Cocurricular Programs Manager 1 or 2 College of Arts and Architecture Engagement and Career Coordinator

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
  • 01 – G – Exempt
  • 02 – I – Exempt
Work Unit:
College of Arts and Architecture
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Outreach
Full/Part Time:


Develop and coordinate initiatives to support student engagement in the College of Arts and Architecture, including promotion of existing university wide student engagement opportunities/resources and the implementation of new programs for engagement with campus and community. Manage and direct career exploration and internship experiences program for the College of Arts and Architecture. Advise/counsel Arts and Architecture students on creating and implementing strategic search plans for internships and provide students with resources to understand and articulate skills, strategies and tools required for employment. Develop and foster connections with local organizations and maintain a community partner catalog. Create process to promote and facilitate internship opportunities including building, maintaining and enhancing internship database provided by the college to its students. Be the primary liaison for Arts and Architecture students seeking internships and for recruiters seeking students to fill internship positions. Collaborate with college units, Career Services, Student Engagement Network and other offices to stay informed on opportunities. Provide professional assistance in other career-related skills such as cover letter/resume writing and interviewing, internship application processes and negotiating interview offers. Ensure all internship agreements and documents are complete and archived, in adherence to University policy. Provide internship and resume writing workshops and assist in planning and implementing internship/career fair initiatives of the College. Advise and direct the College’s Arts Ambassador student group, including recruiting, selecting and advising leaders. Coordinate annual Arts and Architecture student awards event. Serve as liaison for Arts and Architecture Special Living option. Work closely with college advisers to develop programming for retention and student success. Collaborate with Communications office to develop and manage student engagement portal, websites and promotional materials and publications. Participate with recruitment events, assist with new student orientation and welcome week, serve on university committees as appropriate and collaborate with campus partners to provide information and services for College of Arts and Architecture students. This job will be filled as a level 1, or level 2, depending upon the successful candidate's competencies, education, and experience. Typically requires a Master's degree or higher plus two years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience for a level 1. Additional experience and/or education and competencies are required for higher level jobs. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from 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