Human Resources Assistant 2 (Data and Onboarding Associate)

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
02 – E – Non-exempt
Work Unit:
Human Resources
Data and Onboarding
Full/Part Time:


Penn State Human Resources (HR) is seeking a Human Resources Assistant to provide outstanding support to the HR Data and Onboarding team. Responsibilities may include providing a positive and welcoming onboarding experience to new employees joining the Penn State community; assisting new employees with the completion of employment and human resources forms (e.g. I-9, W-4, etc.) in accordance with Federal/State laws and University policies; processing human resources and payroll forms in our Human Capital Management system, Workday; ensuring timely processing in accordance with payroll deadlines; running database queries and generating various reports; and other duties as assigned. Typically requires a High School diploma or higher plus one year of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. The successful candidate must demonstrate accuracy and attention to detail, professionalism, the ability to work independently, as well as part of a team; and a high degree of sensitivity in handling confidential information. The successful candidate will also possess strong customer service and communication skills, both oral and written; the ability to effectively learn and utilize new technologies; and the ability to prioritize and multi-task. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with excellent possibility of re-funding. Penn State is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusive excellence that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusive excellence as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission.

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