Library Assistant

Penn State University

Penn State Great Valley
Campus City:
Malvern, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
University Libraries
Penn State Great Valley
Full/Part Time:


Penn State Great Valley seeks a part-time Library Assistant to work at the Circulation/Information Desk. This listing is for two separate positions: Monday, Tuesday, and Friday position 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. - 21 hours a week. Wednesday and Thursday position 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. - 14 hours a week. Let us know which position you are interested in interviewing for in your cover letter. If you are open to either position please let us know that as well. Duties include: assist faculty, staff, students, and community patrons in use of the library, including library equipment; perform basic circulation functions such as registering borrowers, charging and discharging library materials, locating library materials online, processing inter-library loans; assist with receiving items in transit from other libraries and ship items to other campuses; provide reference assistance; reserve group study rooms for students, faculty, staff, and community members; assist with other projects, duties, and tasks as assigned. Candidate should possess good computer skills, communication skills (written and verbal), the ability to lift 30 pounds, and the ability to work independently. Candidates must possess a commitment to working with individuals from a variety of backgrounds and cultures, have a strong commitment to diversity, equity, respect and inclusion, and be supportive of a collaborative work environment. Successful applicants must be dependable, flexible, and dedicated to providing excellent customer service to library visitors. Previous library or public service experience is preferred.

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