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:
General and Academic Officers - College of the Liberal Arts
Dean's Office
Full/Part Time:


We seek an energetic, flexible, customer-focused person to be the Dean’s Office Receptionist in the College of the Liberal Arts. The successful candidate will have a broad variety of responsibilities including greeting customers and visitors, handling routine requests, ordering office supplies, assisting with events, scheduling meetings, maintaining calendars, ensuring the office is compliant with records management policies, and directing, screening, reviewing, and processing mail and phone communications. This person will also maintain databases, electronic filing, and software systems. The successful candidate will serve as a trainer for College staff in the use of new technology as well as other new and developing trends in information management. Requires ability to communicate effectively with staff, administrators, and faculty in person, by telephone, and in writing. The candidate must demonstrate sensitivity to diverse populations and a willingness to learn complex information. Confidentiality and multi-tasking skills are a necessity. Attention to detail, good judgment, and the ability to work within a team environment are essential. Familiarity with word processing and data management (Microsoft Office) software highly desirable. 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