Administrative Support Assistant 3 (Staff Assistant)

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
03 – F – Non-exempt
Work Unit:
Full/Part Time:


WPSU Penn State is seeking an Administrative Support Assistant for their video production and multi-media units. A significant part of this position is dedicated to arranging extensive and complex travel, as well as resolving complicated expenses. This position will plan, schedule and coordinate travel arrangements for staff and out of town guests. Other production related responsibilities include duplicating DVDs and CDs and managing release forms. Administrative duties include preparing and processing financial documents, managing multiple calendars, arranging meetings, and scheduling conference rooms. This position will act as backup for other administrative assistants. We seek candidates who are able to demonstrate experience and ability to advance Outreach's diversity initiative. Typically requires a High School diploma or higher plus two years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Proficiency with Microsoft Office, FileMaker Pro, Excel, IBIS and ERS are preferred. A successful candidate must be a self-starter who is very detail oriented, has excellent communication skills, provides exceptional customer service, and has the ability to work independently. Critical skills for this position include being proactive, the ability to manage multiple priorities, use of sound judgment, and analytical thinking skills. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with excellent possibility of re-funding.

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