East Asian Cataloging - Student Hourly

Job Description

This position will involve copy cataloging materials in Chinese, Japanese and/or Korean languages with the coordination of the East Asian outsourcing cataloging activities. Ensures materials are sent out on schedule and returns are processed promptly.

Required Qualifications

  • Current KU student enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours
  • Reading knowledge of Chinese, Japanese or Korean
  • Excellent organizational skills, accuracy, and attention to detail as evidenced by application

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prefer reading knowledge of Chinese (simplified and traditional) and the ability to romanize characters into the Latin alphabet using the Pinyin system
  • Ability to maintain work schedule under minimal supervision
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Previous experience in libraries

Additional Candidate Instructions

Complete Application Includes: Online application, cover letter, and 3 references

Contact Information to Applicants

Sonja Holmgren

Advertised Salary Range


Work Schedule

10 - 20 hours per week Monday - Friday, based around class schedule

Anticipated Start Date

Monday September 18, 2023

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Posting Information

  • Posting ID:  26045BR
  • Department:  Libraries-General
  • Primary Campus:  University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
  • Reg/Temp:  Temporary
  • Employee Class:  S-Student

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