Student Program Assistant

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
Student Affairs
Student Engagement Programs


The Student Engagement Programs Office has openings for a part-time, undergraduate Student Program Assistant, designed to provide undergraduate students with hands-on learning experiences that will help them to develop valuable and transferable skills. The Program Assistant monitors the office main line, answers questions posed by visitors, and provides a welcoming environment. This includes assisting visitors as they approach the desk and following procedures outlined in the employee manual. The Program Assistant is familiar with the operations and programming held within the HUB-Robeson Center and provides exceptional customer service; provide administrative, program planning and implementation assistance to the professional staff when needed. Will continually learn office processes (Student Employee Manual, New Student Organization Information Packet, LionCash+ Manual, HUB-Robeson Center Directory); accept program fee payments via LionCash+. The successful candidate will be aware of their surroundings, keep the front desk area clean, be prompt, possess strong oral communication skills, ability to work in a team environment, have a positive attitude, and exhibit a professional image. This is a 10-20 hour/week position for one semester with the possibility of continuing for additional semesters. Please complete the web application and upload a cover letter and resume. Your cover letter should include why you are interested in this position, as well as, demonstrated skills and qualifications that are relevant to this position.

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