Academic Adviser 2

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
02 – G – Exempt
Work Unit:
College of Engineering
Engineering - Undergraduate and Graduate Education-Academic Support and Global Programs
Full/Part Time:


The College of Engineering Advising Center is an innovative, knowledgeable, and collaborative team that fosters networks of resources, guidance, and direction to students. We are seeking an innovative and collaborative individual to join our team in providing academic advising to pre-major engineering students. This individual will advise students about academic programs; assess other needs and make professional referrals; maintain and ensure confidentiality of student records; guide students in course selection and scheduling; resolve academic problems escalating unusual matters; and identify and monitor academic progress. This individual will participate in various college programs such as New Student Orientation, Accepted Student Programs, Spend A Summer Day, Major Nights, and group advising presentations. Typically requires a Master's degree or higher plus one year of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience and comfort with group presentations is desirable. The successful candidate will also possess an interest and a commitment to serving diverse student populations. This position requires interaction with students, parents, faculty, and various college staff members. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, strong attention to detail, and a desire to work with students in a high-volume center are necessities for success in this position. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with excellent 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