Library Associate

Columbus, Ohio
03 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
01 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

This position is responsible for cataloging primarily Chinese materials in various formats, using national, international, and The Ohio State University Libraries (OSUL) rules and standards, and for assimilating new rules and practices as they are established. The Chinese Cataloger evaluates and modifies existing records and creates new records in an international database (OCLC); verifies accuracy of authority files in the online local system and OCLC; creates and/or updates authority records; provides language expertise to support the acquisition of Chinese materials; supports description of e-resources and other formats in Chinese; collaborates with supervisor in setting priorities and solving problems; is responsible for hiring, training, and coordinating the activities and workflows of one or more Chinese cataloging student assistants when needed; attends and participates in workshops, meetings and committees. Consistently demonstrates commitment to our values and promotes an organizational culture of Discovery, Connection, Equity, Integrity, and Stewardship ( as well as dedication to advance the work of the Content and Access unit. All other duties as assigned.