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Administrative & Events Coordinator - Administrative Assistant II #18232

  • Job ID: 18232
  • 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 July 25, 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 Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life was established in 2010 at The Bancroft Library after the transfer of the Judah L. Magnes Museum to the University of California, Berkeley. Its remarkably diverse archive, library and museum holdings include art, objects, texts, music, and historical documents about the Jews in the Global Diaspora and the American West. As one of the world's preeminent Jewish collections in a university setting, it provides highly innovative and accessible resources to both researchers and visitors.

Responsibilities

The Administrative Assistant II-Event Specialist will perform a variety of clerical and administrative duties. Set up and maintain alphabetical, numerical, and subject filing systems. Reception by phone and in person; answer phones, refer messages, provide general information; open, distribute, and route mail using some judgment for appropriate recipients. Gather information from readily available sources; compile and prepare routine reports; compose routine correspondence. The incumbent will consult with internal clients on event details including event equipment, rentals, décor, and logistics. The position serves as a primary point of contact for clients throughout the event planning process in coordinating event dates and times for renting out Magnes space, for Magnes private events, and Magnes public events. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to initiating and maintaining relationships with vendors, negotiating and monitoring event contracts, scheduling and conducting pre-event meetings, creating room diagrams, coordinating event rentals, ensuring compliance with campus event policies, and at hand staffing the event.

Required Qualifications

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Related administrative experience.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of concepts, principles and practices of event planning.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills including political acumen and social perceptiveness as well as outstanding customer service skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and collaboratively with diverse groups of people, including faculty, staff, and students within UC Berkeley campus, and external groups.
  • Must be flexible and willing to work some evenings and weekends; schedule varies.
  • Ability to focus and pay strict attention to detail in a fast paced environment.
  • Computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc.), Adobe Acrobat Professional, email, internet, and other common desktop web applications.
  • Excellent presentation skills that can communicate effectively and interact positively with all levels of staff-at Magnes, with campus contacts, and external groups.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelors degree in related area and/or equivalent experience or training.

Salary & Benefits

Monthly: $3,248 - $3,692

Annual: $38,976 - $44,304

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. 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.

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/

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Japanese Acquisitions Assistant - Library Assistant IV #18227

  • Job ID: 18227
  • 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 July 25, 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

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.

Responsibilities

  • Ordering new acquisitions: checking titles against current holdings and order files; creating purchase orders; placing and tracking orders; communicating in Japanese with vendors; searching book dealers' catalogs and websites for OP/OSI titles.
  • Processing materials received: checking books and invoices; updating records and statistics; determining circulation status of newly received material; determining whether conservation treatment is required; processing invoices for payment.
  • Dispersing duplicates: preparing lists of duplicate titles; dispersing lists to North American Japanese collections and scholars; taking orders for sales; invoicing, shipping, keeping records of duplicates sales.
  • Sorting materials received through gifts and exchange for retention.
  • Supervising student library employees.
  • Back-up reference consultation.

Required Qualifications

  • Expert knowledge of modern Japanese and college-level knowledge of classical Japanese.
  • Knowledge of Hepburn system of romanization.
  • Related library experience.
  • Awareness of current academic trends in Japan.
  • Familiarity with the Japanese publishing industry and the Japanese new and used book markets.
  • Familiarity with Japanese databases.
  • Familiarity with bibliographic components and MARC format.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Background in Japanese literature, history, culture, historical bibliography.
  • Knowledge of library operations.
  • Familiarity with basic principles of cataloging.
  • Familiarity with OCLC Connexion.

Salary & Benefits

Monthly: $3,662 - $4,796

Annual: $43,944 - $57,552

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. 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.

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/

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Library Assistant for Chinese Cataloging - Library Assistant IV #18180

  • Job ID: 18180
  • 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 July 25, 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

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.

Responsibilities

  • Performs original cataloging of Chinese-language monographs: creates records following AACR2r, LC, RDA, and local practice; assigns call numbers and subject headings; catalogs complex multi-part sets and analytics.
  • Performs copy cataloging of Chinese-language monographs: edits records following 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.
  • Related library experience.
  • Knowledge of standard cataloging rules (AACR2, LCSH, RDA) and utilities (OCLC).
  • For original cataloging, extensive knowledge of complex cataloging, including multi-part sets, serials, and monographic series.

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 andcall numbers or assess whether headings and numbers already assigned are appropriate.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and organize workflow.
  • Ability to assign tasks effectively, to coordinate and accommodate the work schedules of student employees.

Salary & Benefits

Monthly: $3,662 - $4,796

Annual: $43,944 - $57,552

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. 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.

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/

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Library Assistant #18163

  • Job ID: 18163
  • 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 July 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 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 Thomas J. Long Business Library is located in the Haas School of Business, but reports to the University Library. Its mission is to serve the information needs of over 2,000 students, faculty, and staff in the Haas School as well as other campus departments needing business information. The Long Library is primarily a digital library, providing professional-level business information via links on the library's homepage. More information about the Long Library is available at http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/BUSI.

The George & Mary Foster Anthropology Library is located in Kroeber Hall and primarily serves the faculty and students of the Anthropology Department. The Anthropology Library holds over 93,000 print volumes covering all areas of anthropological research, including California Native American culture and California archaeology. More information about the Anthropology Library is available at http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/ANTH/.

