Manager, Housing Operations

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
01 – I – Exempt
Work Unit:
Auxiliary and Business Services
Full/Part Time:


Housing Operations, a unit of Auxiliary and Business Services, under the Office of the Senior Vice President for Finance and Business is excited to welcome candidates for the position of Manager. Finance and Business is committed to hiring individuals who understand and appreciate the diverse backgrounds and personal characteristics of colleagues and stakeholders while acknowledging that these differences help to enrich our work environments. As such, the successful candidate will be charged to implement the following: coordinate daily activities and work schedules of staff and technical service employees, maintain daily availability to students through office hours and presence in building, as well as provide information, solutions, and recommendations to students. Additionally, this individual will be required to: inspect facilities and work being performed to ensure standards are being met and maintained, oversee proper care of equipment, furnishings, and buildings, and initiate work orders for repairs and follow through to completion. Further the successful candidate will prepare for conferences, programs, and special events, counsel employees on job performance, discipline, grievance and related matters, maintain employee records, area records, supplies, and equipment, enter and retrieve data via computer software systems, and requisition supplies and equipment. As a team leader, the successful candidate will be responsible for interviewing, hiring, training, and supervising technical service and wage employees. It is imperative that the successful candidate be able to effectively interact with diverse audiences, understand the value of creating and sustaining an inclusive work environment, and engage with others in a professional and respectful manner. Standard benefit package including optional health insurance for individual, partner/spouse, family, choice of two retirement packages; earn paid sick/vacation/holiday time off; 75% tuition reduction for self and family; within 4 hours drive of major metropolitan cities and surrounded by beautiful terrain abounding in outdoor activities; diverse social, cultural, sports and entertainment hub in Central Pennsylvania. Great place to raise family, excellent schools, low crime, cited by Knight Foundation as one of 26 best places to live in the US. Winner of the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award for the past three years. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher in a hospitality or business related discipline or higher plus one year of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. NOTE: The person accepting this job will be required to work Saturday and/or Sunday on a rotating schedule. Some evening work may also be required.

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