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South Asia Studies Library Assistant - Job #7478


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office hours:

8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
(closed daily for lunch,
noon to 1 p.m.)

Student Job Opening

Date Posted: 
Monday, February 11, 2019 - 3:00pm
Student supervisor: 
Adnan Malik
Arts and Humanities Division
STDT 2, ($15/hr)
How many students will be hired for this job?: 
Does this job require work study?: 
Work Study Required

Work Schedule

Minimum Hours/Week: 
Maximum Hours/Week: 
Minimum Hours/Shift: 
Specific Work Hours: 
M-F 9am - 5pm

Job Information

Job Duties: 

Assist in reviewing publications from South Asia for potential inclusion in the Library’s collections.  Looking up bibliographic records in Oskicat to identify and weed out duplicates.  Assist in preparing rare publications in print or microfilm for cataloging by translating and transliterating title pages to provide relevant information to catalogers. 

Note:  Graduates OR Undergraduate students with language proficiency are encouraged to apply.

Required Qualifications: 

Fluency in Tamil and/or Telugu required.

Desired Qualifications: 

Experience with library research skills including familiarity with Oskicat and Melvyl. Ability to work independently and reliably, to organize and prioritize work. Intellectual curiosity and good communication skills are valuable qualities for the job.

Special Notes: 

This position is posted for graduate students, but qualified undergraduates will be considered as well.