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Library Professional 4 - Permissions Officer #17646

  • Job ID: 17646
  • Location: Main Campus-Berkeley
  • Full/Part Time: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Department: Library
  • Application Review Date: The First Review Date for this job is April 19, 2014.

About Berkeley

The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fuelled 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 UC Berkeley Library is an internationally renowned research and teaching facility at one of the nation's premiere public universities that serves 23,000 undergraduates, 9,000 graduate students, and 1,500 faculty members. Current collections include approximately 10 million volumes and 56,000 current serial titles. Library facilities on the Berkeley campus include the Doe/Moffitt Libraries, The Bancroft Library, the East Asian Library and more than 20 subject specialty and Affiliated libraries that serve specific subject areas and the professional schools. The Library is a member of the Center for Research Libraries (CRL), the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), Online Computer Library Center (OCLC), and the Research Libraries Group (RLG), and is an active participant in the California Digital Library. The Library has a current operations budget of $58 million and a current collections budget of $22 million, and employs about 375 full-time staff and more than 600 part-time students.

The Bancroft Library at the University of California, Berkeley, is one of the largest and most heavily used libraries of manuscripts, rare books, and special collections in the United States. As the primary center of special collections within the library system at Berkeley, Bancroft supports major research and reference activities and plays a leading role in the development of research collections. Bancroft holdings include over 500,000 volumes, 55,000 linear feet of manuscripts, 8 million photographs and other pictorial materials, 72,000 microforms, 23,000 maps, and over 12.5 terabytes of digital collections. Additional information regarding The Library and The Bancroft Library is available on the web at: http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/BANC/

The Permissions Officer is responsible for researching and identifying the needs of requestors; and managing, processing, negotiating fees and terms of contract pertaining to frequent requests for permission to quote from Bancroft Library manuscript collections and for permission to reproduce Library pictorial material in publications, websites, films and exhibitions. This research requires expertise in special collection archival and pictorial formats and finding aids. Versed in intellectual copyright matters, this position also addresses inquiries related to the copyright status of collection items. This position manages the records and income received from this and other revenue-generating workflows, making deposits with spreadsheets that allocate funds to various campus chart strings, and monitoring the outgoing expenses. In coordination with the practices of University Counsel, this staff member expands, promotes, and sets standards for the licensing operation. This staff member works closely and effectively with a variety of stakeholders and assures compliance with campus-initiated credit card policies. The Permissions Officer is in charge of scheduling staff, students and volunteers for all desk duty, and works regular shifts at the three public service desks. This position selects and manages the conversion to preservation formats of archival audiovisual formats with various vendors and grant projects, and fulfills orders from the Bancroft Store.

Responsibilities

  • Research, negotiate, and process payments for all requests for permission to quote or reproduce Bancroft Library material.
  • Serve at reference and other public service desks providing full service to patrons using library and other information resources in a wide range of formats, languages, and disciplines, drawing from an in-depth knowledge of multiple and varied collections; respond to specialized questions received or forwarded daily from the library email reference accounts.
  • Manage archival audiovisual conversion projects and patron requests; select and work with vendors to process and pay for preservation formats.
  • Participate in providing classroom instruction, exhibitions, and tours.
  • Schedule a large pool of library staff, students, and volunteers for duty at three public service desks.
  • Work effectively and closely with University staff across campus and with varied library resources to fulfill duties.
  • Analyze, evaluate, interpret and revise or propose revisions to established operational guidelines within scope of assigned responsibilities.

Required Qualifications

  • Demonstrated organizational skills to independently manage a high-pressure, time-sensitive, service-oriented, revenue-generating workflow.
  • Ability to prioritize and balance a heavy workload.
  • Fluency with issues of licensing, copyright law, and fair use in an academic environment.
  • Experience in providing classroom instruction, tours, or presentations using archival collection material.
  • Extensive experience in handling rare and valuable materials in various formats.
  • Familiarity with archival audiovisual formats and conversion standards.
  • Experience in creating financial reports; processing and monitoring income and outgoing expenses.
  • Proven ability to communicate well with disparate library users in oral and written reports and email, and to facilitate projects among various parties.
  • Demonstrated experience working in a fast-paced and changeable workplace while meeting deadlines and other time-based tasks.
  • Ability to efficiently schedule up to 25 over-committed staff, students, and volunteers for three public service desks.
  • Experience working at a reference desk in a busy academic research special collections library serving students, faculty, international scholars, and community researchers.
  • Experience working in a high volume circulation desk serving archival and rare material. Ability to instruct users on the proper handling of a wide range of formats.
  • Proven proficiency with Innovative Millenium ILS, Microsoft Access and Excel, and other web-related technologies.
  • Bachelor's Degree

Preferred Qualifications

  • Multiple language ability.

