George Washington University hiring China Studies Librarian

(3 December 2015) The GW Libraries seeks applicants with a deep academic interest in contemporary China. The successful candidate will possess outreach acumen along with a passion for exploration and learning, the desire to work in successful collaboration with others, and the potential to contribute to a dynamic organization committed to achievement.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities: The China Studies librarian is responsible for developing, planning and managing the services and collections of the China Documentation Center and Taiwan Resource Center. The librarian engages in outreach to faculty, students and researchers focused on China across the social sciences and humanities; develops associated programming, manages budgets, and develops, evaluates and manages strong interdisciplinary collections and specialized services in support of the University’s evolving research mission. The position is responsible for selecting and acquiring resources in Chinese, English and other languages relevant to the study of the region, non-Roman script cataloging, and for coordinating related processing of content to ensure discoverability.

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