoft Office Suites and various video platforms.
  • BA minimum; strong preference for MA.


- ​For consideration, please submit a cover letter as well as a resume in the CV section of your application. ​

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.

Job Location - City, State
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Hybrid Eligible - This position is eligible for a hybrid work schedule with a work week divided between working onsite and working remotely.

Department / School
Penn Global

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.


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