Adjunct Instructor

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
Smeal College of Business
Supply Chain and Information Systems


The Department of Supply Chain and Information Systems in The Smeal College of Business is seeking to hire a Teaching Support Specialist (TSS) for BAN 530 (Business Strategies for Data Analytics) for the fall 2019 semester. BAN 530, a descriptive analytics course focused on acquiring, cleaning, manipulating, visualizing, and analyzing large volumes of business-related data, is the first course in the three-course sequence comprising the College’s online Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics and the Business Analytics option in Penn State’s online Master of Professional Studies (MPS) in Data Analytics program. TSSs are professionals with the appropriate background needed to assist with the course and engage with students. Duties include but are not limited to assisting the lead instructor with curriculum development, grading, discussion forum participation and moderation, and providing student feedback. Additionally, TSSs will assist students with technical and course content issues upon request. The position requires competency in the application of statistical concepts and data analysis using Microsoft Excel, Power BI, Tableau, and R. Prior experience with online learning is preferred but not required. Students who have completed Penn State’s Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics, MPS in Data Analytics, or similar education are preferred. Teaching Support Specialists may work remotely from any location and will typically work 10 hours per week. The anticipated start date for this position is August 1, 2019.

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