Science-U Curriculum Mentor

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
Eberly College of Science
Office of Science Outreach


The Office of Science Outreach in the Eberly College of Science is currently seeking enthusiastic applicants for Curriculum Mentors for the Science-U summer science camp program to engage and educate K-12 youth in a high energy, hands-on science setting at University Park, PA. Applicants must possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills and be prepared to fulfill all job duties related to the Curriculum Mentor position, which include: delivering science content to K-12 children, leading laboratory or field activities to facilitate development of science inquiry skills, and managing camper safety. Requirements: Demonstrated success and enthusiasm with K-12 students, excellent interpersonal, organizational, and verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, experience working with children, and the ability to multi-task and learn on-the-job. Must be a proactive self-starter with willingness to adapt to changing position requirements. Reliability and flexible schedule (including weekend hours and possibly evenings during the months of June and July) are essential. First Aid/CPR certification preferred. Remuneration: Stipend commensurate with position. For complete position description, please go to Science-U employment website. Applications must be submitted electronically and should include a cover letter with a statement of teaching/outreach experience and a resume. Applicants must supply the names and contact information for at least two references in their cover letter or resume. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until all positions are filled.

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