Architecture and Landscape Architecture Library, Library Assistant

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
University Libraries
Architecture and Landscape Architecture Library
Full/Part Time:


The Architecture and Landscape Architecture Library seeks a customer service-oriented individual to provide circulation and research assistance to library users and to assist with the development of digital collections. Responsibilities include providing comprehensive circulation services at our busy service desk, providing basic and in-depth research services to library users, assisting with unit projects, conducting research to identify and describe works and images of the built environment, and creating descriptive metadata for those images. Experience in public service, library research, a facility with information technology, and an undergraduate degree or equivalent knowledge in architecture, landscape architecture, art history, or a closely related design field, are strongly preferred. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, an ability to contribute to a dynamic and diverse unit, and a strong commitment to service, diversity, equity, respect, and inclusion are required. Previous library work experience desired. Typical work schedule is 20 hours per week. Applicants must be willing to work evenings and some weekend hours and be available to work during the academic year, during academic breaks, and over the summer months.

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