Student Desk Clerk Fall 2018

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
Auxiliary and Business Services
Conferences Services and Commons Desk Operations
Full/Part Time:


The University Park Commons Desks are currently seeking punctual students who enjoy customer service and have a high level of attention to detail. Typical tasks include providing a positive customer experience for fellow Penn State students while checking in and out of residents, sorting mail/packages, distributing mailbox flyers, processing financial transactions, temporary IDs, key security, and loaning equipment. The Commons Desks are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week; we are able to provide significant flexibility around class schedules and extra-curricular activities. Overnight and weekend shifts are available. The hourly rate for daytime shifts is $9.00/hour and $9.65 for overnight shifts (midnight-8:00a.m.) Student staff is restricted to working 20 hours or less per week. The position does require availability to work during the regular semester as well a few dates prior to the university start of the academic year. There is a mandatory training that all student staff must attend. Applicants hired for the fall semester are required to schedule an onboarding and orientation session with the office prior to their start date.

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