Administrative Support Assistant

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
College of the Liberal Arts
Sociology and Criminology
Full/Part Time:


The Department of Sociology and Criminology is seeking applicants for a part-time wage payroll Administrative Support position for its Center for Life Course and Longitudinal Studies (C2LS). The position provides support to a senior research scientist in activities associated with the C2LS and related projects. The successful candidate will be able to assist with web site development, the coordination of workshops and conferences, and provide assistance with research. Selected candidate will work on average 16 to 20 hours per week. Typically requires a Bachelor’s degree plus two years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills required. Attention to detail, good judgment, flexibility in handling multiple tasks, and the ability to work within a team environment are essential. Prior experience in conference organization, arranging travel and communication with professional research scientists desired. Demonstrated knowledge and experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access, including production of research tables and figures required. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To apply, submit an online application, send resume, cover letter and the names and contact information for three references to Cody Buck, The Pennsylvania State University, 203 Oswald Tower, University Park, PA 16802 or e-mail your application materials to

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