Monday, August 8, 2016

University of Southern California: Chinese Studies Librarian

POSITION SUMMARY
The University of Southern California (USC) Libraries seek an innovative librarian to build and promote a strong Chinese collection to support teaching and research at USC. The successful candidate will join the East Asian Library to support faculty and students from all departments and schools engaged in the use of Chinese, Japanese and Korean language materials. Reporting to the Head of the East Asian Library, the Chinese Studies Librarian is responsible for developing and managing the Chinese collection, in all formats, and for assisting patrons in using these library resources.

THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
The University of Southern California is one of the world’s leading private research universities. An anchor institution in Los Angles, USC has a large number of international students and offers extensive opportunities for internships and study abroad. With a strong tradition of integrating liberal and professional education, USC fosters a vibrant culture of public service and encourages students to cross academic as well as geographic boundaries in their pursuit of knowledge. For more information, visit www.usc.edu.

EAST ASIAN STUDIES CENTER
East Asian Studies in Southern California date from 1911, when USC opened a department of Oriental Studies and Comparative Literature. The East Asian Studies Center (EASC) was established in 1975 by the Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences to provide dedicated leadership, coordination, and support for the growing interdisciplinary education, research activity, and community outreach concerning East Asia. For forty years, EASC has been recognized as one of the nation’s leading centers for the development of East Asian area studies. USC is among a small group of elite colleges and universities to be designated a National Resource Center for East Asian studies by the U.S. Department of Education. For more information, see: http://dornsife.usc.edu/eascenter/

USC LIBRARIES
The USC Libraries actively support the discovery, creation, and preservation of knowledge. We develop collections and services that support and encourage the academic endeavors of faculty, students, and staff; build a community of critical consumers of information; and help develop engaged world citizens. Through these means, we contribute to the continued success of the University of Southern California. The USC Libraries includes the Doheny Memorial Library and fourteen specialized libraries with an operating budget of approximately $41 million. Library collections encompass over 4.2 million volumes, 5.9 million microforms, 3.1 million images, 49,300 linear feet of manuscripts and archives, with access to over 113,800 serials in print and electronic formats, over 1,650 datasets, and nearly 724,000 e-books. For more information, visit https://libraries.usc.edu/

EAST ASIAN LIBRARY
The East Asian Library directly supports the research and teaching of the East Asian faculty and students at USC and includes in its collections Chinese, Japanese and Korean-language materials in all fields, but with an emphasis on social sciences and humanities. The Library’s location on the first floor of Doheny Memorial Library supports a broader mission of promoting the integration of East Asian perspectives into the learning and experience of the university community as a whole. For more information, see: https://libraries.usc.edu/locations/east-asian-lib

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES
Reporting to the Head of the East Asian Library, the Chinese Studies Librarian will:
• Set goals and priorities for the Chinese Collection, and develops, coordinates and implements plans in furtherance of these goals.
• Oversees the collection of Chinese language materials in multidisciplinary research fields, as well as for some Western language humanities and social science materials related to China.
• Responsible for developing and organizing the Chinese collection in all formats in support of the research and teaching of the Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences and in the East Asian Studies Center.
• Manage the acquisitions funds, she/he selects titles to build a substantial collection capable of supporting graduate-level research of the USC faculty and students in Chinese studies.
• Actively collaborates with efforts to supplement funding with support from grants and donations and manages funded projects.
• Outreach to the University community and the community beyond for the purpose of establishing USC Libraries as a locus for the accumulation and exchange of information from and about China and Chinese peoples.
• Cultivates collaborative relationships and promotes the Chinese Collection’s presence on campus & externally.
• Interacts with the Technical Services staff on the technical processing of Chinese materials.
• Directly consults with Chinese vendors, book dealers, and government/ institutional bodies in  China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, etc. to acquire research materials and information.
• Promotes the development of unique archival resources relevant to Chinese studies.
• Develops and maintains user tools such as finding aids and research guides to aid and enhance access to the USC Chinese collection and other information resources.
• Provides in-person and virtual reference assistance to faculty, students, staff, alumni, and the  general
public to access and use all available Chinese collection and information resources.
• Provide research consultation and instruction services for the USC faculty and students related to Chinese studies.
• Serves at the reference desks in Doheny Library and Special Collections to provide general reference services and to help library users with archival resources.

