Manager, Library Administrative Services and Planning, CSU Los Angeles

California State University, Los Angeles, invites applications for the above Administrator II position.

The University: California State University, Los Angeles, under the leadership of President, William A. Covino, is one of 23 campuses of the California State University system. Founded in 1947, the University is in the city of Los Angeles, adjacent to the San Gabriel Valley, and has more than 28,000 students who reflect the rich ethnic diversity of the area.

The University Library: As the academic heart of the university, the University Library’s mission is to advance intellectual discovery, stimulate creativity, inspire learning and transform Cal State LA’s diverse communities by connecting people to knowledge, providing learner-centered spaces and delivering innovative and responsive services. The University Library is undergoing rapid transformation with new leadership, a future-focused strategic plan, a growing team of passionate, collaborative and innovative library faculty and staff, and a deep commitment to improving student success and supporting faculty excellence. An ambitious architectural master plan was completed in 2019, providing an exciting and transformative vision for reimagining the library’s physical spaces to accommodate the growing needs of Cal State LA’s students and faculty. For additional information see

The Position: Reporting to the Dean of the University Library, and serving as a member of the Library’s Executive Management Team, the Manager of Library Administrative Services and Planning provides leadership, oversight and coordination for the University’s Library financial, personnel, planning and administrative services. The manager works closely with the University Library Dean and Associate Dean to develop strategies to ensure that the Library’s resource allocation decisions and the Library’s administrative functions are aligned with university policies and operations and advance the mission and vision of the University Library. The incumbent oversees all aspects of resource management in the University Library, including developing and implementing financial and fiscal policy, procedures to govern and ensure the financial integrity of all financial resources and the development and implementation of space and facility plans. The incumbent supports the collaborative development of Library policies and procedures; prepares documents and responses for all Library financial audits and contributes to Library-wide strategic planning and assessment. The incumbent provides leadership in organizational development and oversees the recruitment, hiring and processing of Library staff and student assistants; supervises the Library fiscal office staff; coordinates performance evaluations for the Library’s staff and student employees with the supervisors; and coordinates the development and deployment of training and professional development programs.

Required Qualifications and Experience: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university. Three years of related full-time experience with demonstrated knowledge and experience in the areas of accounting, business administration and/or finance. Experience in financial administration, human resource management, purchasing and/or contracting. Demonstrated project management and organizational/analytical skills with ability to supervise, evaluate, motivate and mentor Library staff. Demonstrated ability and/or interest in working in a multicultural/multiethnic environment.

Desired Qualifications: Master’s or doctoral degree from an accredited college or university in a relevant subject area such as Business or Public Administration, Library and Information Science, Higher Education, or other relevant field. Experience working in academic libraries or higher education environment. Demonstrated experience building relationships and collaborating with internal and external constituencies, including university faculty, administration, staff, students, and academic institutions.

Compensation: Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. A comprehensive benefits package is provided.

Appointment: The Administrator II appointment will be made under the guidelines for management and supervisory employees of the California State University. All rights and benefits associated with this appointment are governed by the Management Personnel Plan.

This position is a “designated position” in the California State University’s Conflict of Interest Code. The successful candidate accepting this position is required to file Conflict of Interest forms subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission.

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin on November 29, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled; however, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received. A completed online Cal State University, Los Angeles employment application, cover letter and current resume/curriculum vitae are required. A resume/curriculum vitae will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment.


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