Student Coordinator (RA) for Summer Engineering Ahead Program

Penn State University

Penn State Berks
Campus City:
Reading, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
Penn State Berks


The Engineering Ahead program at Penn State Berks is a four-week summer academic enhancement program from Monday June 24 through Friday July 29, 2019 at the Penn State Berks campus. This program is designed to help incoming Engineering students succeed in their math and science courses this coming fall semester. The Student Coordinator (SC) position is an outstanding opportunity for engineering students interested in gaining leadership skills, enhancing their marketability, and developing relationships with faculty, staff and students. The primary role of the SC is to support the Engineering Ahead Team in all phases of the summer program and assist with all program events. The SC plays a vital role in facilitating the adjustment of new underrepresented engineering students to the Penn State community. All meals and dorm accommodations will be provided throughout the Engineering Ahead program; MUST be available to work the entire Engineering Ahead program duration, which includes weekend and evening hours and living on campus in the dorm for the program duration. The Student Coordinator is expected to arrive on campus for training and begin working on Sunday, June 23, 2019. The SC will lead the following activities: serve as the primary mentor/supervisor to the participants; attend assigned Engineering Ahead classes, tutoring sessions or other extra-curricular programs as needed; accompany students on field trips; assist the Program Coordinator and the instructors in all aspects of running the program; The successful SC should possess the following attributes: GPA > 2.50 and in good academic standing; desire to work with students, staff and faculty; preference given to upperclassmen who are not taking classes; good disciplinary standing; excellent communication and interpersonal skills; integrity; leadership development potential; positive attitude about self and Penn State; problem solving abilities. To be considered for this position, you must apply online, and upload a cover letter and current resume by May 25, 2019. Academic and disciplinary standing will be verified. Successful applicants must participate in Engineering Ahead training sessions (dates TBD). Please direct any questions to the Coordinator of the Engineering Ahead Program by email at

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