May be required to work evenings and weekends.

QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum qualifications: MLS from an ALA-accredited program or non-U.S. equivalent is typically required for a librarian appointment at USC. In addition, candidates must provide examples of:
• Fluency in the Chinese language
• Knowledge of current professional trends, especially those relating to reference, instructional services, and collection development to serve a diverse population of users on and off-campus
• Effective English oral and written communication skills

Desirable qualifications:
• Experience as a Chinese specialist in an academic or research library, including reference, instruction, and collection development responsibilities.
• Advanced degree in a Chinese studies discipline
• Knowledge of Chinese librarianship
• Familiarity with the Chinese book trade and vendors
• Knowledge of basic cataloging principles and their application to original cataloging
• Experience applying for and/or administering grants
• Knowledge of the application of current information retrieval and other technologies to library services
• Experience with web-authoring software

FACULTY APPOINTMENT RANK/SALARY
Rank: Open
Continuing Appointment track rank and salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. This is a full-time appointment. Librarians at USC have faculty status. Appointment to the continuing appointment track requires the potential to meet the University’s requirements for the granting of continuing appointment, which is based on demonstrated excellent performance and the expectation of continued excellence and growth in professional expertise.
For more information on Guidelines on Criteria and Qualifications for the Appointment, Promotion and Continuing Appointment of Librarians on the Continuing Appointment Track, see: http://www.usc.edu/libraries/about/faculty/documents/Criteria_document07152008.pdf

BENEFITS
This position is full-time on a 12-month contract. Benefits include a choice of retirement programs, 22 paid vacation days per year, university holidays, a choice of medical and dental plans, and tuition assistance (for employees and eligible dependents). For more information about benefits see: http://www.usc.edu/benefits

APPLICATION PROCEDURE
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.
Applications must be submitted via USC’s online faculty application website. To apply for this position: http://jobs.usc.edu/postings/72592
Closing date for applications: Open till filled
For more information about this position, contact Kenneth Klein, Chair of the Search Committee, at kklein@usc.edu.

USC values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. Women and men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, are encouraged to apply.

University of Michigan: Japanese Copy Cataloger

Job Opening ID:  129583
Working Title:  Japanese Copy Cataloger
Job Title:  Info Resources Cataloging Spec
Work Location:  Ann Arbor Campus,Ann Arbor, MI
Full/Part Time:  Full-Time
Regular/Temporary:  Regular
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Organizational Group:  Univ Library
Department:  Library Research - Asia
Posting Begin/End Date:  8/05/2016 – 8/26/2016
Salary:  $33,000.00 – $38,000.00
Career Interest:  Libraries & Museums

How to Apply

A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position, include your salary requirements, and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

NOTE: This is a three-year term-limited appointment.

Job Summary

The University of Michigan Library is one of the world’s largest academic research libraries and serves a vibrant university community that is home to 19 schools and colleges, 100 top ten graduate programs, and annual research expenditures approaching $1.5 billion a year. To enable the university’s world-changing work and to serve the public good, the library collects, preserves, and shares the scholarly and cultural record in all existing and emerging forms, and leads the reinvention of the academic research library in the digital age.
As one of the largest East Asian language collections in North America, the Asia Library provides scholarly resources in various formats to patrons at both the university and other institutions to support East Asian studies. The Asia Library holds approximately one million physical volumes of Chinese, Japanese, and Korean monographs, serials, microforms, and other media. The Library also provides access to thousands of electronic databases, books, and serials in East Asian languages.
The Japanese Copy Cataloger is responsible for the technical processing of Japanese language materials as well as any English language materials with Japanese scripts in all formats and subjects. This position’s major responsibility is to perform basic and complex copy cataloging on Japanese language materials in all subject areas and formats, including monographs, serials, microform, electronic resources and audiovisual materials according to local and national standards. This position uses online catalogs, databases, and web resources in a networked environment.
The library is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and encourages all employees to fully incorporate their diverse backgrounds, skills, and life experiences into their work and towards the fulfillment of the library's mission.

