RESEARCH ASSISTANT

Campus/Location:
University Park Campus
Date Announced:
12/16/2019
Job Number:
92578
Work Unit:
College of Health and Human Development
Department:
Biobehavioral Health
Full/Part Time:
Part–Time
Hourly Rate:
$9.50

Description

The SNAP-Ed Healthy Bodies Project, is a community outreach project directed by Dr. Lori Francis. The project aims to increase food literacy and food knowledge for children and families in three different counties. We focus on promoting healthy eating and physical activity patterns in low-income communities in Central PA. Programs are designed for preschool and school-age children, and to adults. We are looking to hire work study students that are energetic and self-motivated. Students must be available to work either: 2 to 3 mornings and/or 2 to 3 afternoons each week. Participation in occasional evening or weekend programs may be required. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: Compiling and organizing project materials including; assembling educational materials, labeling and filing forms; Facilitating with the implementation of educational lessons and outreach events; Assisting with data collection and entry, which will include working one-on-one with participants to collect data; Food preparation for various research projects. Background clearances, Penn State trainings and food safety certification are required; information on how to obtain these will be provided.

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