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Library Development Advisor Position Open for Application

Good afternoon, colleagues.

I am pleased to announce a Library Development Advisor 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 an advanced professional position with the primary purpose of coordinating the Bureau’s statewide library services throughout the Commonwealth with specific emphasis on the Library Access appropriation, Statewide Library Resource Centers, and District Library Centers.

Required:  Five years of professional experience in public or state library development work and a Master’s Degree in Library Science or Library Services

Starting salary:  $61,868.00

Application period:   January 11th through January 30th

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 Library Development Advisor 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 diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.

If you have questions about this position, please contact me via email at  No phone calls, please.




Heather Sharpe, MLIS | Director, Bureau of Library Development
Office of Commonwealth Libraries | Pennsylvania Department of Education
333 Market Street |  11th Floor | Harrisburg PA  17126
Office: 717.783.0565 | Mobile: 717.903.1819 |