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Japanese Cataloging Associate

Japanese Cataloging Associate

The Ohio State University Job Location: Ohio Apply By: 07/24/2022 Date Created: 06-27-2022

Japanese Cataloging Associate The Japanese Cataloging Associate position is a dynamic and rewarding opportunity to actively apply Japanese language expertise to fulfill the Libraries’ mission of preserving information essential for scholarship and learning at Ohio State. The duties focus on creating detailed descriptions of the books and other materials in Japanese for the online catalog. The Associate will learn and apply cataloging rules and standards. This position searches, evaluates, and modifies bibliographic records in online databases (OCLC and Sierra) and updates, saves, and imports records; identifies, packs, ships, and receives Japanese-language materials for outsourced original cataloging, and makes appropriate updates to online databases; identifies materials that require action or decision by another staff member and provides appropriate documentation for those processes; attends and participates in workshops, meetings, and committees; identifies problems and discrepancies in databases and reports them to the supervisor; consistently demonstrates commitment to the Libraries’ values and promotes an organizational culture of Discovery, Connection, Equity, Integrity, and Stewardship (https://library.osu.edu/strategic-directions) as well as dedication to advance the work of the Content and Access division. All other duties as assigned. Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience; proficiency in reading Japanese (including hiragana, katakana, and some kanji) and in reading, writing, and speaking English; close attention to detail; desire to engage in an ongoing learning process; ability to apply principles and procedures. Desired Qualifications: One year of experience with bibliographic cataloging or other relevant library experience. Application: Please submit cover letter and resume with the online application at https://osu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/OSUCareers/job/Columbus-Campus/Japanese-Cataloging-Associate_R52034. The posting will close after 30 days. Pay Range: The posting range for this position is $19.52 to $21.64 an hour. The Ohio State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, HIV/AIDS status, military status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. The Ohio State University is a member of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Diversity Alliance. University Libraries is committed to building a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds and ages. We are taking steps to meet that commitment and especially encourage members of under-represented communities to apply, including but not limited to women, people of color, LGBTQ+ people, veterans, and people with different abilities. We know there are great candidates who have backgrounds less traditional to our field of work—if that is you, please apply and tell us about yourself.

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