Responsibilities

Technical Services: Manages technical services routines for the branch, including checking-in and claiming serials, bindery preparation of serials, checking-in new books, maintenance of branch's online catalog records, closing serial records, handling gifts, etc. Stays up-to-date on Millennium ILS and Berkeley technical services practices. Works on special projects such as: preparing materials for storage, withdrawals of monographs and serials, handling OskiCat record changes involved with moving collections as required by space changes, etc.

Public Services: Solicits and processes materials the faculty request to be placed on course reserve. Works the circulation desk as needed. Assists library users in borrowing books, making photocopies, and using public computer workstations. Opens and closes library when student assistants are not available.

Attends meetings and other tasks or projects as assigned. Assists with the hiring and training of student library assistants. Sorts and distributes library mail deliveries. Orders supplies as needed.

Required Qualifications

Knowledge of Library of Congress classification system. Experience with integrated library systems, such as III Millennium. Computer skills to work competently within the Library's staff PC environment: Windows, Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Google Apps, and email programs. Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills; strong interpersonal communication skills to interact with a diverse community of students, faculty, visitors and staff; attention to detail; excellent listening skills. Knowledge of the academic research setting to provide responsive and effective service to the campus and greater research community. Strong public service experience. Demonstrated ability to display a calm demeanor when assisting library users and while under pressure to complete projects by stated deadlines. Demonstrated excellent attendance record.

Preferred Qualifications

Technical processing experience with monographs and serials. Experience creating and editing bibliographic and item records in III Millennium environment. Strong problem-solving skills. Basic knowledge of the UC Library Circulation and Privileges policies, processes and procedures. Experience with stacks management approaches for extensive record keeping of call number ordering in a large complex academic library.

Salary & Benefits

Monthly: $3,316 - $3,686

Annual: $39,792 - $44,232

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. 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.

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/

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Access Services Library Assistant #18149

  • Job ID: 18149
  • Location: Other Bay Area Location
  • Full/Part Time: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Department: Library
  • Application Review Date: The First Review Date for this job is July 9, 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 Northern Regional Library Facility (NRLF) is a cooperative shelving facility for library materials deposited by the UC libraries in northern California. It is administered by the UCB Library. The Access Services unit and the Deposit Services unit are administrative units at the NRLF.

Responsibilities

This position supports the following activities at NRLF: book digitization projects; remote lending, document delivery and onsite access services; technical processing of new deposits and database maintenance projects.

Retrieve material from NRLF stacks; inspect books per established preservation criteria determining if items are suitable for digital scanning or for remote lending; package material for transport; receive, process and reshelve returned material.

Assist library users at the public service desk: perform basic bibliographic checking for material requested by library users and find the corresponding NRLF barcode numbers in the database; check-in/out library materials; answer questions.

Technical processing: accession new deposits arriving at the NRLF into the database; physically prepare & shelve incoming material.

Required Qualifications

  • Aptitude for accuracy and detailed work.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to organize and handle heavy workloads to meet the daily deadlines.
  • Ability to work with interruptions.
  • Ability to work in the stacks and at the computer keyboard for extended periods; work effectively both independently and in a team-oriented environment.
  • Experience using standard office software (MS Office: Word, Excel).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Relevant academic library experience.
  • Experience using an Integrated Library System (ILS), preferably with Innovative's Millennium.
  • Experience with bibliographic searching.

Salary & Benefits

Monthly: $2,927 - $3,249

Annual: $35,124 - $38,988

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. 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.

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/

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BearBuy/Ergonomics/Telecom Assistant #18088

  • Job ID: 18088
  • 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 June 27, 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 Library is one of the largest divisions on the Berkeley campus. Library Business Services, a unit within Administrative Services provides financial management, accounting, budgeting, purchasing, payroll system administration, inventory control, grant management, and oversight of recharge operations. Library Business Services establishes internal policy and procedures for administrative functions and business services for the Library and its 24 subject specialty libraries. The Library is supported by a General Fund budget of over $43million, approximately 500 restricted and unrestricted funds totaling another $40 million and employs over 400 employees which include faculty, librarians, professional and support staff. The Library also employs approximately 600 students throughout the academic year and summer.

Responsibilities

Reporting to the Library Purchasing Officer, the Library Purchasing/Ergonomics/Administrative Support Assistant provides general clerical and administrative support to the Library Business Services staff who are responsible for a broad range of administrative, analytical and financial services to support departmental general operations as well as programs and expenses funded by gift, endowment, grant, contract and discretionary funds. The Library Purchasing/Ergonomics/Administrative Support Assistant will assist the Purchasing Officer in managing the workflow of shopping carts and requisitions submitted by Library staff for processing in Bearbuy. Roles assigned to this position include primary shopper, requisition creator, fullfillment and receiving, and reconciliation. The position is also responsible for submitting, tracking and follow up of orders and repairs for all telecom requests via the Telecom Catalog. The position serves as the Ergonomic Evaluator/Coordinator for all library ergonomic and workstation evaluations for staff of UC Berkeley's General Library (Doe and Moffitt), 24 subject specialty libraries and NRLF. The position is responsible for coordinating and scheduling students to work during survey periods for a library usage study to submit data for an indirect cost (sometimes called Facilities and Administrative cost) proposal based on 2014-15 campus data.

