School Name Law School Org Law Posted to the Web 03\/12\/2018 Posted Job\/Salary Grade 027 Employment Type Exempt Hours N\/A Position Type Full Time Position Schedule 9-5 Months 12 Position Length Ongoing Position End Date 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\u2019s 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. School\/Center Overview Penn Law is one of the nation\u2019s oldest and most distinguished law schools. We offer a distinctive cross-disciplinary legal education, drawing on the depth and breadth of the University of Pennsylvania. The resulting intellectual opportunities and professional relationships bridge traditional boundaries and disciplines, making Penn Law an extraordinary supportive academic community for its scholars and students alike. https:\/\/www.law.upenn.edu\/ Duties The Senior Writer serves as the \u2018voice\u2019 of Penn Law and a steward of the Law School brand, as well a translator of the scholarship and accomplishments of faculty, students, and alumni. The incumbent\u2019s work product should engage, inform, and influence a range of internal and external audiences and constituents, bolstering the institution\u2019s reputation. Working collaboratively with people and programs across Penn Law, the incumbent is responsible for writing a range of content for print and electronic communications vehicles, such as news and feature articles, press releases, op-eds, marketing collateral, and speeches. The Senior Writer also works as editor and project manager, handling other editorial and related duties as assigned by the Associate Dean for Communications. The incumbent will have proven success writing in a legal, policy, higher education, media, or related professional context. Qualifications A Bachelor\u2019s Degree is required, Master\u2019s preferred, along with at least 3 to 5 years of experience. 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.