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at Wharton Social Impact Initiative, University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA

About the Job

WSII’s Coordinator will provide high-level administrative support to the Wharton Social Impact Initiative. The Coordinator will engage in a wide range of activities including payroll, event management, administrative support, and interaction with students, faculty, and staff. The position also interacts with senior administrators, prospects, donors, faculty, alumni, board members, and senior corporate executives. The position includes budget support for a wide variety of programs and frequent work with WSII’s senior leadership team. As the Coordinator interacts with most of WSII’s stakeholders, a very high level of customer service is a must.

About WSII:

We are inspired by the vision of business and capital markets working together to create sustainable solutions to the world’s greatest social and environmental challenges. Achieving this vision will not be easy or automatic—and that’s why we are building the evidence base and talent pipeline for impact. Our cutting-edge research and distinctive training opportunities provide students and professionals the tools to create business-driven solutions for a better world.


High School degree required, Bachelors preferred with 5-7 years of experience

Experience within a College or University setting preferred. Experience and/or interest in social impact preferred.

Working Conditions

Physical Effort
Typically sitting at a desk or table

To apply

Apply directly at:

Wharton Social Impact Initiative, University of Pennsylvania

The Wharton Social Impact Initiative (WSII) at the University of Pennsylvania harnesses Wharton’s greatest strengths – the intellectual breadth and research rigor of our faculty; the brilliance, drive and curiosity of our students; and the reach of our alumni and friends – to make Wharton a global center for research and training in impact investing and social impact. Our multidisciplinary work focuses on the use of business strategies to drive social and environmental impact, from the supply and demand for impact investing to social entrepreneurship, and corporate environmental, social, and governance (ESG) practices.