Multimedia Specialist 1

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
01 – H – Non-exempt
Work Unit:
Vice President of Research
Full/Part Time:


The Office of the Vice President for Research seeks a Multimedia Specialist to support web and marketing projects across the University. Duties include gathering and presenting information for various web and marketing projects that utilize content management systems such as Drupal and Wordpress. The Multimedia Specialist will assist in organizing the collection and timely production of materials. The position will have responsibility for writing, creating and embedding various written or multimedia content on the web as needed. The candidate must have excellent attention to detail and the ability to track and accurately incorporate feedback from various project participants. The candidate must be able to present project information such as wireframes, outlines or mockups succinctly and clearly for inclusion in presentations to stakeholders at all levels of the University. Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint are required. Experience with Adobe Creative Suite, including Photoshop, is desired. Candidate should have an interest in learning about up-to-date usability, UX, responsive design, accessibility and project management techniques. The right candidate will be adept at communicating professionally and clearly, should be comfortable arranging meetings with stakeholders to gather information, and should have a strong interest in science and research. Please include a resume and a cover letter that contains a link to your writing or design portfolio. Typically requires an Associate's degree or higher, 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.

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