Undergraduate Partnerships Coordinator (2021-22)

Penn Leads The Vote, Penn’s nonpartisan, student-led voter engagement and education organization housed in the Netter Center in partnership with the Office of Government and Community Affairs, seeks a qualified candidate to join the PLTV team as an Undergraduate Partnerships Coordinator. Responsibilities will include:

  • Build on and maintain a Voter Engagement Council (VEC) of undergraduate organizations dedicated to increasing civic engagement 
  • Maintain partnerships with undergraduate college houses and other Penn offices
  • Present “Voting 101” presentations at undergraduate organization GBMs and other events targeting undergraduates 
  • Develop a plan to increase outreach to undergraduates beyond undergraduate organizations
  • Plan collaborative events with undergraduate organizations 
  • Share civic engagement and voting materials with undergraduate partners through email, messaging, tabling, and outreach efforts 
  • Represent PLTV at undergraduate events 
  • Assisting with other duties as they arise within the organization, such as staffing tables 

We are looking for someone who possesses the following:

  • Strong writing, communication, and interpersonal skills 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office 365
  • Demonstrated interest in voter and civic engagement
  • Ability to complete high-priority tasks on a tight deadline
  • Robust problem-solving skills and outside-the-box thinking 
  • Free for mandatory weekly team meetings once a week (7pm on Wednesdays)
  • First or second year student preferred 

If interested, please send the following in one email: your resume, a cover letter highlighting how you would successfully engage with undergraduate organizations to hfeinman@sas.upenn.edu and evagonz@sas.upenn.edu. This is a paid position, work-study preferred.

Diversity and Inclusion Coordinator (2021-22)

Penn Leads The Vote, Penn’s nonpartisan, student-led voter engagement and education organization housed in the Netter Center in partnership with the Office of Government and Community Affairs, seeks a qualified candidate to join the PLTV team as Diversity and Inclusion Coordinator. Responsibilities will include:

  • Developing and implementing a strategy for PLTV to increase civic engagement in historically underrepresented and disenfranchised communities on campus 
  • Strengthening relationships with cultural organizations on campus, including 6B and G12
  • Collaborating and hosting events with cultural student groups on campus 
  • Exploring opportunities for additional partnership development and organizational collaboration across campus and Philadelphia
  • Analyzing Penn demographic voting data to inform PLTV’s engagement strategy
  • Assisting with other duties as they arise within the organization 
  • Collaborating with the Undergraduate and Graduate Partnerships Coordinators 

We are looking for someone who possesses the following:

  • Strong writing, communication, and interpersonal skills 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office 365
  • Demonstrated interest in voter and civic engagement
  • Ability to complete high-priority tasks on a tight deadline
  • Robust problem-solving skills and outside-the-box thinking 
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and voting rights 
  • Free for mandatory weekly team meetings once a week 
  • Experience in organizing communities of color / underrepresented communities, or prior leadership engagement in those spaces is a plus

If interested, please send the following in one email: your resume, a cover letter highlighting how you would engage with underrepresented communities in this role to hfeinman@sas.upenn.edu and evagonz@sas.upenn.edu. This is a paid position, work-study preferred.