Data/Project Analyst

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
  • 03 – H – Exempt
  • 04 – I – Exempt
Work Unit:
General and Academic Officers - Finance and Business
Office of the Senior Vice President for Finance and Business
Full/Part Time:


Housed within the Office of the Senior Vice President for Finance and Business, and reporting directly to the Associate Vice President for Finance and Business, the Organizational Change Management office (OCM) and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI), are looking to hire a Data/Project Analyst to provide leadership and guidance related to data analysis and project management. OCM and ODI are looking for an intentional, driven, collaborative, and self-motivated individual with a passion for creating substantive, systematic, and systemic change at the institution. Duties of the successful candidate include, but may not be limited to: building and conducting studies, gathering and analyzing data from various databases and sources, developing and presenting reports/summaries to a wide variety of audiences. The successful candidate must be knowledgeable of performing statistical programming and analysis as well as maintaining and utilizing databases as a means to effectively provide assistance to the OCM and ODI. The successful candidate will also be charged with interacting regularly with stakeholders and university affiliates while utilizing appropriate project management strategies for implementing requirements across a broad range of programs and initiatives. Of particular note, the successful candidate will be instrumental in the process of tracking, monitoring, and analyzing Key Performance Indicators across all Finance and Business units. Further Finance and Business is committed to hiring individuals who understand and appreciate the diverse backgrounds and personal characteristics of colleagues and stakeholders while acknowledging that these differences help to enrich our work environments. As such it is imperative that the successful candidate be able to effectively interact with diverse audiences, understand the value of creating and sustaining an inclusive work environment, and engage with others in a professional and respectful manner regardless of their personal background or belief. This job will be filled as a level 3, or level 4, depending upon the successful candidate's competencies, education, and experience. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus three years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience for a level 3. Additional experience and/or education and competencies are required for higher level jobs. 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