Administrative Support Assistant 2

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
02 – D – Non-exempt
Work Unit:
Eberly College of Science
Full/Part Time:


The Department of Biology is looking to fill the position of Administrative Support Assistant. Duties will include: maintain calendar and schedule meetings with faculty for the Director of the Plant Institute of Penn State (PIPS). Assist with arranging documents for training grants, generate checklists in compliance with federal agency guidelines, and assist with the assembly of documents for proposal submissions. Collection of CV for PIPS members, assist in development of recruitment procedure for PIPS. Assist with oversight of budgets for PIPS and grant proposals. Collect campus documents to assist with document development for upper administration. Assist with updating websites (PIPS and Department of Biology) and listservs (PIPS and Department of Biology). Assist with event planning and scanning of financial forms. Compose, proofread, edit and follow up on correspondences. Typically requires a High School diploma or higher plus one year of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Candidate should possess excellent communication (verbally and written), and organization along with the ability to work independently and in a team environment. Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, the ability to handle multiple tasks while fostering a positive, professional, and efficient work style. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with 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