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Senior Advisor (temporary) for the McNulty Leadership Program, Wharton School

University of Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Oct 13, 2022

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Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Management
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Senior Advisor (temporary) for the McNulty Leadership Program, Wharton School

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Posted Job Title
Senior Advisor (temporary) for the McNulty Leadership Program, Wharton School

Job Profile Title
Temporary Employee - Non-Exempt

Job Description Summary
Reporting to the Senior Director of the McNulty Leadership Program, the Senior Advisor oversees the delivery of the Nonprofit Board Fellows (NBF) program including building relationships with external partner organizations, managing the student experience, and carrying out administrative duties related to program delivery. Responsibilities include design, planning and delivery of the NBF curriculum, planning and delivery of student events, meeting with student fellows to help them navigate their board experience and potential obstacles, and managing the administrative components of the program.

Job Description

The Senior Advisor will ensure that the Nonprofit Board Fellows program runs smoothly - that external partnerships get the time and care required, that students serving on boards receive the expert counsel and the training sessions necessary for success, and that program logistics get the attention and precision required for top-notch execution.

Primary responsibilities include the following:

  • Stakeholder management with executive leaders at NBF partner organizations
  • Program design and delivery
  • Event planning and coordination
  • Advising work with student fellows
  • Vendor management and expense management
  • Documentation of programming
  • Program handoff to new the Associate Director once hired


Bachelor's Degree, Master's preferred, and 10-15 years related experience, preferably in a university setting, or equivalent combination of education and experience, required. Must have strong relational skills, including regular contact with senior executives. Must have experience and interest in project management, student support and community engagement. Must possess excellent business writing, editing, and proofreading skills as well as strong interpersonal skills.

Job Location - City, State
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School
Wharton School

Pay Range
$7.25 - $155.75

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 may be required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

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