Salary & Benefits

Monthly: $3,850 - $5,725

Annual: $46,200 - $68,700

For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit: http://atyourservice.ucop.edu/forms_pubs/misc/benefits_of_belonging.pdf

How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying. Apply through jobs.berkeley.edu.

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.

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.

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Access Services Assistant #17599

  • Job ID: 17599
  • Location: Main Campus-Berkeley
  • Full/Part Time: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Department: Library
  • Application Review Date: The First Review Date for this job is April 8, 2014.

About Berkeley

The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fuelled 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 northern California. It is administered by the UCB Library. The Access Services unit is an administrative unit at the NRLF.

Responsibilities

  • Process interlibrary lending requests using the University of California's (UC's) ILL Management system and OCLC's WorldShare ILL request service.
  • Provide documents to library patrons through a number of delivery systems; 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 library experience in ILL or circulation.
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, customer service and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment to providing quality public service.
  • Demonstrated ability to pay attention to detail & handle interruptions.
  • Ability to learn a large amount of detailed information.
  • 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 step stools and rolling ladders.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Millennium ILS, OCLC WorldCat Resource Sharing or WorldShare ILL, and Melvyl; experience with document delivery processes.

Salary & Benefits

Monthly: $3,219 - $3,662

Annual: $38,628 - $43,944

For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit: http://atyourservice.ucop.edu/forms_pubs/misc/benefits_of_belonging.pdf

How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying. Apply through jobs.berkeley.edu.

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.

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Operations Assistant #17592

  • Job ID: 17592
  • Location: Main Campus-Berkeley
  • Full/Part Time: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Department: Library
  • Application Review Date: The First Review Date for this job is April 4, 2014.

About Berkeley

The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fuelled 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 University Library includes the Doe/Moffitt Libraries, the Bancroft Library, the East Asian Library, 15 Subject Specialty Libraries, and the Northern Regional Library Facility. The Instruction Services Division (ISD) is responsible for initiating, sustaining, and evaluating a wide range of projects, programs, and services related to The Library's teaching and learning mission.

Responsibilities

Supports instructional services throughout the Library by developing and maintaining relevant web and wiki sites; working with Systems to maintain Library training rooms and unit laptops; gathering and reporting instruction statistics; updating and distributing library guides; managing the training room and equipment scheduling system. Provides administrative support to the Instruction Services Division, including creating and maintaining print and onine documents; running budget and statistical reports; monitoring unit email accounts; handling requests for mainenance of facilities and equipment; and serving as the primary contact for the Division. Supports technology in the Division and the training rooms and, as a member of the Library's PC Experts team, communicates information from Systems and occasionally provides training to Division staff. Periodically coordinates special projects and provides training on relevant systems to new Library employees. Provides adminstrative support to the Reference coordinator. Assists Division head with collection development and collection management projects.

Required Qualifications

  • Relevant library experience.
  • Demonstrated experience with bibliographic searching.
  • Aptitude for accuracy and detailed work.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and with others.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks and work with interruptions.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word/Excel/Access); experience with troubleshooting computer problems; experience creating and editing web pages.
  • Demonstrated commitment to public service.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Academic library experience.
  • Experience with the OskiCat and Melvyl library catalogs.
  • Proficient in Dreamweaver; experienced with Wiki programs.

Salary & Benefits

Monthly: $3,219 - $3,662

Annual: $38,628 - $43,944

For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit: http://atyourservice.ucop.edu/forms_pubs/misc/benefits_of_belonging.pdf

How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying. Apply through jobs.berkeley.edu.

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.

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Head of Interlibrary Services

  • Job ID: 17466
  • Location: Main Campus-Berkeley
  • Full/Part Time: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Department: Library
  • Application Review Date: The First Review Date for this job is March 12 2014.

