Administrative Support Assistant

Penn State University

Penn State Great Valley
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
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Penn State Great Valley
Graduate and Professional Programs
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The Penn State Great Valley School of Graduate Professional Studies is seeking to fill a part-time Administrative Support Assistant position in its Graduate and Professional Programs department. This position will report to the Director of Professional Programs, while working between both the Great Valley campus and Philadelphia Navy Yard site. Typical duties include, but are not limited to: Assisting Director in welcoming on-campus students for courses, workshops, and corporate trainings; Introducing faculty, handling rosters, supplying name tents and some course materials as needed; administering and collecting end of course evaluations on the last class meeting and sharing them with both Director and faculty; ensuring that electronic entry access cards for students are properly logged and confirmed with Office Manager and Facilities Representative at the Navy Yard site; understanding the Canvas Course Management System, which includes adding/deleting students who enroll in/drop courses, so they can gain access or be deleted from the system; working with the Noncredit Registration Office at University Park to enroll or drop students; Handling administrative tasks for all courses, workshops, and training as it relates to copying course material like syllabi and handouts; requesting room space for both Great Valley and Navy Yard sites; confirming catering with corporate training clients at both sites; attending Lunch and Learn and Info Sessions at both campuses; assisting Director with external marketing functions as they relate to LinkedIn posts, displaying flyers at select campuses when needed; Attending Graduate and Professional Programs (GPP) meetings when possible; other duties as assigned. The successful candidate will be personable and energetic, have excellent time management, public speaking and presentation skills. Applicants must be able to work a minimum of 8-20 hours per week. The work schedule is typically Monday through Friday, but requires flexibility to work nights and weekends, as needed. This position pays $16.00 - $18.00/hour, depending upon experience and qualifications. Penn State requires successful completion of a background check consistent with the requirements of the job and applicable policies. Interested candidates should complete the application and submit cover letter, and resume.

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