Summer Program Assistant

Penn State Extension
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
College of Agricultural Sciences
Huntingdon County
Full/Part Time:


The College of Agricultural Sciences, Penn State Extension Huntingdon County seeks to hire a Summer Program Intern. This individual will function as a team member of the Penn State Extension - Huntingdon County Extension Team. The individual represents Penn State and the College of Agricultural Sciences in interpreting, applying, and disseminating the latest research findings in Youth Development. The Summer Program Intern assists Penn State Extension – Huntingdon County in conducting summer youth programming. The Summer Intern works under the supervision of the Penn State Extension – Huntingdon County staff. Major responsibilities will assist staff in planning, implementing, conducting and evaluating Youth Development educational programs. On the local level, this individual is responsible for helping with office citizenship responsibilities directed by the Unit Director. Specific Program Responsibilities: Assist with planning regional youth events to include the recruitment of participants and volunteers. Effectively marketing the event to include writing pre and post new releases and use of social media. Plan, coordinate and manage assigned tasks for the specific event. Examples to include: 4-H State Achievement Days, 4-H Overnight Camp, 4-H Day Camp, 4-H Library Programs and Youth Dairy Day. Plan, manage, coordinate and teach portions of summer multiday school age educational day camps: topics for consideration would include gardening, sewing and craft camp, foods and nutrition related themes. Plan and teach educational programs for youth participating in youth organization summer programs around the county. Assist staff with planning, managing, and conducting 4-H portion of the Huntingdon County Fair. Ensure compliance with the County Affirmative Action Plan. Through public notification and all reasonable efforts make educational programs accessible to all clientele without regard to age, ancestry, color, disability or handicap, national origin, race, religious creed, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Driving a motor vehicle is a required function of the position and candidates must have access to a vehicle. A valid driver`s license and successful completion of a motor vehicle records check will be required in addition to standard background checks. Qualifications: Organized and dependable. Self-motivated. Public speaking and presentation skills. Ability to work in a team environment. Positive role model. Familiarity with current Microsoft Office.

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