Required Qualifications

This position requires the knowledge of general accounting practices and theory and the understanding and the proper use of the chart of accounts. This position requires a working knowledge of the BFS system, purchasing procedures and policies according to UCB and UCOP guidelines. The incumbent demonstrates proficiency with the BAIRS Reporting Environment, BearBuy, BFS, Telecommunications software, ergonomics and workstation assessment, Microsoft Office applications, and other financial or administrative systems as needed.

  • Strong knowledge of the UC finance environment, UCB policies and procedures with regard to purchasing and accounts payable functions including working knowledge of accounting principles, federal, state and University policies, regulations and practices concerning payables and related tax issues.
  • Working knowledge of the BFS Accounts Payable module (or experience with similar accounts payable software application), BearBuy and BAIRS.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Strong commitment to providing quality customer service and be able to work independently or as a member of a team.
  • Ability to perform detailed, accurate work.
  • Communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Interpret, apply, and explain policies and guidelines.
  • Exercise continuous learning in order to stay abreast of new campus, local, national and international business and tax rules as applies to payables.
  • Handle competing priorities once overall priority guidelines have been defined.
  • Maintain a flexible attitude and willingly accommodate changing assignments and workflows.
  • Punctual and adhere to a defined work schedule.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated experience using UC Berkeley campus administrative systems including but not limited to BearBuy, BFS and BAIRS (or comparable accounts payable application) to enter orders, track vendor payments, and to gather and analyze financial data.
  • Strong computer skills are required to be able to work in word processing, spreadsheet and database programs, conduct research via the Internet and manage complex spreadsheets for tracking purposes and scheduling surveyor teams.
  • Demonstrated experience using bMail, bCal and scheduling software.

Salary & Benefits

Monthly: $3,153 - $3,783

Annual: $37,836 - $45,396

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. 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.

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/

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Metadata Creation Professional #18083

  • Job ID: 18083
  • 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 June 27, 2014
  • This requisition will remain open until July 14, 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

In addition to maintaining the metadata within the Library's catalog, OskiCat, Catalog & Metadata Services (C&MS) is responsible for the cataloging and physical treatment of all new monographs, serials, media (including both video and sound recordings), music scores, etc. in all physical and digital formats and languages (except Chinese, Japanese, and Korean) for the UC Berkeley Main and subject specialty libraries - particularly the Media Resources Center and the Jean Gray Hargrove Music Library. Within Catalog & Metadata Services, the Metadata Creation Unit's focus is on the creation of new library metadata and the use or expansion of existing metadata. C&MS works closely with other Library units on projects to improve catalog quality and to identify and create non-MARC metadata for digital library projects.

The Media Resources Center (MRC), in Moffitt Library, is the UC Berkeley Library's primary collection of materials in audiovisual and moving image formats. It is one of the largest such collections in a U.S. academic library, including over 50,000 titles in various analog and digital media formats. It serves the teaching and research needs of UCB faculty, students, and staff, in a variety of departments, primarily in the humanities and social sciences.

The Jean Gray Hargrove Music Library's collections contain some 200,000 volumes of books and printed music, 50,000 sound and video recordings, and 30,000 microforms in addition to extensive special holdings of manuscripts, rare materials, and archives. The collection serves the diverse teaching and research needs of the UC Berkeley Department of Music, which offers a general undergraduate major, and graduate programs in musicology, ethnomusicology, and composition, as well as embracing a variety of performance activities.

Responsibilities

Creates and upgrades metadata/catalog records for materials in all formats. May create, upgrade, or otherwise work with non-MARC metadata for print and digital collections. Works with special workflows such as: music scores, sound recordings, DVDs, videocassettes, and streaming media. Performs complex database maintenance by resolving conflicts, improving, or correcting bibliographic, item, holdings or authority records in the UCB online catalog. Performs problematic snag analysis for materials stored at NRLF, as well as 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. Analyzes, evaluates, interprets, and revises or proposes revisions to established guidelines; writes documentation and provides training pertaining to unit procedures and policies. Serves as the liaison between C&MS and the selectors for the music and media collections. May serve as a metadata expert to other Library units.

Required Qualifications

  • Professional proficiency with current cataloging standards, practices, and tools for original and complex copy cataloging, such as: RDA, AACR2, MARC21 formats, Program for Cooperative Cataloging BSR and Policy Statements, Library of Congress Classification (particularly classification schedule M), Library of Congress Subject Analysis, Authority Tools for Audiovisual and Music. Catalogers, Best Practices for Music Cataloging Using RDA and MARC21, Cataloger's Desktop, RDA Toolkit, and other resources of relevance to music, audio, and media materials cataloging.
  • Fluency in English in addition to reading knowledge of one other Western European language.
  • Experience creating metadata for music scores.
  • Experience using OCLC Connexion and integrated library systems, preferably Millennium.
  • 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.
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work creatively, collaboratively, and effectively both independently and as a team leader and member.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Strong service orientation.

Preferred Qualifications

  • One or more years of experience performing original cataloging of media (including both video and sound recordings)
  • A degree in music or other related area (e.g. music history)
  • Master's degree in library & information science, or other academic subject
  • Experience working with and/or creating non-MARC metadata

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://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/compensation-and-benefits/index.html

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.

