Marketing Communications Specialist 3

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
03 – H – Exempt
Work Unit:
Undergraduate Education
Undergraduate Admissions
Full/Part Time:


Undergraduate Education is seeking a Marketing Communications Specialist responsible to the Director of Marketing and Communication for developing and executing communication strategies; admissions website strategy development and execution; and planning and development of materials intended for Undergraduate Admissions audiences. Duties include data driven communication strategy development for websites, social media planning, email campaigns, brochures, and internal and external publications. Assist with development of strategies to maximize the use of communication tools to communicate with prospective students. Counsel applicants, parents, and school counselors regarding Penn State admissions. Conduct information sessions for prospective students and their families; and participate in and administer other admissions activities as assigned. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus four years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Computer experience with knowledge of Microsoft and Adobe applications is required. Candidate should possess strong project management skills, writing/editing ability, excellent verbal, presentation, and organizational skills with the ability to manage concurrent projects. Penn State has an excellent benefits package.

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