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Security Patrol Officer – Swing & Night shifts #21109

  • Job ID: 21109
  • Location: Main Campus-Berkeley
  • Full/Part Time: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Department: Library Administration
  • The First Review Date for this job is: 2/8/2016

About Berkeley

The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. Berkeley's culture of openness, freedom and acceptance-academic and artistic, political and cultural-make it a very special place for students, faculty and staff.

Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. In deciding whether to apply for a staff position at Berkeley, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the alignment of the Berkeley Workplace Culture with their potential for success at http://jobs.berkeley.edu/why-berkeley.html

Application Review Date

  • The First Review Date for this job is: 2/8/2016
  • Departmental Overview

    The UC Berkeley Library is an internationally renowned research and teaching facility at one of the nation's premier public universities. In a highly diverse and intellectually rich environment, Berkeley serves a campus community of 27,500 undergraduate students, 10,400 graduate students, and a faculty of 2,200. The Library comprises 24 campus libraries - including the Doe/Moffitt Libraries, the Bancroft Library, the C. V. Starr East Asian Library, Jean Hargrove Music Library and 18 other subject specialty libraries housed in academic buildings on the Berkeley campus. With a collection of more than 11 million volumes and a collection and resource budget of over $17 million, the Library offers extensive collections in all formats and robust services to connect users with those collections and build their related research skills. The Library is supported by a General Fund Operations budget of over $46 million, approximately 500 restricted and unrestricted funds totaling another $20 million and employs over 420 employees which include faculty, librarians, professional and support staff. The Library also employs approximately 600 students throughout the academic year and summer. The Library workforce is concentrated on the central campus but include staff stationed in Richmond (2 sites) and Oakland (1 site). The Doe-Moffitt Libraries are the primary libraries for humanities, social sciences, and undergraduate library services on the Berkeley campus. The Library Security Unit of Library Facilities provides security to the Doe-Moffitt complex and collections including Bancroft Library and the 24 Subject Specialty Libraries around the campus. The security patrol officer is responsible for guarding university property to protect people, prevent theft, violence, or infractions of rules. Security personnel enforce library and campus policies and California State laws applicable to libraries. In addition, security personnel provide directional/informational assistance to students, staff, faculty, library users from the general public, and visitors. Security officers assist with crowds and traffic control at public events. The library security officer collaborates with UCPD as needed.

    Responsibilities

  • Routinely patrols the Doe, Doe-Annex, Gardner Main Stacks and the Moffitt library buildings; interior and perimeters, and carries the required equipment for patrolling. Account for all security equipment at the beginning and end of the shift. Be familiar with the general lay out of the buildings within the complex. Know the locations of alarmed facilities, alarmed doors and alarm panels, light switches and fire extinguishers and their operating procedures. Unlock building entry/exit doors at the beginning of Library hours and ensure that the buildings are cleared and locked securely at closing time. Record building checks conducted on the Building Check Log and punch in checks at the designated punch clock locations within the building complex. Be alert for any safety and security hazards, building maintenance problems and report problems to Facilities & Security Office or to Campus Facilities Services after normal office hours. Serves as back up relief for the Bancroft Library day shift security desk monitor.
  • Maintain operational control and supervision of all the student security monitors working during the shift.
  • Assign postings, rotate post and break periods. Conduct post checks and keep security monitors abreast of current information, policy changes, etc.
  • Assist the Head of Security in training newly hired personnel. Promote appropriate behavior, responsibility and accountability among staff members.
  • Enforce the Library Policy on Conduct, Rules of Conduct in Campus Buildings, and California laws applicable to libraries and other policies related to security.
  • Implement the Library Security Operating Manual and the Building Emergency Plan and notify key personnel.
  • Respond to incident/complaint reports or to any emergency situation, notify UCPD and superiors, take appropriate action, conduct investigations and complete the required security report forms.
  • Report illegal, suspicious, criminal activity to UCPD, notify supervisor and complete security report.
  • Review security reports from previous shift and pass-on for information that may be useful to the incoming employee’s shift.
  • Provide assistance to faculty, staff, patrons and the public in general.
  • Provide access for custodians into alarmed facilities and restricted areas during scheduled custodial services.
  • Maintain a chronological record of security-related activities, incident/complaint reports, messages and the action taken. Complete and submit required security reports in a professional and timely manner.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.
  • Required Qualifications

  • Excellent inter-personal skills for working with subordinate staff, other Library employees, and Library patrons as well as dealing appropriately with disruptive individuals attracted to the Library.
  • Strong commitment to a high level of public service as well as to firm treatment of persons who threaten the safety of people and the orderly research environment of the University Library.
  • Demonstrated effective management skills, experience in training and supervising personnel.
  • Demonstrated effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Must have proficient computer skills and experience in the operation and applications related to electronic security systems, particularly the Software House, C-cure 900 Alarm and CCTV – Installed Unit and Intrasa and dedicated camera platform.
  • Must have an excellent attendance record and the availability to work flexible hours.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Security guard state license (BSIS) and safety training certificate.
  • Certification in First Aid, CPR and AED.
  • Certificate of Training in C-cure Alarm and CCTV security system.
  • Experience working security in an academic setting.
  • Salary & Benefits

    How to Apply

    Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.

    http://jobs.berkeley.edu/job-listings.html

    Criminal Background Check

    This position has been designated as sensitive and may require a Criminal Background Check. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of a Criminal Background Check

    Mandated Reporter

    This position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter required to report the observed or suspected abuse or neglect of children, dependent adults, or elders to designated law enforcement or social service agencies. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon completion of signed statements acknowledging the responsibilities of a Mandated Reporter.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see: http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

  • Data/GIS Technology Lead #21087

    • Job ID: 21087
    • Location: Main Campus-Berkeley
    • Full/Part Time: Full-Time
    • Regular/Temporary: Regular
    • Department: Library Administration
    • The First Review Date for this job is: 2/4/2016

    About Berkeley

    The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. Berkeley's culture of openness, freedom and acceptance-academic and artistic, political and cultural-make it a very special place for students, faculty and staff.

    Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. In deciding whether to apply for a staff position at Berkeley, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the alignment of the Berkeley Workplace Culture with their potential for success at http://jobs.berkeley.edu/why-berkeley.html

    Application Review Date

  • The First Review Date for this job is: 2/4/2016
  • Departmental Overview

    The UC Berkeley Library provides scholarly information to all faculty and students in the support of the University's research and instruction mission. The Library Applications & Publishing Group (LAP) provides technical support for Library, including developing, purchasing and/or supporting all types of hardware platforms and software applications. LAP has primary responsibility for supporting and building UC Berkeley Library’s Integrated Library System (ILS), Digital Library, and web presence. The UC Berkeley Library is a leader in the investigation and implementation of advanced digital library services. Areas of current work include scalable digital library system architectures, developing efficient methods for creating digital library content, the long-term preservation of digital materials, and standards for digital objects, digitization, and archival collection descriptions. LAP supports digital library activities by providing managerial and technical analysis, writing programs to create digital content, writing, enhancing, and maintaining tools to publish, create, and manage digital objects, and training staff for projects that add content to our digital library.

    Responsibilities

    This position supports the Library’s data applications, including GIS, and other digital library programs and will adopt, adapt, develop and maintain software to provide a web-based geospatial discovery and access portal using open source technologies in an inter-institutional, community-based, development effort. The successful candidate will work to provision the necessary computing systems to support data services and implement and manage spatial data infrastructure, including administration of specialized GIS applications, including geoserver, geohydra, geoblacklight. They will develop software for the import and management of UCB’s GIS data collections., manage data services, e.g., OAI, SOLR API, data set management and access. In addition, they will play an active role in the higher education GIS researcher community, representing the UCB Library in the development of open source and consortial service efforts. This position will be relied on to provide technical expertise to project manager and other Library staff to define application specifications, staffing needs and timeline. In addition they will be relied upon to independently create specifications, design information architecture, coordinate and assign work with other programmers, determine system needs, and follow through with testing and quality control.

    Required Qualifications

  • Requires thorough knowledge of applications programming function.
  • Requires interest in and knowledge of GIS technologies.
  • Requires advanced skills associated with programming design, modification and implementation.
  • Must be able to communicate technical information in a clear and concise manner with both technical and non-technical staff.
  • Requires ability to understand business needs and how business systems can support those needs.
  • Must be self motivated, work independently or as part of a team, able to learn quickly, meet deadlines and demonstrate problem solving skills.
  • Must have advanced skills in web applications, web programming language and object oriented programming concepts.
  • Requires experience with Perl, PHP, Python, or other programming languages
  • Knowledge of shell scripting languages, e.g., sh, csh, ksh
  • Knowledge of data services, e.g., OAI, SOLR API
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Linux environment, tools, and libraries
  • Working knowledge of HTML, CSS, Javascript, XSTL, and XML
  • Knowledge of raster and vector resources, geodatabase configuration and management tools (e.g., GeoServer, OpenLayers, OGC standards, etc).
  • Experience in software engineering in web, solr-lucene, and database-backed application environments, and experience in contributing and/or defining the technical architecture of complex systems.
  • Experience with, or knowledge of, Ruby, and Ruby on Rails, for application development and enhancements to framework, including plug-ins, engines and gems, for developing and deploying applications.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Has skills needed to develop conversion and system implementation plans.
  • Knowledge of SQL language and experience with database software, e.g., MySQL
  • Knowledge of different image formats
  • Knowledge of CGI and Servlet programming
  • Experience installing, upgrading, or configuring Apache
  • Requires knowledge of other related areas of IT.
  • Knowledge relating to the design and development of applications programs across the organization.
  • Salary & Benefits

    How to Apply

    Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.

    http://jobs.berkeley.edu/job-listings.html

    Mandated Reporter

    This position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter required to report the observed or suspected abuse or neglect of children, dependent adults, or elders to designated law enforcement or social service agencies. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon completion of signed statements acknowledging the responsibilities of a Mandated Reporter.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see: http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

  • Head of Deposit Services #21093

    • Job ID: 21093
    • Location: Off Campus-Berkeley
    • Full/Part Time: Full-Time
    • Regular/Temporary: Regular
    • Department: Library Administration
    • The First Review Date for this job is: 2/4/2016

    About Berkeley

    The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. Berkeley's culture of openness, freedom and acceptance-academic and artistic, political and cultural-make it a very special place for students, faculty and staff.

    Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. In deciding whether to apply for a staff position at Berkeley, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the alignment of the Berkeley Workplace Culture with their potential for success at http://jobs.berkeley.edu/why-berkeley.html

    Application Review Date

  • The First Review Date for this job is: 2/4/2016
  • Departmental Overview

    The Northern Regional Library Facility (NRLF) is a cooperative shelving facility for library materials belonging to the UC libraries in California. It is one of two shared facilities developed to store, preserve, and provide access to low-use library collections. It is administered by the UCB Library. The Deposit Services and the Access Services units are administrative units at the NRLF.

    Responsibilities

  • Manages the Deposit Services unit at the Northern Regional Library Facility (NRLF). Plans, organizes and oversees incoming deposits of library materials:
  • For material deposited by the University of California libraries and non-UC depositors
  • For deposit contributions from institutions participating in the Western Regional Storage Trust (WEST) and other Shared Print programs.
  • Supervises and directs the work of 6-7 FTE employees processing the material.
  • Designs jobs, recruits, hires, trains, and evaluates employees.
  • Establishes procedural guidelines, standards for work produced, and processing goals and objectives for employees.
  • Responsible for creation and maintenance of NRLF records in the catalog, and collection management and statistical reports.
  • Ensures that policies and deposit allocations set by the governing board (the Shared Library Facilities Board) are enforced.
  • Provides guidelines to depositing libraries regarding bibliographic record standards for uniform compliance.
  • Rejects material not meeting NRLF standards and communicates problems back to owning library.
  • Participates in collections/space management projects.
  • Provides project planning for UC systemwide initiatives and the needs of individual campuses.
  • Serves on a variety of UC-wide library committees & task forces.
  • Required Qualifications

  • Strong management, supervisory and organizational leadership skills with demonstrated experience in a lead or supervisory capacity or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Demonstrated experience with managing multiple library-related processing workflows.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build a team, and establish and maintain effective working relationships with diverse constituencies.
  • Self-motivated, with the ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and manage changing priorities.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills, as well as organizational and planning skills.
  • A positive attitude and the ability to work effectively both independently and in a team environment.
  • A strong commitment to public service.
  • Advanced knowledge of searching and interpreting bibliographic & holdings records.
  • Working knowledge of OCLC and MARC cataloging rules, and basic RDA principles.
  • Experience working with integrated library systems.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with technical processing preferably in an academic or research institution.
  • Knowledge of wide array of bibliographic record formats: book, serial, microfilm, electronic, etc.
  • Knowledge of basic preservation practices.
  • Statistical or data analysis experience.
  • Familiarity with Shared Print programs.
  • Experience working with multi-institutional libraries.
  • Experience working at a UC library.
  • Salary & Benefits

    How to Apply

    Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.

    http://jobs.berkeley.edu/job-listings.html

    Mandated Reporter

    This position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter required to report the observed or suspected abuse or neglect of children, dependent adults, or elders to designated law enforcement or social service agencies. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon completion of signed statements acknowledging the responsibilities of a Mandated Reporter.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see: http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

    Metadata Management Professional #21091

    • Job ID: 21091
    • Location: Main Campus-Berkeley
    • Full/Part Time: Full-Time
    • Regular/Temporary: Regular
    • Department: Library Administration
    • The First Review Date for this job is: 2/4/2016
    • The Final Application Review Date will be : 2/19/2016

    About Berkeley

    The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. Berkeley's culture of openness, freedom and acceptance-academic and artistic, political and cultural-make it a very special place for students, faculty and staff.

    Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. In deciding whether to apply for a staff position at Berkeley, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the alignment of the Berkeley Workplace Culture with their potential for success at http://jobs.berkeley.edu/why-berkeley.html

    Application Review Date

  • The First Review Date for this job is: 2/4/2016
  • Departmental Overview

    In addition to maintaining the Library’s catalog OskiCat, the Catalog & Metadata Services Department is responsible for cataloging and physical treatment of all new monographs and serials in all formats and languages (except Chinese, Japanese, and Korean) for the UC Berkeley Main and subject specialty libraries.

    Responsibilities

    Performs complex database maintenance by resolving conflicts, improving, or correcting bibliographic, item, holdings and/or authority records in the UCB online catalog, OskiCat. Performs problem analysis for NRLF, subject specialty, and other library collections. Creates and upgrades metadata/catalog records for materials in all formats and languages. Works with special workflows such as: analytics, replacements, and multi-volume monographs. Analyzes, evaluates, interprets, and revises or proposes revisions to established guidelines; writes documentation and provides training pertaining to unit procedures and policies. May serve as an expert liaison to other Library units.

    Required Qualifications

  • Experience recognizing and resolving a wide variety of catalog data errors
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills together with attention to detail for complex, possibly repetitive, detail-oriented work
  • One or more years of experience performing copy and original cataloging for monographic resources and/or serials
  • Functional knowledge of national cataloging documentation and tools (i.e. OCLC, RDA, RDA toolkit, PCC BSR, Anglo American Cataloging Rules, MARC21 formats, Library of Congress Classification and Subject Analysis)
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong service orientation
  • Ability to participate in multiple concurrent projects in a given timeframe, monitor project workflow, provide regular reports or updates as necessary, and meet project deadlines
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience using the Millennium or Sierra Integrated Library System
  • Experience with serials, especially holdings statements and holdings records
  • Experience creating and/or editing authority records
  • Reading knowledge in one or more Western European, Eastern European, South Asian or South East Asian Languages
  • Salary & Benefits

    How to Apply

    Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.

    http://jobs.berkeley.edu/job-listings.html

    Mandated Reporter

    This position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter required to report the observed or suspected abuse or neglect of children, dependent adults, or elders to designated law enforcement or social service agencies. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon completion of signed statements acknowledging the responsibilities of a Mandated Reporter.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see: http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

    Administrative and Recruitment Assistant #20973

    • Job ID: 20973
    • Location: Main Campus-Berkeley
    • Full/Part Time: Full-Time
    • Regular/Temporary: Regular
    • Department: Library Administration
    • The First Review Date for this job is: 1/19/2016

    About Berkeley

    The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. Berkeley's culture of openness, freedom and acceptance-academic and artistic, political and cultural-make it a very special place for students, faculty and staff.

    Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. In deciding whether to apply for a staff position at Berkeley, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the alignment of the Berkeley Workplace Culture with their potential for success at http://jobs.berkeley.edu/why-berkeley.html

    Application Review Date

  • The First Review Date for this job is: 1/19/2016
  • Departmental Overview

    The Library comprises the Main, Bancroft, Moffitt and twenty-two branch libraries on campus. Library Human Resources administers a full range of personnel, employee relations, employment and benefits services for the c. 90 academic librarians, 350 career and limited employees and 600-700 student library employees who staff the Library system.

    Responsibilities

  • Processes non academic postings through CSS. Coordinates all aspects of recruitment process. Coordinates and schedules phone and on campus interviews for all staff positions with interview panel and applicant. Coordinates onboarding process and hiring day. Manages onboarding procedures using internal Filemaker pro database and TAM.
  • Supports selected aspects of academic recruitment, posting, hiring and onboarding. Assists and coordinates with Library Business Services all reimbursements requests related to hiring and relocations. Supports search close out process working with Academic HR Analyst. Manages onboarding procedures using internal FileMaker Pro database. Prepares and processes job posting vendor invoices through UC BearBuy
  • Serves as a back up to the student recruitment coordinator as needed.
  • Manages all departmental approved ticketed action service requests for CSS processing, such as hiring, salary adjustments, separations, promotions, reclasses and funding adjustments, etc.
  • Provides clerical, visitor screening, and reception duties for office suite.
  • Provides support for librarian review cycle process.
  • Responsible for additions, deletions, and changes of employee data in a FileMaker database and tracking those changes. Maintains the integrity of the LHRD FileMaker Pro and Drupal database.
  • Required Qualifications

    Related Human Resources experience. Knowledge of Human Resources policies and procedures. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Strong customer service skills. Exhibits aptitude for detail and organizational skills. Ability to manage time, set priorities and complete assignments in context of frequent interruptions. Proficiency in Adobe Acrobat; Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook; Google Docs. Filemaker and data entry experience. Familiarity and experience in Human Resources Management System including running HR reports.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Experience with AP-recruit and TAM. Knowledge of Timekeeping Management System (KRONOS/CalTime). Experience with Drupal and HTML.

    Salary & Benefits

    How to Apply

    Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.

    Criminal Background Check

    This position has been designated as sensitive and may require a Criminal Background Check. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of a Criminal Background Check.

    Mandated Reporter

    This position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter required to report the observed or suspected abuse or neglect of children, dependent adults, or elders to designated law enforcement or social service agencies. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon completion of signed statements acknowledging the responsibilities of a Mandated Reporter.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see: http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

    Director of Communications, University Library #21148

    • Job ID: 21148
    • Location: Main Campus-Berkeley
    • Full/Part Time: Full-Time
    • Regular/Temporary: Regular
    • Department: Library Administration
    • Application review will begin 3/3/2016. The position will be open until filled.

    About Berkeley

    The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. Berkeley's culture of openness, freedom and acceptance-academic and artistic, political and cultural-make it a very special place for students, faculty and staff.

    Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. In deciding whether to apply for a staff position at Berkeley, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the alignment of the Berkeley Workplace Culture with their potential for success at http://jobs.berkeley.edu/why-berkeley.html

    Application Review Date

  • Application review will begin 3/3/2016. The position will be open until filled.
  • Departmental Overview

    The UC Berkeley Library is an internationally renowned research and teaching facility at one of the nation’s premiere public universities. Berkeley serves a campus community of 27,500 undergraduate students, 10,400 graduate students, 2,200 faculty and approximately 450,000 alumni. The Library has approximately 420 FTE employees and comprises 24 campus libraries including the Doe/Moffitt Libraries, The Bancroft Library, the C. V. Starr East Asian Library and subject specialty libraries. The Library has a collection of more than 11 million volumes, including remarkable special and rare collections, and provides digital access to vast additional resources. It provides extensive instruction, participating in hundreds of classes and contacting thousands of students each year. The Library is committed to supporting and advancing all forms of scholarship, including producing and disseminating scholarship using digital content, tools and formats. The Library is a leader in scholarly communications, with programs supporting open access publishing and data management, and a commitment to explore and improve the production, dissemination, sharing and use of all scholarly resources. The annual budget is about $60 million.

    Responsibilities

  • Design and implement a comprehensive, integrated plan for informative and persuasive communications, specifying long-term goals, strategies and tactics to advance the Library’s mission, visibility, reputation, and fundraising
  • Manage the provision of communications services to support multiple library functional groups, including development, events, instructional and public services, scholarly communications, and administrative services
  • Manage the provision of communications services to support the entire University Library system
  • Manages and supervises a team of communications professionals; selects, trains, guides, directs, evaluates and as required takes corrective action with professionals and support staff.
  • Develop metrics to support continuous improvement in communications and marketing efforts
  • Lead a cohesive, collaborative, effective communications and marketing team, whose responsibilities will include:
  • Producing print magazines and/or newsletters
  • Producing e-newsletters using multiple media (including video)
  • Producing on-line and/or print marketing materials
  • Managing the Library’s web and social media presence
  • Producing a wide range of communications materials (posters, public announcements, mementos, etc.) to support special events and initiatives
  • Promoting the Library in partnership with the campus’s Office of Communications & Public Affairs, and with others in the campus’s marketing and communications community
  • Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent experience) and at least five years of progressively responsible experience in marketing or public relations
  • Demonstrated experience exhibiting exceptional judgment, strong leadership skills, and collaborative work style
  • Proven ability to recommend, design, and implement new initiatives
  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills, both written and oral
  • Demonstrated success in gathering stakeholder input, planning and executing a branding, marketing and communications strategy
  • Skill in engaging with customers across multiple channels; demonstrated use of both traditional and new media, including use of emerging technologies such as social media
  • Experience in applying innovation and strategic, long-term thinking, including developing a culture of innovation within the communications group
  • A proven ability to gather pertinent data and interpret its meaning to inform strategy and planning
  • The ability to understand and appreciate a research library’s services and collections in supporting research and teaching on campus
  • Strong supervisory skills to select, train, evaluate, lead, direct, guide and motivate subordinate staff to produce high quality work
  • Ability to manage change and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience with producing communications materials to support sustained fundraising campaigns, or relevant transferable skills
  • Strong analytical, critical thinking, project management and problem recognition and resolution skills
  • Strong skills to ensure production of high quality work within budget and time constraints.
  • Salary & Benefits

    How to Apply

    Please submit your cover letter detailing a statement of qualifications, resume noting degrees and relevant work experience, and the names and contact information of three references who are knowledgeable about your qualifications for this position. References will only be contacted for individuals under serious consideration. Submit all the above as a single attachment. Candidates who advance to the second stage of review will be asked to submit a portfolio demonstrating completed work for a variety of communications activities.

    Criminal Background Check

    This position has been designated as sensitive and may require a Criminal Background Check. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of a Criminal Background Check.

    Mandated Reporter

    This position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter required to report the observed or suspected abuse or neglect of children, dependent adults, or elders to designated law enforcement or social service agencies. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon completion of signed statements acknowledging the responsibilities of a Mandated Reporter.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see: http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

    Head of Bancroft Administrative Services #20737

    • Job ID: 20737
    • Location: Main Campus-Berkeley
    • Full/Part Time: Full-Time
    • Regular/Temporary: Regular
    • Department: Library Administration
    • Application Review Date: Applications will be reviewed until November 11, 2015

    About Berkeley

    The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. Berkeley's culture of openness, freedom and acceptance-academic and artistic, political and cultural-make it a very special place for students, faculty and staff.

    Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. In deciding whether to apply for a staff position at Berkeley, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the alignment of the Berkeley Workplace Culture with their potential for success at http://jobs.berkeley.edu/why-berkeley.html

    Departmental Overview

    The Bancroft Library is the primary special collections library at the University of California, Berkeley, and one of the largest and most heavily used libraries of rare materials in the United States. Its holdings include more than 600,000 volumes, 60,000,000 manuscripts, 8,200,000 photographs and other pictorial materials, 86,000 microforms, 300,000 digital images, and 35,000 maps, as well as numerous other categories of unique material. The two largest collections are the Bancroft Collection of Western and Latin Americana and the Rare Books Collection. Other major Bancroft collections include the University Archives, the Pictorial Collection, the History of Science and Technology Collections, and the archival and rare books holdings of the Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life. In addition to the research and teaching activities in its reading and seminar rooms, The Bancroft Library maintains a working press room, a gallery, and three research groups—the Mark Twain Project, the Center for the Tebtunis Papyri, and the Oral History Center. It has a staff of 65, not including student employees and volunteers, and offers a lively schedule of public events and exhibitions. Bancroft works closely with the Friends of The Bancroft Library in order to augment the basic funds the University provides for operations and maintenance. For additional information about The Bancroft Library and its collections see: http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/libraries/bancroft-library. The Head of Administrative Services reports directly to the Director and is responsible for managing all the administrative and operations functions of The Bancroft Library. The manager works closely with the Director, Deputy Director, Associate Director and other staff to coordinate all necessary services for the department. The incumbent also oversees equipment and facilities, including security and maintenance; maintains the comprehensive calendar for all the Bancroft units, activities, and committees as well as individual calendars for committee and staff meetings; and takes and prepares notes of Bancroft administrative committee meetings. The manager makes room reservations and owns email lists. The manager helps design and copy edit newsletters, correspondence, and reports to organizational constituents and donors. This is a full-time Career appointment.

