Library Manager, Continuations -- University of Southern California Libraries

Post date: March 2,  2023

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The USC Libraries actively support the discovery, creation, and preservation of knowledge. We develop collections and services that support and encourage the academic endeavors of faculty, students, and staff; build a community of critical consumers of information; and help develop engaged world citizens. Through these means, we contribute to the continued success of the University of Southern California. The USC Libraries includes the Doheny Memorial Library and fourteen specialized libraries with an operating budget of approximately $41 million. Library collections encompass over 4.2 million volumes, 5.9 million microforms, 3.1 million images, 49,300 linear feet of manuscripts and archives, with access to over 113,800 serials in print and electronic formats, over 1,650 datasets, and nearly 1.3 million e-books. For more information, visit

We are seeking an experienced Library Manager to provide overall management of the Continuations section within the Technical Services & Collection Development department. This position will manage the administrative and financial operations for serials and the supervision of Senior Library Assistants. Has responsibility for long-range planning; developing, implementing, measuring and assessing library systems, policies and procedures; supervising full-time staff; and developing budgets. Reports directly to the Head, E-Resources & Continuations (currently vacant). Serves as principal senior staff advisor to the Head concerning all administrative, personnel, and financial matters.

The annual base salary range for this position is $91,069.72 -$101,322.00. When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.

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