Education Program Associate 4 (Faculty-Led Programs Manager)

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
04 – J – Exempt
Work Unit:
Office of the President
Education Abroad
Full/Part Time:


Student participation and faculty engagement in short-term education abroad programs has grown in recent years. Penn State maintains one of the most robust and diverse portfolios of short-term, faculty-led programs in the United States. The faculty-led programs manager maintains ultimate responsibility for the planning and execution of a majority of the faculty-led freestanding programs offered by Education Abroad annually. The program manager works closely with faculty members and staff from a variety of disciplines to coordinate academics/courses, logistics and travel, accommodations, program budgets, faculty leader salaries and meal allowances, and health and safety considerations. Working closely with the assistant director for faculty-led programs and the faculty-led programs assistants, the program manager assures compliance with Penn State policies related to financial practices, health and safety regulations, and risk management procedures. Also working closely with the assistant director for faculty-led programs and director of Education Abroad, implements strategies to support enhanced program quality and universal learning objectives in accordance with Faculty Senate and relevant advisory committee recommendations. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus six years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

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