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Library HR Coordinator



Reporting to the Director of Library Human Resources, the Coordinator supports the delivery of a complete range of human resource services within the Penn Libraries system including recruitment, hiring, classification, compensation, staff/labor relations and payroll. Has direct responsibility for developing and managing staff development/training and diversity initiatives. Partner with the Director to devise strategies for successful resolution of employee relations and labor relations issues. Provides support in the direction, review, and continuous improvement of human resources programs and services to fulfill the strategic plan of the University Libraries.


A Bachelor's degree and at least 3-5 years of progressively responsible and varied professional experience in human resources management, labor relations, and staff development. Master's degree preferred. Experience in higher education or a library setting a plus; strong interpersonal skills, a solid customer service orientation and demonstrable communication, organizational and facilitation skills required. SPHR/PHR certification preferred. Demonstrated ability to initiate, develop and implement a wide range of human resource programs. Must possess strong commitment to inclusion and valuing differences within all aspects of HR. Must be able to work independently as well as collaboratively.

Compensation and Benefits:

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience, and includes a generous benefits package, additional information available at

To Apply:

Potential candidates are invited to submit a letter of application that addresses the needs and qualifications of the position, along with their resume and the names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references who can address the suitability of the candidate for the position described, as well as complete an on-line employment application at

Alternatively, you may search by reference #130735014 at

The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.