Business and Finance Administrative Support Assistant

Penn State University

Penn State Shenango
Campus City:
Sharon, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
03 – F – Non-exempt
Work Unit:
Penn State Shenango
Business and Finance
Full/Part Time:


Penn State Shenango is seeking a full-time, detailed-oriented and organized Administrative Assistant to provide support for the Office of Business and Finance. Penn State Shenango is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusion that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusion as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing administrative and financial support to the Director of Business and Finance, including, but not limited to: general monitoring of budgets and expenditures, arranging and coordinating travel, processing reimbursements, maintaining office supplies and reconciling purchasing card transactions, processing and onboarding new hires. Additional duties include assisting with calendars, coordinating meetings and events, providing excellent customer service to guests and visitors. The candidate will work closely with multiple departments on campus while creating and advancing a culture of inclusion. Successful candidates will be extremely organized with the ability to demonstrate prioritizing tasks and multi-tasking. Typically requires a High School diploma or higher plus two years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge or IBIS, ERS, eBuy and Workday are preferred. Must have proficient typing skills and knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel, in addition to the ability and willingness to learn new software/programs as needed. Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills are essential, along with the ability to work both independently and a member of a team. Applications should include cover letter, resume, and three professional references. Review of applications will begin on November 18, 2019. Established in 1965, Penn State Shenango is a student-centered campus located on 13 acres set in downtown Sharon, Pennsylvania. It is the only urban campus among the Penn State Commonwealth campuses. Shenango campus enrolls approximately 500 students and offers both associate and baccalaureate degree programs, plus the first two years of more than 275+ Penn State degrees. The intimate environment for learning and teaching is well suited to a student body equally divided between traditional and nontraditional students. The faculty and staff are always willing to go the extra mile to help. For more information about Penn State Shenango visit:

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