Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Philadelphia


Job location: Translational Research Laboratories

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-12-03
Req: JR00013734
University Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

Posted Job Title

Manager, Talent Development

Job Profile Title

Manager C

Job Description Summary

The Gene Therapy Program (GTP) is entering a new era of unprecedented opportunity with the great potential to reshape the face of medicine as we know it. Our discoveries have set the stage for successful treatments and possibly even cures for devastating genetic diseases.

We are seeking an Manager, Talent Development to play a vital role in providing strategic and tactical support to our Human Resources (HR) team.

Job Description

Reporting to the Director, Strategy & Organizational Dynamics, the Manager, Talent Development will be responsible for managing the job change process for internal GTP & ODC employees including promotions/demotions, reclasses, salary increases, organizational design, PIQ development, and compliance measures. The Manager, Talent Development will also manage development-related employee relations issues and provide support to the Director in managing select HR-related employee relations issues. The Manager, Talent Development will be responsible for managing HR workflow; providing root cause analysis, troubleshooting, and process improvement solutions and implementation with respect to Workday Business processes.

Additionally, the Manager, Talent Development will provide support to the Director in developing effective mechanisms to track and report key metrics as they relate to GTP/ODC HR functions. The Manager, Talent Development may also provide support to the Director in exercises related to employee development evaluations and succession planning.

Joining the Gene Therapy Program and Orphan Disease Center offers professionals with the unique opportunity to provide support services for staff and activities that could lead to cures for devastating diseases.

Job Location - City, State

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School

Perelman School of Medicine

Pay Range

$50,684.00 - $91,232.00

Affirmative Action Statement
Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements
Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

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