Job Opening: Ohio State University Libraries: Project Coordinator-Manga/Special Collections Cataloger

Term-appointment for two years. Primary responsibility is to coordinate the cataloging of the Japanese Manga collection, primarily housed in the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum, including books, serials, audiovisual materials and original art; secondary duties include providing original and copy cataloging of Japanese language and other materials in other Special Collections; works under the general supervision of Head of Special Collections Cataloging and in consultation with the Curator of Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum and Japanese Studies Librarian.

Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience; reading/writing native or master level Japanese language skills; experience Romanizing Japanese; independent and detailed work; effective oral/written/interpersonal communication skills; works in archival storage conditions. Successful completion of background check.

Desired Qualification: Experience cataloging using AACR2/MARC; experience Romanizing Japanese according to ALA-LC Romanization Tables; knowledge of the history/development of Manga; experience using OCLC Connexion Client; experience using III Millennium ILS; experience in project planning, workflow development/documentation; Master’s Degree or equivalent education/experience; MLS or related field or Master’s Degree in Japanese, East Asian Studies, or related field.

Target salary: $35,609.60 – $39,000.00 Annually

For full position description and to apply, please see

Title: Project Coordinator
Department: Collection & Technical Srvcs
Posting Number: 365297

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