EcoRep Communications Specialist

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
Office of the Vice President for Research
Sustainability Institute Housing Services


EcoReps is seeking two student interns to join our Communications Team, one Public Relations Specialist, and one Social Media Marketing Specialist. These are paid positions. Students of all years and majors are invited to apply, but preference will be given to candidates with experience in the EcoReps program. Both positions will work directly under the supervision and aid of our Marketing and Graphic Design Specialist. Please see below for an overview of the EcoReps program, the goals of the Communications Team, and job descriptions for each position. To apply, please submit a resume and a cover letter briefly explaining why you are interested in this position and why you feel you would be the best candidate. If you would like to apply to both positions, please state that in your cover letter, specify which position is your top choice, and submit pieces of work for each job. The EcoReps program is a joint effort between the Sustainability Institute and Housing. EcoReps are student educators for sustainability at Penn State’s University Park campus. Through a focus on educating first-year students in East and Pollock residence areas, we are able to communicate Penn State’s commitment to sustainability from students’ very first day on campus. The structure of EcoReps consists of two Senior Program Coordinators overseeing seven Assistant Program Coordinators, each leading a team of EcoReps. The EcoReps program consists of frequent building outreach by APC groups and six large, team-wide events throughout the year. For more information, please visit Communications Team Goals, Increase awareness of EcoReps brand, presence, and events, Increase student interaction with the program, social media accounts, and events, Support program initiatives and APC group goals, Communicate and work effectively within communications team to present consistent and synergistic deliverables.

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