Administrative Support Assistant

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
  • 03 – F – Non-exempt
  • 04 – G – Non-exempt
Work Unit:
Smeal College of Business
Office of the Dean
Full/Part Time:


The Smeal College of Business is seeking to fill the role of Administrative Support Assistant within the Office of the Dean. The successful candidate will report to the Director of Honor and Integrity and the Director of Sustainability. Responsibilities to the two Directors include but are not limited to: providing administrative support and managing operational activities; managing calendars and arranging meetings; taking and distributing minutes for committee meetings; assembling briefing materials and disseminating follow-up items; maintaining the budgets; planning and processing travel arrangements; updating the Honor and Integrity and Sustainability websites; planning and promoting special events; coordinating special projects; composing written communication, drafting content for e-newsletter, and proofreading documents; managing daily office activities and developing new processes or procedures to support the needs of the office; acting as a liaison with units internal and external to the College; assisting the Directors with resolution of challenges by making recommendations; and responding to a variety of inquiries on behalf of the two Directors. 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 High School diploma or higher plus two 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. Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills and attention to detail required. Strong written and oral communication skills are also required. 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