Residential Education Specialist 1 (Coordinator)

Penn State Altoona
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
01 – G – Exempt
Work Unit:
Student Affairs
Residence Life
Full/Part Time:


Responsible to the Assistant Director of Student Affairs for the supervision and administration of a residence hall community and for supporting and promoting a diversified residential program. Duties include supervision of resident assistants; staff selection, training, and evaluation; student contact in the areas of counseling, conflict resolution, crisis management, mediation, discipline, organization advising, social justice/diversity; administration of daily operations, on call coverage for campus and community development. Must display interest in working with first year students and/or an academically-focused environment. Successful candidate should possess thorough understanding of the role and purpose of residence hall living as it applies to student development and co-curricular learning. Must demonstrate a commitment to the development of a community where diversity and sustainability are valued. Driver's license preferred. Anticipated start date will be as soon as possible. Typically requires a Master's degree or higher, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. If operating a University vehicle for this position, candidate will be required to have a valid driver's license and successfully complete a motor vehicle records check in addition to standard background checks. This is an annual live-in position typically funded for up to four years. Appointments will be made on an annual basis based on continued satisfactory performance. This is an 83.3% full-time equivalency (FTE) job. Months off are mid-May to mid-July of each year. Full Penn State benefits included.

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

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,104 $23,748 $31,392
B $17,712 $26,124 $34,524
C $19,152 $28,728 $38,304
D $21,072 $31,620 $42,156
E $23,604 $35,400 $47,196
F $26,436 $39,660 $52,872
G $29,136 $44,412 $59,712
H $33,192 $50,616 $68,040
I $37,848 $57,696 $77,580
J $42,444 $65,772 $89,136
K $49,236 $76,308 $103,392
L $57,120 $88,524 $119,928
M $66,240 $102,672 $139,116
N $78,168 $121,152 $164,148
O $90,768 $142,968 $195,168
P $107,124 $168,696 $230,280
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088