Education Program Associate 2

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
02 – H – Exempt
Work Unit:
Program Planning and Management, World Campus
Full/Part Time:


Penn State’s World Campus located in University Park, PA is seeking a motivated, flexible, and team-oriented person to serve as a Program Associate within Program Planning and Management. As a Program Associate you will assist and support Program Managers in the development and delivery of undergraduate and graduate degrees, certificates, and courses offered by academic departments and colleges. This includes: assist with compiling information for budget preparation and related communications; confirm course development and offering schedules; prepare, update, and disseminate program and course information; work with academic partners to resolve issues; enter course and instructor information into University and World Campus systems, and resolve issues related to the above with internal and external stakeholders. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus two years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Competencies critical to success include: the ability to learn quickly, excellent communications and problem-solving skills, a proactive demeanor, strong organizational skills including the ability to prioritize and work independently in a fast-paced environment, and experience with a student information mainframe or similar systems. This is a fixed-term appointment 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