(1 November 2014) The Ohio State University Libraries invites applications and nominations for the position of Japanese Studies Librarian to join a substantial, responsive and high impact area studies program which strongly supports research and teaching at the University. The Japanese Studies collection is relevant and distinctive, reflecting the prominence of the University’s East Asian Studies Center, the Institute for Japanese Studies and the Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures (DEALL). The Japanese Studies Librarian is a critical partner for these dynamic programs and leads the Libraries’ engagement and collection building in these areas to advance discovery and learning in a globalized, information-rich environment. The Japanese Studies Librarian is responsible for outreach activities, collection development, and research services that cultivate relationships and enhance teaching, learning, and research in the East Asian Studies Center, the Institute for Japanese Studies and DEALL. The Japanese Studies Librarian also builds partnerships to participate in shared practices that connect the Libraries’ learning environment, expertise, resources, and services with constituent needs.
CEAL has the job description.