UNIVERSITY LIBRARY TECHNICIAN:
Global Resources and Area Studies, East Asian Resources
Working Title: Assistant to the East Asian Librarian
Position Number: 16924
Salary Range: $24,605 - $54,000
Closing Date: October 7, 2011
The Assistant to the East Asian Librarian works closely with East Asian book vendors and manages the EAR's serials section which includes serial exchanges and gifts, serving as EAR's office manager, compiling statistics, drafting reports, assisting library patrons, maintaining the East Asian Resources website and other duties as assigned.
The Assistant to the East Asian Librarian hires, trains and manages student assistants. In consultation with the East Asian Librarian, the Assistant to the East Asian Librarian creates and maintains up-to-date work procedures consistent with the established central policies and procedures set forth by the University Library. The Assistant assesses workflows and when appropriate assists the supervisor to reorganize EAR's workflow for efficiency.
The successful candidate must be proficient in reading both classical and contemporary publications from East Asia in Chinese and should have good command of the English language in reading, speaking and writing. This person should have good attention to detail and the ability to effectively organize multiple tasks, work with frequent interruptions, set priorities, recognize and solve problems, and work independently.
This position is being recruited at the Advanced Competency Level under the Career Banding program. The hiring range for this position is $36,725 - $41,725.
Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with flexibility.
High school diploma or equivalency and two years of experience in library services, office support, or related field; or equivalent combination of training and experience.
Advanced Chinese language proficiency (reading, writing and the ability to pronounce standard Mandarin Chinese); ability to read Japanese or Korean languages; experience with tools such as OCLC and Millennium, internet searching and HTML skills; the ability to understand relationships between multiple library systems; and experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc.).
To apply for SPA positions, use the Office of Human Resources ApplicantWeb online application system http://www.unc.edu/appweb/step1.html. The ApplicantWeb will guide you through the process of completing your application online. Applicants will be able to create and save applications, resumes and cover letters. Positions are posted on the Library's website until filled. For more information on application procedures, applicants may contact:
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