Student Services Associate (Assistant Director of Student Programming)

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
  • 03 – I – Exempt
  • 04 – J – Exempt
Work Unit:
Eberly College of Science
Office of the Assistant Dean for Science Diversity and Inclusion
Full/Part Time:


The Assistant Director of Student Programming will report directly to the Assistant Dean for Science Diversity and Inclusion. They will be responsible for managing and overseeing various university initiatives including recruitment, retention, data collection and analysis, written reports, presentations, student academic and professional development programing, engaged scholarship activities, as well as diversity and equity initiatives for students in the college, and with partnering constituents. In addition, the Assistant Director of Student Programming will be responsible for the facilitation of learning communities and providing program support to the First Year in Science in Engineering (Ritner Experience), Bunton-Waller fellowship programs, and the Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science. Responsibilities will also include assisting with special projects related to student academic and professional development, research opportunities, college scholarship programs, and supervision of office graduate assistants and undergraduate and graduate students in the Ritner Experience. The Assistant Director of Student Programming may also represent the office on college and university-wide committees related to improving climate and diversity, assist in implementing academic, mentoring, networking and professional development for students within the programs, and assist in developing internal policies and procedures relating to the various diversity and inclusion programs. This job will be filled as a level 3, or level 4, depending upon the successful candidate's competencies, education, and experience. Typically requires a Master's degree or higher or higher plus three years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience for a level 3. Additional experience and/or education and competencies are required for higher level jobs. 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