About Berkeley

The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fuelled 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 Interlibrary Services Department (ILS) of the UC Berkeley Library handles the borrowing and lending of library materials with other institutions in order to best support researchers in all fields and languages. Clientele are faculty, staff, students and independent researchers from the UC Berkeley and around the world. ILS consists of 13 FTE staff plus student library employees supporting three units: Interlibrary Borrowing, Interlibrary Lending and Photoduplication, and the Baker Document Delivery Service. In addition to the standard suite of software used by most library staff, ILS uses specialized equipment and software to receive, send, fill, deliver and track interlibrary loan and document delivery requests, as well as payments owed or collected.

Specialized software includes: Virtual Document Exchange (VDX); CLIO; OCLC World Resource Sharing (WRS); CDL's MELVYL Request System; ARIEL; OCLC's Interlibrary Fee Management System (IFM); and special programs developed to allow efficient downloading, transcription and document storage. Specialized equipment includes a number of planetary and "feeder" scanners, electric carts, and digital fax machines. The Head of Interlibrary Services reports directly to the Associate University Librarian for Digital Initiatives & Collaborative Services, and works with that AUL's management team to guide and coordinate the strategic directions, programs, services, facilities, and policies. Managers are committed to supporting staff development and fostering an environment of collaboration, creative thinking, and continuous improvement.

Responsibilities

Manages the operations of UC Berkeley's interlibrary/resource sharing and document delivery services, ensuring efficient centralized operations for the Library through leadership, direction and management. Directly supervises professional staff and provides managerial support and guidance to a department with approximately 13 FTE including several staff and student supervisors. Manages and oversees, through unit managers and other staff, the accountability and stewardship of campus financial resources in a manner consistent with campus and System-wide compliance goals and objectives, meeting all university reporting and record retention requirements. Develops and administers policies, services, and programs which have a large impact on campus and the UC System. Determines staffing levels and mixture of staff and students to realize optimal efficiencies and cost effectiveness. Manages all aspects of UC Berkeley's compliance with interlibrary loan (ILL) codes, laws and regulations, as well as cooperative agreements between UC Berkeley and other libraries (domestic and foreign).

Represents the UC Berkeley Library perspective with other units on campus, System-wide, nationally and internationally around relevant issues in resource sharing (user-centric policies, licensing and legislation, technology development, etc). Participates as a member of the AUL's management team in developing policies, procedures, services, human resources, operational, budgetary and facilities issues to create consistency, service excellence and ongoing improvement across departments. Serves as leader for special initiatives and projects which are high priority for the Library.

Required Qualifications

  • A minimum of 4 years demonstrated, effective supervisory experience (including hiring, training, supervising, delegating, evaluating and motivating staff)
  • Strong management skills including demonstrated skills in decision-making, leadership, initiative, and problem-solving
  • Experience providing interlibrary borrowing, lending and/or document delivery service in a large academic library
  • Knowledge of interlibrary services and document delivery operations and best practices, electronic delivery services, and bibliographic searching
  • Strong, demonstrated 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
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse staff and campus user communities
  • Capacity to thrive in an environment of change and respond effectively to shifting needs and priorities

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with the design and delivery of interlibrary services in multi-campus resource sharing cooperatives
  • Experience with software and hardware used in interlibrary loan and document delivery services(e.g. OCLC WCRS or WorldShare, VDX, Illiad, Ariel, OCLC Article Exchange, scanners)
  • Familiarity with licensing, intellectual property issues, and copyright law as it relates to interlibrary loan and document delivery
  • Expert skill in analyzing, and presenting financial and operational data

Salary & Benefits

Monthly: $4,250 - $6,308

Annual: $51,000 - $75,700

For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit: http://atyourservice.ucop.edu/forms_pubs/misc/benefits_of_belonging.pdf

How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying. Apply through jobs.berkeley.edu.

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.

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

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Digital Services Analyst #17400

  • Job ID: 17400
  • Location: Main Campus-Berkeley
  • Full/Part Time: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Temporary
  • Department: Library
  • Application Review Date: The First Review Date for this job is February 28, 2014.

About Berkeley

The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fuelled 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 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 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 Bancroft Library includes the Mark Twain Papers and Project, the Regional Oral History Office, the University of California Archives, the History of Science and Technology Program, the Pictorial Collection, and the Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life. It has become one of the largest -- and busiest -- special collections in the United States.

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 is also responsible for the current Library website redesign effort. Included is enhancing, and maintaining tools to publish, create, and manage the website and staff workflows.

