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Pennsylvania Library Association – PaLA endorses a minimum salary and benefits for library staff, but doesn’t enforce it in postings.
SLA-Philadelphia – lists positions mainly in special libraries in the Delaware Valley. Listings stay online for two months.
SLA-Pittsburgh – covers the western part of Pennsylvania, eastern Ohio, and West Virginia
Drexel University College of Computing & Informatics – the Career Services office keeps job listings posted for three months.
Pennsylvania Health Information Management Association – lists jobs in the Health Information Management field.
PA Employment – The Bureau of State Employment (BSE) fills non-civil service jobs for state agencies under the Governor’s jurisdiction. Nearly one third of commonwealth jobs are non-civil service positions.
- Penn Live-Do library and info pro searches on this site for Central PA jobs.
- Free Library of Philadelphia
- Delaware County Library System (Philadelphia area)
- Chester County Library System (Philadelphia area)
- Chester County Government Human Resources – The Library and District Center in Exton and Henrietta Hankin Library in Chester Springs job openings are found here. They will not show up on the Chester County Library System website.
- Bucks County Free Library System (Philadelphia area)
- Montgomery County Library & Information Network Consortium (MCLINC) (Philadelphia area)
- Carnegie Library (Pittsburgh)
- Allegheny County Library Association (Pittsburgh area)
- Dauphin County Library System (Harrisburg)
- Cumberland County Library System (Harrisburg Area)
- Lackawanna County Library System (Northeast)
- Franklin County Library System (South Central)
- Library System of Lancaster County (Southeast)
- Pennsylvania Public Libraries – all the public libraries in PA, listed by county
- University of Pittsburgh and University of Pittsburgh Library System
- UPenn Libraries
- Penn State University Libraries
- Temple University
- Pittsburgh Theological Seminary
- Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education
- Bloomsburg University
- California University of PA
- Cheyney University
- Clarion University
- East Stroudsburg University
- Edinboro University
- Indiana University of PA
- Kutztown University
- Lock Haven University
- Mansfield University
- Millersville University
- Shippensburg University
- Slippery Rock University
- West Chester University
- Pennsylvania Commission for Community Colleges
- Community College of Allegheny County
- Community College of Beaver County
- Bucks County Community College
- Butler County Community College
- Delaware County Community College
- Harrisburg Area Community College
- Lehigh Carbon Community College
- Luzerne County Community College
- Montgomery County Community College
- Northampton Community College
- Pennsylvania Highlands Community College
- Community College of Philadelphia
- Reading Area Community College
- Westmoreland County Community College
- Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Pennsylvania – links to AICUP member institutions – there are 88!
- Albright College
- Alleghany College
- Alvernia University
- Arcadia University
- Baptist Bible College
- Bryn Athyn College of the New Church
- Bucknell University
- Cabrini College
- Cairn University
- Carlow University
- Carnegie Mellon University
- Cedar Crest College
- Chatham University
- Chestnut Hill College
- The Commonwealth Medical College
- Delaware Valley College
- DeSales University
- Dickinson College
- Drexel University
- Duquesne University
- Eastern University
- Elizabethtown College
- Franklin & Marshall College
- Gannon University
- Geneva College
- Gettysburg College
- Gratz College
- Grove City College
- Gwynedd-Mercy University
- Harcum College
- Harrisburg University of Science and Technology
- Haverford College
- Holy Family University
- Immaculata University
- Johnson College
- Juniata College
- Keystone College
- King’s College
- La Roche College
- La Salle University
- Lackawanna College
- Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
- Lancaster Bible College
- Lebanon Valley College
- Lehigh University
- Lycoming College
- Manor College
- Marywood University
- Mercyhurst University
- Messiah College
- Misericordia University
- Moore College of Art & Design
- Moravian College
- Mount Aloysius College
- Muhlenberg College
- Neumann University
- Peirce College
- Pennsylvania College of Art & Design
- Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
- Philadelphia University
- Point Park University
- Robert Morris University
- Rosemont College
- Saint Francis University
- Saint Joseph’s University
- Saint Vincent College
- Susquehanna University
- Swarthmore College
- Thiel College
- University of Pennsylvania
- University of the Sciences
- The University of Scranton
- The University of the Arts
- Ursinus College
- Valley Forge Military Academy & College
- Villanova University
- Washington & Jefferson College
- Waynesburg University
- Westminster College
- Widener University
- Wilkes University
- Wilson College
- York College of Pennsylvania
Many of the colleges and universities in PA have temporary and/or adjunct faculty pools that you can apply to at any time. Unless they are new, these positions are not listed on INALJ-PA because they don’t have an application deadline (open until filled). Sometimes they are online positions, so most of the work could be done virtually. Check the links above for these types of jobs.
- Search SchoolSpring.com and Southern Teachers Agency for School Librarian/Media Specialist jobs in PA.
- PA-Educator.net is a clearinghouse that assists school districts in hiring teacher candidates in western Pennsylvania. Includes librarian jobs.
- File an application with a Carney, Sandoe & Associates, a recruiting firm for independent schools.
- Check PA REAP for School Librarian/Media Specialist jobs and administration jobs in PA
- Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance – a resource of job opportunities in the arts and culture industry.
- PA Museums – job opportunties in museums, as well as a list of other places to check for similar postings.
- Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission – find civil service jobs at historic sites and museums across the Commonwealth and its Commission offices located in Harrisburg.
- Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh – search for jobs at Carnegie Museums.
- Sign up for the Tri-State College Library Cooperative listserv. Job postings for PA, NJ and DE college and research libraries are included on this listserv.
- To find job postings in Pennsylvania Libraries, sign up for PAMAILALL
- Search the ALA JobLIST for Pennsylvania jobs.
- Search the Special Library Association Career Center for Pennsylvania jobs.
- Love the law? Check out the Greater Philadelphia Law Library Association for current job listings.
- Techie bent? Try LITA’s Northeastern Region job listings (ME, NH, VT, MA, RI, CT, NY, NJ, and >PA).
- Try this search for PA library/librarian jobs on Indeed.com.
- Try this search for PA library/librarian jobs on LinkUp.com.
- More vendors, associations, jobs boards, etc can be found at the INALJ Virtual Work page.
- Take a look at PennsylvaniaLibrary.jobs.
- Search Creative Circle for Programming/IT jobs in Philadelphia.
- Search mediabistro for jobs in PA.
- Check The NonProfit Times jobs page for Pennsylvania for outside the box jobs in the non-profit sector.
- SmartRecruiters list of Niche Job Boards – great place to look for outside the box jobs (although not all of the boards on the list are not niche). Check out the comments for additional ideas.
- You can find job postings on the Philly DH webpage (Philadelphia Digital Humanities Group)
- Careers in the Information Sciences – information from the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Information Science.
- Library Science Placement – information from Clarion University’s Department of Library Science.
If you have a job or website you want us to add email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Always put the state/province/country In The Subject Line of emails.
This list of websites is based on resources compiled by Rachel Singer Gordon- edited, updated and added to on 11/4/12 by Naomi House. Leigh Milligan and Julie Watson were instrumental in growing and curating this page! Now curated and maintained by the Editor of this page.