Library Supervisor
University of Southern California 323 reviews - Los Angeles, CA

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The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is located in the heart of downtown L.A. and is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the "Trojan Family," which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university an exciting place to work. USC Libraries' Von KleinSmid Center (VKC) Library is seeking a Library Supervisor to join its team. The VKC Library is an integral part of the Libraries' Public Services Division III team. As such, the individual will report to the VKC Assistant Library Manager and will supervise student workers, maintain the government documents collection, and oversee VKC Library services on Saturdays. The work week for this position is Tuesday through Saturday and will include evening hours.

Specific duties for the Documents Library Supervisor include but are not limited to:

Managing library operations on Saturdays

Overseeing access services

Overseeing maintenance of the government documents collections

Answering basic reference, printing, and computing questions

Liaising with Library Facilities for handling facility issues

Supporting the Assistant Director/Government Documents Librarian

Supervising and training student workers

Handling other assigned responsibilities as needed

This position is essential to serving the libraries, departments and patrons.

A successful candidate will have:
Experience working in an academic library

Exceptional organization skills

Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills

Ability to understand and make recommendations to improve processes

Ability to work independently and in a team environment, as well as build trust among various levels of the organization

Demonstrated supervisory skills

This is a full-time position and is eligible for employee benefits. The university is centrally located in Los Angeles with easy access to commuter trains, buses, and free tram services. Employee benefits include health, dental, retirement, tuition reimbursement, and discounts to a wide variety of world class events.

USC is an equal opportunity employer.

Minimum Qualifications:
Minimum Education:
Associate's degree
Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education

Minimum Experience:
3 years
Combined education/experience as substitute for minimum experience

Minimum Field of Expertise:
Experience in and comprehensive knowledge of library operations. Knowledge of computers and information retrieval systems. Supervisory ability. Knowledge of preservation of materials and related equipment usage.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Education:
Bachelor's degree

Preferred Experience:
3 years

Preferred Field of Expertise:
Library technology experience in a special library. Supervisory experience. Administrative support service experience in a related field.

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