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:
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 minorities, women, veterans, disabled individuals, and other protected groups.
Campus Security Crime Statistics: The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act and Pennsylvania Act of 1988 require that crime statistics for Pennsylvania colleges and universities be made available to applicants upon request. Penn State’s combined Annual Security and Annual Fire Safety Report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings owned or controlled by the University, and on public property within or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as those concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. You may obtain this information for the Penn State campus to which you are applying by accessing the Clery Act webpage. A printed copy of the report may be obtained by writing to University Police & Public Safety, The Pennsylvania State University, Eisenhower Parking Deck, University Park PA 16802-6703 or by calling 814-865-1864.