Part-Time Technical Communications Specialist

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
Job Number:
Work Unit:
Applied Research Laboratory
Corporate Communications
Full/Part Time:


The Corporate Communications Division of the Enterprise Operations Office within ARL is seeking a Part-Time Technical Communications Specialist to join our team. Responsibilities include: Review various data sets to detect and correct corrupt or inaccurate records; enforce standards, polices, and procedures laid out by the Command Media team on an ongoing basis; assist with forms administration to support streamlining and centralizing forms management; create an intranet for ARL that communicates with employees and enables them to quickly and easily find the tools and information they need to be able to conduct their work; and provide continuous maintenance and implementation of an overall plan that will keep the intranet useful, accessible, and an asset to ARL employees. Typically requires a Bachelor’s Degree plus four years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Requirements include: Background of writing, editing, and proof reading technical publications, posters, and other materials; form initiation and management experience; familiarity with intranet and external web site development and maintenance; and prior experience in a Department of Defense setting. You must be able to communicate effectively with levels of employees, have the ability to multi-task, and be flexible with rapidly changing priorities. Excellent verbal, written, and editing skills are also necessary. Applicant selected may be subject to a government security investigation. You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply. Employment with the Applied Research Laboratory will require successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen.

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