This position oversees administrative aspects of the project, which include managing travel and logistics for convenings, processing invoices and reimbursements, supervising graduate assistants and other staff working on the project, writing reports and memos, securing copyright clearances for the virtual community of practice, negotiating access to large-scale datasets, assisting with data analysis, and building contact databases for the dissemination of RISE publications. Occasionally represent RISE at meetings and conferences across the country, occasionally write and edit briefs pertaining to the project, and occasionally respond to inquiries from foundation executives, partner organizations and advisory board members, and scholars in the RISE network. Serve as a liaison between the Center for the Study of Race and Equity in Education and Equal Measure.
This is a term position with an end date of 5/30/2018.
Penn has a long and proud tradition of intellectual rigor and pursuit of innovative knowledge, begun by Benjamin Franklin in 1740. That tradition lives today through the creativity, entrepreneurship, and engagement of our faculty, students, and staff. Academic life at Penn is unparalleled, with an undergraduate student body of 10,000 from every U.S. state and around the world. The entering class ...of 2015 is the most talented and diverse in Penn's history. Consistently ranked among the top 10 universities in the country, Penn welcomes an additional 10,000 students to our top-ranked graduate and professional schools.