Engineering Program Manager 4

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
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Level/Salary Band:
04 – N – Exempt
Work Unit:
Applied Research Laboratory
Cyber, Data and Image Sciences
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The Applied Research Laboratory (ARL) at The Pennsylvania State University is seeking a talented, experienced, and highly motivated Engineering Program Manager, to be located at our Sponsor’s facilities across the DC area, as well as our Reston, VA office, with a majority of the work being performed at a classified level. Responsibilities include: assist in the management and overall OUSD(I) innovation investments including preparation of programmatic information, monitor execution, and closeout; identify, curate and support transition opportunities of invested technologies in support of operations user needs; support development of strategies, policies, and governance of OUSD(I) innovation investment processes; produce and annual DIE innovation report and summary that characterizes the state of innovation and provides a baseline for continuity of the enterprise; assist OUSD(I) offices with their responsibilities and roles in defining areas of common concern within the defense intelligence enterprise and make recommendations for future investment areas as part of innovation cycles. This job will be filled at a level 4. Prior experience with program/project management; COCOM assignments, working with the Intelligence community, Service S&T and R&D background preferred. U.S. Military expertise and DoD experience is required. The successful candidate must be flexible and able to handle multiple, diverse tasks, possess independent judgment, as well as strong oral and written communication and collaboration skills, and have the ability to work, lead, and mentor within a team environment. Candidate selected will be subject to a government security investigation. You must be a U.S. citizen to apply. Employment with the Applied Research Laboratory will require successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen. Typically requires a Master's degree or higher plus eight years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. 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