Information Technology Specialist

Penn State University

Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
Campus City:
Erie, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
01 – E – Non-exempt
Work Unit:
Penn State Behrend
Information Technology
Full/Part Time:


Penn State Behrend Information Technology Services has an opening for an Information Technology Specialist position. This staff member will provide emergency and general IT support for multi-media needs across campus in labs, classrooms, common areas, conference rooms, and auditoriums. The IT Specialist position will also analyze general device connectivity problems, assist in the operation and administration of podium equipment control systems, participate in lab upgrades and the ongoing preservation of student lab systems. This position will also provide specialized assistance and conduct training sessions with faculty, staff, and students on or off campus. Finally, this position will provide support for electronic testing services, managing inventory, and will accept any other specialized duties that are assigned. Typically requires a High School diploma or higher, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. A minimum of 1 year of experience utilizing software and hardware diagnostics skills is preferred. A minimum of 1 year of experience with Q-sys, Crestron Fusion, or Mersive technologies a plus. Excellent interpersonal and communications skills are necessary, as is the ability to work well both independently and with a team. The successful candidate must have an aptitude for documentation, and demonstrate a commitment to customer service. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with an 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