Communications Director

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
Student Affairs
Student Engagement Programs


The University Park Student Fee Board (UPSFB) is looking to hire a Communications Director for the 2019-2020 academic year. The person will work approximately 6 hours per week, which may include weekends. Responsibilities include: attending weekly Friday UPSFB meetings and taking meeting minutes; writing and distributing press releases about UPSFB meetings and other activities; developing relationships with campus media outlets; maintaining UPSFB social media accounts (currently Twitter); providing support to the UPSFB Chair and members; developing promotional materials such as flyers or banners to promote benefits of the Student Initiated Fee (SIF); attending interviews with the media outlets and UPSFB members; and any other related work requested from the UPSFB Chair or UPSFB Advisor. Preference will be given to candidates who can also manage the UPSFB website and who have graphic design, photography, photo editing, and/or video production experience. Candidates will be organized, demonstrate attention to detail, have basic graphic design skills, possess strong writing skills, and have a general interest in student life. The Communications Director will report to the UPSFB Chair and the UPSFB Advisor. Both undergraduate and graduate students may apply for this position.

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