Instructor (S.C.O.P.E.-College Prep)

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
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College of Education


The Summer College Opportunity Program in Education (S.C.O.P.E.) invites applications for a College and Career Prep Instructor. This class presents students with skills and behaviors necessary for personal and academic success. The course/seminar provides information about college, education careers, academic and career planning. Instructor facilitates discussions, exercises, and out-of-class assignments towards understanding the purpose and nature of a college education. The course/seminar aims to help students develop skills for academic success such as, study strategies and information literacy; increase awareness and use of campus resources; reflect on personal and social issues that first year students will often face; become involved in the life of the University; and form beneficial relationships with students, faculty and staff. Applicants should possess a four-year degree; ability to evaluate and document student progress; knowledge of Penn State system, resources and services; proven ability to supervise, engage, motivate, and inspire students to learn; strong interpersonal and communication skills; ability to manage multiple tasks, be flexible and work as part of a team; excellent work ethic, strong problem-solving abilities; effective organizational skills and be comfortable using computers and instructional technology. Preference will be given to applicants with college teaching experience; graduate students enrolled in the College of Education at Penn State University; have previous experience working with diverse learners and similar bridge programs. This position is a part-time academic appointment for the 4 week summer program duration. Applicants should be expected to commit to 15-20 hours of work per week. The 2018 S.C.O.P.E. summer program will run from June 24 through July 20, 2018. Additional information of the S.C.O.P.E. program can be found at:

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,104 $23,748 $31,392
B $17,712 $26,124 $34,524
C $19,152 $28,728 $38,304
D $21,072 $31,620 $42,156
E $23,604 $35,400 $47,196
F $26,436 $39,660 $52,872
G $29,136 $44,412 $59,712
H $33,192 $50,616 $68,040
I $37,848 $57,696 $77,580
J $42,444 $65,772 $89,136
K $49,236 $76,308 $103,392
L $57,120 $88,524 $119,928
M $66,240 $102,672 $139,116
N $78,168 $121,152 $164,148
O $90,768 $142,968 $195,168
P $107,124 $168,696 $230,280
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088