University Park Campus
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Office of the President
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The Office of the Vice Provost for Educational Equity serves as an advocate for Penn States diversity and inclusion initiatives. Our office seeks students who are in good academic standing for a work-study Office Research Assistant position during the Fall and Spring 2017-2018 academic year. Students will work regular hours during the week (open Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.) and may choose their schedule in consultation with their supervisor(s). Applicants must submit a résumé along with a class schedule once enrolled and attending classes during the semester(s). Successful candidates will possess effective writing, editing, and oral communication skills as well as being detail-oriented, reliable, efficient, motivated, and resourceful. Applicants will provide specific examples on their résumé of how their experiences have prepared them to perform the common job duties described in this posting. Students also are encouraged to include their relevant skills, abilities, and academic experiences on their résumé. Common job duties include, but are not limited to: meeting with supervisor(s) and office staff regularly; utilizing Microsoft Office Suite to create, save, download, and share files; communicating with office staff via Penn State email and Microsoft OneNote; general office duties to stocking, printing and organization; inputting data into spreadsheets and databases; and other duties as assigned. Previous work experience in an office environment preferred. Interest in social science research is a plus.

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