    Responsibilities

    30% Manages, plans, and has responsibility for all administrative operations of the department, provides administrative support and executive assistance to the Bancroft Director as well as the Deputy Director, Associate Director, Head of Public Services, and Curators. Also responsible for facilities; hiring, training, and supervising non-academic staff, students, and volunteers. Coordinates security planning and implementing CCURE system for The Bancroft Library with UCPD.

    25% Fundraising Activities: Works with Bancroft and Library development officers to secure funding for key Bancroft units and positions through cultivation events (dinners, lectures, pop-up exhibits). Participates in all aspects of event planning and activities. Plans, schedules, and oversees design and production of development events. Arranges logistics, venues, catering, equipment rental, documentation (permits, approvals, justifications etc.). Staffs events with key Bancroft personnel, security, and students. Helps design and produce related materials (invitations, signage, programs, etc.) to promote the events and achieve the goals of the Library.

    10%: Supports the Bancroft Director in routine administration of Bancroft and in meeting short-term needs across the unit as they occur. Provides temporary back-up for administrators in Bancroft research groups (Mark Twain Project, Center for the Tebtunis Papyri, Oral History Center). Helps provide for continuity of function in positions occasionally staffed within Bancroft (development officer, Friends Coordinator, 1000-hour appointees, students). Leads a small staff of support employees and students, including the Friends Coordinator.

    10%: Coordinates and participates in a variety of human resources activities including job descriptions, recruitment, training, and required documentation related to HR and Payroll for all Bancroft units. Maintains calendars, staffing schedules, and locations of individual staff members at all times. Creates and maintains organizational charts. Trains new staff, students, and volunteers in security procedures. Helps to train new Bancroft development officers and manage their calendars, appointments, and donor cultivation events.

    5%: Monitors and accesses financial reports and budgets relating to discretionary spending. Develops and implements procedures for supply inventory, equipment purchase, and equipment maintenance

    5%: Supports multiple Bancroft administrative committees. Represents department/unit as member of other committees. Organizes, plans, and calendars meetings.

    10% Responsible for the final content and publication of the Bancroftiana newsletter, published twice annually. Assists in designing the content and layout of issues. Assists authors with contributions. Conducts correspondence with organizational constituents and donors. Assists with fundraising related activities and other external relations activities.

    5%: Incumbent works closely with professional staff in Library Administrative Services to coordinate the requests for service, facilities, and equipment purchase. Oversees equipment and facilities, including security and maintenance. Works closely with facilities manager (Bancroft). In collaboration with the University of California Police Department (UCPD), oversees building access (metal keys and key cards). Acts as Bancroft safety coordinator.

    Required Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
  • Knowledge of University rules and regulations, processes, protocols and procedures.
  • Thorough knowledge of financial reporting techniques, human resources policies and procedures for staff and academic employees.
  • Knowledge of a variety of administrative operations activities including events planning, basic fundraising processes, risk management planning, accounting and payroll.
  • Interpersonal communication skills including excellent skills in oral and written expression, active listening, critical thinking, persuasiveness, advising skills.
  • Discretion and tact required to work with confidential material, campus leaders, and external donors.
  • Strong skills in short term planning, analysis and problem-solving and customer service.
  • Ability to take initiative and be strategic, while maintaining multiple priorities.
  • Participate in the development of standard operating procedures and guidelines of various department units including training, building facilities, and security.
  • Working knowledge of common campus-specific and other computer application programs.
  • Solid organizational skills and ability to multi-task with demanding timeframes.
  • Ability to use discretion and maintain all confidentiality.
  • Ability to use sound judgment in responding to issues and concerns.
  • Salary & Benefits

    How to Apply

    Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see: http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

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    Head of Deposit Services #20708

    • Job ID: 20708
    • Location: Main Campus-Berkeley
    • Full/Part Time: Full-Time
    • Regular/Temporary: Regular
    • Department: Library Administration
    • Application Review Date: The First Review Date for this job is November 4, 2015.

    About Berkeley

    The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. Berkeley's culture of openness, freedom and acceptance-academic and artistic, political and cultural-make it a very special place for students, faculty and staff.

    Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. In deciding whether to apply for a staff position at Berkeley, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the alignment of the Berkeley Workplace Culture with their potential for success at http://jobs.berkeley.edu/why-berkeley.html

    Departmental Overview

    The Northern Regional Library Facility (NRLF) is a cooperative shelving facility for library materials belonging to the UC libraries in California. It is one of two shared facilities developed to store, preserve, and provide access to low-use library collections. It is administered by the UCB Library. The Deposit Services and the Access Services units are administrative units at the NRLF.

    Responsibilities

  • Manages the Deposit Services unit at the Northern Regional Library Facility (NRLF). Plans, organizes and oversees incoming deposits of library materials:
  • For material deposited by the University of California libraries and non-UC depositors
  • For deposit contributions from institutions participating in the Western Regional Storage Trust (WEST) and other Shared Print programs.
  • Supervises and directs the work of 6-7 FTE employees processing the material.
  • Designs jobs, recruits, hires, trains, and evaluates employees.
  • Establishes procedural guidelines, standards for work produced, and processing goals and objectives for employees.
  • Responsible for creation and maintenance of NRLF records in the catalog, and collection management and statistical reports.
  • Ensures that policies and deposit allocations set by the governing board (the Shared Library Facilities Board) are enforced.
  • Provides guidelines to depositing libraries regarding bibliographic record standards for uniform compliance.
  • Rejects material not meeting NRLF standards and communicates problems back to owning library.
  • Participates in collections/space management projects.
  • Provides project planning for UC systemwide initiatives and the needs of individual campuses.
  • Serves on a variety of UC-wide library committees & task forces.
  • Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of five years of relevant technical services experience preferably in an academic or research institution.
  • Advanced knowledge of bibliographic & holdings records.
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of OCLC, AACR2 and MARC cataloging rules; working knowledge of basic RDA principles.
  • Experience working with integrated library systems.
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in a lead or supervisory capacity or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Strong management, supervisory and organizational leadership skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with diverse constituencies.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills, as well as organizational and planning skills.
  • A positive attitude and the ability to work effectively both independently and in a team environment.
  • Self-motivated, with the ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and manage changing priorities.
  • A strong commitment to public service.
  • Preferred Qualifications

    • Knowledge of wide array of bibliographic record formats: book, serial, microfilm, electronic, etc.
    • Knowledge of basic preservation practices.
    • Statistical or data analysis experience.
    • Familiarity with Shared Print programs.
    • Experience working with multi-institutional libraries.

    Salary & Benefits

    How to Apply

    Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see: http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

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    Metadata Analyst #20535

    • Job ID: 20535
    • Location: Main Campus-Berkeley
    • Full/Part Time: Full-Time
    • Regular/Temporary: Regular
    • Department: Library Administration
    • Application Review Date: The First Review Date for this job is October 1, 2015.

    About Berkeley

    The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. Berkeley's culture of openness, freedom and acceptance-academic and artistic, political and cultural-make it a very special place for students, faculty and staff.

    Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. In deciding whether to apply for a staff position at Berkeley, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the alignment of the Berkeley Workplace Culture with their potential for success at http://jobs.berkeley.edu/why-berkeley.html

    Departmental Overview

    In addition to maintaining the metadata within the Library’s catalog OskiCat, Catalog & Metadata Services is responsible for the cataloging and physical treatment of all new monographs and serials in all formats and languages (except Chinese, Japanese, and Korean) for the UC Berkeley Main and subject specialty libraries. The Department works closely with Library Applications & Publishing to load vendor records, on projects to improve catalog quality, and to identify and create non-MARC metadata for digital library projects. The Library Applications & Publishing Group (LAP) provides technical support for Library, including developing, purchasing and/or supporting all types of hardware platforms and software applications. LAP has primary responsibility for supporting and building UC Berkeley Library’s Integrated Library System (ILS), Digital Library, and web presence.

    Responsibilities

    Reporting to the Metadata Management Unit within the Library's Catalog & Metadata Services Department (C&MS), this position works with a workleader in the Library Applications and Publishing (LAP) unit within the Library Systems Office (LSO). The Metadata Analyst position serves as an important bridge between the two Library units. The Metadata Analyst provides metadata analysis, ingest, and management services within the Catalog & Metadata Services Department and Library Applications & Publishing. Resolves structural and content errors, omissions, and ambiguities that may result in problems that affect access to library research resources and broad aspects of user comprehension. Engages in post-ingest metadata cleanup services and projects as needed. Within the Metadata Management Unit, collaborates with others to ensure the creation and management of quality metadata across Library information databases and systems. Liaises with Library staff within and beyond C&MS and LAP to identify and plan metadata service projects. This may include advising Library units on metadata issues and workflows, participating in workflow analysis and optimization, and identifying and advising project or unit leaders on best practices. Works in partnership with Library research resource vendors on issues of metadata availability, delivery, and content.

    Required Qualifications

  • Experience with a variety of metadata standards and applications, especially MARC and RDA.
  • Knowledge of OCLC and integrated library systems, preferably Millennium.
  • Basic understanding of the MARC formats and standards for both bibliographic and authority data, including specific fields and their function.
  • Requires knowledge of data management systems, practices and standards.
  • Must have knowledge relating to logical data design, data warehouse design, data integration or the management of web content or other unstructured data.
  • Must be able to prepare simple data models under guidance of more senior professionals.
  • Must be familiar with important types of data models, such as logical/relational models, dimensional models and document models.
  • Strong analytical and design skills, including the ability to abstract information requirements from real-world processes to understand information flows in computer systems.
  • Critical thinking skills and attention to detail.
  • Good interviewing and listening skills.
  • Written and oral communication skills. Must be able to communicate technical information in a clear and concise manner with both technical and non-technical staff.
  • Requires basic knowledge of data management operations, including data definition, data modeling, data analysis, data base administration & support, data conversion and management of content or unstructured information.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills together with attention to detail for complex, possibly repetitive, detail-oriented work.
  • Demonstrated project management skills, understanding of project management approaches and tools. Must be able to clearly define project scope, phases, and schedule, and be able to manage resources and schedules.
  • Demonstrated ability to use or proven ability to learn basic and advanced tools such as XSLT or scripting, to transform or remediate metadata.
  • Ability to participate in multiple concurrent projects in a given timeframe, monitor project workflow, provide regular reports or updates as necessary, and meet project deadlines.
  • Must be self-motivated and be able to work independently or as part of a team.
  • Preferred Qualifications

    • Demonstrated ability to write technical specifications.
    • Advanced knowledge of national cataloging standards and tools, especially: OCLC, Anglo American Cataloging Rules, RDA, Library of Congress classification and subject headings.
    • Detailed understanding of MARC formats and standards for both bibliographic and authority data, including specific fields and their function.

    Salary & Benefits

    How to Apply

    Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see: http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

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    Circulation/Reserves Supervisor #20474

    • Job ID: 20474
    • Location: Main Campus-Berkeley
    • Full/Part Time: Full-Time
    • Regular/Temporary: Regular
    • Department: Library Administration
    • Application Review Date: Reviewing Applications September 15, 2015.

    About Berkeley

    The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. Berkeley's culture of openness, freedom and acceptance-academic and artistic, political and cultural-make it a very special place for students, faculty and staff.

    Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. In deciding whether to apply for a staff position at Berkeley, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the alignment of the Berkeley Workplace Culture with their potential for success at http://jobs.berkeley.edu/why-berkeley.html

    Departmental Overview

    The Engineering & Physical Sciences Division includes five libraries – Chemistry & Chemical Engineering, Earth Sciences & Map, Engineering, Mathematics-Statistics, and Physics-Astronomy. These libraries are primary service points and provide research-level print and digital collections to support the research and teaching programs of the College of Engineering, College of Chemistry, and the College of Letters and Science’s Mathematical and Physical Sciences Division

    Responsibilities

    This position provides circulation and student supervision for the Earth Sciences & Map Library. The Circulation/Reserves Supervisor will:

  • Manage the circulation operations of the Earth Sciences & Map Library.
  • Hire, train, schedule, and supervise part-time circulation student employees
  • Ensure that shelving, shelf-reading, map drawer reading, stacks shifts, sweeps, and searches are performed in a timely manner
  • Create, modify, and implement circulation procedures
  • Perform monographic processing for reserve room items and prepare materials for course reserves.
  • Assist patrons with circulation and common reference questions and monitor departmental email address
  • Process orders and payments for the map scanning service.
  • Represent the Library at Circulation Services Group meetings.
  • Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience/training.
  • Recent and effective supervisory or work leader experience (including hiring, training, coaching, delegating, evaluating, and motivating student employees)
  • Experience providing circulation services or other customer service.
  • Experience with online catalogs.
  • Ability to learn quickly and perform tasks independently.
  • Ability to perform work accurately.
  • Ability to work as a positive and productive member of a team.
  • Ability to organize and balance competing priorities.
  • Ability to maintain composure and consistent work performance under pressure while exhibiting courtesy at all times.
  • Problem solving skills.
  • Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience with the Millennium integrated library system.
    • Knowledge of circulation policies.
    • Experience working in an academic library.
    • Experience working with maps and other cartographic materials.