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/

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Technical Processing Lead #18071

  • Job ID: 18071
  • 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 June 30, 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 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 5 librarians, 9 career staff, and over 30 student library employees.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinates priorities for technical processing and binding across the Engineering & Physical Sciences Division.
  • Serves as work leader for the Technical Processing Assistant in the Engineering Library.
  • Provides training, documentation, and expert advice on technical processing procedures for all staff in the Division.
  • Oversees and performs monograph and serials processing for the Engineering Library and resolves complicated technical processing problems for all libraries in the Division.
  • Leads a team of student employees performing binding and other technical processing duties across the Division.
  • Identifies and refers bibliographic record problems to the Cataloging & Metadata Services Department.
  • Manages the local document delivery service for the Division.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • 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.
  • 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

Monthly: $3,555 - $4,072

Annual: $42,660 - $48,864

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. 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.

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/

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Academic/HR Assistant #18022

  • Job ID: 18022
  • 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 June 17, 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 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 benefit services for the c. 90 academic librarians, 350 career and limited employees and 600-700 student library employees who staff the Library system.

Responsibilities

  • Post all academic job postings both online and in print both internally and with off campus agencies
  • Prepare invoices for academic job advertisements through UC Bearbuy.
  • Maintain academic website and serve as back up with student job webpages.
  • Prepare and upload academic resumes and interview schedules onto Library's secure website.
  • Update academic pool assessments and send regret letters to applicants through AP Recruit and AP Search.
  • Assist with academic peer process including redacting of confidential material using Adobe Acrobat Pro.
  • Provide clerical, security and receptionist duties including screening students for workstudy awards and scheduling job interviews with student supervisors.
  • Answer walk-in, voicemail and email inquiries providing routine information and directional questions.
  • Manage two departmental email accounts daily.
  • Administer the evaluation and probation process for all staff employees using LHRD case-tracking database.
  • Manage department scanning projects and daily incoming documents that require scanning.
  • Coordinate, update and post Library organizational charts.

Required Qualifications

  • Demonstrated experience with strong computer skills including word processing, excel spreadsheets, Filemaker Pro, HTML including Drupal, AP Search and AP Recruit.
  • Demonstrated excellent customer service skills both verbally and in writing.
  • Demonstrated experience assisting students in fast paced environment.
  • Excellent communication skills including demonstrated professionalism.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality while working in a highly sensitive and confidential environment with privileged information.
  • Related administrative experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines.
  • Organizational skills, detail oriented, flexible and ability to work as part of a team.
  • Ability to learn new procedures, follow directions and use good judgment.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrated reliable attendance and ability to meet a Monday through Friday, 8-5 work schedule.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Academic Human Resources experience.
  • Experience working in academic setting.

Salary & Benefits

Monthly: $3,153 - $3,584

Annual: $37,836 - $43,008

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. 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.

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/

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Head of Interlibrary Lending/Photoduplication #17995

  • Job ID: 17995
  • 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 June 17, 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

Interlibrary Services (ILS) is a department in the Library at the University of California, Berkeley. ILS is responsible for services involving interlibrary lending, borrowing, and document delivery. The department's clientele consists of faculty, staff, students, and independent researchers from the University of California and from around the world. The department contains three units: Interlibrary Lending/Photoduplication, the Baker service, and Interlibrary Borrowing. The Interlibrary Lending/Photoduplication Unit (ILL/P) handles requests from clientele worldwide for loan or duplication of material held by the UCB libraries. The Baker Service is a fee-based document delivery and retrieval service available to UC Berkeley faculty, staff, and graduate students. The Baker staff also oversees the Research Library Cooperative Program (RLCP), which facilitates requests from faculty and graduate students at Stanford and the University of Texas at Austin. In addition, Baker manages an article scanning service for eligible print-disabled patrons. The Interlibrary Borrowing Service (IBS) handles requests from UC Berkeley patrons wishing to obtain material from other institutions.

Responsibilities

Responsible for managing all activities of the Interlibrary Lending/Photoduplication Unit. Hire, train, and supervise staff, and ensure compliance with Library and University policies and standards. Ensure that the Unit has the appropriate hardware and software, and that the staff is working to accepted ILL standards. Manage the policies and procedures of the Unit, updating them as circumstances demand. Propose and develop new services for patrons. Ensure that record-keeping, invoicing, and payment collection relating to the Unit's business are in order. Ensure that statistical reporting is accurate. Represent the Unit in dealings with other Library departments, other UC ILL units, and other institutions, vendors, and the public.

Perform the most complex bibliographic verification of requests received in ILL/P. Serve as back-up for all sections of the Unit. Troubleshoot problems that arise with and between ILL systems. Manage the workflow during periods of system failure or staff shortage.

Required Qualifications

  • Solid understanding of ILL standards and protocols.
  • Extensive history working in an academic library at a supervisory or managerial level (preferably in Interlibrary Lending).
  • Demonstrated expertise in bibliographic verification, including library catalogs and online databases.
  • Demonstrated experience with specialized ILL software and applications, such as Clio, VDX, WorldCat Resource Sharing, etc..
  • Demonstrated history working with a library circulation system.
  • Demonstrated history of providing service to customers or patrons.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently as well as lead a team of ILL professionals.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Extensive working knowledge of OskiCat and Millennium.
  • Familiarity with the U.C. Berkeley Library system, including library locations and policies.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills, and ability to work in a fast-paced office environment with a diverse staff.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with professional office software and applications such the MS Office suite, Adobe Acrobat XPro, Google Drive, etc..

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://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/compensation-and-benefits/index.html

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.

