Administrative Support Assistant 3 (SAFE-T Center Administrative 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:
College of Nursing
Center for Nursing Research
Full/Part Time:


The Pennsylvania State College of Nursing’s Sexual Assault Forensic Evaluation Telehealth (SAFE-T) Center seeks an enthusiastic and team-oriented individual as an Administrative Support Assistant. The SAFE-T Center is a federally funded project that aims to develop an effective model for delivering 24/7 expert Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) consultation and support via telehealth technology to health care professionals in rural and underserved communities conducting sexual assault forensic exams. Responsibilities: The ideal candidate is an outgoing and experienced individual who is excited to be part of the SAFE-T Center initiative. This essential position provides critical program support in both outreach and operational needs. As a core member of the SAFE-T Center project team, the Administrative Support Assistant with partner with the Project Outreach Coordinator in organizing community outreach activities such as helping to build Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) teams in SAFE-T Center partner site communities that lack such teams. Activities include planning and scheduling meetings, creating agendas, emailing and facilitating communication between various interdisciplinary agencies, and providing general administrative support where applicable. In addition to these outreach activities, the Administrative Support Assistant will also provide operational support to the core SAFE-T Center team with duties such as expense tracking and reporting, scheduling team travel, meeting planning and scheduling, agenda preparation, purchasing supplies, taking meeting minutes, printing/copying of specialized materials for events (e.g., posters), and general planning, organizing, and coordinating of daily office activities. Other activities include planning and overseeing the logistical aspects of special events, such as SAFE-T Center Board meetings and SAFE-T Center sponsored trainings. This includes preparing grant-related Conference Cost forms, working with SAFE-T Center independent contractors, and managing conference planning related activities. This individual will draft and edit reports, prepare PowerPoint presentations, draft conference abstracts, assist with the production of newsletters, and help craft speeches. This individual will serve as an instrumental member of the project team, helping to maintain the project timeline, working closely with the Project Managers and the Project Outreach Coordinator to support the goals of the Center. Typically requires a High School diploma or higher plus two years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. The ideal candidate is a highly motivated individual who enjoys working in a fast-paced team environment. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with diverse communities is required. Attention to detail and strong organizational and interpersonal skills are essential. Candidate must have excellent written and verbal communication and must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint. Occasional travel may be required (largely within Pennsylvania). This position requires that you operate a motor vehicle as a part of your job duties. A valid driver’s license and successful completion of a motor vehicle records check will be required in addition to standard background checks. This is a fixed-term appointment funded through June 2020 with an excellent possibility of reappointment based upon available 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