Logistics Coordinator, Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships

Posted by Drexel University on September 8, 2014

Drexel is a comprehensive global research university ranked among the top 100 in the nation. With approximately 25,000 students, 200 degree programs and 14 colleges and schools, Drexel is one of America’s 15 largest private universities.

One of Philadelphia’s top 10 employers, Drexel is a major engine for economic development in the region. The Philadelphia Business Journal ranks Drexel as one of the healthiest employers of Greater Philadelphia. The University welcomes the richness diversity brings to the workplace and is committed to being the nation’s most civically engaged university, with community partnerships integrated into every aspect of service and academics.

The mission of the University is to fulfill our founder’s vision of preparing each new generation of students for productive professional and civic lives while also focusing our collective expertise on solving society’s greatest problems. Drexel is an academically comprehensive and globally engaged urban research university, dedicated to advancing knowledge and society and to providing every student with a valuable, rigorous, experiential, technology-infused education, enriched by the nation’s premier co-operative education program.

Job Overview: Dornsife Center has an opportunity for a Logistics Coordinator. The Coordinator will report to the Center Director and will be part of a Center team offering and developing programming and activities in areas including but not limited to health and wellness, workforce development, youth extracurricular education, and wealth building. The Logistics Coordinator will manage scheduling and space assignments for all programs at the Center and will be the lead event planner while providing general administrative and technical support to external partners, community members, faculty, students and professional staff utilizing the Center. The position requires an interest in partnership and community development combined with detail orientation and process-related skills. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree is required.

Excellent communication and organizational skills with a strong customer service orientation required.

Experience working in a community setting, with families and schools, is preferred.

Familiarity with the West Philadelphia neighborhoods of Mantua, Powelton Village, and West Powelton is highly preferred.

The ability to work with a diverse and low-income participant population is essential.

Must be available and time flexible to accommodate the Center’s needs including evening and weekend hours; this is not an 8-5 position. Regular evening and weekend hours are expected.

Proficiency in MS Office required; basic familiarity with web development processes a plus.


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