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Assistant Director, Athletic Admissions & Financial Aid

Employer
University of Pennsylvania
Location
William Penn Annex East, PA
Closing date
Apr 18, 2024

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Specialty
Admissions
Position Type
Assistant Director
Hours
Full-time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
College / University
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 Large Employers in 2023.
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
Assistant Director, Athletic Admissions & Financial Aid
Job Profile Title
Associate Director A, Athletic Operations
Job Description Summary
This role will serve as an integral part of the Division of Recreation and Intercollegiate Athletics (DRIA) in supporting our staff and coaches in executing the vision of the division and the institution. This position will serve as a liaison to both the Office of Admissions and Student Registration and Financial Services in support of all 33 varsity teams. Works closely with coaches on all recruiting efforts. Ensures that the admissions pre-read process, application process, and financial aid pre-read process are efficient, effective, timely and provide coaches and staff with the information needed to make recruiting decisions. Provides logistical and operational support to the executive leadership team on projects of divisional priority.
Job Description
Job Responsibilities
- Admissions - Serve as primary operational liaison to Office of Admissions. Coordinate priority lists, academic pre-reads, recruiting athletic ability assessment, admissions compliance review, likely letters, and Ivy League reports. Serve as primary point of contact for coaches to admissions.
- Financial Aid - Financial Aid - Serve as primary operational liaison to Student Financial Services. Coordinate financial aid pre-read process. Serve as primary point of contact for coaches to Student Financial Services.
- Academic Services - Serve as primary academic services point of contact for select sports.
- Operations & Special Projects - Provide logistical and operational support to the executive leadership team on projects of divisional priority.
- Other duties as assigned
Qualifications
- Bachelor's and 1 to 2 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
- Previous experience working with Admissions, Financial Aid, and/or Academic Services departments at the collegiate level strongly preferred.
- Previous experience working in intercollegiate athletics and/or as a student-athlete preferred.
Application Requirement
- A Cover Letter and Resume/CV are required to be considered for this position. Please upload your Cover Letter where it asks you to upload your Resume/CV; multiple documents are allowed.
Job Location - City, State
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Department / School
Division of Recreation & Intercollegiate Athletics
Pay Range
$37,220.00 - $48,460.00 Annual Rate
Salary offers are made based on the candidate's qualifications, experience, skills, and education as they directly relate to the requirements of the position, as well as internal and market factors and grade profile.
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.
University Benefits
- Health, Life, and Flexible Spending Accounts : Penn offers comprehensive medical, prescription, behavioral health, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits to protect you and your family's health and welfare. You can also use flexible spending accounts to pay for eligible health care and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars.
- Tuition : Take advantage of Penn's exceptional tuition benefits . You, your spouse, and your dependent children can get tuition assistance here at Penn. Your dependent children are also eligible for tuition assistance at other institutions.
- Retirement: Penn offers generous retirement plans to help you save for your future. Penn's Basic, Matching, and Supplemental retirement plans allow you to save for retirement on a pre-tax or Roth basis. Choose from a wide variety of investment options through TIAA and Vanguard.
- Time Away from Work: Penn provides you with a substantial amount of time away from work during the course of the year. This allows you to relax, take vacations, attend to personal affairs, recover from illness or injury, spend time with family-whatever your personal needs may be.
- Long-Term Care Insurance: In partnership with Genworth Financial, Penn offers faculty and staff (and your eligible family members) long-term care insurance to help you cover some of the costs of long-term care services received at home, in the community or in a nursing facility. If you apply when you're newly hired, you won't have to provide proof of good health or be subject to underwriting requirements. Eligible family members must always provide proof of good health and are subject to underwriting.
- Wellness and Work-life Resources : Penn is committed to supporting our faculty and staff as they balance the competing demands of work and personal life. That's why we offer a wide variety of programs and resources to help you care for your health, your family, and your work-life balance.
- Professional and Personal Development: Penn provides an array of resources to help you advance yourself personally and professionally.
- University Resources: As a member of the Penn community, you have access to a wide range of University resources as well as cultural and recreational activities. Take advantage of the University's libraries and athletic facilities, or visit our arboretum and art galleries. There's always something going on at Penn, whether it's a new exhibit at the Penn Museum, the latest music or theater presentation at the Annenberg Center, or the Penn Relays at Franklin Field to name just a few examples. As a member of the Penn community, you're right in the middle of the excitement-and you and your family can enjoy many of these activities for free.
- Discounts and Special Services : From arts and entertainment to transportation and mortgages, you'll find great deals for University faculty and staff. Not only do Penn arts and cultural centers and museums offer free and discounted admission and memberships to faculty and staff. You can also enjoy substantial savings on other goods and services such as new cars from Ford and General Motors, cellular phone service plans, movie tickets, and admission to theme parks.
- Flexible Work Hours: Flexible work options offer creative approaches for completing work while promoting balance between work and personal commitments. These approaches involve use of non-traditional work hours, locations, and/or job structures.
- Penn Home Ownership Services: Penn offers a forgivable loan for eligible employees interested in buying a home or currently residing in West Philadelphia, which can be used for closing costs or home improvements.
- Adoption Assistance: Penn will reimburse eligible employees on qualified expenses in connection with the legal adoption of an eligible child, such as travel or court fees, for up to two adoptions in your household.
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To learn more, please visit: https://www.hr.upenn.edu/PennHR/benefits-pay

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