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/

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Library Stacks Supervisor #17997

  • Job ID: 17997
  • 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 June 17, 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 provides leadership related to access and circulation policies and procedures across the UC Berkeley Library. The Access Services Division consists of three units: Library Privileges and Information Desks, Newspaper/Microforms Library and Current Periodicals, and Doe/Moffitt Circulation Services. The Doe/Moffitt Circulation Services unit oversees 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 with responsibility for the Gardner (MAIN) Stacks collection which has 2.2 million volumes shelved on campus and 3 million volumes shelved at the Northern Regional Library Facility (NRLF). Gardner (MAIN) Stacks shelves more than 650,000 volumes of returns and new books annually. The Library is heavily used by the campus community and general public.

Responsibilities

  • Recruits, hires, trains, and supervises student library employees; manages schedules to ensure adequate coverage for stack maintenance projects; prepares training plans; sets performance expectations, monitors performance, provides corrective action, and recommends employee selection and dismissals; approves timecards; and provides guidance on difficult and complex operational library services matters.
  • Analyzes current library shelving capacity and collection size; assists in planning and executing large-scale book shifts based on data analysis; coordinates MAIN Stacks shipments to the NRLF; organizes and manages projects involving the maintenance and integrity of the Gardner Stacks; reconfigures collection arrangement to provide improved access; provides basic record clean-up of an online library circulation database; and collects departmental statistics for Stack Maintenance.
  • Provides public service at the Privileges Desk; issues library cards and explains borrowing privileges, answers questions and interprets library policies and procedures; and refers complex issues to Privileges Desk Manager.
  • Provides public service at circulation desks as needed. Resolves circulation related problems, and refers complex issues to Head of Doe/Moffitt Circulation Services.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent library experience
  • Recent and effective supervisory experience (including hiring, training, motivating, and evaluating student employees)
  • Demonstrated ability to balance competing priorities and improve workflows
  • Significant experience with stack management, such as major shifting projects, collection moves, collection measuring or collection inventory
  • Significant experience with circulation and/or technical processing in a library
  • 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 interpreting and monitoring budgets

Salary & Benefits

Monthly: $3,175 - $4,716

Annual: $38,100 - $56,600

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. 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.

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/

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Head of Administrative Services #18026

  • Job ID: 18026
  • 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 June 17, 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 Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life was established in 2010 at The Bancroft Library after the transfer of the Judah L. Magnes Museum to the University of California, Berkeley. Its remarkably diverse archive, library and museum holdings include art, objects, texts, music, and historical documents about the Jews in the Global Diaspora and the American West. As one of the world's preeminent Jewish collections in a university setting, it provides highly innovative and accessible resources to both researchers and visitors.

Responsibilities

  • This position is responsible for managing all administrative, financial, as well as operations functions for the department.
  • The manager works closely with the Curator, Registrar, Building Management, and other staff to coordinate all necessary services for the department.
  • The incumbent maintains calendars of openings/closings, staff and management, and trains staff and volunteers in security procedures.
  • Assists in designing and drafting organizational website content, newsletters, and correspondence to organizational constituents and donors.
  • Assists with fundraising related duties.
  • Writes and proofreads copy for the annual appeal and other donor relations.
  • Oversees equipment and facilities including security and maintenance.
  • Works closely with outside building management company and coordinates building care access.
  • Develops and prepares budgets and financial reports for funding which may be complex.

Required Qualifications

  • Thorough knowledge of University rules and regulations, processes, protocols and procedures for budget, account and fund management, personnel management.
  • Thorough knowledge of financial analysis and reporting techniques, human resources policies and procedures for staff and academic employees.
  • Knowledge of a variety of administrative operations activities such as events planning, basic fundraising processes, risk management planning, website design, accounting and payroll, and contracts and grants regulations and guidelines.
  • Knowledge of common University-specific computer application programs.
  • Interpersonal communication skills to include verbal and written, active listening, critical thinking, persuasiveness, advising and counseling skills.
  • 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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience or training.

Salary & Benefits

Monthly: $4,750 - $7,483

Annual: $57,000 - $89,800

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. 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.

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/

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Library Assistant III #17964

  • Job ID: 17964
  • 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 June 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 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 Bioscience and Natural Resources Library is a member of the Life Sciences & Health Science division and one of eight science libraries at UC Berkeley. The collection consists of over 650,000 print volumes, nearly 7500 current print serials, thousands of eBooks and online journals, maps, a cookbook collection, a Locked Case Collection and more. The staff consists of 3 Librarians, 8 library staff and 15 student library employees who support the research, teaching and study needs of a large and diverse clientele. This includes the College of Letters & Science's, Division of Biological Sciences, and the College of Natural Resources. The collections are heavily used by other campus departments, research units and the general public.

Responsibilities

Monographic Processing / Circulation Assistant:

  • Performs full range of monographic processing tasks, including new monographs, withdrawals, transfers and replacements.
  • Processes and prepares new monographs for shelving and circulation.
  • Maintains and reviews the monograph order file.
  • Manages the new book shelf.
  • Reviews MARC records for accuracy and resolves cataloging discrepancies.
  • Identifies and refers bibliographic record problems to the catalog Department.
  • Prepares items for mending or cataloging as necessary.
  • Creates and maintains local documentation.
  • Serves library patrons at the circulation desk on a regular schedule.
  • Answers queries at the circulation desk, referring complex questions to appropriate staff as necessary.
  • Assists with circulation at other libraries within the division as needed.
  • Assists work leader with special projects, such as storage and withdrawal as needed.

