Jun 28

Job: Librarian, Asian and Middle Eastern Division – Library of Congress (Washington, DC)

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Position: Librarian, Asian and Middle Eastern Division
Posted by:
Library of Congress
Location: Washington, D.C., USA
Contract: Full-time

Here’s a JET-relevant job passed along to us:

The Asian and Middle Eastern Division at the Library of Congress is currently seeking a librarian to catalog materials in Japanese.

Qualifications include:

  • Ability to communicate in Japanese, English, and preferably another Asian language.**
  • Knowledge of library metadata rules, practices, and procedures.**
  • Ability to acquire and process library materials.**
  • Ability to use library software applications, integrated library platforms, and other information technology.**
  • Knowledge of the history, politics, literature, and culture of one or more Asian countries, including Japan and East Asia preferred.
  • Ability to develop and maintain relationships and provide consultation and liaison services.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing.
  • Ability to communicate effectively other than in writing.

The knowledge, skills, and abilities that are marked with a double asterisk (**) in the vacancy announcement and the applicant questionnaire are considered the most critical for a position.

Application Process: For more information and to apply, please click this link: https://www.usajobs.gov/job/661389900. Applications will only be accepted through the link above, and the job announcement closes on July 13, 2022.

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