Academic Advising Manager (Advising Manager for Student Engagement)

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
  • 02 – I – Exempt
  • 03 – J – Exempt
Work Unit:
Undergraduate Education
Division of Undergraduate Studies
Full/Part Time:


The Division of Undergraduate Studies (DUS), one of the largest enrollment units for first- and second-year students at The Pennsylvania State University, seeks a positive and dynamic individual to join its academic advising program as an Advising Manager for Student Engagement. The individual in this position will provide leadership for the onboarding (New Student Orientation) and ongoing active engagement of exploratory students in DUS. The individual in this position will provide leadership for the development and delivery of programming that engages students in building meaningful academic goals for their undergraduate education at Penn State. As a member of the DUS leadership team, this individual will help translate unit- and university-level goals into actionable items to the advising staff, help foster professional growth among academic advisers, and inspire inclusive student engagement with academic advising as an integral component of student success. The person in this position will report to the Executive Director and supervise several academic advisers. Review of materials will begin August 19, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. For more information about the Division Undergraduate Studies see: This job will be filled as a level 2, or level 3, depending upon the successful candidate's competencies, education, and experience. Typically requires a Master's degree or higher in an education or social science related discipline plus two years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience for a level 2. Additional experience and/or education and competencies are required for higher level jobs. DUS is particularly interested in individuals with experience in helping to shape and sustain diverse and collaborative work environments as well as a broad and comprehensive understanding of issues affecting contemporary higher education. Strong communication and leadership skills are important competencies for this position. Expertise in student diversity and experience in college-level academic advising and/or teaching are strongly preferred.

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