    Salary & Benefits

    How to Apply

    Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see: http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

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    Metadata Management Professional #20343

    • Job ID: 20343
    • Location: Main Campus-Berkeley
    • Full/Part Time: Full-Time
    • Regular/Temporary: Regular
    • Department: Library Administration
    • Application Review Date: This position will remain open until October 16, 2015 or until filled.

    About Berkeley

    The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. Berkeley's culture of openness, freedom and acceptance-academic and artistic, political and cultural-make it a very special place for students, faculty and staff.

    Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. In deciding whether to apply for a staff position at Berkeley, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the alignment of the Berkeley Workplace Culture with their potential for success at http://jobs.berkeley.edu/why-berkeley.html

    Departmental Overview

    In addition to maintaining the Library’s catalog OskiCat, the Catalog & Metadata Services Department is responsible for cataloging and physical treatment of all new monographs and serials in all formats and languages (except Chinese, Japanese, and Korean) for the UC Berkeley Main and subject specialty libraries.

    Responsibilities

    Creates and upgrades metadata/catalog records for materials in all formats. May provide metadata for foreign language materials as necessary. Performs complex database maintenance by resolving conflicts, improving, or correcting bibliographic, item, holdings and/or authority records in the UCB online catalog, OskiCat. Performs problem analysis for NRLF, subject specialty, and other library collections. May work with special workflows such as: analytics, replacements, and multi-volume monographs. May contribute authority records to national cooperative cataloging program and/or may perform complex authority and headings work in local database. Analyzes, evaluates, interprets, and revises or proposes revisions to established guidelines; writes documentation and provides training pertaining to unit procedures and policies. May serve as an expert liaison to other Library units.

    Required Qualifications

  • Experience recognizing and resolving catalog errors
  • One or more years of experience performing copy and original cataloging for monographic resources and/or serials
  • Functional knowledge of national cataloging documentation and tools (i.e. OCLC, RDA, RDA toolkit, PCC BSR, Anglo American Cataloging Rules, MARC21 formats, Library of Congress Classification and Subject Analysis)
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong service orientation
  • Reading fluency in one or more Western European, Eastern European, South Asian or South East Asian Languages
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills together with attention to detail for complex, possibly repetitive, detail-oriented work.
  • Ability to participate in multiple concurrent projects in a given timeframe, monitor project workflow, provide regular reports or updates as necessary, and meet project deadlines
  • Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience using the Millennium Integrated Library System
    • Experience with serials, especially holdings statements and holdings records
    • Experience working with and/or creating non-MARC metadata

    Salary & Benefits

    How to Apply

    Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see: http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

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    2 Vacancies - Circulation & Technical Processing Assistant #20628

    • Job ID: 20628
    • Location: Main Campus-Berkeley
    • Full/Part Time: Full-Time
    • Regular/Temporary: Regular
    • Department: Library Administration
    • Application Review Date: The First Review Date for these jobs are October 20, 2015.

    About Berkeley

    The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. Berkeley's culture of openness, freedom and acceptance-academic and artistic, political and cultural-make it a very special place for students, faculty and staff.

    Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. In deciding whether to apply for a staff position at Berkeley, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the alignment of the Berkeley Workplace Culture with their potential for success at http://jobs.berkeley.edu/why-berkeley.html

    Departmental Overview

    The Library's Engineering and Physical Sciences Division includes five libraries - Chemistry & Chemical Engineering, Earth Sciences & Map, Engineering, Mathematics-Statistics, and Physics-Astronomy. These libraries are primary service points and provide research-level print and digital collections to support the research and teaching programs of the College of Engineering, College of Chemistry, and College of Letters & Science's Mathematical and Physical Sciences Division. Researchers throughout the university community and beyond heavily use these libraries. Collectively the staff consists of approximately 6 librarians, 10 career staff, and over 30 student library employees.

    Responsibilities

    The EPS Division is seeking two Circulation & Technical Processing Assistants – one will work in the Chemistry & Chemical Engineering Library (50%) and the Physics-Astronomy Library (50%) and the other will work in the Engineering Library (50%) and the Mathematics Statistics Library (50%). The Circulation & Technical Processing Assistants will:

  • Perform monographic processing tasks, including processing new monographs, withdrawals, transfers, and monograph replacements.
  • Perform routine serials processing tasks, including check-in, claims, and holdings record maintenance.
  • Review records for accuracy. Review and update item and holdings records as necessary. Identify and refer bibliographic record problems to the Catalog Department (BadCat). Prepare items for binding, mending, or cataloging as necessary.
  • Assist librarians and staff with identifying and preparing items to be sent to offsite shelving.
  • Staff the circulation desks at their respective units on a regular schedule. Assist with circulation at other libraries within the division as needed. Answer circulation and reference queries when at circulation desk, referring complex questions to appropriate staff as necessary.
  • Required Qualifications

    • Demonstrated experience with bibliographic searching and library catalogs.
    • Knowledge of monographic and serials processing procedures.
    • Experience using an integrated library system to perform record maintenance.
    • Experience providing library circulation services.
    • Excellent attention to detail and aptitude for accuracy with complex work.
    • Excellent analytical, problem solving, interpersonal, and communication skills.
    • Ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks and work with interruptions.
    • Ability to work effectively both independently and a team member.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience searching OskiCat and Melvyl.
    • Experience updating item and holdings records in Millennium.
    • Experience in an academic library.

    Salary & Benefits

    How to Apply

    Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.

    Mandated Reporter

    This position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter required to report the observed or suspected abuse or neglect of children, dependent adults, or elders to designated law enforcement or social service agencies. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon completion of signed statements acknowledging the responsibilities of a Mandated Reporter.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

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    Library Assistant for Chinese Cataloging #20066

    • Job ID: 20066
    • Location: Main Campus-Berkeley
    • Full/Part Time: Part-Time
    • Regular/Temporary: Temporary
    • Department: Library Administration
    • Application Review Date: Interviews in progress

    About Berkeley

    The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. Berkeley's culture of openness, freedom and acceptance-academic and artistic, political and cultural-make it a very special place for students, faculty and staff.

    Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. In deciding whether to apply for a staff position at Berkeley, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the alignment of the Berkeley Workplace Culture with their potential for success at http://jobs.berkeley.edu/why-berkeley.html

    Departmental Overview

    With holdings exceeding 1 million items, the C. V. Starr East Asian Library is one of the largest and most heavily used libraries of Chinese, Japanese, and Korean publications and special collections in North America. The Library serves the campus community and a substantial number of off-campus and overseas researchers. This is a two year, part-time (43.75%) Limited appointment.

    Responsibilities

    Performs copy cataloging of Chinese-language monographs: edits records following RDA, AACR2r, LC, and local practice; verifies authority records, subject headings. Organizes cataloging workflow: maintains consistency and quality in cataloging by training and supervising student assistants; instructs student assistants in use of Millennium, OCLC Connexion, application of cataloging rules and policies.

    Required Qualifications

    Fluency in modern and classical Chinese. Knowledge of standard cataloging rules (RDA, AACR2, LCSH) and utilities (OCLC). Related library experience. Ability to prioritize tasks and organize workflow.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Background in Chinese history, literature, culture. Ability to quickly grasp the content and character of the item being cataloged, in order to determine authoritative title, resolve any conflict in authority records, assign subject headings and call numbers or assess whether headings and numbers already assigned are appropriate. Ability to assign tasks effectively, to coordinate and accommodate the work schedules of student employees

    Salary & Benefits

    How to Apply

    Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

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    Web & Library Assistant #20044

    • Job ID: 20044
    • Location: Main Campus-Berkeley
    • Full/Part Time: Full-Time
    • Regular/Temporary: Regular
    • Department: Library Administration
    • Application Review Date: The First Review Date for this job is July 7, 2015.

    About Berkeley

    The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. Berkeley's culture of openness, freedom and acceptance-academic and artistic, political and cultural-make it a very special place for students, faculty and staff.

    Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. In deciding whether to apply for a staff position at Berkeley, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the alignment of the Berkeley Workplace Culture with their potential for success at http://jobs.berkeley.edu/why-berkeley.html

    Departmental Overview

    The Arts & Humanities Division includes Art History/Classics Library, South/Southeast Asia Library, Graduate Services, Morrison Library, and the Hargrove Music Library. These libraries and units are primary service points and provide research-level print and digital collections to support the research and teaching programs of the units in Doe Library serving patrons in the visual and performing arts, humanities (languages & literatures), and area studies; and departments served by the Hargrove Music Library.

    Responsibilities

    The position will serve as the library assistant for the South/Southeast Asia Library. Provide public services in the form of directional reference and referral via the library service point; and technical processing of monographs, serials, and gifts coming into the unit. Perform records maintenance in Millennium, the integrated library system. Create and maintain local documentation and assists librarians/work leader with special projects, such as storage and withdrawal, as needed. Oversee the technical processing work and assist in scheduling of the unit’s student staff (SLEs). Serves as back-up for routine serials, monographic, and gift processing for all libraries in the A&H Division as necessary. Provide support for all units in the Arts & Humanities Division for web content, online subject guides, and other digital projects.

    Required Qualifications

    • English language proficiency to communicate orally and in writing with persons of various backgrounds.
    • Experience creating content for web sites and social media channels.
    • Knowledge of library catalogs, integrated library systems, and bibliographic records.
    • Knowledge of monographic and serials processing procedures.
    • Experience with technical processing in libraries including updating item and holdings records.
    • Excellent analytical, organizational, problem solving, interpersonal, and communication skills.
    • Demonstrated initiative, flexibility, and ability to work creatively and effectively both independently and as a team member.
    • Ability to complete detailed work accurately and complete projects on time.
    • Experience with standard office and collaboration software (MS Office, Google Drive).

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience searching OskiCat and Melvyl.
    • Experience with monograph and serials processing in Millennium and/or Sierra integrated library systems.
    • Experience in an academic library.

    Salary & Benefits

    How to Apply

    Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

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    Head of Bancroft Administrative Services #19972

    • Job ID: 19972
    • Location: Main Campus-Berkeley
    • Full/Part Time: Full-Time
    • Regular/Temporary: Regular
    • Department: Library Administration
    • Application Review Date: Applications will be reviewed until August 20, 2015.

    About Berkeley

    The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. Berkeley's culture of openness, freedom and acceptance-academic and artistic, political and cultural-make it a very special place for students, faculty and staff.

    Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. In deciding whether to apply for a staff position at Berkeley, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the alignment of the Berkeley Workplace Culture with their potential for success at http://jobs.berkeley.edu/why-berkeley.html

    Departmental Overview

    The Bancroft Library is the primary special collections library at the University of California, Berkeley, and one of the largest and most heavily used libraries of rare materials in the United States. Its holdings include more than 600,000 volumes, 60,000,000 manuscripts, 8,200,000 photographs and other pictorial materials, 86,000 microforms, 300,000 digital images, and 35,000 maps, as well as numerous other categories of unique material. The two largest collections are the Bancroft Collection of Western and Latin Americana and the Rare Books Collection. Other major Bancroft collections include the University Archives, the Pictorial Collection, the History of Science and Technology Collections, and the archival and rare books holdings of the Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life. In addition to the research and teaching activities in its reading and seminar rooms, The Bancroft Library maintains a working press room, a gallery, and three research groups—the Mark Twain Project, the Center for the Tebtunis Papyri, and the Oral History Center. It has a staff of 65, not including student employees and volunteers, and offers a lively schedule of public events and exhibitions. Bancroft works closely with the Friends of The Bancroft Library in order to augment the basic funds the University provides for operations and maintenance. For additional information about The Bancroft Library and its collections see: http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/libraries/bancroft-library. The Head of Administrative Services reports directly to the Director and is responsible for managing all the administrative and operations functions of The Bancroft Library. The manager works closely with the Director, Deputy Director, Associate Director and other staff to coordinate all necessary services for the department. The incumbent also oversees equipment and facilities, including security and maintenance; maintains the comprehensive calendar for all the Bancroft units, activities, and committees as well as individual calendars for committee and staff meetings; and takes and prepares notes of Bancroft administrative committee meetings. The manager makes room reservations and owns email lists. The manager helps design and copy edit newsletters, correspondence, and reports to organizational constituents and donors.

    This is a full-time Career appointment.