Responsibilities

Provides organization and ongoing maintenance for the Bancroft Library's web presence, which includes their main website and multiple collection and project based websites. Conduct usability studies to determine if web services and applications are meeting the needs to users. Assist in the creation and oversight of web policies and standards. Evaluate and respond to Bancroft Library web services support requests. Evaluate and share site analytics. Work with the Library web services redesign implementation team to redesign the Bancroft Library website. Write and design pages to meet new Library website standards. Participate in the selection and use of online exhibit builder tool. Work collaboratively with Bancroft Library staff and IT staff to main quality online services and resources. This position will work with Bancroft to create and publish metadata rich content on the web.

Required Qualifications

  • Has basic knowledge of applications programming technologies, tools and protocols.
  • Has skills necessary to communicate effectively both in writing and verbally.
  • Possesses a beginning understanding of the user-centered design process (user research, user needs assessment, user modeling, design, usability evaluation, and developer relations).
  • Must be self-motivated, work independently or as part of a team, able to learn quickly, meet deadlines and demonstrate problem solving skills.
  • Requires effective communication, organization, and project management skills.
  • Working knowledge of IT-related initiatives and an understanding of impact to organization of such initiatives required.
  • Requires knowledge of many aspects of computing and communications which may include some of the following: hardware infrastructure, networking, voice, software applications, operations and disaster response.
  • Ability to write for the web and convey information in a concise style
  • Requires ability to assess campus needs for information technology products and design services to meet those needs.
  • Knowledge of Drupal
  • Must be able to communicate technical information in a clear and concise manner with both technical and non-technical staff.
  • Knowledge of project management processes and procedures
  • Background check required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Possesses a basic understanding of design principles and guidelines.
  • Has basic skills in diagramming, prototyping, and using design tools.
  • May have basic web and/or application development skills.
  • May have a basic understanding of web accessibility best practices.
  • Knowledge of Library's procedures and policies
  • Knowledge of HTML CSS, Javascript, XSLT, and XML
  • Knowledge of digital library projects

Salary & Benefits

Monthly: $3,850 - $5,725

Annual: $46,200 - $68,700

For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit: http://atyourservice.ucop.edu/forms_pubs/misc/benefits_of_belonging.pdf

How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying. Apply through jobs.berkeley.edu.

Other Information:

  • This is a temporary full time contract position available for two years.
  • Must be eligible to work in the US.
The University of California, Berkeley is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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Library Assistant III #17401

  • Job ID: 17401
  • Location: Main Campus-Berkeley
  • Full/Part Time: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Department: Library
  • Application Review Date: The First Review Date for this job is February 26, 2014.

About Berkeley

The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fuelled 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

Access Services Division is the Library's largest circulation services unit, offering services to students, faculty, staff, library cardholders and visitors. Moffitt and Doe Circulation Desk are primary public service points. Recorded transactions for the over 5 million volume collection, located in Gardner (MAIN) Stacks (2.5 mil), Moffitt Library (91K) and NRLF (3 mil) have topped one million in a given year.

Responsibilities

Assists unit head with planning library-wide collections projects (i.e. collection inventory and measuring, integration of collections into the Gardner Stacks), and implementation of improved or new services. Gathers and reports departmental collections statistical data (i.e. circulation and privileges desks usage statistics, patron counts). Works with the unit head to designs useful collections data from Millennium (the library's integrated library systems), spreadsheets and reports. Maintains and updates the department's wiki and web pages, making corrections and adding new information as needed. Maintains hours for DM library units.

Maintains a regular assignment on the Privileges Desk (including Saturdays); issues library cards and establishes borrowing privileges, collects library fines and fees, and interprets library policies and procedures as related to library access and borrowing privileges; resolves problems/answers questions regarding billing or borrowing issues. Refers complicated issues to the Manager of Library Privileges

Edits and updates Millennium item records. Notates and reports holdings or bibliographic record errors. Assists DMCS staff with receipt of new materials, processing received NRLF requests, processing holds, etc. Assists with NRLF search card checking. Assists circulation staff processing paging and scanning requests, claims returned, missing and bill replacement searches. Assists with clearing backlogs of returned library materials, including checking in and sorting. Assists with stack shifts and collection inventory.

Assists circulation staff processing paging and scanning requests, claims returned, missing and bill replacement searches. Assists with clearing backlogs of returned library materials, including checking in and sorting. Assists with stack shifts and collection inventory.

