Library Development Administrative Position Open for Application | Compendium


I am pleased to announce an Administrative Assistant 1 position is open for application. This is an exciting time to join our team in the Bureau of Library Development (BLD) as we embark on our five-year plan that will shape future programs and resources.

This is a paraprofessional position with the primary purpose of planning, contracting, reviewing, monitoring, and analyzing multi-faceted, mandated statewide library funding including but not limited to the federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) and state appropriations for the Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians (LAMP) and Library Access.

Salary range:  $44,010.00 – $66,348.00 Annually

Application period: 01/24/2024 to 02/07/2024

Eligible for part-time telework (currently the first Monday of the month is an in-office day for eligible BLD staff, schedule subject to change).

Visit our website to learn more about and apply for the Administrative Assistant 1 position.

The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. All candidates are encouraged to apply.

If you have questions about this position, I can be reached at No phone calls, please.

Hadiyah Cleveland (she/her) | Supervisor, Administration and Data Unit
(pronounced: huh-D-ya)
Bureau of Library Development
Office of Commonwealth Libraries I Pennsylvania Department of Education

The Bureau of Library Development (BLD) in the Office of Commonwealth Libraries supports libraries and library services for Pennsylvanians through the administration of state and federally funded programs and grant opportunities including LSTA (Library Services and Technology Act), Library Access, LAMP (Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians), the Public Library Subsidy, and Keystone Grants for Public Library Facilities. BLD also provides advisory services, professional development, and continuing education for library staff and volunteer leadership at public, school,
academic, and special libraries.

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