Integrated Security Specialist 3

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
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Level/Salary Band:
03 – G – Non-exempt
Work Unit:
Applied Research Laboratory
Communications, Information and Navigation Office
Full/Part Time:


The Communications, Information and Navigation Office (CINO) within the Applied Research Laboratory (ARL) at Penn State University is seeking an Integrated Security Specialist to join their team. Responsibilities include: Assist with the creation, accreditation and close out of secure facilities in accordance with sponsor security directives; develop and implement security procedures required for classified contracts to include development and administration of Operational Security Plans (OPSEC), Concept of Operation (CONOP), and standard operation procedures (SOP); develop, implement, and administer information system security plans; develop and present briefings/trainings to include new employee briefings, initial clearance briefings, refresher training, information systems briefings, courier briefings, and foreign travel/defensive briefings; assist with management of Communications Security (COMSEC) equipment and documentation; assist in analysis of contract proposals to identify and respond to all security needs including invoicing; represent facility in periodic security inspections; process various security forms for personnel submitted to research sponsors including initial submission and periodic reinvestigations; and assist with providing guidance to employees regarding classification and proper marking of documents and media. Typically requires an Associate's degree or higher plus five years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Previous experience with government security policies, automated information systems security, physical security and personnel security is preferred. Experience in industrial security is required. Excellent interpersonal skills, to include oral and written communication skills, is necessary. Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation. You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply. Employment with the ARL will require successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen. This is a one year, fixed-term renewable appointment. ARL is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion; we believe this is central to our success as a Department of Defense designated University Affiliated Research Center (UARC). We are at our best when we draw on the talents of all parts of society, and our greatest accomplishments are achieved when diverse perspectives are part of our workforce.

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