Serials Processing / Circulation Assistant:

  • Performs a full range of serials records maintenance in the Millennium database to include: check-in, claims, holdings and problem solving.
  • Reviews MARC records for accuracy and resolves cataloging discrepancies.
  • Identifies and refers bibliographic record problems to the Catalog Department.
  • Answers questions and resolves problems of the serials student assistants and staff.
  • Prepares items for binding, mending, or cataloging as necessary.
  • Analyzes serial order and payment problems, lapsed orders, traces, searches missing serial issues.
  • Serves library patrons at the circulation desk on a regular schedule.
  • Explains policies and procedures to patrons, referring complex questions to appropriate staff.
  • Assists with circulation at other libraries within the division as needed.
  • Assists work leader with special projects, such as storage and withdrawal as needed.
  • Performs other related tasks as assigned by the supervisor, librarians and the Technical Processing workleader.

Required Qualifications

  • Knowledge of library catalogs and Millennium library systems.
  • Experience performing technical processing and circulation duties in a library environment.
  • Experience providing excellent public service.
  • Experience with internet searching and library research tools.
  • Ability to complete detailed work accurately, prioritize tasks, and complete projects on time.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbally and in writing).
  • Excellent organizational skills and experience working effectively in teams.
  • Experience using standard office software (MS Office: Word, Excel).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working in an academic library.
  • Experience searching OskiCat and Melvyl library catalogs.
  • Experience processing serials or monographs using the Millennium library system.

Salary & Benefits

Monthly: $3,219 - $3,579

Annual: $38,628 - $42,948

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. Apply through jobs.berkeley.edu.

Other Information: There are two positions available - Monographic Processing / Circulation Assistant and Serials Processing / Circulation Assistant.

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/

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Circulation Supervisor/Technical Processor #17954

  • Job ID: 17954
  • 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 June 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 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 Art History/Classics Library (AH/C) and South/Southeast Asia Library (S/SEAL) are two units within the soon to be formed Arts & Humanities Division currently reporting to the AUL for Doe/Moffitt and Subject Specialty Libraries. Once reorganized, this position will report to the A&H Division Operations Manager. In the interim, this position will report to the Head, AH/C Library.

AH/C houses a core collection of over 30,000 volumes specifically supporting the research needs of faculty and graduate students in the Departments of History of Art, Art Practice, Classics, and Ancient History, and Mediterranean Archaeology. The Collections are non-circulating and two-hour loan and include monographs, serials, and course reserves. The majority of the Fine Arts and Classics collections (approximately 200,000 volumes) are shelved in the Gardner Stacks and NRLF.

S/SEAL is the reference center for South and Southeast Asian social sciences and humanities including an extensive non-circulating reference collection as well as current issues of high-use periodicals. The majority of the South Asia and Southeast Asia collection (approximately 600,000 titles) is housed in the Gardner Stacks and dispersed throughout the subject specialty libraries on the Berkeley campus.

Responsibilities

  • Circulation Supervisor. Responsible for oversight of day-to-day operations and managing circulation functions including the hiring, training, scheduling and supervision of student library employees (SLEs) for the Art History/Classics Library and South/Southeast Asia Library. Trains SLEs to assist with processing and other basic tasks when required.
  • Reserves Processor. Coordinates all reserve material shelved in AH/C on a semester-by-semester basis. Emails teaching faculty, processes lists and prepares material for reserve shelves.
  • Monograph & Serials Processor. Receives and processes incoming monographs and serials for the Fine Arts Collection shelved in the Gardner Stacks, AH/C, AH/C Cage, AH/C NRLF Special Collections. Prepares AH/C serials for binding. Processes S/SEAL collections, including transfers to various library locations including NRLF.

Required Qualifications

  • Demonstrated supervisory experience
  • Related library experience
  • Basic competency with WIN 7 and Microsoft Office environment
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Effective supervisory, analytical, and organizational leadership skills including flexibility and willingness to lead teams and be a team player within the overall organization
  • Strong oral communication and writing skills and ability to interact productively with library clientele and staff
  • Aptitude for accuracy and detail
  • Bachelor's degree in related area

Preferred Qualifications

  • Basic knowledge of Millennium
  • Experience providing excellent public services or customer services
  • Experience hiring, training, and supervising student employees
  • Coursework or degree in subject related to one or both library units
  • Knowledge of one or more Western European, South Asian and/or Southeast Asian language
  • Knowledge of basic HTML markup language

Salary & Benefits

Monthly: $3,175 - $4,333

Annual: $38,100 - $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. 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.

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/

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Communications Specialist 3 #17890

  • Job ID: 17890
  • 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 May 27, 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 Regional Oral History Office (ROHO), a division of The Bancroft Library, documents the history of California, the nation, and the interconnected global arena. ROHO produces carefully researched, audio/video-recorded and transcribed oral histories and interpretative historical materials for the widest possible use. Since its inception in 1954, ROHO has carried out interviews in a variety of major subject areas, which include: politics and government; law and jurisprudence; arts and letters; business and labor; social and community history; University of California history; natural resources and the environment; and science, medicine, and technology. Interviews have been used as source material for monographs, books, articles, stage productions, radio programs, video and film documentaries, websites and blogs, and dissertations and theses. ROHO has conducted over 4,000 oral histories, which totals tens of thousands of interview hours. Nearly every interview that has been transcribed is available for the public to read on the ROHO website. Interviews are conducted with the goal of eliciting from each participant a full and accurate account of the events central to their lives and to the broader world.

