Student Affairs Research and Assessment Administrative Support Assistant

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
03 – F – Non-exempt
Work Unit:
Student Affairs
Student Affairs Research and Assessment
Full/Part Time:


Student Affairs Research and Assessment (SARA) is seeking an Administrative Support Assistant. This position will support both SARA and the newly formed Timothy J. Piazza Center for Fraternity and Sorority Research and Reform (The Piazza Center). Responsibilities include: monitor/administer the unit’s budget and prepare/process various financial and human resources forms; assist in designing, editing, and testing survey questionnaires and in submitting online applications to the Office for Research Protections; act as liaison/unit contact and overall office manager; handle telephone/e-mail communication for the office and schedule appointments for the director and assistant director; assist with planning and coordinating national meetings associated with the Piazza Center; provision of staff support for committees associated with the unit; and assisting the director with various projects. Typically requires a High School diploma or higher plus two years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. The successful candidate should possess excellent communication and problem-solving skills, careful proofreading/editing skills, strong organizational and multitasking skills, attention to detail and confidentiality, and the ability to work independently and within a team environment.

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