DC Social Justice Fellowship Assistant

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
College of Education
Office of Multicultural Programs


The Office of Multicultural Programs in the College of Education is seeking a graduate student to assist in an immersion field experience centered on youth advocacy and social justice education. The successful candidate will assist with teaching and supervision duties for an experiential-based field experience and post-program evaluation. The position will involve: supervising undergraduate students teaching high school students in DC; reviewing lesson plans and providing feedback for students; co-facilitating classroom management workshops, co-facilitating restorative dialogue circles; assisting with programmatic responsibilities and the day-to-day administration of the program while in Washington, DC; aiding with data collection as well as general program evaluation. Required qualifications include: demonstrated success teaching youth in urban settings; familiarity designing curriculum; and exhibited commitment to social justice in education. Preferred qualifications include: experience with social justice education/diversity and cultural sensitivity training; familiarity with teacher preparation processes; demonstrated success teaching secondary and/or post-secondary students. Position Locations (tentative dates): University Park (May 6– 10, 2019; Washington, DC (May 13 – June 5, 2019). To apply, interested parties should submit a statement of interest documenting qualifications for the position and a current curriculum vita, which includes the names and email addresses of two references.

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