Human Research Technologist 1

Penn State University

College of Medicine at the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
01 – E – Non-exempt
Work Unit:
Penn State College of Medicine
Full/Part Time:


Seeking qualified candidate to support research programs related to advance care planning and end of life decision making. The position involves assisting with the implementation and evaluation of several grant programs, which could take place in a variety of settings including critical care units, outpatient, and as community settings. Duties will include assisting with recruiting participants for research studies, collecting data via phone interviews with study participants and/or helping participants complete written questionnaires, transcription of audio files, data entry and management using REDCap and Excel databases (training will be provided), scheduling conference calls, distributing/mailing gift cards to participants who complete research projects, preparing and maintaining project documentation including HSPO documents, electronic and paper file management and other duties as assigned. Qualified candidates will be detail-oriented, organized, and possess professional and personable communication skills, both verbally and in writing. The person must also have the ability to work independently and as a team member. Typically requires an Associate's degree or higher plus one year of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. This is a fixed-term appointment funded one year from date of hire with 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