Student Services Manager 3 (Executive Director, Timothy J. Piazza Center for Research and Reform/Special Assistant to the Vice President Student Affairs)

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
03 – K – Exempt
Work Unit:
Student Affairs
Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs
Full/Part Time:


The Executive Director of the Timothy J. Piazza Center for Research and Reform and Special Assistant to the Vice President, Student Affairs is responsible for the strategic direction and coordination of various activities of the newly established research center, including frequent interactions with staff, faculty, and researchers at Penn State as well as from universities across the country. The position is responsible for the fiscal management of the Center, including planning, budgeting, and fundraising. The position will interact with donors, foundations, higher education associations, and campus administrators. The position reports to the Vice President for Student Affairs and will oversee the Center's leadership committee and work with the project director regarding the center's research agenda. Further, the position will have Student Affairs fundraising responsibilities. Typically requires a Master's degree or higher plus four years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. The successful candidate must have strong organizational skills, be self-motivated, and possess the ability to manage multiple priorities and activities and be supportive of the diversity and inclusion initiatives. Experience in fraternity and sorority life is required for this role. This is a fixed-term appointment funded through June 30, 2020 with excellent possibility of re-funding.

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