    Responsibilities

    30 % Manages, plans, and has responsibility for all administrative operations of the department, provides administrative support and executive assistance to the Bancroft Director as well as the Deputy Director, Associate Director, Head of Public Services, and Curators. Also responsible for facilities; hiring, training, and supervising non-academic staff, students, and volunteers. Coordinates security planning and implementing CCURE system for The Bancroft Library with UCPD.

    25% Fundraising Activities: Works with Bancroft and Library development officers to secure funding for key Bancroft units and positions through cultivation events (dinners, lectures, pop-up exhibits). Participates in all aspects of event planning and activities. Plans, schedules, and oversees design and production of development events. Arranges logistics, venues, catering, equipment rental, documentation (permits, approvals, justifications etc.). Staffs events with key Bancroft personnel, security, and students. Helps design and produce related materials (invitations, signage, programs, etc.) to promote the events and achieve the goals of the Library.

    10%: Supports the Bancroft Director in routine administration of Bancroft and in meeting short-term needs across the unit as they occur. Provides temporary back-up for administrators in Bancroft research groups (Mark Twain Project, Center for the Tebtunis Papyri, Oral History Center). Helps provide for continuity of function in positions occasionally staffed within Bancroft (development officer, Friends Coordinator, 1000-hour appointees, students). Leads a small staff of support employees and students, including the Friends Coordinator.

    10%: Coordinates and participates in a variety of human resources activities including job descriptions, recruitment, training, and required documentation related to HR and Payroll for all Bancroft units. Maintains calendars, staffing schedules, and locations of individual staff members at all times. Creates and maintains organizational charts. Trains new staff, students, and volunteers in security procedures. Helps to train new Bancroft development officers and manage their calendars, appointments, and donor cultivation events.

    5%: Monitors and accesses financial reports and budgets relating to discretionary spending. Develops and implements procedures for supply inventory, equipment purchase, and equipment maintenance.

    5%: Supports multiple Bancroft administrative committees. Represents department/unit as member of other committees. Organizes, plans, and calendars meetings.

    10% Responsible for the final content and publication of the Bancroftiana newsletter, published twice annually. Assists in designing the content and layout of issues. Assists authors with contributions. Conducts correspondence with organizational constituents and donors. Assists with fundraising related activities and other external relations activities.

    5%: Incumbent works closely with professional staff in Library Administrative Services to coordinate the requests for service, facilities, and equipment purchase. Oversees equipment and facilities, including security and maintenance. Works closely with facilities manager (Bancroft). In collaboration with the University of California Police Department (UCPD), oversees building access (metal keys and key cards). Acts as Bancroft safety coordinator.

    Required Qualifications

    • Bachelors degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
    • Knowledge of University rules and regulations, processes, protocols and procedures.
    • Thorough knowledge of financial reporting techniques, human resources policies and procedures for staff and academic employees.
    • Knowledge of a variety of administrative operations activities including events planning, basic fundraising processes, risk management planning, accounting and payroll.
    • Interpersonal communication skills including excellent skills in oral and written expression, active listening, critical thinking, persuasiveness, advising skills.
    • Discretion and tact required to work with confidential material, campus leaders, and external donors.
    • Strong skills in short term planning, analysis and problem-solving and customer service.
    • Ability to take initiative and be strategic, while maintaining multiple priorities.
    • Participate in the development of standard operating procedures and guidelines of various department units including training, building facilities, and security.
    • Working knowledge of common campus-specific and other computer application programs.
    • Solid organizational skills and ability to multi-task with demanding timeframes.
    • Ability to use discretion and maintain all confidentiality.
    • Ability to use sound judgment in responding to issues and concerns.

    Salary & Benefits

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

    Work Environment

    As of January 1, 2014 the University of California, Berkeley is a smoke and tobacco free workplace. Information about our Smoke and Tobacco Free policy is available at: http://www.tobaccofree.berkeley.edu/

    Clery Disclosure

    The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act require that crime statistics and other safety information for colleges and universities receiving Title IV funds be made available to applicants upon request. University of California, Berkeley's Annual Security Report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings owned or controlled by the University, and on public property within or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as those concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. You may obtain this information for the UC campus to which you are applying by accessing the website at http://police.berkeley.edu/safetycounts/index.html.

    A printed copy of the report may be obtained by writing to UCPD, Room 1, Sproul Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720.

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    Technical Processing Lead #19960

    • Job ID: 19960
    • Location: Main Campus-Berkeley
    • Full/Part Time: Full-Time
    • Regular/Temporary: Regular
    • Department: Library Administration
    • Application Review Date: The First Review Date for this job is June 22, 2015. The final date for resume review will be August 3, 2015.

    About Berkeley

    The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. Berkeley's culture of openness, freedom and acceptance-academic and artistic, political and cultural-make it a very special place for students, faculty and staff.

    Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. In deciding whether to apply for a staff position at Berkeley, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the alignment of the Berkeley Workplace Culture with their potential for success at http://jobs.berkeley.edu/why-berkeley.html

    Departmental Overview

    The Arts & Humanities Division includes Art History/Classics, SSEALS, Graduate Services, Morrison Library, and outside of Doe Library the Hargrove Music Library. These libraries and units are primary service points and provide research-level print and digital collections to support the research and teaching programs of the units in Doe Library serving patrons in the visual and performing arts, humanities (languages & literatures), and area studies; and departments served by the Hargrove Music Library. Opening in 1928, The Morrison Library is one of the architectural treasures of the UC Berkeley Campus. It houses several distinct print collections and the Graphic Arts Loan Collection. Graduate Services offers a core non-circulating research collection (25,000 volumes) supporting UC Berkeley’s graduate programs in the humanities, course reserves for graduate humanities and social science courses, and a congenial study space for graduate students and faculty.

    Responsibilities

    Oversees the public and technical services of the Morrison Library and Graduate Services Library: assists in managing day to day operations, including the work of student staff; as needed, works the circulation desk in the Morrison Library and the Graduate Services Library, and processes reservations for Graphic Arts Loan Collection. Performs technical services responsibilities including processing for reserves, monographs, serials, and the GALC graphic arts collection. For all libraries and units in the Arts & Humanities Division: coordinates priorities for technical processing; provides training, documentation, and expert advice on technical processing procedures; resolves complicated technical processing problems; and leads a team of student employees performing technical processing duties. Identifies and refers bibliographic record problems to the Cataloging & Metadata Services Department and works with Chief Operations Manager on special projects as assigned.

    Required Qualifications

    • English language proficiency to communicate orally and in writing with persons of various backgrounds.
    • Associate degree or higher.
    • Knowledge of library catalogs, integrated library systems, bibliographic records, and monographic and serials processing policies and procedures.
    • Minimum 3 years-experience with technical processing in libraries including updating item and holdings records.
    • Excellent analytical, organizational, problem solving, interpersonal, and communication skills.
    • Demonstrated initiative, flexibility, and ability to work creatively and effectively both independently and as a team member.
    • Ability to communicate effectively (verbally and in writing) and work in a team.
    • Ability to complete detailed work accurately and complete projects on time.
    • Experience with standard office and collaboration software (MS Office, Google Drive).

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience searching OskiCat and Melvyl.
    • Experience with monograph and serials processing in Millennium and/or Sierra integrated library systems.
    • Experience working in an academic library.

    Salary & Benefits

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

    Work Environment

    As of January 1, 2014 the University of California, Berkeley is a smoke and tobacco free workplace. Information about our Smoke and Tobacco Free policy is available at: http://www.tobaccofree.berkeley.edu/

    Clery Disclosure

    The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act require that crime statistics and other safety information for colleges and universities receiving Title IV funds be made available to applicants upon request. University of California, Berkeley's Annual Security Report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings owned or controlled by the University, and on public property within or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as those concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. You may obtain this information for the UC campus to which you are applying by accessing the website at http://police.berkeley.edu/safetycounts/index.html.

    A printed copy of the report may be obtained by writing to UCPD, Room 1, Sproul Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720.

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    Service Architect & Programmer#20629

    • Job ID: 20629
    • Location: Main Campus-Berkeley
    • Full/Part Time: Full-Time
    • Regular/Temporary: Regular
    • Department: Library Administration
    • Application Review Date:The First Review Date for this job is October 20, 2105
    • Final date of resume review is November 30, 2015 or until filled, whichever comes first.

    About Berkeley

    The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. Berkeley's culture of openness, freedom and acceptance-academic and artistic, political and cultural-make it a very special place for students, faculty and staff.

    Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. In deciding whether to apply for a staff position at Berkeley, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the alignment of the Berkeley Workplace Culture with their potential for success at http://jobs.berkeley.edu/why-berkeley.html

    Application Review Date

    The First Review Date for this job is October 20, 2105 Final date of resume review is November 30, 2015 or until filled, whichever comes first.

    Departmental Overview

    The UC Berkeley Library provides scholarly information to all faculty and students in the support of the University's research and instruction mission. The Library Applications & Publishing Group (LAP) provides technical support for Library, including developing, purchasing and/or supporting all types of hardware platforms and software applications. LAP has primary responsibility for supporting and building UC Berkeley Library’s Integrated Library System (ILS), Digital Library, and web presence.

    The UC Berkeley Library is a leader in the investigation and implementation of advanced digital library services. Areas of current work include scalable digital library system architectures, developing efficient methods for creating digital library content, the long-term preservation of digital materials, and standards for digital objects, digitization, and archival collection descriptions. The Web Publishing Group (WPG) supports digital library activities by providing managerial and technical analysis, writing programs to create digital content, writing, enhancing, and maintaining tools to publish, create, and manage digital objects, and training staff for projects that add content to our digital library.

    Responsibilities

    This position entails software architecture, implementation, deployment management, development of best operational practices, testing and documentation of systems. Help automate and streamline our operations and processes. Build and maintain tools for deployment, monitoring and operations. Troubleshoot and resolve issues in dev, test and production environments. Projects often include working with multiple units within the Library, other departments across the campus, multiple campuses, the California Digital Library and/or external vendors. Guides less experienced staff or works as team leader/supervisor when necessary. Relied on to provide technical expertise to project manager and other Library staff to define application specifications, staffing needs and timeline. Position is relied upon to independently create specifications, design information architecture, coordinate and assign work with other programmers, determine system needs, and follow through with testing and quality control.

    Uses professional concepts; applies department policies and procedures to resolve a variety of complex problems. Analyzes complex issues where evaluation of data requires a review of a variety of factors. Is able to exercise judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action. Has both internal and external contacts. Normally receives general instructions, with detailed instructions provided on complex new project assignments and initiatives.

    Required Qualifications

    • Has thorough knowledge, skills and abilities associated with identifying systems-related issues and actions needed to improve or correct performance.
    • Requires advanced knowledge of data storage, processing, analysis, and visualization technologies and how they are used in administrative and/or academic endeavors at a large, top-tier research university.
    • Must be able to communicate technical information in a clear and concise manner among varying levels in the organization.
    • Must be self motivated, work independently or as part of a team, able to learn quickly, meet deadlines and demonstrate problem solving skills.
    • Must have advanced skills in web applications, web programming language and object oriented programming concepts.
    • Must have knowledge relating to the design of applications programs.
    • Requires ability to understand business needs and how business systems can support those needs.
    • Requires advanced knowledge of applications programming, database, infrastructure or other IT function.
    • Requires advanced skills associated with programming design, modification and implementation.
    • Requires interpersonal and communications skills in order to work with both technical and non-technical personnel at various levels in the organization.
    • Requires skills associated with analysis of processes and problems, information flow and architecture.
    • Requires knowledge of program documentation needs in a fast paced production environment.
    • Requires thorough knowledge of business analysis function.
    • Requires skills with git repository configuration and administration.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of Linux environment, tools, and libraries
    • Experience installing, upgrading, or configuring Apache
    • Experience managing a Virtualization environment.
    • Has knowledge of professional concepts.
    • Has knowledge of applications programming technologies, tools and protocols.
    • Has skills necessary to communicate effectively both in writing and verbally.
    • Has ability to interface with management on a regular basis.
    • Has skills associated with adapting equipment and technology to serve user needs.
    • Has skills needed to develop conversion and system implementation plans.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Knowledge of SQL language and experience with database software, e.g., MySQL
    • Knowledge of CGI and Servlet programming
    • Knowledge of Ruby, and Ruby on Rails, for application development and enhancements to framework, including plug-ins, engines and gems, for developing and deploying applications.
    • VMware experience is a plus
    • Experience with problem resolution, capacity and performance analysis, configuration and change planning and execution; and storage and security administration.
    • Experience creating and maintaining system documentation.
    • Working knowledge of project management approaches, tools and phases of the project lifecycle, as well as managing resources, scope, and schedule.
    • Experience managing Apache HTTP, Tomcat, and SSL certificates is preferred

    Salary & Benefits

    How to Apply

    Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

    Circulation Supervisor #19921

    • Job ID: 19921
    • Location: Main Campus-Berkeley
    • Full/Part Time: Full-Time
    • Regular/Temporary: Regular
    • Department: Library Administration
    • Application Review Date: The First Review Date for this job is June 25, 2015

    About Berkeley

    The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. Berkeley's culture of openness, freedom and acceptance-academic and artistic, political and cultural-make it a very special place for students, faculty and staff.

    Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. In deciding whether to apply for a staff position at Berkeley, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the alignment of the Berkeley Workplace Culture with their potential for success at http://jobs.berkeley.edu/why-berkeley.html

    Application Review Date

    The First Review Date for this job is: June 25, 2015

    Departmental Overview

    The Education Psychology and Social Research Libraries and the Data Lab (located in the Doe Library) are three public service units within the Library’s Social Sciences Division. The Educational Psychology Library, Social Research Library and Data Lab are seeking a Circulation Supervisor. As supervisor of these areas within the UC Berkeley Library, the person in this role will ensure a high level of service to students, faculty, staff and general public, helping patrons find the information and resources they need. Operates as the functional expert for circulation, reserves and stack maintenance. Manages the hiring, training and scheduling of Student Library Employees.

    Responsibilities

    The Circulation Supervisor will:

      • Manage the circulation desks of the Education Psychology Library, Social Research Library and Data Lab.
      • Hire, train, schedule and supervise approximately 4.0 (FTE) student library employees and maintain a high level of public service at three library locations.
      • Resolve issues of access to the collections; handle complaints, questions, and problems.
      • Implement circulation procedures for all three service points, modify procedures and create documentation as necessary.
      • Assist in the processing of course reserves for the Education Psychology and Social Research Libraries.
      • Monitor departmental email accounts.
      • Answer requests for information, handle basic reference questions and refer more complex questions as appropriate.
      • Assist with outreach efforts such as advertising upcoming events in the Education Psychology Library, Social Research Library and Data Lab.
      • Represent the needs of all three service locations in campus committees; attend meetings of Circulation Supervisors.

      Required Qualifications

      • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience/training.
      • Recent and effective supervisory experience (including hiring, training, coaching, delegating, evaluating, and motivating student employees).
      • Experience with providing public service at a circulation or other library public service desk.
      • Demonstrated ability to balance competing priorities and improve workflows.
      • Excellent analytical, organizational, problem solving, interpersonal, and communication skills.
      • Recent experience with an integrated library system (ILS) and understanding of ILS bibliographic, item and holding records.
      • Demonstrated initiative, flexibility, and ability to work creatively and effectively both independently and as a team member.
      • Experience with standard office and collaboration software (MS Office, Google Drive).

      Preferred Qualifications

      • Academic library experience
      • Millennium ILS experience
      • Experience managing physical operations and staff in multiple locations
      • Experience interpreting and monitoring budgets

      Salary & Benefits

      How to Apply

      Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.

      Equal Employment Opportunity

      The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

      Work Environment

      As of January 1, 2014 the University of California, Berkeley is a smoke and tobacco free workplace. Information about our Smoke and Tobacco Free policy is available at: http://www.tobaccofree.berkeley.edu/

      Clery Disclosure

      The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act require that crime statistics and other safety information for colleges and universities receiving Title IV funds be made available to applicants upon request. University of California, Berkeley's Annual Security Report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings owned or controlled by the University, and on public property within or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as those concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. You may obtain this information for the UC campus to which you are applying by accessing the website at http://police.berkeley.edu/safetycounts/index.html.

      A printed copy of the report may be obtained by writing to UCPD, Room 1, Sproul Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720.

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    Technical Processing & Collection Projects Assistant #19935

    • Job ID: 19935
    • Location: Main Campus-Berkeley
    • Full/Part Time: Full-Time
    • Regular/Temporary: Regular
    • Department: Library Administration
    • Application Review Date: The First Review Date for this job is June 22, 2015

    About Berkeley

    The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. Berkeley's culture of openness, freedom and acceptance-academic and artistic, political and cultural-make it a very special place for students, faculty and staff.

    Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. In deciding whether to apply for a staff position at Berkeley, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the alignment of the Berkeley Workplace Culture with their potential for success at http://jobs.berkeley.edu/why-berkeley.html

    Application Review Date

    The First Review Date for this job is: June 22, 2015

    Departmental Overview

    The Library's Engineering and Physical Sciences Division includes five libraries - Chemistry & Chemical Engineering, Earth Sciences & Map, Engineering, Mathematics-Statistics, and Physics-Astronomy. These libraries are primary service points and provide research-level print and digital collections to support the research and teaching programs of the College of Engineering, College of Chemistry, and College of Letters & Science's Mathematical and Physical Sciences Division. Researchers throughout the university community and beyond heavily use these libraries. Collectively the staff consists of approximately 6 librarians, 10 career staff, and over 30 student library employees. The Library's Engineering and Physical Sciences Division is currently seeking a Technical Processing & Collection Projects Assistant.

    This is a full-time Career appointment.

    Responsibilities

    Technical Processing & Collection Projects Assistant will:

      • Perform monographic processing tasks in the Earth Sciences & Map Library, including processing new monographs, withdrawals, transfers, and monograph replacements.
      • Perform routine serials processing tasks in the Earth Sciences & Map Library, including check-in, claims, and holdings record maintenance.
      • Review records for accuracy. Review and update item and holdings records as necessary. Identify and refer bibliographic record problems to the Catalog Department (BadCat). Prepare items for binding, mending, or cataloging as necessary.
      • Assists with special projects and technical processing at libraries throughout the division as needed.
      • Staff the circulation desk at the Earth Sciences & Map Library on a regular schedule. Assist with circulation at other libraries within the division as needed. Answer circulation and reference queries when at circulation desk, referring complex questions to appropriate staff as necessary.
      • Assist librarians with projects to identify items to be sent to offsite shelving or withdrawn, including coordination of activities to pull, sort, process, and edit item records for materials. Arranges for transport to offsite shelving.

      Required Qualifications

      • Demonstrated experience with bibliographic searching and library catalogs
      • Knowledge of monographic and serials processing policies and procedures.
      • Experience using an integrated library system to perform record maintenance.
      • Experience providing library circulation services.
      • Excellent attention to detail and aptitude for accuracy with complex work.
      • Excellent analytical, problem solving, interpersonal, and communication skills.
      • Ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks and work with interruptions.
      • Ability to work effectively both independently and a team member.

      Preferred Qualifications

      • Experience searching OskiCat and Melvyl.
      • Experience updating item and holdings records in Millennium.
      • Experience working in an academic library.

      Salary & Benefits

      How to Apply

      Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.

      Equal Employment Opportunity

      The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

      Work Environment

      As of January 1, 2014 the University of California, Berkeley is a smoke and tobacco free workplace. Information about our Smoke and Tobacco Free policy is available at: http://www.tobaccofree.berkeley.edu/

      Clery Disclosure

      The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act require that crime statistics and other safety information for colleges and universities receiving Title IV funds be made available to applicants upon request. University of California, Berkeley's Annual Security Report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings owned or controlled by the University, and on public property within or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as those concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. You may obtain this information for the UC campus to which you are applying by accessing the website at http://police.berkeley.edu/safetycounts/index.html.

      A printed copy of the report may be obtained by writing to UCPD, Room 1, Sproul Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720.

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    Curatorial Assistant for Art History/Classics Library #19950

    • Job ID: 19950
    • Location: Main Campus-Berkeley
    • Full/Part Time: Full-Time
    • Regular/Temporary: Regular
    • Department: Library Administration
    • Application Review Date: The First Review Date for this job is June 19, 2015

    About Berkeley

    The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. Berkeley's culture of openness, freedom and acceptance-academic and artistic, political and cultural-make it a very special place for students, faculty and staff.

    Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. In deciding whether to apply for a staff position at Berkeley, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the alignment of the Berkeley Workplace Culture with their potential for success at http://jobs.berkeley.edu/why-berkeley.html

    Application Review Date

    The First Review Date for this job is: June 19, 2015

    Departmental Overview

    The Arts & Humanities Division includes Art History/Classics, SSEALS, Graduate Services, Morrison Library, and outside of Doe Library the Hargrove Music Library. These libraries and units are primary service points and provide research-level print and digital collections to support the research and teaching programs of the units in Doe Library serving patrons in the visual and performing arts, humanities (languages & literatures), and area studies; and departments served by the Hargrove Music Library.

    This is a full-time Career appointment.

    Responsibilities

    The position serves as the highest-level curatorial assistant for the art history and classics collections by supporting collection development, reference and instruction, and materials processing. Assists the Art History/Classics Library staff with processing of monographs, serials, and donor gifts, and assists in collection development and other special projects as assigned. Independently, and in conjunction with subject librarians, provides public services in the form of directional and consultative reference interactions, and may provide instruction sessions/workshops to patrons using subject-specific library materials. The incumbent is expected to possess extensive knowledge of the materials encompassing the art history and classics collections. Working knowledge of Western European languages is necessary, along with the knowledge of standard library technical services procedures, and the ability to coordinate projects with other units in the Arts & Humanities Division. Also, will assist in creation and content management for online subject guides and other social media and participate in councils, groups, and task forces when appropriate.

    Required Qualifications

    • English language proficiency to communicate orally and in writing with persons of various backgrounds.
    • Bachelors’ degree in related subject area and/or equivalent experience/training
    • Specialized knowledge of the art and classics book trade and reference sources.
    • Knowledge of library catalogs, integrated library systems, bibliographic records, and monographic, serials, and reserves processing policies and procedures.
    • Excellent analytical, organizational, problem solving, interpersonal, and communication skills.
    • Demonstrated initiative, flexibility, and ability to work creatively and effectively both independently and as a team member.
    • Experience with standard office and collaboration software (MS Office, Google Drive).
    • Ability to complete detailed work accurately and complete projects on time.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience with monograph and serials processing in Millennium and/or Sierra integrated library systems.
    • Experience with one or more western European languages.
    • Experience working in an academic library.

    Salary & Benefits

    How to Apply

    Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

    Work Environment

    As of January 1, 2014 the University of California, Berkeley is a smoke and tobacco free workplace. Information about our Smoke and Tobacco Free policy is available at: http://www.tobaccofree.berkeley.edu/

    Clery Disclosure

    The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act require that crime statistics and other safety information for colleges and universities receiving Title IV funds be made available to applicants upon request. University of California, Berkeley's Annual Security Report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings owned or controlled by the University, and on public property within or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as those concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. You may obtain this information for the UC campus to which you are applying by accessing the website at http://police.berkeley.edu/safetycounts/index.html.

    A printed copy of the report may be obtained by writing to UCPD, Room 1, Sproul Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720.

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    Access Services Assistant #19951

    • Job ID: 19951
    • Location: Off Campus-Berkeley
    • Full/Part Time: Full-Time
    • Regular/Temporary: Regular
    • Department: Library Administration
    • Application Review Date: The First Review Date for this job is June 19, 2015

    About Berkeley

    The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. Berkeley's culture of openness, freedom and acceptance-academic and artistic, political and cultural-make it a very special place for students, faculty and staff.

    Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. In deciding whether to apply for a staff position at Berkeley, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the alignment of the Berkeley Workplace Culture with their potential for success at http://jobs.berkeley.edu/why-berkeley.html

    Application Review Date

    The First Review Date for this job is: June 19, 2015

    Departmental Overview

    The Northern Regional Library Facility (NRLF) is a cooperative shelving facility for library materials belonging to the UC libraries in northern California. It is administered by the UCB Library. The Access Services unit is an administrative unit at the NRLF.

    This is a full time Career appointment.

    Responsibilities

    Process interlibrary lending requests using the University of California’s (UC’s) ILL Management system and OCLC’s WorldShare ILL request service; serve as work-leader for the department’s digital document delivery program and act as technical support for problem scans; using Millennium ILS circulate material held at NRLF onsite and to libraries for use by their patrons or technical services staff; provide public services to library patrons visiting the Facility; receive and process returned material; provide stack retrieval of library material for onsite and remote users; perform all duties pertaining to stack maintenance of library collections.

    Required Qualifications

    • Minimum 1 year academic library experience in ILL and/or circulation.
    • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills.
    • Demonstrated history of bibliographic searching of library catalogs and article databases.
    • Demonstrated commitment to providing quality public service and ability to meet the demands at a circulation desk, deal with challenging situations and meet deadlines despite competing priorities.
    • Excellent problem-solving skills.
    • Demonstrated ability to pay attention to detail & handle interruptions.
    • Ability to learn a large amount of detailed information.
    • Recent experience with an integrated library system (ILS) and understanding of bibliographic, item and holdings records.
    • Ability to work independently, be flexible and adapt to a fast-paced work environment.
    • Must be organized, work expeditiously, and handle heavy workloads.
    • Ability to work alone, as well as in a team.
    • Must be able to move carts & book trucks loaded up to 400 lbs.; lift & bend with boxes or volumes weighing up to 40 lbs.; climb and reach on stepstools and rolling ladders.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience with Millennium ILS, OCLC’s WorldShare ILL, and Melvyl; experience with document delivery; basic technical knowledge of book scanning/digitization processes
    • Experience serving as work-leader

    Salary & Benefits

    How to Apply

    To apply, please visit http://jobs.berkeley.edu/job-listings.html. Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

    If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please see: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf

    Work Environment

    As of January 1, 2014 the University of California, Berkeley is a smoke and tobacco free workplace. Information about our Smoke and Tobacco Free policy is available at: http://www.tobaccofree.berkeley.edu/

    Clery Disclosure

    The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act require that crime statistics and other safety information for colleges and universities receiving Title IV funds be made available to applicants upon request. University of California, Berkeley's Annual Security Report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings owned or controlled by the University, and on public property within or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as those concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. You may obtain this information for the UC campus to which you are applying by accessing the website at http://police.berkeley.edu/safetycounts/index.html.

