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See below for WPA’s employment opportunities

People Lab Operations Coordinator

Wharton People Analytics is hiring a temporary People Lab Operations Coordinator. The role supports a range of activities central to the day-to-day and strategic operations of People Lab. Reporting to the People Lab Director, the Operations Coordinator will work primarily on the communications that inform and facilitate user experiences across assessments hosted in the People Lab platform. This includes working with proctors for roster management, managing invitations to users, managing invitations to evaluators, and fielding all questions from users.

The Operations Coordinator will be responsible for the copy editing, and maintaining the People Lab platform as new assessments, new content, and new users are added. The People Lab platform is a constantly evolving product; in concert with the People Lab Director, the Operations Coordinator will support the ongoing project and product management of the People Lab platform.

People Lab (https://peoplelab.wharton.upenn.edu/) is a web-based application that facilitates individual assessments and access to educational resources that support the Wharton People Analytics research agenda, and individual student development in partnership with the McNulty Leadership Program.

The ideal candidate has strong skills in written and verbal communication, working with and editing content on web-based programs, as well as project management. Comfort using and learning new technologies is expected. The candidate should also be superbly organized, exude an eagerness to learn, and collaborate well with a diverse group of stakeholders, including faculty, staff, students, and external organizations.

A Bachelor’s Degree and 2-3 years of experience required, 3-5 years preferred, or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.

To apply, visit Careers@Penn.

Temporary Event Coordinator

Wharton People Analytics’ (WPA) annual conference is the premier conference in its field, and WPA’s largest event each year. Planned by a competitively selected team of graduate students in concert with WPA’s faculty co-directors and staff, the conference brings together students, researchers, and practitioners from major organizations around the world. Running virtually for the second time in 2022, the conference aims to gather its largest audience ever.

Reporting to the Executive Director, and working closely with the WPA staff, the EC would assist with the processes, logistics, and products necessary to run a first-class conference. These include (but are not limited to) developing and managing timelines, working with external vendors, coordinating details with speakers, organizing various communication efforts, and virtual platform set up and utilization.

  • A Bachelor’s degree is preferred and 3-5 years minimum experience, or equivalent combination of education and years of experience.
  • Proven ability to organize and complete multiple, simultaneous tasks with close attention to detail and prioritization to meet deadlines.
  • Strong management, organizational and planning skills a must with exceptional attention to detail.
  • Ability to identify and implement innovative solutions to department event processes.
  • Ability to anticipate and troubleshoot unexpected challenges as they arise.
  • Able to work independently as well as collaboratively.
  • Background or knowledge in event registration systems a plus.
  • Ability to work with a wide range of stakeholders, in an environment of distributed responsibility.
  • Ability to work professionally with high-profile speakers, academics, and attendees.
  • Strong writing and presentation skills
  • Previous experience working with high-profile stakeholders is a plus

Please include a cover letter when submitting your application.

To apply, visit Careers@Penn.