Monday, April 25, 2016

Stanford University: Public Service Librarian

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.