A dynamic organization devoted to library services for the East Asian studies communities in North America since 1958.

Dartmouth Libraries: Asian Studies Librarian

Research & Learning Librarian – Asian Studies/Humanities

We are looking for an engaged information professional to join our team of research & learning librarians supporting the Arts & Sciences at Dartmouth. The position will have primary responsibility for liaising with the Asian Societies, Cultures, and Languages (ASCL) Department, additional departments based on education, skill, or interest, and collection development of our Chinese, Japanese, and Korean collections.

As a liaison librarian to academic departments, you will provide research support to undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, and researchers; develop information literacy opportunities both within and outside the curriculum; and manage the library’s print and online collections in your subject areas. You will build and foster positive relationships with departmental faculty and staff, and work to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion goals through collections, programs, and services, in alignment with the goals of the institution and the broader Humanities community.

Required Qualifications:

  • ALA-accredited degree in library and/or information science, or a combination of an advanced subject or professional degree combined with relevant academic library experience.
  • Two or more years of post-graduate experience in an academic or research library or a combination of relevant professional experience.
  • Language proficiency in one or more languages such as: Chinese, Japanese, Korean.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in team environments.
  • Demonstrated skill and commitment to outreach, engagement, and public service.
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills; ability to communicate effectively, prioritize tasks, manage time, problem solve, and complete projects.
  • Knowledge of and proficiency with key information resources in the Humanities and Social Sciences.

Bring your unique skills, grow them through professional development and engagement, and help us empower students by unlocking their individual potential. As a potential staff member at Dartmouth Libraries, you will be joining our organization at a pivotal moment. After consulting and collaborating with our academic community, campus partners, and library colleagues, Dartmouth Libraries have a new strategic direction – Research Engine, Powering Knowledge. Grounded in our Purpose and Vision, this strategic framework supports us in achieving our goals and aspirations. Those aspirations are to:

  • Empower students by unlocking individual potential
  • Accelerate advanced research
  • Elevate scholarship with powerful research tools and methods and
  • Amplify Dartmouth’s impact across the scholarly ecosystem

APPLICATION: Review of applications will begin July 1st and will continue until the position is filled. To see the complete position description and to apply online please go to:


Hiring range: $65,000- $81,200

Do you have questions?

Contact Jennifer Natale, Head of Research & Learning, jennifer.j.natale@dartmouth.edu


Founded in 1769, Dartmouth is a member of the Ivy League and consistently ranks among the world’s greatest academic institutions. The Dartmouth Libraries are dedicated to supporting teaching, learning, and research and works in partnership with the students and faculty of the School of Arts & Sciences, the Thayer School of Engineering, the Tuck School of Business, the Geisel School of Medicine, and the Guarini School of Graduate and Advanced Studies. Dartmouth Libraries are supported by a highly committed staff of about 145. Dartmouth Libraries are a member of the Ivy Plus Libraries Confederation, the Association of Research Libraries, CRL, NERL, HathiTrust, CLIR/DLF, and the Library Publishing Coalition.

Dartmouth is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.