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International Studies, Southeast Asia Section - Student Specialist

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Posted 3 March, 2014. Closed 13 June, 2014.

Department:

International Studies, Southeast Asia Section

Job Title:

Student Specialist

Date Posted:

3 March, 2014

Closing Date:

13 June, 2014

Number Available:

1

Rate:

$9.70 per hour

Start Date: Immediately

Hours:

10 hours per week; hours between 9 am - 5 pm Monday through Friday

Duties:

  • Transliterate (into Western alphabet) titles and serial issue numbers
  • Input bibliographic and order records for titles received in Burmese language
  • Check vendor catalogs and invoices against library holdings
  • Assist in the description and management of electronic journal files in Burmese
  • Assist in providing metadata for a database of scanned documents in Burmese

    Required Qualifications:

    • Knowledge of Burmese language
    • Good communications skills in English
    • Highly accurate typing skills; minimum speed 40 wpm
    • Should be highly detail oriented
    • Must be willing to learn computer procedures and the Library of Congress transliteration schedules
    Other Job Details: This is a limited duration position that will end 13 June, 2014.

    Application Process:

    1. Complete a UW Libraries student job application form. To ensure compatibility and consideration, complete the application form using Adobe Reader (some programs, including versions of Mac Preview, are not fully compatible with PDF forms).
    2. Submit the following materials by uploading them to the Library student employment online dropbox:
      • Application form
      • Resume

    Selected applicants will be contacted for an interview.

    For additional information or questions regarding student job opportunities, or for assistance with the application process, please contact the Student Employment Coordinator, UW Libraries:
    Erik Dahl
    206-685-1820
    eadahl@uw.edu