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Subject:

Bibliographical Asst (East Asian Languages) at the JRUL

From:

Jennifer Curtis <[log in to unmask]>

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Jennifer Curtis <[log in to unmask]>

Date:

Wed, 11 Jan 2006 18:03:39 -0000

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Sent on behalf of Dr Diana Leitch ([log in to unmask]

Dear Colleagues,

 Please could you publicise this new temporary position of 
Bibliographical Assistant (East Asian Langauges) at the John 
Rylands University Library,
The University of Manchester.

Apologies for any cross posting.

Best wishes,

Diana M. Leitch

Dr Diana M. Leitch, BSc, PhD, FRSC,
Deputy University Librarian (Information Resources and Academic 
Support)
and Associate Director of the John Rylands Library, The John 
Rylands
University Library, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, 
Manchester,
M13 9PP, United Kingdom Tel 00 44 161 275 3700/3737 Fax 00 44 
161 275 3759
mobile 07768 560779 email  [log in to unmask]

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- THE UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER PARTICULARS OF 
APPOINTMENT THE JOHN RYLANDS
UNIVERSITY LIBRARY

BIBLIOGRAPHICAL ASSISTANT (East Asian Languages)
Cataloguing and Book Processing Department
Fixed term for 6 months

Ref: ACS/437/06

The Library invites applications for the above post which is fixed 
term for 6 months.
Salary from circa ?19,900 per annum, subject to skills and 
experience.
Applications should be returned by 26 January 2006 with the 
names of two referees and the Equal Opportunities Monitoring 
form, marked "Confidential - Staff Application" and addressed to:

The Staffing Secretary
The John Rylands University Library
The University of Manchester
Oxford Road
Manchester
M13 9PP


Unfortunately, due to financial constraints, it is not possible for the
University to acknowledge applications or to contact all 
unsuccessful
applicants. If you have not been contacted by 26 February 2006, 
you should
assume that, on this occasion, your application has not been 
successful.
We would, however, like to take this opportunity to thank you for 
your
interest in The University of Manchester.

WITH THE COMPLIMENTS OF THE JOHN RYLANDS 
UNIVERSITY LIBRARY


UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER

The John Rylands University Library

BIBLIOGRAPHICAL ASSISTANT (EAST ASIAN LANGUAGES)

Cataloguing and Book Processing Department

BACKGROUND

The John Rylands University Library provides library and information
services to the students and staff of The University of Manchester, 
which
came into being on 1 October 2004, following the dissolution of the
Victoria University of Manchester and UMIST. It is one of the largest
academic library services in the country catering for the needs of 
well
over 32,000 students and researchers, as well as academic staff. 
The JRUL
provides 4 million printed items, 1 million microfilms, over 25,000
electronic journals, 400,000 ebooks and a large number of 
databases to its
members. Its Special Collections are among the greatest in the 
world.

The Cataloguing Department, based in the Main Library, has 
around 20 FTE
staff who are responsible for the cataloguing of all the Library's 
printed
and audio-visual material onto the Talis Library Management 
System.

The University is currently developing its courses in Chinese and 
East
Asian studies and to support this development the Library is 
looking to
appoint a Bibliographical Assistant to catalogue Chinese and East 
Asian
materials.

The post is based primarily in the Main Library, however all Library
employees are required to work at any Library site, as necessary.

All Library staff are required to wear an identity badge.

Hours
Hours of work are 35 per week (full time), worked during normal 
office
hours, Monday to Friday (full details of the hours of work will be 
given
on appointment). A flexible working hours scheme is available.

The University of Manchester

Job Description

Job Title: Bibliographical Assistant (East Asian Languages)

Responsible to: Head of Cataloguing & Book Processing

Organisation Unit: Cataloguing & Book Processing Department

Date: December 2005

Overall Purpose of the Role
To catalogue the Library's Chinese language materials onto the 
Library's
computer system.

Key Responsibilities, Accountabilities or Duties
To carry out original and copy cataloguing to AACR and MARC 
standards

To search a range of external databases for bibliographic records.

To carry out name authority work.

To carry out subject analysis of items, assigning Dewey 
classification
numbers or Library of Congress Subject Headings, as required.

To carry out such other duties as may be required by the Head of 
the
Department or the University Librarian.

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Experience
A relevant degree.

Demonstrable proficiency in written and spoken Mandarin.

The ability to work on one's own and as part of a team.

Good verbal and written communication skills.

A high level of personal organisation.

The ability to concentrate on tasks and to pay attention to detail, 
while
making good progress with the work in hand.

Good keyboarding skills

Desirable
A postgraduate qualification in librarianship, or experience of 
working in
a library, preferably in an academic institution.

Knowledge of other East Asian languages, particularly Japanese.

Ability to transliterate East Asian scripts into Roman script

Knowledge of AACR2 and MARC or other cataloguing experience

Comprehensive knowledge and experience of relevant processes 
and
procedures and specialised software.

Proven initiative and judgment to resolve daily problems

Note
This document is intended as a general guide to the duties of the 
post and
conditions of service. It does not constitute a contract of 
employment
between the University and the person appointed. The successful 
candidate
will receive a full set of conditions of service on appointment.

Ref ACS/437/06

THE UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER

THE JOHN RYLANDS UNIVERSITY LIBRARY

BIBLIOGRAPHICAL ASSISTANT (EAST ASIAN LANGUAGES)

CATALOGUING AND BOOK PROCESSING DEPARTMENT

REF ACS/437/06

Salary from circa ?19,900 per annum


Fixed term for 6 months

Applications are invited for the post of Bibliographical Assistant 
(East
Asian Languages).

The University is currently developing its courses in Chinese and 
East
Asian studies and to support this the Library is looking to appoint a
Bibliographical Assistant to catalogue Chinese and East Asian 
materials
onto the Library's computer system. If appointed, you will carry out
original and copy cataloguing to AACR and MARC standards, 
search a range
of external databases for bibliographic records and carry out other
related tasks, including classification.

You must possess a relevant degree and be able to demonstrate 
proficiency
in written and spoken Mandarin. You must also be able to work 
both on your
own and as part of a team and possess good verbal and written
communication skills as well as keyboarding ability. Good 
organisational
skills and the ability to concentrate on tasks and to pay attention to
detail are also requirements of the post. A postgraduate 
qualification in
librarianship, or experience of working in a library, preferably in an
academic institution is desirable as is a knowledge of other East 
Asian
languages, particularly Japanese and an ability to transliterate East
Asian scripts into Roman script.

The post is fixed term for 6 months. Normal working hours are 35 
per week.
A flexi scheme is also available.

Application forms and further details are available from The Staffing
Secretary, The John Rylands University Library, Oxford Road, 
Manchester,
M13 9PP or email: [log in to unmask] .

Closing date: 26 January 2006.

The University will actively foster a culture of inclusion and diversity
and will seek to achieve true equality of opportunity for all members 
of its community



Mrs Jennifer M Curtis
Head of Digital Programmes
The John Rylands University Library      phone:  0161 306 4935 
The University of Manchester                fax:  0161 273 7488
Oxford Road
Manchester M13 9PP

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