LaunchBox Resource Coordinator

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
Vice President of Research
Full/Part Time:


Happy Valley LaunchBox powered by PNC Bank is seeking to hire a part-time Resource Coordinator for Spring, Summer, and Fall 2018 to identify and growing resources and events that support local entrepreneurs in launching, building, and growing their ventures. The LaunchBox Resource Coordinator reports to the LaunchBox Director and duties include: Expanding and formalizing LaunchBox Mentor Program, specifically: Working with the Director to identify current mentoring needs of local startups. Reviewing current best practices and providing recommendations for growing and managing a formalized mentor program. Identifying and recruiting potential mentors based on identified best practices. Identifying tools for managing a LaunchBox mentor database and for connecting appropriate mentors to entrepreneurs based on needs. Documenting processes and guidelines for building and maintaining a LaunchBox Mentor Program. Building community and connections for local entrepreneurs, specifically: Meeting with individuals who have ideas for potential ventures to provide advice on next steps. Making introductions to appropriate resources for entrepreneurs seeking help. Coordinating events designed to build community for startups participating in LaunchBox educational programs. The ideal candidate has: 2-4 years of experience with entrepreneurship and startup culture. Applied lean startup principles, tools, and best practices as part of a startup venture. Developed and lead programs that leverage volunteers to support organizational goals. Experience recruiting, training, and working with volunteers. Project management experience. A track record of setting and meeting deadlines with limited supervision. The ability to make connections with new people and building rapport. This position will need a time commitment of 20 – 24 hours per week.

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