Orders office supplies for Access Services Division monitors supply of maps, leaflets and other informational flyers for public service desks, and maintains supply records (expenditures). Serves as a departmental PC Expert. Serves as secondary contact for DMCS during emergencies (DMCS unit head primary contact). Attends Library, departmental, and unit meetings. Performs other circulation related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • Able to work a Tuesday through Saturday schedule.
  • Related library experience.
  • Working knowledge of Library of Congress classification system.
  • Experience with library circulation systems and online catalogs.
  • Circulation Desk experience assisting library users.
  • Strong public service experience.
  • Strong communication skills (oral and written).
  • Demonstrated ability to display a calm demeanor when assisting library users and while under pressure to complete projects by stated deadlines.
  • Experience using common software applications such as Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, Powerpoint) and email such as Gmail or bCal (or other email applications) and able to work competently within a PC desktop environment.
  • Demonstrated excellent attendance record.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Academic library experience.
  • Knowledge of the UC Berkeley Library's online circulation system or with Innovative Interfaces Inc.
  • Millennium Integrated Library System.

Salary & Benefits

Monthly: $3,219 - $3,662

Annual: $38,628 - $43,944

For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit: http://atyourservice.ucop.edu/forms_pubs/misc/benefits_of_belonging.pdf

How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying. Apply through jobs.berkeley.edu.

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

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Digital Image Capture Photographer #17345

  • Job ID: 17345
  • Location: Main Campus-Berkeley
  • Full/Part Time: Part-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Department: Library
  • Application Review Date: The First Review Date for this job is February 11, 2014.

About Berkeley

The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fuelled 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 Digital Imaging Lab (DIL) provides specialized imaging services for Library digital projects and for Library patrons in need of images of Library materials. In addition to books and manuscripts, the Library's collections include photographs, negatives, maps, drawings, and art works in many formats. Most of DIL's work is of very exacting quality, suitable for archival retention, publication and scholarly study.

Responsibilities

  • Perform exacting digital image capture from various Library originals efficiently, using professional skills to calibrate and adjust scanning equipment including advanced digital cameras and flatbeds, and using extensive knowledge of handling procedures for archival materials, consistent with DIL standard practices
  • Works with a wide variety of image capture technologies, networks and computer hardware and software, applying the appropriate solution to problems
  • Assemble files in batches for processing, inspect files for defects, convert file format and or color space, extract and collect imaging metadata in tables
  • Hand off data to subsequent stages of workflow according to procedure
  • Arrange schedule with project colleagues for delivery and pick-up of materials

Required Qualifications

  • Excellent digital imaging skills: features and applications of Photoshop, Adobe Camera Raw, ICC color spaces, file formats as used in a production environment
  • Advanced photographic skills: precision camera alignment, composition and focusing, uniform lighting for flat originals, camera setup for 1:1 copying of film
  • Detailed knowledge of safe handling of archival materials such as books, maps, photos, blueprints, etc. in the context of imaging
  • Consistent attention to detail
  • Good computer skills: Microsoft Word, Excel, Mac and PC

Preferred Qualifications

  • Digital Image capture experience in a high production project working with archival materials
  • Familiarity with FADGI digital imaging standard guidelines
  • Film scanning experience

Salary & Benefits

Monthly: $3,688 - $4,046

Annual: $44,256 - $48,552

For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit: http://atyourservice.ucop.edu/forms_pubs/misc/benefits_of_belonging.pdf

How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying. Apply through jobs.berkeley.edu.

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

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Business/Tech Support Analyst 2 #17632

  • Job ID: 17632
  • Location: Main Campus-Berkeley
  • Full/Part Time: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Department: Library
  • Application Review Date: The First Review Date for this job is April 16, 2014.

About Berkeley

The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fuelled 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 Systems Office at UC Berkeley is a department of the General Library. The Library Computer Infrastructure Services (LCIS) is a unit of the Library Systems Office, the Workstation Support Unit is a subunit of LCIS. The Workstation Support Unit is responsible for the planning, design, installation and configuration of public and administrative desktop computer workstations for a complex library organization which includes the Main Library, Bancroft Library, Teaching Library and Northern Regional Library Facility and 22 subject specialty libraries. Some of the Libraries are located in off campus surge buildings and are also supported by the Workstation Support Unit. The UC Berkeley General Library has holdings of over 10 million volumes and include extensive holdings of non-book materials. There are over 384 full time staff and 700 student employees who depend on the effective and efficient management of 2,700 network nodes, 45 servers and over 1,200 desktop workstations in the Libraries. Over 98% of these systems are connected to the TCP/IP network and run a wide variety of software applications, such as office productivity tools, web browsers, web servers, web development tools, streaming audio/video applications, image compression applications, virtualization software, etc. This position's duties involves providing day-to-day consultation, training, instruction, trouble-shooting, problem-solving to the personal computer (including laptop) user for hardware, software, network and related computer systems and peripheral devices. This position installs and configures systems; recommends hardware and software acquisitions and upgrades. Manages/administers/configures 100 laptops for Library staff.

