Thursday, November 8, 2018

University of Pittsburgh hiring Asian Studies Librarian.

The University of Pittsburgh's University Library System is hiring an Asian Studies Librarian.
Reporting to the Head of the East Asia Division, the Asian Studies Librarian’s responsibilities and duties include but are not limited to:

• Assist the Head of the East Asia Division to set goals and priorities for the East Asian collection, and develops, coordinates and implements plan in furtherance of these goals.
• Assist the Head of the East Asia Division in discovering and acquiring unique Chinese and South Asia materials.
• Cultivate collaborative relationships and promotes the East Asian collection’s presence on campus & externally.
• Serve as a liaison for South Asia studies across campus, and work with ULS Technical Services Department to update the approval plan profile on Western language humanities and social science materials related to South Asia.
• Work with ULS departments on East and South Asian studies related digital scholarship. Initiate, participate and carry out special projects, and develop and maintain user tools such as finding aids and research guides to aid and enhance access.
• Provide in-person and virtual reference assistance to faculty, students, staff, alumni, and the general public to access and use all available Chinese and South Asia collection materials and information resources.
• Provide research consultation and instruction services for the Pitt faculty and students related to Chinese studies and South Asia, and create and maintain Chinese studies and South Asia studies LibGuides.
For more information, please refer to the job posting.