Administrative Support Assistant 3 (Event Coordinator)

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
03 – F – Non-exempt
Work Unit:
College Of The Liberal Arts
Humanities Institute
Full/Part Time:


The Humanities Institute at The Pennsylvania State University is seeking an Administrative Support Assistant/Event Coordinator. This position will be primarily responsible for the planning of Humanities Institute Events (such as conferences, workshops, lectures and presentations), which includes but is not limited to: reviewing and negotiating necessary venue and catering contracts, preparing event budgets, monitoring expenses for management approval; working with visitors to prepare and secure necessary Visa paperwork, manage lodging, prepare itineraries, secure travel arrangements and process all travel reimbursements; and day-of responsibilities such as registration, photography, and IT assistance. This position may require minimal evening and weekend hours, depending on event schedules. This position will also provide administrative staff support to other Humanities Institute endeavors, the Director, Associate Director, and Administrative Coordinator. Typically requires a High School diploma or higher plus two years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, attention to detail, and being a team player is essential. This is a fixed-term position funded for one year from date of hire, with excellent possibility of re-funding.

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