EAST ASIAN STUDIES LIBRARIAN
EAST ASIAN STUDIES LIBRARIAN
Job no: 100468-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Categories: Library, Museum, Arts
The Librarian for East Asian Studies is responsible for liaison work and collection development in the designated areas. The position also includes participation in interdepartmental teams supporting various functional areas that span the University of Wisconsin-Madison library services and programs.
Strong interpersonal skills, along with the ability to adapt to a changing environment are important. Individuals should have demonstrated ability to work both independently and within a collaborative team environment. This position currently reports to the Associate University Librarian for Public Services.
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Candidates must have a Masters degree in Library and Information Studies from an ALA-accredited institution or other equivalent international accrediting agency to be considered for the Academic Librarian title series, or a PhD in a discipline related to the position for the Administrative Program Specialist title series, prior to anticipated start date.
A Bachelor's degree or academic experience/coursework in East Asian Studies or related discipline is required for consideration in either title series.
Note: Both title series follow the same pay schedules/ranges.
- Chinese language proficiency.
- Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
- Korean language proficiency.
- Two years of experience working in an academic library or equivalent.
- An advanced degree in a relevant humanities or social science field.
- Experience in collection development that includes familiarity with Chinese-language publications and Chinese publication industry.
- Experience with liaison work, reference support, and instruction.
- Evidence of commitment to the practices of social justice, diversity, and equality.
- Working knowledge of the field of digital humanities.
The position is within the International and Area Studies unit of the Libraries and currently reports to the Associate University Librarian for Public Services. The incumbent will engage with other international and area studies librarians in supporting the work of the Center for East Asian Studies(CEAS) and the Institute for Regional and International Studies (IRIS) on the UW-Madison campus. The incumbent also collaborates with other subject specialists in delivering a strong continuum of support across the discipline.Department(s):
A497400-GENERAL LIBRARY/MEMBER LIBRARIESWork Type:
Full Time: 100%Appointment Type, Duration:
Minimum $51,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
A cover letter and resume/CV are required. All applications must be submitted the the Jobs at UW applicant system. Please contact Anne at [email protected] with any quesitons.Contact:
SR ACAD LIBRARIAN(R04BN) or ACADEMIC LIBRARIAN(R04DN) or ASSOC ACAD LIBRARIAN(R04FN) or SR ADMIN PRGM SPEC(R07BN) or ADMIN PROGRAM SPEC(R07DN) or ASSOC ADMIN PRGM SPEC(R07FN)Employment Class:
Academic Staff-RenewableJob Number:
100468-ASThe University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
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Applications Open: Sep 12 2019 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close:Nov 4 2019 11:55 PM Central Standard Time