Professional in Residence

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications
Dean's Office


The Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications at Penn State seeks outstanding candidates, with exemplary credentials in the film and television profession, to join us for a semester-long professional-in-residence program in Spring 2020. We seek individuals who will bring to our students and faculty a breadth and depth of experience in film and television production. Professionals-in-residence will teach and mentor our students and interact with faculty across the University. Appointment will be during the Spring semester. Individuals should bring at least 10 years’ current, relevant industry experience and a desire to immerse themselves in the Bellisario College and Penn State, working with students and faculty in classes and on special projects. The University Park Campus is set in State College, a University town located in the heart of central Pennsylvania. For more information on the College of Communications or the community, please visit and Qualified candidates should submit a letter describing interest, a resume outlining background and experience, and the names of three to five references. Questions can be directed to Maura Shea, associate department head in the Department of Film-Video and Media Studies ( Screening of applications will begin in August and will continue until position is filled.

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