    A printed copy of the report may be obtained by writing to UCPD, Room 1, Sproul Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720.

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    Applications Programmer 2 #19905

    • Job ID: 19905
    • Location: Main Campus-Berkeley
    • Full/Part Time: Full-Time
    • Regular/Temporary: Temporary
    • Department: Library Administration
    • Application Review Date: Applications will be reviewed until September 30, 2015.

    About Berkeley

    The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. Berkeley's culture of openness, freedom and acceptance-academic and artistic, political and cultural-make it a very special place for students, faculty and staff.

    Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. In deciding whether to apply for a staff position at Berkeley, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the alignment of the Berkeley Workplace Culture with their potential for success at http://jobs.berkeley.edu/why-berkeley.html

    Application Review Date

    Applications will be reviewed until September 30, 2015.

    Departmental Overview

    The UC Berkeley Library provides scholarly information to all faculty and students in support of the University's research and instruction mission. The Library Applications & Publishing Group (LAP) provides technical support for Library, including developing, purchasing and/or supporting all types of software applications. LAP has primary responsibility for supporting and building UC Berkeley Library’s Integrated Library System (ILS), Digital Library, and the Library Website. The UC Berkeley Library is a leader in the investigation and implementation of advanced digital library services. Areas of current work include scalable digital library system architectures, developing efficient methods for creating digital library content, the long-term preservation of digital materials, and standards for digital objects, digitization, and archival collection descriptions. LAP supports digital library activities by providing managerial and technical analysis, writing programs to create digital content, writing, enhancing, and maintaining tools to publish, create, and manage digital objects, and training staff for projects that add content to our digital library. The UC Berkeley Library is currently seeking an Applications Programmer. This is a 5 month, Limited appointment with benefits. For more on the benefits, please see the link below.

    Responsibilities

    The Applications Programmer 2 will:

  • Follow user interface specifications to build and enhance the search application for the Philobiblon project.
  • Code in xsl, shell, and perl to develop, modify, and test a web application based on third party software (XTF)
  • Implement changes based on specifications, performing quality assurance, and writing documentation.
  • In addition html, css and javascript, may be part of the tasks assigned. Under general guidelines create a package and supporting documentation for deployment of software on other systems. Generate and manage test plans, collaborating with the other programmer on the project and the data owner.
  • Work closely with other members of IT unit to be sure programs follow unit guidelines and best practices.
  • Stay abreast of campus security guidelines and respond to campus security alerts.
  • Required Qualifications

    • Bachelors degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training
    • Minimum of one year of work experience in a similar role/field
    • Good analytical and communication skills (both oral and written)
    • Demonstrated skills in XSL, XML, javascript, HTML and CSS
    • Working knowledge of Linux
    • Ability to effectively work as part of a team and collaborate with colleagues
    • Ability to maintain knowledge and rapidly learn new web technologies
    • Ability to manage time and to set priorities that accurately reflect the relative importance of job responsibilities, so that projects or tasks are completed on time.
    • Ability to change, with direction and work priorities to accommodate changing requirements and/or immediate needs.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Knowledge of Perl and shell programming
    • Ability to address multiple priorities concurrently
    • Ability to meet deadlines
    • Strong customer service ethic
    • Strong organization and planning skills
    • Understanding of usability and accessibility issues
    • Experience with Tomcat and Java

    Salary & Benefits

    • Hourly salary is between $22.80 - $28.74
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    For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit: http://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/compensation-and-benefits/index.html

    How to Apply

    To apply, please visit http://jobs.berkeley.edu/job-listings.html. Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

    If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please see: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf

    Work Environment

    As of January 1, 2014 the University of California, Berkeley is a smoke and tobacco free workplace. Information about our Smoke and Tobacco Free policy is available at: http://www.tobaccofree.berkeley.edu/

    Clery Disclosure

    The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act require that crime statistics and other safety information for colleges and universities receiving Title IV funds be made available to applicants upon request. University of California, Berkeley's Annual Security Report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings owned or controlled by the University, and on public property within or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as those concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. You may obtain this information for the UC campus to which you are applying by accessing the website at http://police.berkeley.edu/safetycounts/index.html.

    A printed copy of the report may be obtained by writing to UCPD, Room 1, Sproul Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720.

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    Data/GIS Technology Lead #19862

    • Job ID: 19862
    • Location: Main Campus-Berkeley
    • Full/Part Time: Full-Time
    • Regular/Temporary: Regular
    • Department: Library Administration
    • Applications will be reviewed until October 30, 2015 or until filled.

    About Berkeley

    The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. Berkeley's culture of openness, freedom and acceptance-academic and artistic, political and cultural-make it a very special place for students, faculty and staff.

    Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. In deciding whether to apply for a staff position at Berkeley, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the alignment of the Berkeley Workplace Culture with their potential for success at http://jobs.berkeley.edu/why-berkeley.html

    Application Review Date

    Applications will be reviewed until October 30, 2015 or until filled.

    Departmental Overview

    The UC Berkeley Library provides scholarly information to all faculty and students in the support of the University's research and instruction mission. The Library Applications & Publishing Group (LAP) provides technical support for Library, including developing, purchasing and/or supporting all types of hardware platforms and software applications. LAP has primary responsibility for supporting and building UC Berkeley Library's Integrated Library System (ILS), Digital Library, and web presence.

    The UC Berkeley Library is a leader in the investigation and implementation of advanced digital library services. Areas of current work include scalable digital library system architectures, developing efficient methods for creating digital library content, the long-term preservation of digital materials, and standards for digital objects, digitization, and archival collection descriptions. The Web Publishing Group (WPG) supports digital library activities by providing managerial and technical analysis, writing programs to create digital content, writing, enhancing, and maintaining tools to publish, create, and manage digital objects, and training staff for projects that add content to our digital library.

    The UC Berkeley Library is currently seeking a Data Technology Lead. This position supports the Library's data applications, including GIS, and other digital library programs. This position also supports and maintains applications that are critical to the Library which support the campus research goals.

    Responsibilities

    The Data Technology Lead will:

    • Support the Library's data applications, including GIS, and other digital library programs.
    • Adopt, adapt, develop and maintain software to provide a web-based geospatial discovery and access portal using open source technologies in an inter-institutional, community-based, development effort
    • Work with server and database administrators to provision the necessary computing systems to support data services.
    • Implement and manage spatial data infrastructure, including administration of specialized GIS application including geoserver, geohydra, geoblacklight.
    • Develop software for the import and management of UCB's GIS data collections.
    • Manage data services, e.g., OAI, SOLR API, data set management and access.
    • Play an active role in higher education and GIS researcher community, representing UCB Library in this community and the development of open source and consortial service efforts.
    • Guide less experienced staff or works as team leader/supervisor when necessary.
    • Serve as a subject matter expert, providing technical expertise to project manager and other Library staff to define application specifications, staffing needs and timeline.
    • Independently create specifications, design information architecture, coordinate and assign work with other programmers, determine system needs, and follow through with testing and quality control.

    Required Qualifications

    • Bachelors degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training
    • Minimum of 3 years of progressively responsible work experience in a similar role or field.
    • Thorough knowledge of applications programming function.
    • Demonstrated ability to communicate technical information in a clear and concise manner with both technical and non-technical staff.
    • Ability to understand business needs and how business systems can support those needs.
    • Demonstrated ability to be self motivated, work independently or as part of a team, learn quickly, meet deadlines and resolve moderately complex problems.
    • Advanced skills in web applications, web programming languages and object oriented programming concepts.
    • Experience with Perl, PHP, Python, or other programming languages
    • Knowledge of shell scripting languages, e.g., sh, csh, ksh
    • Knowledge of data services, e.g., OAI, SOLR API
    • Demonstrated knowledge of Linux environment, tools, and libraries
    • Working knowledge of HTML, CSS, Javascript, XSTL, and XML.
    • Knowledge of raster and vector resources, geodatabase configuration and management tools (e.g., GeoServer, OpenLayers, OGC standards, etc).
    • Experience in software engineering in web, solr-lucene, and database-backed application environments, and experience in contributing and/or defining the technical architecture of complex systems.
    • Experience with Ruby, and Ruby on Rails, for application development and enhancements to framework, including plug-ins, engines and gems, for developing and deploying applications.
    • Knowledge of different image formats

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Skills needed to develop conversion and system implementation plans.
    • Knowledge of SQL language and experience with database software, e.g., MySQL
    • Knowledge of CGI and Servlet programming
    • Experience installing, upgrading, or configuring Apache
    • Knowledge of other related areas of IT.
    • Knowledge relating to the design and development of applications programs across the organization.

    Salary & Benefits

    • Annual: $58,700 - $85,000.

    For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit: http://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/compensation-and-benefits/index.html

    How to Apply

    To apply, please visit http://jobs.berkeley.edu/job-listings.html. Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

    If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please see: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf

    Work Environment

    As of January 1, 2014 the University of California, Berkeley is a smoke and tobacco free workplace. Information about our Smoke and Tobacco Free policy is available at: http://www.tobaccofree.berkeley.edu/

    Clery Disclosure

    The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act require that crime statistics and other safety information for colleges and universities receiving Title IV funds be made available to applicants upon request. University of California, Berkeley's Annual Security Report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings owned or controlled by the University, and on public property within or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as those concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. You may obtain this information for the UC campus to which you are applying by accessing the website at http://police.berkeley.edu/safetycounts/index.html.

    A printed copy of the report may be obtained by writing to UCPD, Room 1, Sproul Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720.

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    Financial Services Analyst 2 #19712

    • Job ID: 19712
    • Location: Main Campus-Berkeley
    • Full/Part Time: Full-Time
    • Regular/Temporary: Regular
    • Department: Library Administration
    • Application Review Date: Applications will be reviewed until August 20, 2015.

    About Berkeley

    The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. Berkeley's culture of openness, freedom and acceptance-academic and artistic, political and cultural-make it a very special place for students, faculty and staff.

    Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. In deciding whether to apply for a staff position at Berkeley, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the alignment of the Berkeley Workplace Culture with their potential for success at http://jobs.berkeley.edu/why-berkeley.html

    Application Review Date

    The First Review Date for this job is: May 13, 2015

    Responsibilities

    CDesigns & uses sophisticated spreadsheets and acquisition modules of the Integrated Library System to implement the collections' budget allocations and monitor expenditures, encumbrances and fund balances for about 700 collections funds including daily monitoring of financial transactions and performing manual entries as needed. Prepares regular reports, including weekly financial and resource reports for librarian fund managers, monthly and annual reports for budget analysis and planning purposes. Prepares reports for statistical and collection assessment purposes. Maintains documentation for all processes.

    Required Qualifications

    • Bachelor degree in a relevant field or equivalent experience/training.
    • Related experience in an academic library acquisitions library
    • Demonstrated related experience in accounting
    • Outstanding organizational ability, highly detail-oriented
    • Aptitude for numbers; demonstrated accuracy in data input and manipulation
    • High proficiency in the use of spreadsheet applications and other common desktop/web applications
    • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Demonstrated competence with Boolean searches

    Salary & Benefits

    • Annual salary $43,300 - $66,100

    For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit: http://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/compensation-and-benefits/index.html

    How to Apply

    To apply, please visit http://jobs.berkeley.edu/job-listings.html. Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.

    Criminal Background Check

    This position has been designated as sensitive and may require a Criminal Background Check. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of a Criminal Background Check.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

    If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please see: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf

    Work Environment

    As of January 1, 2014 the University of California, Berkeley is a smoke and tobacco free workplace. Information about our Smoke and Tobacco Free policy is available at: http://www.tobaccofree.berkeley.edu/

    Clery Disclosure

    The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act require that crime statistics and other safety information for colleges and universities receiving Title IV funds be made available to applicants upon request. University of California, Berkeley's Annual Security Report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings owned or controlled by the University, and on public property within or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as those concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. You may obtain this information for the UC campus to which you are applying by accessing the website at http://police.berkeley.edu/safetycounts/index.html.

    A printed copy of the report may be obtained by writing to UCPD, Room 1, Sproul Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720.

