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.
Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education
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 Field of Expertise:
Library technology experience in a special library. Supervisory experience. Administrative support service experience in a related field.
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University of Southern California - 19 months ago