Part-Time Assistant/EnvironMentors

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
College of Earth and Mineral Sciences
Meteorology and Atmospheric Sciences


We seek a part-time Assistant, up to 20 hours per week, for the Penn State EnvironMentors Chapter at University Park. EnvironMentors is the National Council for Science and the Environment’s (NCSE) youth mentoring and college preparation program for underrepresented high school students across the country. The Pennsylvania State University is the newest chapter of the EnvironMentors national organization. This program teams a faculty member with an undergraduate student and high school student to develop a research project. We seek an engaging person who is interested in promoting diversity in STEM career fields through the EnvironMentors program. The Assistant works closely and reports to the Coordinator and the Director of the Penn State EnvironMentors chapter. Responsibilities include: Assisting in organizing year-long activities and calendar with Penn State faculty members, undergraduate and high school students locally at University Park and at commonwealth campuses; Working with High School administrators where EnvironMentors activities take place. Assist with after school meetings and activities (field trips, workshops, etc.…). Assist with the recruitment of State High students. Assist with the transportation of students for planned activities. Assist with the organization of EnvironMentors chapters at Penn State Harrisburg and Shenango. Assist with the Penn State chapter Symposium and the EnvironMentors National Science Fair. Required skills include good written and oral communication skills, use of Microsoft office products, time, project and budget management skills.

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