Administrative Support Assistant 2

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
02 – D – Non-exempt
Work Unit:
Division of Development and Alumni Relations
Corporate Engagement Center
Full/Part Time:


As a member of Penn State’s Corporate Engagement Center, a joint venture between the Office of Research and the Division of Development and Alumni Relations, you will play an integral role in defining and executing a holistic corporate relations model and contribute to the land-grant mission and future strength of Penn State. The Administrative Support Assistant 2 will conduct administrative work of moderate difficulty in a fast-paced, dynamic environment to support the office, the Assistant Vice President and Corporate Engagement Directors, all of whom frequently interact with internal and external constituents. The Administrative Support Assistant 2 position will generate, prepare, and maintain financial reports and spreadsheets, and authorize processing of payments; prepare, process, and review forms for payroll/human resource system input. Additional duties will include: greet visitors, answer/screen telephone calls; respond to/or refer routine requests; prepare documents, meeting materials and correspondence; coordinate travel arrangements, including expense reimbursement processing; and perform data entry and work with databases. This position will support Corporate Engagement Directors who frequently interact with companies and University Leadership and will proofread and edit written materials; gather and compile information for reports; coordinate travel arrangements; arrange meetings; and maintain calendars. Typically requires a High School diploma or higher plus one year of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. A strong history of organizational, multitasking, and prioritization skills is preferred Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and ability to become proficient with Division of Development and Alumni Relations and Office of Research information systems and databases are also key factors to success. The successful candidate must possess exemplary interpersonal skills and demonstrate a genuine appreciation in working with diverse audiences. Understanding of fundraising function and processes appreciated, as is ability to be a flexible and collaborative team member. To learn more about philanthropy at Penn State, please visit

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