Administrative Support Assistant 3

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
03 – F – Non-exempt
Work Unit:
Eberly College of Science
Biochem/Molecular Biology
Full/Part Time:


The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology is seeking a detailed-oriented and organized Administrative Support Assistant to provide support to a team of faculty members with administrative and financial functions. The successful candidate will assist faculty in completing administrative and financial tasks needed to run a research group, and their affiliated research centers (Center for Medical Genomics; Galaxy Group; Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics; and Institute for Genome Sciences). The position will facilitate and enhance the research of these resident faculty by serving as a liaison to the Eberly College of Science Finance and Research Offices by facilitating and processing the appropriate forms and documents. Specific responsibilities will include: schedule appointments and arrange meetings; process expense reports; help maintain calendars; make travel arrangements and coordinate visitor seminars, workshops, symposia, and mini-conferences; maintain files; prepare meeting agendas; update website content for lab websites; assist faculty with their research grants and general funds by tracking income and expenditures. Typically requires a High School diploma or higher plus two years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge of IBIS, ERS, FIT, Ebuy, and Office 365 are preferred. Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills are essential, along with the ability to work both independently and as a member of a team. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with excellent possibility of refunding.

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