Staff Assistant, Communications Program, School of Humanities

Penn State University

Penn State Harrisburg
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
Vice President For Commonwealth Campuses - Penn State Harrisburg
Full/Part Time:


The part-time Staff Assistant will provide assistance, as needed, to the School of Humanities and to the Communications Program, including the Program Coordinators, faculty and students. Job responsibilities include: answering the phone and greeting visitors to the Communications suite; assisting current and potential students; assisting with the operation of the multimedia center which includes the borrowing and return of equipment, maintaining control of the studios, equipment troubleshooting, inventory control, and record keeping; assisting with the student internship program; working with the School Director to support the School of Humanities Advisory Board; and other duties as necessary. The Assistant should have a working knowledge of media production equipment and software (photography, videography, audio, Photoshop, etc.); be proficient in MS Word and Excel; and be comfortable with online systems in navigation. The candidate should be well organized, proactive, able to work independently, able to multitask, and have strong customer service skills. This job requires working at least one night per week until 9:00 p.m.

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