eBook Assistant

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
Eberly College of Science


The Chemistry Department is seeking to hire part-time student assistants to work with various aspects of their online eBook Chemistry 110/112 project. The duties of the Assistants is to help with internet and literature searching, data collection and organization, copying of materials, entry of materials into electronic format, minor editing of html pages, and a small amount of image editing (chem structure, equations). In general, the selected candidates will carry out various administrative tasks connected with the project. Selected candidates need to have a chemistry background and should be comfortable with computers. They must also be willing to learn new computer programs. General knowledge of web-based applications is preferred. The project is well suited for students who are interested in chemical education and would like to explore options for the best way to present chemical information to students. This position is for up to 20 hours per week during the Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 semesters and up to 40 hours per week during the summer 2019 semester (if you are enrolled for 6 credits or less). Hours are flexible to accommodate student’s academic schedule. Applications will be received on an ongoing basis and reviewed as the need arises.

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