Sustainability Coordinator

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
President's Office
Vice President for Administration
Full/Part Time:


The Sustainability Institute is looking for a goal/results orientated candidate to increase the impact of the Sustainability Institutes outreach and engagement strategy. A successful candidate must have a basic understanding of current sustainability issues/concepts, outstanding written and in-person communication skills, and experience with campus entities such as UPUA, UPAC, and ASA. Candidates with a background working with senior-level stakeholders, commonwealth campuses, or on social justice issues are encouraged to apply. Duties include: Acting as co-Executive Directors of the Council of Sustainable Leaders ( Coordinating Public Pedagogy and Engagement events for Fall and Spring. Representing the Sustainability Institute at the New Student Orientation, and based on the experience of the candidate there is the Potential for partnerships with university entities (Career Services, Alumni Center, Greek Life, THON, Inter-Collegiate athletics, University Operations, et al.) to further sustainability efforts. The position will have a flexible start date in Spring and run through the summer and academic year (February 2018 – May 2019). Working hours are flexible with a minimum of 10 hours during the academic year and an increase up to 30+ hours for the summer. Support for sustainability-focused research can also be provided. With questions regarding this, please contact Douglas Goodstein at the Sustainability Institute. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis with initial interviews being mid-February.

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