Part-time Facilities Specialist (Student)

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
Applied Research Laboratory
Security Services Department


The Security Services Department at the Applied Research Laboratory (ARL) is seeking an undergraduate student to assist with a wide variety of tasks associated with managing and protecting sensitive information. The position will focus on secure practices, plans, and procedures in coordination with federal government security requirements for Defense Contractors. The successful candidate will be assigned projects involving developing and/or refining security briefings and debriefings, guidance, training programs, and assisting with security incident investigations and preventative actions. This position involves exposure to the following: counter-intelligence programs; government security clearances; cyber security; and physical security including locks, electronic access, intrusion detection systems, etc. Mandatory Position Description Requirements: Experience with Microsoft Office, databases, and web applications are strongly preferred. The successful candidate will be a service-oriented team player with strong interpersonal, communication, and office representation skills. Students studying Security/Intelligence Studies, Risk Management/Analysis, or Criminal Justice are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will work 40 hours/week over the summer and 20 hours/week during the fall and spring semesters. Job Requirements: You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply. Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation. Employment with the Applied Research Laboratory will require successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen.

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