Reporting to the Director Human Resources, Development and Alumni Relations, the Associate Director will function as the HR Generalist for all of Central DARstaff and departments. He/She will work with employees and managers at all levels on staff relations issues, advising supervisors on best practices to manage performance issues; advising staff on all workplace issues and act as a guide to Core HR resources.
Founded in 1884, the School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania – Penn Vet – is one of the world’s premier veterinary schools. Penn Vet is the only veterinary school in the United States that was a direct outgrowth of the University’s School of Medicine. A pioneer since its inception, Penn Vet has led the way in such areas as infectious disease research, germ cell biology, animal transgenesis, comparative oncology, and comparative medical genetics. Penn Vet has also successfully integrated scholarship and research with all aspects of veterinary medical education.
JOSEPH WHARTON, FOUNDER In 1881, American entrepreneur and industrialist Joseph Wharton established the world’s first collegiate school of business at the University of Pennsylvania.
Wharton’s pioneering vision was to produce graduates who would become ‘pillars of the state, whether in private or in public life.’ The Wharton School maintains a long tradition of educating visionary business leaders in academia, business, government, and not-for-profit organizations.
The University of Pennsylvania’s Development and Alumni Relations Marketing and Communications (DARMAX) Department is responsible for conceiving and executing communications strategies to advance the goals of Penn’s Development and Alumni Relations office (DAR) and the mission of the University.
Reporting to the Director of Reunions and Classes, this position serves as a bridge liaison from MBA students to Alumni Relations and is responsible for the successful implementation of events that foster greater interaction between alumni and students. Enhancing the Wharton brand and increasing the visibility of Alumni Relations with the students is key to this position as well as creating partnerships with Student Life, WEMBA East and West Teams and key stakeholders across the School.