Graduate Program Recruiter

Penn State University

Penn State Harrisburg
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
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Penn State Harrisburg
School of Public Affairs
Full/Part Time:


The School of Public Affairs at Penn State Harrisburg invites applications for a part-time Graduate Program Recruiter. Responsibilities include but are not limited to creating and strengthening networks with local public and non-profit organizations, hospitals and community health centers, alumni, and partner universities and colleges; meeting with decision makers in local organizations to determine educational needs and communicating needs to the Professor in-Charge of each graduate program in the school; clearly communicating program ideas and expectations; traveling to traditional recruiting events and serving as school`s representative; recommending and helping implement strategies for recruiting students; and designing and implementing measurable strategies for recruiting events. Position requires a Bachelor`s degree, but the preferred candidate will hold an Master’s degree in one of these fields: public administration, criminal justice, health administration, homeland security, or political science. Additional experience includes strong relationship building and business development experience (existing network in the Dauphin/Cumberland/Lancaster/York County areas preferred); knowledge of government/public policy/health policy educational needs, and higher education industry/processes; prior higher education recruitment or corporate/government recruiting experience; ability to work independently and efficiently; strong time management and organization skills with high attention to detail; exceptional interpersonal and written communication skills; proficient with all of Microsoft Office Suite. Experience in higher education admissions and/or sales experience preferred. Must be able to work evenings and weekends as assigned and travel as required. This position requires that you operate a motor vehicle as a part of your job duties. A valid driver`s license and successful completion of a motor vehicle records check will be required in addition to standard background checks.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088