Administrative Support Assistant

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
  • 02 – D – Non-exempt
  • 03 – F – Non-exempt
Work Unit:
General and Academic Officers - Finance and Business
Human Resources
Full/Part Time:


Penn State Human Resources is seeking a professional and detail-oriented Administrative Support Assistant for the new Shared Services Center, located in Innovation Park. The successful candidate will be a part of the administrative team that supports various Human Resources department functions. Duties may include, but are not limited to: performing budgetary transactions; coordinating travel and processing expense reports; providing calendar support and conference room scheduling; coordinating meeting logistics; maintaining office inventory; serving as a resource and training contact for office and videoconferencing equipment; and assisting with projects as assigned. This job will be filled as a level 2, or level 3, depending upon the successful candidate's competencies, education, and experience. Typically requires a High School diploma or higher plus one year of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience for a level 2. Additional experience and/or education and competencies are required for higher level jobs. Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) is required. Working knowledge of University business systems (IBIS, eBuy, ERS) is preferred. In addition to excellent technical skills, the candidate must also be able to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced office; maintain confidentiality and exercise judgment and discretion; possess exceptional interpersonal, organizational, and written and oral communication skills; have the ability to multitask and coordinate several projects simultaneously; prioritize appropriately and monitor deadlines; as well as have a demonstrated commitment to diversity and customer service. 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