Social Media Assistant

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
Student Affairs
Marketing and Communications


Student Affairs is seeking a student to assist in managing the Penn State Campus Recreation social media accounts (@pennstatecrec). Campus Recreation units include Fitness and Wellness, Aquatics, Tennis, Outdoor Adventures, Club Sports, Intramural Sports, and Stone Valley. Responsibilities will include researching social media best practices, gathering photos and video for social posts, creating and scheduling social posts, reviewing analytics, and helping to develop social goals and strategy. Some of the job duties may include, crafting social media messages, attending events to take photos or video for posts, creating graphics, developing ideas for social media campaigns, scheduling posts, and adhering to a social media calendar. Experience in Hootsuite is preferred. Applicants should have experience working with Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for a club or other organization or during a previous internship experience. The candidate will be expected to work closely with Student Affairs and Campus Recreation staff and must be able to commit to work for a minimum of one academic year (two full semesters). The ideal candidate should have strong experience with social networking sites, experience with writing and digital analytics is a plus. The applicant must be dependable, outgoing, self-motivated, organized, and demonstrate attention to detail. Experience with Adobe Creative Suite is preferred. This is a 10 hours per week position. Please complete the web application and upload a cover letter and resume to apply.

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