Responsibilities

  • Copy catalog from existing records in Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) by searching OCLC database for record matches.
  • Verify access points and Library of Congress (LC) subject headings.
  • Enhance library records in OCLC by adding LC subject headings, classification numbers, and name headings with authority work.
  • Resolve complex cataloging problems according to local practices and national cataloging standards (RDA/AACR2, LCSH, LC Classification, and MARC21 formats) as well as LC Japanese transliteration schemes.
  • Create records with both Japanese script and LC transliteration according to LC Japanese transliteration schemes.
  • Assign subject headings, classification numbers, and name headings with authority work following national cataloging standards and local practices.
  • Contribute to the maintenance of the bibliographic database by fixing problems identified by others and by finding and fixing problems independently.
  • Train and supervise student assistants in cataloging and associated duties.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and 2 to 3 years relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Expert knowledge of written and spoken Japanese, including classical Japanese.
  • Familiarity with the modified Hepburn system of romanization.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform repetitive work accurately and quickly, with the flexibility to work under frequently changing work patterns.
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills, customer service orientation, and demonstrated technical aptitude.
  • Ability to understand diverse perspectives and acknowledge the significance of differences and complexities in backgrounds, cultures, values and viewpoints as the foundation for an inclusive environment.

Desired Qualifications

  • Knowledge of national and international metadata standards and schemes.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
Applications will be reviewed as received throughout the posting period and continue until the position is filled.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

For more information
http://umjobs.org/job_detail/129583/japanese_copy_cataloger

Friday, July 8, 2016

USC: Japanese Studies Librarian

Japanese Studies Librarian (#315-1)

University of Southern California

Requisition ID: P0017534701

 

POSITION SUMMARY

The University of Southern California (USC) Libraries seek an innovative librarian to build and promote a strong Japanese collection to support teaching and research at USC. The successful candidate will join the East Asian Library to support faculty and students from all departments and schools engaged in the use of Chinese, Japanese and Korean language materials.
The Japanese Studies Librarian is responsible for developing, cataloging and managing the Japanese collection, serving as a Japanese studies liaison to faculty and students and for assisting patrons in using these library resources.

 

THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

The University of Southern California is one of the world’s leading private research universities. An anchor institution in Los Angeles, USC has a large number of international students and offers extensive opportunities for internships and study abroad. With a strong tradition of integrating liberal and professional education, USC fosters a vibrant culture of public service and encourages students to cross academic as well as geographic boundaries in their pursuit of knowledge. For more information, visit www.usc.edu.

 

EAST ASIAN STUDIES CENTER

East Asian Studies in Southern California date from 1911, when USC opened a department of Oriental Studies and Comparative Literature. The East Asian Studies Center (EASC) was established in 1975 by the Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences to provide dedicated leadership, coordination, and support for the growing interdisciplinary education, research activity, and community outreach concerning East Asia. For almost forty years, EASC has been recognized as one of the nation’s leading centers for the development of East Asian area studies. USC is among a small group of elite colleges and universities to be designated a National Resource Center for East Asian studies by the U.S. Department of Education. For more information, see: http://dornsife.usc.edu/eascenter/


USC LIBRARIES

The USC Libraries actively support the discovery, creation, and preservation of knowledge. We develop collections and services that support and encourage the academic endeavors of faculty, students, and staff; build a community of critical consumers of information; and help develop engaged world citizens. Through these means, we contribute to the continued success of the University of Southern California. The USC Libraries includes the Doheny Memorial Library and fourteen specialized libraries with an operating budget of approximately $41 million. Library collections encompass over 4.2 million volumes, 5.9 million microforms, 3.1 million images, 49,300 linear feet of manuscripts and archives, with access to over 113,800 serials in print and electronic formats, over 1,650 datasets, and nearly 724,000 e-books. For more information, visit www.usc.edu/libraries.

