Instructor (Independent Contractor)

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
College of Nursing
Online Education and Outreach Department


The College of Nursing Online Education and Outreach Department occasionally seeks candidates for independent contractor instructor positions to teach in the College of Nursing’s online RN to BSN program via the Penn State World Campus. Candidates must have a minimum of a Master’s degree in Nursing (doctorate preferred) and a current Pennsylvania RN license. Teaching experience preferred. Candidates will be required to complete University compliance training as well as training on teaching online. Candidates will be required to have a background check. These positions will be independent contract positions with possible renewal on a semester by semester basis. For a more detailed description of the College, please visit our website at To be considered for this position, applications must be submitted electronically and include a cover letter of application detailing relevant qualifications for this job, a current year curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for three professional references. Applications will be received on an ongoing basis and will be reviewed as the need arises.

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