Temporary Project Manager of Retail Lab with Venture
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Posted Job Title
Temporary Project Manager of Retail Lab with Venture Lab
Job Profile Title
Temporary Employee - Non-Exempt
Job Description Summary
Project Manager responsibilities begin with project inception and
continue through final closeout and include working with Venture
Lab staff, Wharton Operations, Penn Business Services, Risk
Management, Office of General Council, and various School/Center
representatives throughout the process of setting up point-of-sale
(POS) at the Tangen Hall Retail Lab.
This position will be responsible for assessing requirements and
obtaining all necessary documentation and certification for setting
up POS at the Retail Lab. This includes but is not limited to
obtaining space plans suitable for retail use (building code,
compliance, zoning, etc.), and submitting plans and applications
for rezoning to the City of Philadelphia. The project manager will
work with Penn Controller's office and tax authorities on changing
tax status/tax adjustments to reflect new space zoning.
The project manager must be well-versed in the design process,
construction methodologies and procedures, and project management
principles and can read and interpret design and construction
contracts and contract documents, including drawings,
specifications, payment applications, etc.
The project manager will work with Venture Lab staff, architects,
and various School/Center representatives on selecting the POS
system(s) for the space. The project manager will assess
requirements and develop a process for students to obtain necessary
permissions/certifications/training to conduct sales at the Retail
This position will report directly to the Director, Venture
Initiation Program with a dotted line to the Director of Operations
for oversight of building requirements, permits, etc. The
expectation is for this individual to work closely with the
Director of Operations during this project.
This is a temporary position that is contingent upon funding. The
project is expected to be completed by September 1, 2023.
Job Location - City, State
Department / School
- Experience working in a campus environment similar to the
University of Pennsylvania is preferred.
- Previous experience working with the City of Philadelphia to
obtain permits is preferred.
- Previous experience developing project timelines is
- Experience and knowledge of POS systems and technologies are
- Experience/knowledge of retail operations is highly
$7.25 - $155.75
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