 

EAST ASIAN LIBRARY

The East Asian Library directly supports the research and teaching of the East Asian faculty and students at USC and includes in its collections Chinese, Japanese and Korean-language materials in all fields, but
with an emphasis on social sciences and humanities. The Library’s location on the first floor of Doheny Memorial Library supports a broader mission of promoting the integration of East Asian perspectives into the learning and experience of the university community as a whole. For more information, see: http://www.usc.edu/libraries/locations/east_asian/

 

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

The Japanese Studies Librarian reports to the Head of the East Asian Library. The Librarian sets and implements goals and priorities for the Japanese Collection which includes Japanese language materials related to Japan in multidisciplinary research fields as well as some Western language humanities and social science materials related to Japan.
The Librarian is responsible for serving as the Japanese studies liaison for faculty and students. She/he actively collaborates with efforts to advance Japanese studies on campus and beyond and participates in efforts to secure and manage supplemental funding and other resources from grants and donations.

The Librarian works with the Technical Services staff on the technical processing of Japanese materials. She/he directly consults with Japanese vendors, book dealers, and government/ institutional bodies in Japan to acquire research materials and information. She/he develops and maintains user tools such as finding aids and research guides to aid and enhance access to the USC Japanese collection and other information resources. The Librarian provides in-person and virtual reference assistance to faculty, students, staff, alumni, and the general public to access and use all available Japanese collection and information resources. She/he provides research consultation and instruction services for the USC faculty and students related to Japanese studies. She/he serves at the reference desks in Doheny Library and Special Collections to provide general reference services and to help library users with archival resources. She/he will be required to work some evenings and weekends.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum qualifications:
  • MLS from an ALA-accredited program or non-U.S. equivalent is typically required for a librarian appointment at USC. In addition, candidates must provide examples of:
  • Written and verbal fluency in Japanese and English.
  • Knowledge of current professional library trends, especially those relating to reference, instructional services, and collection development to serve a diverse population of users on and off-campus
  • A minimum of two years of experience as a Japanese specialist in an academic or research library, including reference, instruction, and collection development responsibilities or demonstrated equivalent.
Desirable qualifications:
  • Advanced degree in a Japanese studies discipline
  • Knowledge of Japanese librarianship
  • Familiarity with the Japanese book trade, publishers and vendors
  • Knowledge of basic cataloging principles and their application to original cataloging
  • Experience applying for and/or administering grants
  • Project management
  • Knowledge of the application of current information retrieval, digital humanities, scholarly communications and other technologies applied to library services.

 

FACULTY APPOINTMENT RANK/SALARY

Assistant University Librarian: Continuing Appointment track rank and salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. This is a full-time appointment.
Librarians at USC have faculty status. Appointment to the continuing appointment track requires the potential to meet the University’s requirements for the granting of continuing appointment, which is based on demonstrated excellent performance and the expectation of continued excellence and growth in professional expertise. For more information on Guidelines on Criteria and Qualifications for the Appointment, Promotion and Continuing Appointment of Librarians on the Continuing Appointment Track, see:
https://libraries.usc.edu/sites/default/files/promotion_guidelines_document.pdf

 

BENEFITS

This position is full-time on a 12-month contract. Benefits include a choice of retirement programs, 22 paid vacation days per year, university holidays, a choice of medical and dental plans, and tuition assistance for the faculty member, his or her eligible spouse and dependent children, tuition exchange for eligible faculty children, life insurance and various other benefits, see: http://www.usc.edu/dept/Benefits/emp-ft.html

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Applications must be submitted via USC’s online faculty application website:
http://jobs.usc.edu/postings/40280

As part of the application, candidates must upload (site to be inserted) 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: August 31, 2016

For more information about this position, contact Kenneth Klein, Chair of the Search Committee, at kklein@usc.edu. USC is an equal-opportunity educator and employer, proudly pluralistic and firmly committed to providing equal opportunity for outstanding persons of every race, gender, creed and background. The University particularly encourages members of underrepresented groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Library of Congress: Library Technician (Japan)

Library of Congress Job Posting: Library Technician (Processing Technician) GS-1411-05

For full posting, please visit
https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/443091800
Library Technician (Processing Technician) (Vacancy #: 160179)
GS-1411-05 — Library Services (Asian Division) — $35,265.00 - $45,844.00
Opening Date: Jun 28, 2016
Closing Date: Jul 20, 2016

Overview

Summary

This position is located in the Collections Services Section, Asian Division, Collections and Services Directorate, Library Services.

