Staff Assistant

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
Global Programs
Directorate of International Student and Scholar Advising
Full/Part Time:


As the locus for all the University’s global engagements, Global Programs is an area of opportunity for those seeking a career in the field of international education. Pre-Arrival Advising, a unit of the Directorate of International Student and Scholar Advising in the University Office of Global Programs, seeks a staff assistant for office duties and communication. Requirements for the job: Proficiency in Microsoft Office and web-based applications; Adherence to confidentiality of student documents a must; Knowledge of immigration regulations preferred; Ability to complete tasks with minimal supervision in a fast-paced environment; Ability to convey clear information to diverse and international populations required. The staff assistant will communicate with international students and various departments and campuses. The position’s duties include support to three staff members, management of document shipments, attendance at office meetings, electronic correspondence, electronic filing, and other duties as assigned. Pre-Arrival Advising is located at Innovation Park on the University Park Campus. This wage-payroll position requires availability up to 30 hours per week from April to August 2019.

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