Position Description: Reporting to the Head, International Studies, the Selection and Outreach Support Assistant (SOSA) supports collections and research services activities in European Studies and classics. The SOSA provides support to the International Studies Team more generally in the area of outreach, particularly through the coordination of events, planning of exhibits and management of social media. The SOSA supervises up to 3 student assistants who work on collection-related projects in European Studies and classics, and projects in other areas as determined by the needs of the department.
International Studies is composed of area and subject specialists, who are responsible for building, managing, and providing access to the research collections in all formats, including government information and cartographic resources, in support of humanities and social sciences research and teaching in the area studies. IS librarians serve the faculty and students in these disciplines by providing high-level reference and research services, in person, via e-mail, and telephone. The department collaborates in staffing the Research Library Research Assistance desk and providing digital reference. IS librarians actively participate in UCLA's teaching and learning program, taking the lead in the design and delivery of specialized instruction sessions for upper division and graduate level courses. Subject specialist librarians in IS work closely together and in cooperation with librarians from other UCLA Library units to meet faculty and student needs. They serve as liaisons to academic departments and research units in their areas of responsibility. Liaison librarians are also responsible for library exhibits and digitization projects in their subject areas.
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UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.