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Sunday, October 23, 2016

[LIBJOBS] Job posting -- Japan - Nisshin City (near Nagoya) - Librarian [entry level]

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Librarian (Entry Level Position)



Nagoya University of Commerce and Business ( )  seeks a full time, entry level western trained Librarian.


Job Description:


The successful candidate will be responsible for providing library services primarily to our foreign exchange students as well as our non-Japanese speaking faculty.


Other responsibilities may include, but are not limited to the following:


·      Copyediting  of various types of documents written in English

·      Provide information from western language sources regarding tertiary education as well as academic libraries at the request of the university administration.

·      Perform other library related duties as assigned, such as stack maintenance and weeding of the foreign language collection


Required Qualifications:


·      Master's degree in Library Science/Information Science from an American Library Association-accredited program or equivalent

·      Native or near-native English language ability

·      Familiarity with trends in academic librarianship, especially in the United States and the United Kingdom

·      Ability to work as a member of a team in a collegial environment

·      Excellent written and oral communication skills


Preferred Qualifications::


·      Experience in copyediting / proofreading


How to apply:


Please send electronic copies of the following documents to:

Wayne Shimoguchi (Foreign Section Librarian) at


1)   Resume

2)   Cover Letter

Application Deadline: November 30, 2016


Thank you.

Very truly yours,

Wayne Shimoguchi
Foreign Section Librarian
Nagoya Shoka Daigaku
(Nagoya University of Commerce and Business Administration)
4-4 Sagamine, Komenoki-cho
Nisshin-shi, Aichi-ken 470-0193

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