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Position Opening - Join the PALCI Team!

Position:  Member Services Coordinator

Available:  November 1, 2017


PALCI seeks a dynamic and creative individual to serve as our Member Services Coordinator.  This full-time position is PALCI Members’ primary liaison for information and support on PALCI programs and services.  The Coordinator works as a critical member of the high-performing PALCI team, leading support and communications activities to further the mission and values of the consortium.


PALCI was formed in 1996 as a grassroots federation of 35 academic libraries.  Today one of the largest academic library consortia in the country, the PALCI membership consists of nearly 70 academic and research libraries, private and public, in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, West Virginia, and New York.  Member institutions range from small liberal arts colleges to publicly funded universities to ARL institutions to the Philadelphia Museum of Art.  PALCI Members have holdings in excess of 143 million serving over 630,000 students.  PALCI’s mission is to build access to the collections our communities need through collaboration, which is accomplished through resource sharing, collective collection, and best practices initiatives


  • ALA-accredited MLS degree preferred, or its equivalent in training and experience 
  • Thorough knowledge of the current library and technology environments, with a strong grasp on library needs and practices
  • Experience with resource sharing/ILL, eContent acquisitions, and collection management
  • Experience managing events and delivering presentations, both in-person and virtually
  • Commitment to exceptional, proactive customer service and communications with strong attention to detail
  • Take initiative, remain flexible, think creatively, be positive, propose solutions, embrace change, and thrive in the fast-paced environment of the passionate PALCI community

    PALCI maintains a 100% remote working environment requiring some travel.

    Salary is commensurate with qualifications.  Excellent benefits include medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, and retirement, with paid leave.

    Applications will be accepted until the position is filled with preference given to applications received by December 8, 2017.  The full position description is located at the link HERE.

    To apply, please send a letter of application addressing your interest in the position and relevant qualifications, your resume, and the names and email addresses for at least three professional references with at least one from your current employer to:

    Catherine C. Wilt
    PALCI Executive Director