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Social and Behavioral Sciences Librarian, University of Southern California

Social and Behavioral Sciences Librarian (#344)

University of Southern California

Requisition ID: 20056606



POSITION SUMMARY The University of Southern California (USC) Libraries seek an innovative, service-oriented librarian to develop library services across the disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. Reporting to the Head of Education and Social Work Library Services, the successful candidate will have the initiative and commitment to develop transformative research services and disciplinary outreach geared toward current and emerging research and pedagogical needs in the social and behavioral sciences, and in support of the USC Libraries vision, mission, values, and initiatives. This position requires a commitment to developing student-focused services and a combination of skills and confidence that will contribute to instruction, outreach, reference, and collections at USC Libraries. We seek candidates motivated by a passion to develop transformative library services and invested in the future of librarianship. The successful candidate is expected to be creative in identifying and solving problems within a collegial and collaborative environment. The successful candidate must be knowledgeable of current relevant library and scholarly information trends and practices, and be able to apply this understanding to make a significant, positive impact on the USC community. Duties include weekend and evening hours.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE Applications must be submitted via USC’s online faculty application website: https://facultypositions.usc.edu/FAS/application/position?postingId=REQ2... As part of the application, candidates must upload one document file (Word or PDF) that contains the following: 1) a cover letter, 2) a curriculum vitae (including telephone and e-mail address), and 3) a list of at least three references that includes the name, address, telephone number, and e-mail address for each referee.

Closing date for applications: Open until filled