Administrative Support Assistant 1

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
01 – C – Non-exempt
Work Unit:
President's Office
Undergraduate Education - Student Orientation and Transition Program
Full/Part Time:


Student Orientation and Transition Program is seeking a full-time Administrative Support Assistant (Receptionist) to support new Penn State students and their families in their transition to the University. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: greet and assist visitors; review, screen and process telephone, and email communications; collect and distribute office mail; and assist with the management of orientation reservations. Provide office wide support as needed for special events, publications, online content, and other projects. Familiarity with Penn State business and student information systems, and Microsoft Office programs (Excel, Access, etc.) preferred. Experience providing exceptional customer service, and the ability to manage multiple tasks at once, is expected. Must be able to work independently and as a member of a team; demonstrate evidence of successful experience working comfortably with diverse populations; and collaborate across a large complex organization. Position works standard business hours. Reporting to both Student Affairs and Undergraduate Education, Student Orientation and Transition Programs, through collaborative partnerships, is responsible for providing a comprehensive learning experience for all Penn State undergraduate students that supports a successful academic, social and personal transition to the University. Typically requires a High School diploma or higher, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for six months from date of hire with possibility of re-funding.

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