Student Engagement Graduate Assistant

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
World Campus Student Affairs


Penn State World Campus Student Affairs is seeking applicants for a half-time assistantship (tuition, plus stipend) with a two-semester appointment beginning August 2019 and ending in May 2020 with possible extension for the following academic year. The Student Engagement Graduate Assistant position works with the World Campus Student Affairs staff to design and implement programs and services for students studying online and requires 20 hours a week, which includes some evening and weekend hours. General responsibilities include: managing the development, implementation, and administration of WC student engagement events each semester; assisting student organizations with their recruitment, programming efforts and review of funding requests; assisting with World Campus Student Affairs programs including, but not limited to, on-site current student events, All University Day, service days, and leadership conferences. This position will also support the World Campus Student Advisory board by collaborating with student committees to gain feedback and expand engagement opportunities for World Campus students. The Graduate Assistant will also provide assistance for a number of Student Affairs tasks including, but not limited to, preparing student communications, participating in assessment activities, serving as a representative for Student Affairs to campus partners, attending staff meetings, and other duties as assigned. Qualifications: Must be enrolled full time in a graduate program, preferably in Adult Education, Higher Education, Counselor Education, or related field. Demonstrate ability to build rapport and relationships with students, interns, and staff that seek to collaborate with World Campus Student Affairs; able to work both independently and collaboratively. Experience working with online learners and/or adult student population, strong communication and organizational skills highly preferred.

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