Academic Adviser 4

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
04 – I – Exempt
Work Unit:
Eberly College of Science
Full/Part Time:


The Department of Biology has an opening for an Academic Adviser to be part of an advising team focused on premajor/major students interested in the Biology Program. The successful candidate will have a track record of commitment to serving diverse student populations and prior advising experience is a bonus. Duties will include providing academic advising to students, assisting in navigating university policies and procedures and curriculum, and coordinating special events and programs which directly assist undergraduate students. The successful candidate will assist with New Student Orientation (NSO), meet with parents and prospective students, advise students, make presentations, perform graduation and regular progress checks, and work directly with the Director for Undergraduate Biology Advising along with fellow advisers and administrative assistants to support the departmental mission. We are seeking an individual who is committed to working with the advising team to provide high quality service to students and who will work to enhance the climate for the diverse student population in the department. Adherence to the Eberly College of Science Code of Mutual Respect is expected. Other required skills include attention to detail and a team player mentality as well as excellent oral and written communication. Typically requires a Master's degree or higher plus four years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. A graduate degree in Biology/Life Sciences is preferred. This is a fixed term position for one year from the 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