Human Resources Assistant (Data and Onboarding Associate)

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
  • 02 – E – Non-exempt
  • 03 – F – Non-exempt
Work Unit:
Penn State Human Resources
Data and Onboarding
Full/Part Time:


Penn State Human Resources is seeking a Human Resources Assistant to provide outstanding support to the HR Data and Onboarding team. Responsibilities may include providing reception in the New Employee Center, greeting visitors and providing a positive and welcoming experience to new employees joining the Penn State community; administering employee onboarding activities; collecting, coordinating, and processing appropriate employment documentation; assisting new employees with the completion of employment and human resources forms (e.g. I-9, W-4, etc.) in accordance with Federal/State laws and University policies; processing human resources and payroll forms, ensuring timely processing in accordance with payroll deadlines; running database queries and generating various reports; and other duties as assigned. The successful candidate must demonstrate accuracy and attention to detail, professionalism, the ability to work independently, as well as part of a team; and a high degree of sensitivity in handling confidential information. The successful candidate will also possess strong customer service and communication skills, both oral and written; the ability to effectively learn and utilize new technologies; and the ability to prioritize and multi-task. Penn State Human Resources is committed to fostering diversity and equal opportunity. This job will be filled as a level 2, or level 3, depending upon the successful candidate's competencies, education, and experience. Typically requires a High School diploma or higher plus one year of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience for a level 2. 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