University of California, Berkeley

The Library

Reference and Instruction Librarian (50%-time position)
Thomas J. Long Business Library

Hiring range: Assistant Librarian I - Associate Librarian IV
Full-time salary range: $47,544 - $58,188, depending upon qualifications

This is a 50%-time, one-year temporary appointment available starting August 2012.

The Environment

The UC Berkeley Library is an internationally renowned research and teaching facility at one of the nation's premier public universities that serves 25,500 undergraduate students, 10,000 graduate students, and 2,000 faculty members. The Library is comprised of approximately 20 libraries, including the Doe/Moffitt Libraries, The Bancroft Library, and the C.V. Starr East Asian Library collectively offering extensive collections in all formats and robust services to connect users with those collections and build their related research skills. The Library is a member of the Center for Research Libraries (CRL), the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), Online Computer Library Center (OCLC), and the Research Libraries Group (RLG), and is an active participant in the California Digital Library (CDL). Discover more about the Library and our initiatives through our website at http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/.

The Thomas J. Long Business Library is located in the Haas School of Business, but reports to the University Library. Its mission is to serve the information needs of more than 2,000 students, faculty, and staff in the Haas School as well as other campus departments. The Long Library holds more than 100,000 print volumes, 1.4 million microforms, and thousands of serials in print and electronic formats. In addition, a large digital library of business information is provided through links on the library's homepage. The staff consists of 2 FTE librarians, 2 FTE operations staff, and 10-12 student library employees. More information about the Long Library is available at http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/BUSI/.


This half-time position reports to the Head of the Long Business Library. The Reference and Instruction Librarian will:

UC Berkeley librarians are expected to participate in library-wide planning and governance, to work effectively in a shared decision-making environment and to be active professionally. Professional contributions beyond the primary responsibilities are required for advancement in the Librarian series. The successful candidate will show promise or evidence of such contributions.




The Library at the University of California, Berkeley is committed to the support and encouragement of a multicultural environment and seeks candidates who can make positive and imaginative contributions in a context of ethnic and cultural diversity.

Professional librarians at UC are academic appointees and are represented by an exclusive bargaining agent, University Council - American Federation of Teachers (UC-AFT). This position is in the bargaining unit.

All Librarians (full and part-time) are entitled to appropriate professional leave, monetary support for professional development, vacation leave, sick leave, and all other benefits granted to non-faculty academic personnel. The University has an excellent retirement system and sponsors a variety of group health, dental, vision, and life insurance plans in addition to other benefits.


Consideration will be given to applications received by August 3, 2012.

Applicants are encouraged to submit applications by e-mail. Applications should include a letter addressing the candidate's qualifications; a full resume of their education and relevant experience; and the names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references who are knowledgeable about their qualifications for this position.

Send applications to:

Susan E. Wong
Director, Library Human Resources
Library Human Resources Department
110 Doe Library
University of California
Berkeley, CA 94720-6000

Applications received via email preferred.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer


Return to the Library Academic Employment main page