Instructional Assistant

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
College of Information Sciences and Technology
Teaching, Learning, and Assessment


The College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST) seeks to hire MS and IUG students enrolled in the College of IST or a related major to fill Instructional Assistant positions for the spring 2020 semester. Instructional Assistants are assigned to a CYBER, DS, HCDD, IST, or SRA course, and they work closely with instructors to provide challenging and meaningful learning experiences for students enrolled in the course. Instructional Assistants are responsible for assisting with in-class activities, specialized software or virtual labs, feedback on writing, grading (assuming a rubric), out-of-class tutoring, and other learning-focused responsibilities. Unless negotiated otherwise, the successful applicant’s schedule must be open during the class meeting time for the course. This is an hourly paid position. Review of applications will begin in November and continue until the need is met. To be considered for a position, complete the Penn State Job application (including web application and resume only), as well as the IST application located at the following link: Applicants will not be considered until both are completed.

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