This position will work on the Windows XP to Windows 7 public and staff upgrade projects, install new desktop workstations, participate in Library surge projects, respond to HelpDesk ticket requests, perform software and hardware upgrades to existing desktop systems.

Responsibilities

Work in the Library Systems Office as a member of the Library Computer Infrastructure Services unit. Provide desktop computing support to clients at the Northern Library Research Facility and in the 24 campus Library units that make up the General Library. Install Library standard hardware and software as well as non-standard applications for WinTel and Mac OSX based workstations. Upgrade staff and maintain personal customizations, map shares and migrate data. Install and configure public workstations and manage windows security features and make changes to registry database as needed to secure public workstation systems. Provide server support to clients and diagnose network problems in a TCP/IP - Ethernet environment. Provide technical support for mobile devices such as Android, iOS and OS X smartphones and tablets.

Required Qualifications

The following knowledge is required in a business or educational institution environment:

  • expert knowledge, skills and experience to install, configure and provide technical support for TCP/IP Xerox Printers and Hewlett Packard Jet Direct Printer administration application
  • expert knowledge skills and experience installing configuring, troubleshooting SKYPE VoIP software and hardware, analyze and resolve, network problems, book scanner and microfilm reader/scanner technology problems
  • expert skills, knowledge and experience supporting Android based smartphone devices; skills, knowledge and experience installing and providing technical support for iVina Bookscanner systems
  • knowledge, skills and experience supporting Kronos time keeping systems
  • skills, knowledge and experience install, configure, secure, disassemble and reassemble at the component level Lenovo laptops
  • knowledge, skills and experience installing, configuring and supporting Raiser's edge clients
  • skills, knowledge and experience installing and setting up A/V equipment to support Library training and demonstrations
  • knowledge skills and experience installing Mac OSX desktop and IPAD systems
  • expert WinTel knowledge, skills and experience to assemble and disassemble Windows computers systems at the component level
  • expert knowledge, skills and experience of Mac hardware to disassemble and reassemble systems to analyze and solve hardware problems, perform upgrades or replace faulty components
  • troubleshoot charging problems, cable, batteries, drive train, brakes, brake cylinders, switches, door handles, steering, etc.
  • expert skills, knowledge and experience diagnosing hardware problems, by analyzing BIOS codes and sounds; spreadsheet, word processing and e-mail experience
  • installation and configuration of Microsoft Windows XP, Mac OS, Android, Windows 7 workstation operating systems
  • experience in configuring Internet browser software, preferably Internet Explorer 7 through 10 and Google Chrome
  • experience in installing updates and upgrades to the aforementioned operating systems.
  • experience installing anti-virus software, spyware removers and host based firewalls.
  • experience configuring host based firewall to protect against attacks on well-known vulnerable ports
  • experience, knowledge and skills to provide telephone technical support and create tickets and resolve problems on a Helpdesk in a corporate or education environment
  • experience analyzing and diagnosing TCP/IP windows client problems; and experience upgrading and installing Eudora and Thunderbird e-mail clients. Technical and programming knowledge and experience at the functional level
  • working knowledge of OSX and Windows workstation and server operating systems and applications that use TCP-IP networking
  • thorough understanding of Microsoft Windows services, ability to install and configure networked printers, ability to troubleshoot client problems, i.e. VPN, BFS/BAIRS, Kronos, CalAgenda and Millennium clients
  • Working knowledge of various network protocols and services, i.e. TCP-IP, firewalls, Ethernet, POP, IMAP, SCSI, IDE-ATA, SATA, FTP and Telnet
  • ability to communicate effectively and interact with a large diverse clientele
  • work independently, to organize and effectively meet deadlines.
  • strong communications skills necessary to provide training to Library PC Experts and coordinate their activities in providing local technical support for Library staff
  • skilled to complete assignments accurately and to work under pressure of deadlines and constant interruptions
  • demonstrated ability to express thoughts in a clear and concise manner through written and verbal communications
  • must be able to communicate technical ideas to non-technical staff
  • must be able to lift and carry 45 lbs for short distances of 20 to 30 feet

Salary & Benefits

Monthly: $3,500 - $5,191

Annual: $42,000 - $62,300

For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit: http://atyourservice.ucop.edu/forms_pubs/misc/benefits_of_belonging.pdf

How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying. Apply through jobs.berkeley.edu.