Responsibilities

The Regional Oral History Office is defined by its three main functions: research, technology, and communications/production. This position serves as team leader, project and process manager, and innovator for the communications/production function of this office. In this position, the employee serves as the daily manager for writers, editors, student employees, contractors, and others working within the communications/production area. This position involves developing, implementing, and/or executing a comprehensive, multidisciplinary communications program including but not limited to ensuring the production of text, audio, and visual materials from raw state through to finalization (publication, distribution, and archival). The employee may also act as manager and technical lead for complex endeavors involving both digital and print production, project planning and work projections, while also carrying out tasks that result project-managerial decisions, and managing writers/editors.

Required Qualifications

  • In-depth knowledge of the standards, theories, and practice of humanities communications, particularly in the field of oral history interviewing, interviewee relations, project planning and evaluation, and editing.
  • Demonstrated leadership and management skills in a fast-paced academic environment in which high-quality work is essential.
  • Strong multi-tasking skills, including ability to prioritize tasks, set schedules, and meet deadlines amidst many conflicting demands.
  • Ability to work independently and with several teams in a collaborative, productive way.
  • Detailed knowledge of current oral history practices, including transcription, audio and video evaluation, videography, editing, writing. Knowledge of the MS Office suite, including some experience with MS Project (or a similar program); search engines; Adobe Acrobat; and Adobe Premiere.
  • Strong understanding of publication issues in both print and digital domains; familiarity with copyright and intellectual property issues.
  • Demonstrated ability to grasp and solve complex problems, both practical and abstract.
  • Ability to be extremely detail-oriented.
  • Ability to to communicate orally in and in writing in an academic setting.
  • Excellent copy-editing and proof-reading skills.
  • Ability to motivate staff, lead discussion, and mediate conflict.
  • Willingness to learn new technical and communications skills as needed.
  • Master of Arts in the social sciences is required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of the Adobe creative suite. Experience will multiple video-recording devices. Experience working with Drupal. Knowledge of university human resources and business policies.

Salary & Benefits

Monthly: $4,750 - $7,050

Annual: $57,000 - $84,600

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. 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.

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/

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Millennium Payments/T&E Lead Analyst #17819

  • Job ID: 17819
  • 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 May 22, 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 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 25,500 undergraduate students, 10,300 graduate students, and a faculty of 1,500. The Library comprises 20 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 buildings on the Berkeley campus. With a collection of more than 11 million volumes and a collection budget of over $18 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 has a current operations budget of approximately $45 million with approximately 400 academic, librarian, professional and staff employees and 600 student employees hired throughout the academic year and summer. In the last fiscal year, library materials expenditures totaled $16.6 million, including $11.4 million in financial system transmissions, $4.3 million in UC consortial recharges, and $118k in wire transfers.

The Library Financial Services Analyst 3 functions as the operational lead of the Millennium Payments Unit and manages the Travel & Entertainment processes for the UC Library Division. The position also provides the subject matter expertise on the collaborative work processes within the Millennium Order and Receiving unit, Electronic Records Unit, Serials Check-in, Invoice approvals and Library Business Services to design business process improvements, process mapping, implement changes, write procedures and train staff and students.

Responsibilities

  • Delegate and coordinate daily Travel and Entertainment (T&E) work performed by the Finance Assistants
  • Cross train staff members in T&E System, BearBuy, BFS and Millennium Library System
  • Monitor workloads and maintain a balanced workflow for Finance Assistants
  • Review completed travel and entertainment packets and provide additional training as needed
  • Oversee weekly payment cycle functions and daily work performed by Millennium Payments Specialist and assign additional work duties and projects to the Millennium Payments Specialist
  • Across the Division, manage all vendor processing and vendor creation in BFS and Millennium
  • Facilitate meetings and serve as lead/Business Analyst between Ordering Unit, Serials Unit & Payments Unit to evaluate and streamline current processes
  • Hire, train, and supervise Millennium Payments student employees and create an effective teamwork environment.
  • Coordinate and perform system testing to ensure requirements are met for BFS and Millennium (Integrated Library System).
  • Apply financial services concepts (i.e., accounting, accounts receivable, accounts payable), to resolve issues, and prepare business process procedures and policy recommendations.
  • Provide analyses for complex summaries and proposals relative to a diverse range of topics to include new financial procedures and/or services, changes in legal regulations, tax implications, etc.
  • Assess, recommend, and implement changes as needed to ensure financial processes maintain compliance with federal and state requirements and internal financial/audit policies.
  • Apply a wide variety of internal and external policies and regulations to address a range of issues such as regulatory compliance, tax implications, recovery of cash, lost vendor checks, reimbursement issues and risk management issues.
  • Review and approve financial data and transactions within Millennium, BFS and BearBuy
  • Recommend and implement quality customer service standards and procedures to affect various constituencies, including internal department, students and external vendors.
  • Documents procedures for financial activities.

