University Park Campus
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Office of the Corporate Controller
Office of the Bursar
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The Office of the Bursar at Penn State is hiring a Federal Work-Study position. If you have been awarded Federal Work-Study according to your Financial Aid report for the academic year 2019-2020, then you are eligible to apply for this position as Social Media Assistant. All individuals are encouraged to apply and individuals with diverse backgrounds are welcomed. The purpose of the position is to assist in creating the Bursar’s office social media presence. Responsibilities will include researching social media best practices, creating social content, posting to social channels, and reviewing analytics. Some of the job duties may include drafting social media messages, taking photos or video for posts, creating infographics, developing ideas for social media campaigns, scheduling posts, and adhering to a social media calendar. Experience working with Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for a club or other organization is preferred. The candidate will be expected to work closely with the Bursar’s Communications Manager. The ideal candidate should have strong experience with social networking sites, experience with writing and digital analytics is a plus. The applicant must be reliable, outgoing, self-motivated, organized, and demonstrate attention to detail and good judgment. Experience with Adobe Creative Suite is preferred. The Office of the Bursar maintains student accounts at University Park and all campuses, and services students, parents, families, faculty and staff with all aspects related to the student account. Please complete the online application and upload a cover letter and resume to apply.

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