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.

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Cataloger for Chinese Multi-Volume Sets-Library Assistant 3 #17648

  • Job ID: 17648
  • Location: Main Campus-Berkeley
  • Full/Part Time: Part-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Temporary
  • Department: Library
  • Application Review Date: The First Review Date for this job is April 16, 2014.

About Berkeley

The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fuelled 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 over 1,020,000 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 Technical Services unit processes and catalogs approximately 25,000 volumes per year, nearly half of them in Chinese.

Responsibilities

The East Asian Library holds a number of collective works and sets of reprints in the Chinese language that have been cataloged only by their collective titles. In order to enhance accessibility of the contents of these works, the Library is seeking a temporary library assistant to perform analytical copy cataloging of the individual works within these multi-volume sets.

Required Qualifications

  • Native knowledge of modern and classical Chinese.
  • Ability to romanize Chinese according to the pinyin system.
  • Knowledge of national cataloging rules & standards, including AACR2, LC Classification System,
  • LC Subject Headings, MARC 21 Format for Bibliographic Data, & OCLC Bibliographic Formats & Standards.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Background in Chinese history, literature, and culture.
  • Knowledge of library operations.
  • Knowledge of RDA.
  • Familiarity with integrated library system Millennium or local cataloging rules.
  • Two years of cataloging experience.

Salary & Benefits

Monthly: $3,219 - $3,662

Annual: $38,628 - $43,944

For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit: http://atyourservice.ucop.edu/forms_pubs/misc/benefits_of_belonging.pdf

How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying. Apply through jobs.berkeley.edu.

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.

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Library Supervisor 2 #17132

  • Job ID: 17132
  • Location: Main Campus-Berkeley
  • Full/Part Time: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Department: Library
  • Application Review Date: The First Review Date for this job is January 8, 2014.

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 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 three primary units - Library Privileges and Information Desks, Newspaper/Microforms Library and Current Periodicals, and Doe/Moffitt Circulation Services. The Doe/Moffitt Circulation Services unit is a newly merged unit that draws together oversight for Doe Circulation, Moffitt Circulation, and Gardner (MAIN) Stacks, including the circulation and reserves functions, collection and stack management, and physical operations such as group study rooms. Doe/Moffitt Circulation Services is the largest circulation services unit in the UC Berkeley Library system, handling more than one million circulation transactions annual and providing oversight for the Gardner (MAIN) Stacks collection with 2.2 million volumes shelved on campus and an additional 3 million volumes shelved at the Northern Regional Library Facility. The collections and circulation services are heavily used by a wide array of the campus community and general public.

Responsibilities

Manages the circulation functions, physical operations, and career staff who support the Doe Circulation, Moffitt Circulation, and Gardner (MAIN) Stacks collections and services. Supervises, trains, and evaluates six library staff including those who have directly supervision of nearly 100 student library employees. Oversees the day-to-day services including facilities management, circulation, reserves, and technical processing. Takes the lead in strategically planning collection management projects and shifts. Continually monitors and plans hours, services, budgets, and projects to effectively meet user needs. Responds to library staff and library user comments and suggestions. Coordinates assignments of staff to develop teamwork, accomplish unit goals and priorities, keep work flowing, and avoid unnecessary backlogs. In collaboration with the librarian head, hires new library staff.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
  • Minimum 3 years recent and effective supervisory experience (including hiring, training, coaching, delegating, evaluating, and motivating employees)
  • Demonstrated ability to balance competing priorities and improve workflows
  • Significant experience with circulation and/or technical processing in a library
  • Significant experience with stack management, such as major shifting projects
  • 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
  • Recent and effective supervisory experience supervising career and/or professional staff
  • Experience managing physical operations and staff in multiple locations
  • Experience with academic researchers or resources
  • Experience interpreting and monitoring budgets

Salary & Benefits

Monthly: $3,850 -$5,000

Annual: $46,200 - $60,000

For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit: http://atyourservice.ucop.edu/forms_pubs/misc/benefits_of_belonging.pdf

How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying. Apply through jobs.berkeley.edu.

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

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