Administrative Support Assistant 2

Penn State University

Penn State Extension
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
02 – D – Non-exempt
Work Unit:
College of Agricultural Sciences
Penn State Extension, Westmoreland County
Full/Part Time:


Penn State Extension, Westmoreland County is seeking an Administrative Support Assistant to provide operational and administrative support for the Westmoreland County Extension Office. This position will provide administrative support for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed) program in SW PA and assist other program areas based out of the Westmoreland County office along with Area 6 of Penn State Extension. This position develops newsletters, brochures, flyers, and other information for educational programming and bulk mailings. This position also assists the SNAP-Ed program with delivery of newsletters and building/maintaining of relationships with local food banks and the SNAP-Ed coalition including attending coalition meetings, transcribing minutes, and sending out meeting notices/reminders. The duties of the Administrative Assistant will also include secretarial duties; maintains and manages multiple databases, answering phones, greetings, referring, assisting visitors, clients, staff or others, preparing documents and reports, using office technology, compiling records, scheduling meetings, organizing and maintain information, and provide general office support to education program areas served through the Westmoreland County Extension office. Duties may be from general to more advanced responsibility. Maintain a professional appearance, represent Penn State University and Westmoreland Cooperative Extension in a professional manner, and exercise sound professional judgment in carrying out duties assigned by the Business Operations Manager, Client Relations Manager and Extension Educators. The Administrative Support Assistant should be able to assume the temporary/occasional role and duties of the other office support staff. Typically requires a High School diploma or higher plus one year 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. This is an 87.5% full-time equivalency (FTE) job. This individual will work 35 hours/week, Monday through Friday. Some occasional evening/weekend work for events/meetings may require a flexible workday schedule. Full Penn State benefits included.

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