The Asian Division provides services to members of Congress and their staff, librarians, scholars, government agencies, academic institutions, the press, publishers, profit and non-profit organizations, and the general public.
The incumbent provides support services in the Asian Division by following established procedures, guidelines, and standards of the Division and utilizing knowledge of the Division's collections, subject and/or language areas.
Proficiency in reading, writing, and understanding both English and Japanese languages is required in order to maintain and process library materials.
The Japanese language is required in order to identify bibliographic elements of the collections, check in serials and maintain the collections.
The incumbent of this position will work a limited flextime work schedule and may be required to work until the reading room closes at 5:00pm. The incumbent of this position may also be required to work a variable schedule to ensure adequate coverage during the hours of the reading room operations.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENT: 

The incumbent of this position will have some physical exertion such as standing for extended periods of time, walking, climbing, kneeling, stooping, bending, pushing and pulling book carts, tubs, wire carts and lifting and carrying moderately heavy items such as oversized books. Incumbent may need to push wire carts up and down an incline for more than 100 feet on a recurring basis. A physical examination is required every two (2) years to perform the work of the position. After an offer of employment has been made and before commencement of duties, the selectee MUST be physically qualified by the Library’s Health Services Office.

Duties

The incumbent provides support services to all of the custodial collections in the Asian Division by following established procedures, guidelines, and standards of the Division and utilizing knowledge of the Division's collections, subject and/or language areas. The incumbent's duties include: assisting readers in the use of library resources by locating and obtaining materials from the custodial collections; receiving, sorting, and shelving a variety of materials; preparing materials for use/storage; maintaining records and compiling monthly statistical reports for all areas of work. Proficiency in reading, writing, and understanding both English and Japanese languages.

Serves at the reference desk in the Asian Division reading room, accepting call slips from readers and giving guidance. Reviews call slips for accuracy and completion. Assists library clientele by showing patrons how to find items using the public online catalog, electronic databases and other finding aids.

Applies judgment in retrieving materials. Receives call slips indicating call number, author, title, volume, etc., of materials requested by readers or staff.

Performs interlibrary loan functions by searching guides and shelves for material going out on loan. Examines condition of material returned and re-shelves material appropriately.

Maintains the Asian Division collections. Identifies and removes items suspected of containing errors in labeling and/or cataloging and forwards items for appropriate correction. Continually shelf-reads in assigned areas to ensure that each item is in proper shelf-list order.

Supports preservation and maintenance functions for the collections. Prepares materials for digital conversion, microfilming or binding. Performs basic repairs to collection materials, placing materials in alkaline file folders, manuscript boxes and protective enclosures with proper labeling.
Perform other duties as assigned.

Applicants must have had progressively responsible experience and training sufficient in scope and quality to furnish them with an acceptable level of the following knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the position without more than normal supervision.

Ability to read, write, and understand both English and Japanese languages in order to maintain and process library materials.**

Knowledge of library processes and procedures.**

Ability to use computerized search tools, web-based tools and databases.

Ability to plan work and meet deadlines.

Ability to provide customer service.

Ability to communicate effectively other than in writing.

For full posting, please visit
https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/443091800

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

University of Virginia: East Asian Collections Librarian

The University of Virginia Library seeks a librarian to develop and manage East Asian collections.  We are looking for creative individuals who are excited by the prospect of working at a forward-looking organization during times of great change.  Known for the strength and variety of its collections and leadership in digital initiatives, the Library embraces respect, integrity, inclusion, innovation and collaboration in our work within the University, with peer institutions, and with the worldwide community.  A staff of 220 manage 11 libraries that serve a vibrant and diverse scholarly community of 15,000 undergraduates, 6,000 graduate students, and 2,000 teaching and research faculty, and visitors from the public and other institutions. 

