Faculty Jobs in the Libraries

Librarians at Penn State have full faculty status. Successful candidates will be expected to be active in research, scholarship and service as faculty members at Penn State. Salary and rank are commensurate with experience. Salaries are based upon experience, education, and position responsibilities. Excellent fringe benefits include liberal vacation, excellent health/medical insurance, State or TIAA retirement options, and educational privileges.  All offers of employment require the successful completion of a background check(s) in accordance with University policies.

Penn State University Libraries hold membership in the BTAA, ARL, OCLC, and CRL. Collections exceed 5.3 million volumes, including more than 88,000 current serial subscriptions. The University Libraries are located at University Park and at each of the other 23 Penn State Campuses throughout the commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

The following faculty positions are currently available:

Access Services and Instruction Librarian, Harrell Health Sciences Library, Hershey Campus

Processing Archivist, Eberly Family Special Collections Library, University Park

University Archivist, Eberly Family Special Collections Library, University Park

Associate Dean for Library and Information Services and Director, Harrell Health Sciences Library, Hershey Campus

Head Librarian, DuBois Campus

Associate Dean, Learning, Undergraduate Services and Commonwealth Campus Libraries, University Park

Associate Dean, Collections, Research and Scholarly Communications, University Park

Dorothy Foehr Huck Chair and Head of Special Collections, University Park

Online Learning Librarian, Library Learning Services, University Park

Global Partnerships and Outreach Librarian, University Park

Head Librarian, Mont Alto Campus Library

Head Librarian, Social Sciences and Education, University Park



Below you will find links to various resources that may be helpful to you when making a decision about employment at Penn State and the University Libraries.

Employment with the University will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies.

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Campus Security Crime Statistics:  CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS: Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act and the Pennsylvania Act of 1988, Penn State publishes a combined Annual Security and Annual Fire Safety Report (ASR).  The ASR includes crime statistics and institutional policies concerning campus security, such as those concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters.  The ASR is available for review at https://police.psu.edu/annual-security-reports