Education Program Assistant 2

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
02 – F – Non-exempt
Work Unit:
Eberly College of Science
Full/Part Time:


The Biology Department at Penn State’s University Park campus is committed to supporting our undergraduate program and delivering an innovative and engaging laboratory curriculum to our students. We are seeking someone who can contribute to our instructional mission as an Education Program Assistant in our anatomy and physiology laboratory courses. This Education Program Assistant will work closely with faculty in charge of large, multi-section anatomy and physiology laboratory courses to lead, plan, coordinate, and implement the preparation required by the course curricula. This person may also help lead 1-2 laboratory sections per semester, supervise undergraduate wage-payroll laboratory assistants, and coordinate/schedule teaching resources within a single course or those shared between multiple courses. The Education Program Assistant is expected to help collect feedback from lab instructors and students, as well as assist with curricular improvements. Additionally, the Education Program Assistant working in the anatomy and physiology laboratory courses will be trained to help provide care to laboratory animals, as well as maintain human cadaver and other preserved specimens. Applications must be submitted electronically and include a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references. Full review of applications will begin on May 1st, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Typically requires a High School diploma or higher plus three years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Bachelor’s degree preferred in a science or health field. The candidate must be comfortable working with laboratory animals, preserved animal and human organ specimens, as well as human cadavers. The ideal candidate will also have experience working in a science laboratory environment and have some dissection experience. An interest in pedagogy and the application of research-based teaching methods is highly desirable. Strong interpersonal and communication skills are required. Attention to detail and the ability to work with minimal supervision is a must. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with excellent possibility of refunding.

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