World Campus Peer Leader

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
World Campus


Penn State World Campus seeks to hire undergraduate students as part-time wage employees to serve as Peer Leaders for the One Lion Squad pilot program. One Lion Squad is a peer led initiative by World Campus Student Affairs to provide a support program to new undergraduate World Campus students in a combination of academic and social engagement activities to equip students with confidence, resources, and knowledge to succeed in both academic (e.g. course success) and co-curricular ways (e.g. identifying way to get involved and learning how to build connections in the online environment). Peer Leaders will serve in a para-professional role connecting new World Campus students to resources by building community and promoting social and academic success. Peer leaders will be trained to use a facilitator guide to connect with students online through a variety of activities, co-curricular opportunities, and academic success tools. Time commitments and responsibilities for the Peer Leader position include dedicating four hours a week for up to 17 weeks during the Fall 2019 semester for training and facilitation of training with new students in the Spring and Summer OR Fall 2020 semesters. Some of these hours may include dedicating time to prepare/facilitate activities, outreach to students, support for co-curricular opportunities, and attending meetings. Minimum qualifications include: a registered undergraduate World Campus student (in a minimum of 3 credit hours each semester and must have completed 3 credit hours). Available in Fall 2019, Spring 2020, and Summer OR Fall 2020 for training and facilitation. In good judicial and academic standing (GPA of 2.5+) with the University. Have a demonstrated value for diversity, inclusion and serving others. Being authorized to work in the United States. Strong candidates must meet the minimum qualifications and also; be in good judicial and academic standing (GPA of 3.0+) with the University, have demonstrated peer-to-peer or student leadership experience, have positive recommendations from previous work/volunteer experience; have experience working positively with diverse groups and people, have demonstrated high self-management skills and accountability.

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