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Associate Director, Research and Instruction Services

General Information: The Norris Medical Library seeks a collaborative, innovative, proactive, and experienced leader of library faculty and staff in support of the research, instruction, clinical, learning, and knowledge discovery initiatives of the University of Southern California (USC). Reporting to the associate dean for health sciences libraries, the associate director for research and instruction services manages, plans, coordinates, and promotes the library’s research and learning resources. This position is on the continuing appointment track, the USC Libraries’ equivalent to tenure, the chosen candidate will serve as a member of the library’s executive committee.

Required: Master’s degree or higher in library/information science from an American Library Association–accredited institution or non-US equivalent; at least 5 years of experience working in an academic, research, or special library; at least 4 years of experience supervising librarians; excellent interpersonal, communication, presentation, and instruction skills; demonstrated service orientation and the essential ability to build and sustain relationships; and demonstrated evidence of strong leadership and mentoring skills

Preferred: At least 5 years of experience working in an academic health sciences library; extensive experience working with researchers; experience writing grants; experience working with diverse groups to reach common goals;  and experience with systematic reviews and data management.

Salary: Minimum salary of $80,000 commensurate with experience. Status: This position is on the continuing appointment track, the USC Libraries’ equivalent to tenure. Benefits: 37 1/2–hour week; 22 vacation days; paid sick leave; disability plan; retirement plan (TIAA/CREF and other options); tuition assistance; paid medical, dental, and life insurance; credit union; and group auto and homeowner’s insurance available. For more information and to apply, please visit University of Southern California, requisition ID: 20033270. (031)

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