• Los Angeles
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 01, 2020
Full Time Library Services Planning and Development

Job Description

Bulletin #180368; 11/21/19


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 recently completed strategic plan, a growing team of passionate, collaborative and forward-thinking library faculty and staff, and a deep commitment to improving student success and supporting faculty excellence. An ambitious architectural master plan has just been completed, providing an exciting and transformative vision for renewing the library's physical spaces to accommodate the growing needs of Cal State LA's students and faculty. As part of the master plan, an academic success center will be developed that will provide comprehensive and fully integrated peer-to-peer academic success services for students. Librarians at Cal State LA enjoy full faculty status and are eligible for campus professional development/funding opportunities, sabbatical leave, university-wide service, and other benefits. For additional information see

The Position: Reporting to the Dean of the University Library and serving as a member of the Library's Executive Leadership Team, the incumbent provides leadership, oversight and coordination for the University Library's financial, personnel, planning and administrative services. The incumbent works closely with the University Library Dean and Associate Dean to develop strategies that ensure that the Library's resource allocation decisions and the Library 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 and procedures to govern and ensure the financial integrity of all financial resources. The incumbent supports the collaborative development of library policies and procedures; prepares documents and responses of all Library's financial audits and contributes to the Library wide strategic planning and assessment. The incumbent provides leadership in organizational development and oversees the recruitment and hiring of library staff and students assistants; supervises the library fiscal office staff; coordinates the performance evaluation for the Library's staff and student employees; and coordinates the development and deployment of training and professional development programs.

Required Qualifications and Experience: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and three years of related work experience. The incumbent must also have demonstrated experience in financial administration, human resource management, purchasing and/or contracting. The incumbent must have demonstrated knowledge and experience in the areas of accounting, business administration and/or finance. The incumbent must have demonstrated project management and organization/analytical skills. The incumbent must also have the ability to supervise, evaluate, motivate and mentor library staff. Demonstrated interest and ability to work in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

Desired Qualifications: A 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, 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 December 19, 2019 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 is required. Resumes 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.

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

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