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Forwarding two temporary job postings in the local D.C. area.



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The GW Libraries seeks a Korean-language project cataloger

POSITION DESCRIPTION:
GW Libraries seeks a temporary part-time Korean-language project cataloger for a six month term.

The project cataloger will:
●      Organize, and catalog the unprocessed Korean language materials, including original and copy cataloging; (materials include Korean publications written using Chinese characters);
●      Romanize Korean and Chinese scripts following ALA-LC Romanization Table for Korean
●      Perform cataloging following AACR2/RDA;
●      Identify and apply Uniform Resource Identifiers (URIs);
●      Manage the overall processing of the collection, including creating corresponding holding and item records, attaching barcodes and making the title ready for physical preparation;
●      Ensure accessibility and discoverability;
●      Coordinate cataloging work with the GW Libraries Resource Description group

Required Qualifications:
●      Reading and writing proficiency in Korean;
●      Bachelor of Arts;
●      Experience performing cataloging following national standards;
●      Detailed-oriented with good organization skill, and demonstrated ability to be self-motivated and to work independently, and collaboratively

Desired Qualifications:
●      MLIS from an ALA accredited institution or equivalent;
●      Ability to perform original and copy cataloging following RDA standards within an integrated library system and using OCLC Connexion;
●      Familiarity with Library of Congress classification and subject headings;
●      Proven experience in using open source tools and/or free software such as MarcEdit, etc.
●      Excellent oral and written English-language skills

Term and Wage Rate: 20 hours/week at $25/hr for approximately 6 months

Application package should include a current resume, and a brief letter addressing your qualifications for the position. Review of applications will begin upon receipt.

Please email the application package to:
TJ Kao ([log in to unmask])
George Washington University Libraries
2130 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20052

The position is based at GW’s Foggy Bottom Campus in Washington, DC. The incumbent may perform other related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.


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The GW Libraries seeks a Chinese-language project cataloger

POSITION DESCRIPTION:
GW Libraries seeks a temporary, part-time Chinese-language project cataloger for a six month term.

The project cataloger will:
●      Organize, and catalog the unprocessed Chinese language materials, including original and copy cataloging;
●      Romanize Chinese scripts following ALA-LC Romanization Table for Chinese
●      Perform cataloging following AACR2/RDA;
●      Identify and apply Uniform Resource Identifiers (URIs);
●      Manage the overall processing of the collection, including creating corresponding holdings and item records, attaching barcodes and making the title ready for physical preparation;
●      Ensure accessibility and discoverability;
●      Coordinate cataloging work with the GW Libraries Resource Description group, and the China Studies Librarian

Required Qualifications:
●      Reading and writing proficiency in Chinese;
●      Bachelor of Arts;
●      Experience performing cataloging following national standards;
●      Detailed-oriented with good organization skill, and demonstrated ability to be self-motivated and to work independently, and collaboratively

Desired Qualifications:
●      MLIS from an ALA accredited institution or equivalent;
●      Ability to perform original and copy cataloging following RDA standards within an integrated library system and using OCLC Connexion;
●      Ability to read both simplified and traditional Chinese characters;
●      Familiarity with Library of Congress classification and subject headings;
●      Proven experience in using open source tools and/or free software such as MarcEdit, etc.;
●      Excellent oral and written English-language skills

Term and Wage Rate: 20 hours/week at $25/hr for approximately 6 months

Application package should include a current resume, and a brief letter addressing your qualifications for the position. Review of applications will begin upon receipt.

Please email the application package to:
TJ Kao ([log in to unmask])
George Washington University Libraries
2130 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20052

The position is based at GW’s Foggy Bottom Campus in Washington, DC. The incumbent may perform other related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.