Sungdai Cho sundy at binghamton.edu
Wed Apr 3 15:24:55 EST 2002

Would you please spead out the position search below?  Thanks.


East Asian Studies Librarian/Bibliographer-Cataloger

The Libraries of Binghamton University invite applications for the position
of East Asian Studies Librarian/Bibliographer-Cataloger.  Binghamton
University is currently in the process of increasing its holdings of East
Asian resources. The incumbent will participate in the development and
management of the Libraries' Chinese, Japanese and Korean vernacular
collections, including original cataloging and complex copy cataloging of
monographs, serials and electronic resources.  In addition, the incumbent
will provide specialized reference and instructional services and be liaison
between the Libraries and the Asian & Asian-American Studies Program.


Requirements include an MLS from an ALA-accredited institution; 3 or more
years of experience in either reference, instruction or cataloging at an
academic library; familiarity with research trends in East Asian studies;
fluency in reading, writing, and speaking either Chinese, Japanese or
Korean; knowledge of AACR2, LCSH, USMARC, LCRI, and LC classification;
strong oral and written English language communication skills; evidence of
professional growth, service activities, and contribution to the library
profession to meet faculty criteria for promotion and tenure.   Preferred:
Advanced degree or graduate coursework in an area of East Asian or
Asian-American studies; experience in collection development; reading
knowledge of an additional CJK language; familiarity with library automation
developments and their application to CJK materials.


Appointment rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and
experience. Minimum starting salary $35,000, plus excellent fringe benefits
including TIAA/CREF.  The first four years of this tenure track position
will be grant-funded. The University is strongly committed to development of
this new program.


Located in upstate New York, Binghamton University is nationally recognized
for its strong academic programs, distinguished faculty, and talented
students.  Nineteen specialized research centers attract scholars from
around the globe to Binghamton's modern campus.  One of four university
centers within the State University of New York, Binghamton enrolls more
than 12,000 students in programs leading to bachelor's, master's and
doctoral degrees.  Binghamton University Libraries collections consist of
approximately 1.6 million volumes.  The Libraries use Ex Libris' Library
Management System as part of SUNYConnect, a SUNY-wide project that will
create a linked online catalog, universal library borrowing, document
delivery services, and a full-text digital collection for over 60 campuses
within the SUNY system.  For more information on Binghamton University,
visit our web site at http://www.binghamton.edu.


Mail or fax (no electronic applications) cover letter, current resume and
the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three references to:
Mary Ann Sincavage
Assistant to the Director for Personnel Administration
Binghamton University Libraries
State University of New York
P.O. Box 6012
Binghamton, NY 13902-6012

Fax 607-777-4848

For priority consideration, applications should be received by
May 7th, 2002.  Applications accepted until position is filled.
Full job description available upon written request.
Binghamton University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.

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