Founded in 1992, the Center for the Advanced Study of India (CASI) housed in the School of Arts and Sciences (SAS) is the first academic research institution in the US dedicated to the study of contemporary India. CASI seeks an administrative coordinator to perform complex and confidential administrative and coordination functions for all aspects of the Center. This position requires a candidate possessing the ability to work effectively and professionally with CASI’s director and staff, and SAS, the University, and external partners. The successful candidate should have the ability and desire to add value to all of the Center’s major programs. S/he should clearly demonstrate attention to detail, highly effective interpersonal skills and the ability to comply with University policies. S/he proactively provides administrative support to the Center’s management.
As the first point of contact for the Center, the Administrative Coordinator greets visitors in person and / or answer inquiries by telephone or email. The successful candidate will exercise considerable judgment and confidentiality dealing with various constituencies in contact with the Center including high-level officials in the U.S. and Indian governments, members of the Center’s International Advisory Board, donors, alumni, faculty, staff, students, and vendors and contractors. The Administrative Coordinator performs financial transaction work; monitors payments of external invoices; and supports all aspects of the Center’s administrative priorities for its core programs including events coordination, visitor travel and accommodations, and provides assistance with related transaction work. The Administrative Coordinator will also support the Center’s Director including coordination of the Director’s calendar.
Please see our website for information on CASI: http://casi.sas.upenn.edu/
Internal Number: 40548
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