Administrative Support Assistant 3

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
03 – F – Non-exempt
Work Unit:
Student Affairs
Full/Part Time:


This position provides administrative support to the Senior Director of Student Engagement Programs and the Director of Student Activities by managing calendars, scheduling meetings, assisting with programs and event logistics, creating documents and managing files. As front-line staff in the office suite, the administrative support assistant will greet visitors, answer phones, make referrals to other offices as needed, schedule appointments and hire, train and supervise student employees. Preparation of budget documents and processing forms in IBIS and ERS and managing limited cash operations and LionCash payments are part of this role. This position will also aid two Assistant Directors with the reviewing and processing of contracts, preparation of allocation letters for student organizations, scheduling and coordinating travel when needed. The successful candidate must work well in an office with significant student interaction and be able to create an environment that is welcoming to all students and visitors. There will be regular interaction with students to explain University policies and procedures related to programming, funding, and marketing assistance. A basic understanding of Microsoft Office, strong organizational and interpersonal skills are required. Typically requires a High School diploma or higher plus two years 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