Penn Medicine is one of the world’s leading academic medical centers, dedicated to the related missions of medical education, biomedical research, and excellence in patient care. Penn Medicine consists of the Raymond and Ruth Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania (founded in 1765 as the nation’s first medical school) and the University of Pennsylvania Health System, which together form a $6.7 billion enterprise.
The Perelman School of Medicine has been ranked among the top five medical schools in the United States for the past 20 years, according to U.S. News & World Report’s survey of research oriented medical schools. The School is consistently among the nation’s top recipients of funding from the National Institutes of Health, with $392 million awarded in the 2016 fiscal year.
The University of Pennsylvania Health System’s patient care facilities include: The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center which are recognized as one of the nation’s top Honor Roll hospitals by U.S. News & World Report Chester County Hospital; Lancaster General Health; Penn Wissahickon Hospice; and Pennsylvania Hospital, the nation’s first hospital, founded in 1751. Additional affiliated inpatient care facilities and services throughout the Philadelphia region include Good Shepherd Penn Partners, a partnership between Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network and Penn Medicine.
Penn Medicine is committed to improving lives and health through a variety of community-based programs and activities. In fiscal year 2016, Penn Medicine provided $393 million to benefit our community.
Development Assistant provides proactive and responsive administrative support to two Senior Executive Directors of Development and their respective teams within the Penn Medicine Development and Alumni Relations Office.
Specific Responsibilities: 1. Provides administrative support to two Senior Executive Directors of Development and their respective teams within the Penn Medicine Development and Alumni Relations Office. 2. Coordinates projects and administrative tasks and works as a team with other administrative support staff on activities for the University of Pennsylvania Health System and Abramson Cancer Center Development teams. 3. Formats, types, and proofreads letters, manuscripts, gift proposals, meeting agendas, etc. using Microsoft Word and Adobe Acrobat. Composes some correspondence. 4. Provides administrative support for planning, executing and staffing events and internal/external meetings for staff, faculty, donors and councils for Penn Medicine Development and Alumni Relations. 5. Shares responsibility with administrative staff for answering telephones, front desk and campus collection/distribution assignments. 6. Responds to requests for information from faculty, staff, alumni, students, volunteers, trustees, and grateful patients concerning Penn Medicine Development and Alumni Relations. 7. Organizes and maintains confidential personal and financial records. 8. Liases with PMDAR Operations and ACC/UPHS staff to assist with gift processing and finance items. 9. Uses conventional spreadsheets and database programs to maintain databases on donors. Proficiency in MS Excel, Access, and Powerpoint, Outlook, Google and social media channels needed. 10. Prepares reports from development, gift and prospect management systems as requested; uses inquiry functions and performs data entry. 11. Engages in basic development research. 12. Arranges internal and external meetings, primarily with development colleagues, faculty and donors. Proficiency with Outlook required. 13. Maintains calendar and arranges travel itineraries and accommodations. Tracks all expenditures for Senior Executive Directors. 14. Opens, reviews, and distributes mail within scope of authority. 15. Assists with mailings, special events, and other division-wide activities as necessary. 16. Work with peers and all levels of management and to operate effectively in larger, busy department. 17. Responds to requests to pick up and deliver correspondence and gifts from the main Penn Medicine campus. 18. Performs other duties as assigned. 19. Occasional work on nights and weekends.
Internal Number: 47039
About University of Pennsylvania
Penn has a long and proud tradition of intellectual rigor and pursuit of innovative knowledge, begun by Benjamin Franklin in 1740. That tradition lives today through the creativity, entrepreneurship, and engagement of our faculty, students, and staff. Academic life at Penn is unparalleled, with an undergraduate student body of 10,000 from every U.S. state and around the world. The entering class of 2015 is the most talented and diverse in Penn's history. Consistently ranked among the top 10 universities in the country, Penn welcomes an additional 10,000 students to our top-ranked graduate and professional schools.