Head, East Asian Library, USC, Los Angeles

The University of Southern California (USC) Libraries seek an experienced and future thinking leader with strong decision-making and management skills to lead the East Asian Library. Reporting to the Associate Dean for Specialized Collections, the Head, East Asian Library will lead in redefining the East Asian Library to encompass a broader scope of Asian Pacific languages subjects, and areas of study aligned with USC’s academic goals and aspirations. Currently, there is a strong and well-developed focus on Chinese, Japanese, and Korean languages and cultures. The Head will manage the operations of the Library in the context of USC Libraries’ strategic plan. Leading library faculty with language and subject expertise, the Head will develop a cohesive, collaborative, and productive unit that supports research, teaching, learning, and engagement in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean disciplinary areas and others as appropriate.

The posting for this position can be viewed on the USC Libraries Job’s Site for Librarians at https://libraries.usc.edu/jobs/library-jobs-librarians. Applications are made to:https://usccareers.usc.edu/job/los-angeles/head-east-asian-library-371/1209/15274324064. The job announcement is attached.

Closing date for applications: November 5, 2021, or until filled. For more information about this position, contact Marje Schuetze-Coburn, Chair of the Standing Search Committee at schuetze@usc.edu.

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