The University of Virginia Library connects users with the resources necessary to support research, teaching, and instruction in East Asian studies. The incumbent in this position supports that mission by developing and managing East Asian collections in all formats, as well as collaborating in the management of Alderman Library's East Asian Studies Room. This position will provide the strategic planning, development, and coordination necessary to achieve this goal. He/she will also maintain numerous relationships, working closely with external vendors, UVa's Research Librarian for East Asian Studies, and staff from across the library system. This position will collaborate with other Library staff to ensure cost-effective, efficient, and ethical acquisition and deployment of descriptive metadata to support the University's mission. 
 

Qualifications:
Education: Master Degree in Library/Information science or other relevant Master degree.

Degree: Master's degree or equivalent experience required

Required KSAs:
•    Fluency in Chinese or Japanese
•    Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, with a wide range of groups and individuals both internal and external to the Library
•    Able to effectively engage with colleagues from the Library
•    Able to effectively engage with vendors of (CJK) Chinese, Japanese, and Korean materials

Preferred KSAs:
•    Additional proficiency in either Chinese, Japanese, or Korean
•    Project planning
•    Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
•    Commitment to professional development

Anticipated Salary: $50,000-60,000

Benefits: Come be a part of Charlottesville’s leading employer with a competitive benefits package including multiple options for health insurance (including vision and dental), a minimum of 22 days of leave per year (in addition to 12 or more paid holidays), and a $2,000 annual education benefit (after one year of service). The University of Virginia also offers retirement plans, tax deferred savings plan options with cash match and much more.

To Apply: The University of Virginia Library has an expedited hiring process—please apply as soon as possible to be considered for this position. Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to receive full consideration.  Applicants must apply through the University of Virginia online employment website at http://jobs.virginia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=78839  providing cover letter, resume, and contact information for three current, professional references. 

The University of Virginia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer strongly committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The University actively encourages applications and nominations from members of underrepresented groups.

Monday, April 25, 2016

Stanford University: Public Service Librarian


https://stanfordcareers.stanford.edu/job-search?jobId=70771

This position is double-posted at the Librarian 1 or Librarian 2

Job Description
Public Services (50%)
• Develops and manages activities in promoting, marketing, and enhancing access to library resources and services.
• Develops and implement outreach programs that engage library user communities at Stanford and beyond.
• Manages public spaces (lecture, seminar, and group-study rooms) in the library facility.
• Works with other departments in the Stanford Libraries system and various academic units on Stanford campus to organize public events in the East Asia Library.
• Organizes exhibits in the East Asia Library.
• Maintains and updates the website and social media sites of the East Asia library.

Bibliographer for East Asian Studies (40%)
• Develops the collection of European-languages materials on East Asia, and manages related book funds.
• Develops the collection of European-languages materials on Southeast Asia, and manages related book funds.
• Provides reference services to the faculty and students in East Asian and Southeast Asian studies, especially those with questions concerning European-languages materials. Creates and maintains online resource guides for relevant collections.
• Collaborates with bibliographers at Green Library in collection development, reference services, and the management of library stacks.

Other duties assigned (10%)

Required Qualifications:
• Advanced degree in East Asian studies with at least one year of working experience in an academic library, or MLIS degree with strong academic background in East Asian studies.
• Working knowledge of one East Asian language and one European language other than English (French or German preferred).
• Familiarity with East Asian studies resources and literature. Demonstrated excellence in using library catalogs and digital scholarly resources.
• Knowledge and skills in using computer systems and software needed for performing library job duties.
• Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in written and oral forms, and to deal with the public in a professional and courteous manner.

***How To Apply:  Applicants should submit a cover letter (1-2 pages) and a detailed resume along with three references.***

Review of applications will commence on July 1, 2016.