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Data Entry Specialist – books & periodicals

East View Information Services Hopkins Part-time

Company Introduction

Do you like foreign languages or global studies? Library Science or troubleshooting?

East View is a leading provider of native and translated foreign language information products and services, including Russian, Chinese, and Arabic databases, print periodicals, books and microforms. We serve all geographies and many market segments, including academic institutions, government organizations, corporations, public and federal libraries and law firms.

Position Summary:

East View Information Services is seeking a part-time data entry specialist at our Minnetonka headquarters. Fluency in English is required, as well as working knowledge of Chinese (reading fluency preferred). This position would comprise of 20-25 hours per week, with some flexibility in scheduling (hours will fall between 8-5, Monday-Friday). This person must be detail-oriented and have basic computer knowledge.


  • Entry of books and periodicals into our systems in multiple languages
  • Learning and adhering to specific data entry guidelines necessary for our customer base
  • Learning and using the special tools we have built to make foreign language data entry easier
  • Preparing purchase orders for entered products when requested
  • Cover scans of important products to be added to our system/website
  • Other tasks as assigned by supervisor


  • Strong attention to detail or proof-reading
  • Chinese reading and writing language skills required (simplified and/or traditional)
  • Fluency in English language
  • Any prior experience in academic research, library science or publishing work environment desired but not required
  • Must be highly organized and skilled in time management with ability to prioritize work, handle multiple tasks, and manage deadlines
  • Must have strong track record of accuracy in communications and technical details
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel and other MS Office products
  • Ability to learn new products quickly and to adapt to changes in delivered services.
  • This is an onsite position located in Minnetonka MN near Hopkins Crossroads/Hwy 394

Workplace Details

  • This is a 100% onsite position located in Hopkins Minnesota near Hopkins Crossroads/Hwy 394
  • The schedule is 20-25 hours per week during core business hours (Monday-Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm).
  • Ample, free, onsite parking.

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