Office Assistant

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
Academic Advising and Student Disability Services
Full/Part Time:


If you are looking for a part-time position and have experience working in a fast-paced environment; are passionate about helping others; can successfully manage a high volume of e-mail and phone calls; are organized; self-motivated; and model a committed work ethic, we want to talk with you! You will play an integral role in assisting students and academic advisors, by answering the general advising phone line, answering e-mail, updating student records, and other general office tasks. Typically requires a High School diploma or higher plus two years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Competencies critical to success are the ability to build strong partnerships with students and team members; exceptional external and internal customer service instincts; commitment to team and accountability for the whole; follow-through and attention to detail; genuine comfort working in a large, rapidly changing organization; excellent verbal and written communication skills; and a sense of humor. Computer competencies needed are MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, chat, database software, student records systems, and e-mail. This is a part-time position, 24 hours per week funded until June 30, 2020. We seek candidates who are able to demonstrate experience and ability to advance Outreach’s diversity initiative. This position will be located in University Park with a flexible work schedule.

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