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    Evening/Weekend Circulation Supervisor #19768

    • Job ID: 19768
    • Location: Main Campus-Berkeley
    • Full/Part Time: Full-Time
    • Regular/Temporary: Regular
    • Department: Library Administration
    • Application Review Date: The First Review Date for this job is May 25, 2015

    About Berkeley

    The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. Berkeley's culture of openness, freedom and acceptance-academic and artistic, political and cultural-make it a very special place for students, faculty and staff.

    Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. In deciding whether to apply for a staff position at Berkeley, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the alignment of the Berkeley Workplace Culture with their potential for success at http://jobs.berkeley.edu/why-berkeley.html

    Application Review Date

    The First Review Date for this job is: May 25, 2015

    Departmental Overview

    The Access Services Division has leadership for planning and coordinating access and circulation policies and procedures across the UC Berkeley Library. Additionally, the Access Services Division consists of four primary units - Library Privileges, Information Desks, Newspapers/Microforms Library and Current Periodicals, and Doe/Moffitt Circulation Services.

    The Doe/Moffitt Circulation and Gardner Stacks unit is the largest circulation services unit in the Library System, handling more than one million circulation transactions annually, loan of electronic devices, and the largest undergraduate course reserve operation. The Gardner (MAIN) Stacks collection management includes daily oversight and strategic planning for a 2.2 million volume collection housed on campus and retrieval for the 3 million volumes of the collection shelved at the Northern Regional Library Facility. This unit controls access to the Gardner (MAIN) Stacks, group study rooms, and 65 Doe (Medium Rare collection)

    The Access Services Division is currently seeking an. Evening/Weekend Circulation Supervisor. The person in this role performs Library Privileges Desk functions through regular weekday shifts and on Sunday afternoons, issuing library cards and handling issues related to blocked privileges. The position may also process reserve materials, and serve as OCR assistant for the ADA book scanning project.

    Responsibilities

    The Evening/Weekend Circulation Supervisor is responsible for operations carried out by a team of 35-40 student library employees. Working with the day circulation supervisor, the incumbent interviews, hires, prepares training plans, trains, monitors performance, and manages schedules of student staff to ensure adequate circulation desk coverage for library users. Serves as administrative and timecard supervisor for student employees reporting to Library Systems Office - Library Applicants and Publishing unit. The position may also process reserve materials, and serve as OCR assistant for the ADA book scanning project.

    The incumbent in this position provides public service assistance at the Circulation and Privileges desks, and handles other library related processes and projects. The incumbent consults with Library Security, Facilities, and others during emergencies, handling thefts and other disruptive behaviours.

    The unit follows the overall guidelines, policies, and priorities of the Library, under the direction of the Head of the Access Services Division.

    The incumbent works a Sunday through Thursday (12pm to 9pm) schedule during the semester (schedule adjusted during intersessions and breaks).

    Required Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
    • Recent and effective supervisory experience (including hiring, training, coaching, delegating, evaluating, and motivating student employees)
    • Demonstrated ability to balance competing priorities and improve workflows
    • Significant experience with circulation and/or technical processing in a library
    • Significant experience with providing public services at a circulation or other library public service desks
    • Recent experience with an integrated library system (ILS) and understanding of ILS bibliographic, item and holding records
    • Demonstrated strong commitment to public services and improving the user experience
    • Excellent analytical, organizational, problem solving, interpersonal, and communication skills
    • Demonstrated initiative, flexibility, and ability to work creatively and effectively both independently and as a team member
    • Experience with standard office and collaboration software (MS Office, Google Drive)
    • Able to work evening/weekend schedule.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Academic library experience
    • Millennium ILS experience
    • Experience managing physical operations and staff in multiple locations
    • Experience interpreting and monitoring budgets

    Salary & Benefits

    • Annual salary is between $39,200 - $52,000

    For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit: http://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/compensation-and-benefits/index.html

    How to Apply

    Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.

    To apply, please visit http://jobs.berkeley.edu/job-listings.html. Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.

    Mandated Reporter

    This position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter required to report the observed or suspected abuse or neglect of children, dependent adults, or elders to designated law enforcement or social service agencies. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon completion of signed statements acknowledging the responsibilities of a Mandated Reporter.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

    If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please see: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf

    Work Environment

    As of January 1, 2014 the University of California, Berkeley is a smoke and tobacco free workplace. Information about our Smoke and Tobacco Free policy is available at: http://www.tobaccofree.berkeley.edu/

    Clery Disclosure

    The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act require that crime statistics and other safety information for colleges and universities receiving Title IV funds be made available to applicants upon request. University of California, Berkeley's Annual Security Report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings owned or controlled by the University, and on public property within or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as those concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. You may obtain this information for the UC campus to which you are applying by accessing the website at http://police.berkeley.edu/safetycounts/index.html.

    A printed copy of the report may be obtained by writing to UCPD, Room 1, Sproul Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720.

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    Privileges Desk Operations Manager #19742

    • Job ID: 19742
    • Location: Main Campus-Berkeley
    • Full/Part Time: Full-Time
    • Regular/Temporary: Regular
    • Department: Library Administration
    • Application Review Date: The First Review Date for this job is May 14, 2015

    About Berkeley

    The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. Berkeley's culture of openness, freedom and acceptance-academic and artistic, political and cultural-make it a very special place for students, faculty and staff.

    Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. In deciding whether to apply for a staff position at Berkeley, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the alignment of the Berkeley Workplace Culture with their potential for success at http://jobs.berkeley.edu/why-berkeley.html

    Application Review Date

    The First Review Date for this job is: May 14, 2015

    Departmental Overview

    The Access Services Division has leadership for planning and coordinating access and circulation policies and procedures across the UC Berkeley Library. Additionally, the Access Services Division consists of four primary units - Library Privileges, Information Desks, Newspapers/Microforms Library and Current Periodicals, and Doe/Moffitt Circulation Services. The Privileges unit provides access and borrowing services to library cardholders, potential library users, and visitors. The Privileges unit controls user access via the patron database to library collections and electronic resources, collects library fees/fines for all campus and affiliated libraries (excluding the Law Library), and redistributes collected funds to appropriate library unit chart-strings.

    Responsibilities

    Following overall Library guidelines, policies and priorities under the general direction of the Head of Access Services Division, this position serves as manager for all functions, staffing and tasks relating to Library Privileges, including directing the work of four student employees. This position is responsible for overseeing all of the borrower services functions, such as interpreting library policies and procedures, creating/updating patron records, resolving late fees, replacement bills, and collection access inquiries and issues, providing directional/informational services to library users, and other borrower/library related processes, services and projects. In addition, this position assists the Head of Access Services Division as the backup borrowing services contact for other UC/UC Berkeley campus agencies, such as Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, UC Extension, UC Berkeley Office of the Registrar, Cal1 Photo, Visiting Scholar and Post-doc Affairs Program (VSPA), and non-UC agencies, such as California State University and Community College systems, Mills College, California Public School districts, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA).

    Required Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
    • Recent and effective supervisory experience (including hiring, training, coaching, delegating, evaluating, and motivating student employees)
    • Demonstrated ability to balance competing priorities and improve workflows
    • Significant experience with circulation and/or technical processing in a library
    • Significant experience with providing public services at a circulation or other library public service desks
    • Recent experience with an integrated library system (ILS) and understanding of ILS bibliographic, item and holding records
    • Demonstrated strong commitment to public services and improving the user experience
    • Excellent analytical, organizational, problem solving, interpersonal, and communication skills
    • Demonstrated initiative, flexibility, and ability to work creatively and effectively both independently and as a team member
    • Experience with standard office and collaboration software (MS Office, Google Drive)

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Academic library experience
    • Millennium ILS experience
    • Experience managing physical operations and staff in multiple locations
    • Experience interpreting and monitoring budgets

    Salary & Benefits

    • Annual salary range is $47,600 - $65,000.

    For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit: http://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/compensation-and-benefits/index.html

    How to Apply

    Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.

    To apply, please visit http://jobs.berkeley.edu/job-listings.html. Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

    If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please see: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf

    Work Environment

    As of January 1, 2014 the University of California, Berkeley is a smoke and tobacco free workplace. Information about our Smoke and Tobacco Free policy is available at: http://www.tobaccofree.berkeley.edu/

    Clery Disclosure

    The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act require that crime statistics and other safety information for colleges and universities receiving Title IV funds be made available to applicants upon request. University of California, Berkeley's Annual Security Report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings owned or controlled by the University, and on public property within or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as those concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. You may obtain this information for the UC campus to which you are applying by accessing the website at http://police.berkeley.edu/safetycounts/index.html.

    A printed copy of the report may be obtained by writing to UCPD, Room 1, Sproul Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720.

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    Metadata Creation Professional - Continuing Resources #19655

    • Job ID: 19655
    • Location: Main Campus-Berkeley
    • Full/Part Time: Full-Time
    • Regular/Temporary: Regular
    • Department: Library Administration
    • Application Review Date: This Position will Remain Open Until Filled.

    About Berkeley

    The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. Berkeley's culture of openness, freedom and acceptance-academic and artistic, political and cultural-make it a very special place for students, faculty and staff.

    Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. In deciding whether to apply for a staff position at Berkeley, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the alignment of the Berkeley Workplace Culture with their potential for success at http://jobs.berkeley.edu/why-berkeley.html

    Application Review Date

    The Position will Remain Open Until Filled.

    Departmental Overview

    The Library Department is responsible for the administration and operations of most of the libraries across the University of California, Berkeley campus. The Library department offers a host of services to students, faculty, staff, alumni and visitors, including hard copy and e-books for niche fields, and study space.

    The Catalog & Metadata Services Department at The Library is responsible for cataloging and physical treatment of all new monographs and serials in all formats and languages (except Chinese, Japanese, and Korean) for the UC Berkeley Main and subject specialty libraries. The Catalog & Metadata Services Department is currently seeking a Metadata Creation Professional. The person in this role is responsible for maintaining the Library's catalog - OskiCat.

    This is a full-time Career appointment.

    Responsibilities

    The Metadata Creation Professional will:

    • Create and upgrade metadata/catalog records for continuing resources in all formats (primarily print, digital, microform).
    • May provide metadata for foreign language materials as necessary.
    • Perform complex database maintenance by resolving conflicts, improving or correcting bibliographic items, holdings and/or authority records in the UCB online catalog, OskiCat.
    • Perform problem analysis for NRLF, subject specialty, and other library collections.
    • May contribute authority records to national cooperative cataloging program and/or may perform complex authority and headings work in local database.
    • Analyze, evaluate, interpret, revise or propose revisions to established guidelines; writes documentation and provide training pertaining to unit procedures and policies.
    • May serve as an expert liaison to other Library units.

    Required Qualifications

    • Bachelor degree in a related field and/or equivalent work experience or training.
    • One or more years of experience performing copy and original cataloging of continuing resources (preferably in an academic environment)
    • Demonstrated experience performing copy and original cataloging of electronic/digital resources
    • Knowledge of and proven ability to apply/use current cataloging standards, practices, and tools for original and complex copy cataloging, including but not limited to: RDA, AACR2, MARC21 formats, Program for Cooperative Cataloging CONSER standard record and PCC Policy Statements, Library of Congress Classification and Subject Analysis, Cataloger's Desktop, and RDA Toolkit
    • Experience recognizing and resolving catalog errors
    • Experience using OCLC and an integrated library system
    • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills together with attention to detail for complex, possibly repetitive, detail-oriented work
    • Ability to participate in multiple concurrent projects in a given timeframe, monitor project workflow, provide regular reports or updates as necessary, and meet project deadlines
    • Demonstrated ability to be self-motivated and able to work creatively, collaboratively, and effectively both independently and as a team member or leader
    • Excellent organizational and time management skills
    • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
    • Strong service orientation
    • Bibliographic knowledge of one or more Western European, Eastern European, South Asian, or South East Asian Languages

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience using the Millennium Integrated Library System
    • Experience working with and/or creating non-MARC metadata
    • Masters degree in library & information science, or other academic subject
    • Salary & Benefits

      How to Apply

      To apply, please visit http://jobs.berkeley.edu/job-listings.html. Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.

      Equal Employment Opportunity

      The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

      If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please see: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf

      Work Environment

      As of January 1, 2014 the University of California, Berkeley is a smoke and tobacco free workplace. Information about our Smoke and Tobacco Free policy is available at: http://www.tobaccofree.berkeley.edu/

      Clery Disclosure

      The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act require that crime statistics and other safety information for colleges and universities receiving Title IV funds be made available to applicants upon request. University of California, Berkeley's Annual Security Report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings owned or controlled by the University, and on public property within or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as those concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. You may obtain this information for the UC campus to which you are applying by accessing the website at http://police.berkeley.edu/safetycounts/index.html.

      A printed copy of the report may be obtained by writing to UCPD, Room 1, Sproul Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720.

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