Administrative Support Assistant 2

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
02 – D – Non-exempt
Work Unit:
Vice President for Research
Full/Part Time:


The Office of the Vice President for Research is seeking an Administrative Support Assistant to support the Associate Vice President for Research and Director for Strategic Initiatives. This position will coordinate the AVP’s calendar, confirm timing/urgency of appointments and meetings; select locations and gather meeting materials; coordinate all requirements the AVP’s travel; assist AVP to coordinate events; process ERS reports for AVP. This position will support the Associate Vice President for Research in his/her administrative and academic roles, communicate with government officials, industry leaders and other university administrators; draft/edit correspondence, compile information/data for reports, including confidential information; create and update databases, records, and files; screen phone calls, sort correspondence, determine appropriate resource and redirect as needed. Attend meetings as requested to record and distribute minutes; assist with updates to web pages. Assist others in office as needed for meeting/event preparation. The ability to work independently and as a member of a team is vital for this position. Typically requires a High School diploma or higher plus one year 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