Coordinator, Wharton San Francisco


: $50,560.00 - $78,130.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations

Job location: Wharton West

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-08-29
Req: JR00006340
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

Coordinator, Wharton San Francisco

Job Profile Title

Coordinator B

Job Description Summary

Located in San Francisco, the Coordinator for Penn Wharton Entrepreneurship (PWE) is responsible for overseeing the logistical arrangement, management and execution of strategically important Penn Wharton Entrepreneurship programs and projects.

Job Description

This position is located in San Francisco, CA. Interested candidates must either reside locally or be willing to relocate at their own expense.

This position intersects with multiple other constituent departments that partner with PWE, the PWE Philadelphia team, as well as with teams on the SF campus, including Events, MBA Program for Executives, and Wharton SF operations. The Coordinator is part of the core team that makes PWE programming possible on the San Francisco campus and has a direct role in executing strategically important programs and events, including the logistical execution of the Venture Initiation Program in SF (VIP-SF), Scale School, Entrepreneurship boot camp, Wine Chats, B-School Disrupt, Alumni Dinners, and Angel Day. This position also will serve as liaison between PWE and guest advisors/speakers, faculty, students and alumni, and is responsible for data analytics, analysis of program KPIs and preparation of related reports, CRM data integrity and management, speaker request process, program and event marketing and registration, maintenance of website content for PWE programs, e-mailbox and calendar and expense tracking and reporting. Position requires some early morning and evening hours.

Position is contingent on funding.


Bachelors degree and 3-5 years of experience (e.g. program/events management, project management) or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. Excellent time management, including the ability to work independently and as part of a team to complete multiple projects within deadlines. Ability to independently take initiative and work efficiently. Ability to work effectively under pressure and demonstrate problem-solving skills, while maintaining courtesy, professionalism, and a positive attitude. Proficient with Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and the ability to use technology effectively. Experience with Adobe CC (e.g. InDesign, Photoshop) helpful.

Job Location - City, State

San Francisco, California

Department / School

Wharton School

Pay Range

$42,953.00 - $77,315.00

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.

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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