Graduate Assistant for Lion Scout

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
Office of the President
Undergraduate Admissions


The purpose of this position is to support the Lion Scouts organization, an undergraduate student volunteer group of approximately 200 members affiliated with the Undergraduate Admissions Office (UAO). This position offers the opportunity to work directly with students on a daily basis as you help the organization grow by providing guidance and leadership development for students. The Graduate Assistant works with these volunteers in order to support the office’s recruitment goals and the organization’s mission and goals. Another important goal for this position is to ensure that volunteers meet their potential through leadership development, appreciation of diversity, and development of communication skills. Serve as a mentor for students, helping to counsel them regarding academic, personal, ethical, and leadership development issues. This position will oversee rewards program for Lion Scout student volunteers. In conjunction with the organization’s Executive Board; the Graduate Assistant may help with Lion Scouts consequence system, including monitoring attendance, drops, misses, etc. Hold scheduled daytime and evening office hours in the Shields Building and maintain an open door policy for all Lion Scout members and volunteer tour guides. Finally, create initiatives that foster high morale and engagement in the organization. This position is approximately 20 hours a week, which includes evening hours, as well as occasional weekend hours. Qualifications for this job are: Full-Time enrollment in a Master’s graduate program at The Pennsylvania State University; capacity to work with a diverse population; ability to work in a fast-paced environment; possess a genuine interest and passion for interacting and communicating with people; interest in working directly and interactively with students.

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