Human Resources Associate

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
  • 02 – E – Non-exempt
  • 03 – F – Non-exempt
Work Unit:
Human Resources
Human Resources
Full/Part Time:


Penn State Human Resources, Talent Acquisition-PT, is seeking a Human Resources Associate to provide administrative support to our team. Responsibilities will include providing customer service to our applicants, hiring units, and stakeholders university-wide and administrative human resources functions with a heavy emphasis on data entry of new hire information and job changes for part-time staff, faculty, and graduate assistants in our Human Capital Management system, Workday. The successful candidate must demonstrate sensitivity in handling confidential information; attention to detail; commitment to addressing questions and concerns with speed, accuracy and professionalism; and sound judgment and discretion in referring inquiries to other HR staff members or units. The ideal candidate will demonstrate strong oral and written communication skills; strong customer service skills; speed and accuracy in data entry; a high degree of professionalism and confidentiality; the ability to effectively learn and utilize new technologies, a commitment to fostering diversity and inclusion, and the ability to prioritize and multi-task. The ability to develop positive relationships with peers, hiring managers, and employees is essential. If you have these traits and skills and are interested in joining our team, please complete a web application, and upload your resume and cover letter for consideration. This job will be filled as a level 2, or level 3, depending upon the successful candidate`s competencies, education, and experience. Additional experience and/or education and competencies are required for higher level jobs. Penn State is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusive excellence that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusive excellence as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission. Typically requires a High School diploma or higher plus one year of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with excellent 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