Thursday, January 29, 2009


The UCLA Asian American Studies Center is an equal opportunity employer.

Women, membersof minority groups, persons with disabilities and older persons are encouraged to apply.


Requisition Number: 13167
Job Title: Assistant Library Coordinator at the UCLA ASIAN AMERICAN STUDIES CENTER LIBRARY

Salary: $40,000-$53,000

Starting Date: Monday, March 16, 2009

Job Description:
Under direction and supervision of Center's Library Coordinator and Archivist, the Assistant Library Coordinator will assist with overall supervision and management of a special library supporting research in Asian American Studies through collection development; processing and cataloging; library service; information management systems and bibliographic projects; and recruitment, hiring, training, and supervision of student assistants.

Major duties:
A variety of specialized and technical duties and paraprofessional knowledge of library principles and procedures are necessary to be applied in the following functions and duties:
* Collection development and management of serials, pamphlets, theses lists, media, and related preservation projects
* Cataloging and processing of serials, pamphleted, and monographic items
* Ongoing retrospective catalog conversion work conducted in collaboration with UCLA Library
* Serials, Media, and Pamphlet database updates and reconciliation* Serials Indexing * General public service reference assistance.

Familiarity with Library Catalog and online databases, search process of print and electronic data, Filemaker Pro information management software. Ability to apply Library of Congress and customized classification systems for cataloging. Understanding of user information needs and queries. Ability to type accurately and quickly. Ability to follow university guidelines and fill out forms. Demonstrated experience with database management protocol. Demonstrated experience with information management system protocol. Familiarity with Pro-Cite bibliographic management software. Excel spreadsheet software, network protocol, repair/back-up/security utilities. Ability to train and supervise student assistants. Ability to assign appropriate information software. Demonstrated knowledge of Macintosh Operating System. Knowledge of Asian American Studies literature and research. Knowledge of Asian American & Pacific Islander community. Familiarity with Asian and Pacific Islander American issues. Ability to edit for content, spelling, grammar, and accuracy. Ability to write clear, concise, and accurate correspondence.

Application Deadline: Must be received by Monday, February 9, 2009
For more detailed information and to apply directly, please go to the UCLA Career Opportunities website:
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