Alternative Transportation Program Assistant

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
Auxiliary and Business Services
Transportation Services
Full/Part Time:


Transportation Services is seeking to hire a part-time Alternative Transportation Program Assistant, which shall report to the Alternative Transportation Program Coordinator. Primary alternative transportation programs include biking (to include bike share), car share, ride share, transit, and pedestrian safety. Specific duties to include: bike rack checks, conducting bike counts, providing bike infrastructure planning support, assisting in bike registration, abandoned bike roundup and bike safety workshops. This position will also assist in providing RIDEpass customer service, and general support for campus biking, transit, pedestrian safety, car share, rideshare, and bike share programs, to include staffing tables and assisting at education and community events. Enthusiasm, excellent customer service and communication skills (written and verbal) are a must due to frequent interactions with faculty, staff, students, and members of the community. Given general direction and instruction, must be able to work well without constant supervision. Must have a moderate degree of confidence around bikes, and have competent working knowledge of programs within MS Office. This position will typically work no more than 24 hours/week, Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., but hours may flex and change as needs dictate. Typically requires a High School diploma or higher plus one year of related experience or study in transportation planning or alternative transportation related matters. This position will require working outside from time to time as well. Students and year-round availability preferred.

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