Required Qualifications

  • In-depth knowledge of monograph and serial invoice approval processes and extensive experiencein working with library vendors and vendor databases to assure accurate invoice approval and to resolve payment problems.
  • Demonstrated experience in the operational oversight of unit work procedures, workflows and the effective coordination of staff and student work to achieve unit goals and meet required deadlines.
  • Proficient in vendor records, payment functions and order records in the Millennium (Integrated Library System) Enterprise application.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the acquisition, payment, and processing workflows for the Library's General and subject specialty collections for all types of media ranging from music scores, journals,to books, DVDs and web based databases. These workflows include monograph and serial ordering methods such as by firm order, by approval plan, or by BluCard(credit card),binding,cataloging, receiving, and shelving.
  • Demonstrated experience with BFS, Travel & Entertainment system and BearBuy is required to be able to track vendor payments, process invoice data according to batch-load file specifications for electronic transmittals, request wire transfers, handle special payment requirements to foreign vendors, and to gather and analyze financial data.
  • Demonstrated competence in the use of spreadsheets and databases in financial analysis, fiscal management and financial reports and to use FTP software to perform downloads of bibliographic and invoice data from foreign vendors, and to retrieve search results from MILLLENNIUM
  • Proficiency in web design and process mapping software to manage the Administrative Services website.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Travel and Entertainment reimbursement policy and guidelines.
  • In-depth knowledge and comprehensive understanding of federal, state, and University regulations and policies governing travel reimbursement and entertainment expenses.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in all phases of travel center operations.
  • Knowledge of audit guidelines.
  • Thorough understanding and application of Bus 43 and Bus 79, UCOP travel Policy, G28 and UCOP moving & relocation Policy, G13.
  • Knowledge of foreign document requirements including basic visa types.

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://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/compensation-and-benefits/index.html

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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Ordering Specialist Assistant #18293

  • Job ID: 18293
  • 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 August 7, 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 Acquisitions Department supports the ordering and receiving of library materials for the University Libraries at the University of California, Berkeley. The purpose of this position is to support departmental objectives with an emphasis on monograph ordering, tracking un-received titles, and re-solving problems throughout the entire process.

Responsibilities

  • Monograph ordering and record coding using online ordering systems of vendors (YPB, Harrassowitz, Aux Amateurs, Casalini, etc.).
  • Claim un-received titles and take appropriate action based on the response.
  • YBP (primary vendor) order selection review and approval.
  • Print purchase orders and distribute appropriately.
  • Correspondence with librarian selectors to clarify any orders; and problem-solving in these areas.

Required Qualifications

  • Excellent English language skills, both oral and written.
  • Ability to work with material and invoices in Western European languages.
  • Related library experience.
  • Excellent computer skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Demonstrated problem solving ability.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience using YBP's GOBI system for ordering.
  • Experience with millennium integrated library system.
  • Fluency in one or more Western European languages.

Salary & Benefits

Monthly: $3,316 - $3,772

Annual: $39,792 - $45,264

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. Apply through jobs.berkeley.edu.

Other Information

This is a temporary (5 months) 100% position.

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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Mail Processor #17742

  • Job ID: 17742
  • 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 May 5, 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 UC Berkeley Library is an internationally renowned research and teaching facility at one of the nation's premiere public universities. In a highly-diverse and intellectually-rich environment, Berkeley serves a campus community of 25,500 undergraduate students, 10,300 graduate students, and 2,000 faculty. The Library comprises 21 campus libraries - including the Doe/Moffitt Libraries, the Bancroft Library, the C. V. Starr East Asian Library and subject specialty libraries. With a collection of more than 11 million volumes and a collections budget of over $15 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 has a current operations budget of approximately $43 million with approximately 400 FTE employees and 600 student employees hired throughout the academic year and summer.

The University Library Transportation/Mail Unit provides services related to the processing, delivery and collection of interlibrary mail and official university mail as well as the distribution of books, salvage and furniture to all library locations, Northern Regional Library Facility (NRLF), subject specialty libraries and affiliated libraries on the UC Berkeley Campus.

Responsibilities

Sort all Doe, Moffitt and subject specialty libraries incoming mail, books, and packages into designated departmental receptacles, lugs and containers; properly load and unload heavy lugs containing books and mail into delivery van; safely drive van to and from subject specialty libraries on and off campus to pick up and deliver mail, universally paged books, supplies, and other materials as needed. Navigate push cart to deliver mail to departments throughout Doe and Moffitt libraries.

Scan incoming packages for Bancroft, Library Systems and other units into Neotrack tracking system. Classify, rate and meter outgoing mail, books, letters, and various correspondence utilizing a Neopost IJ80 Postal Meter or FedEx.com.

Safely load and unload six ton bobtail truck with book trucks, lugs and mail. Drive truck to transport book trucks, lugs and mail to the Northern Regional Library Facility (NRLF), Bancroft Regatta, and subject specialty libraries on and off campus. Deliver and pick up empty and full book trucks to or from subject specialty libraries.

Maintain safe, clean working area; assist in completing work orders as needed.

Required Qualifications

  • Must be able to operate hand truck, delivery vehicle, etc.
  • Adhere to industry regulations and departmental standards on customer service and productivity.
  • Able to lift 70 lbs and move items up to 100 lbs and withstand constant bending, standing, walking, using fine finger movements, and handling objects, frequent pushing and pulling, squatting, and reaching above the shoulder level, occasional sitting, crawling, climbing and kneeling.
  • Must be flexible and able work in a team environment.
  • Ability to adjust to changing work demands.
  • Able to read/comprehend and write English, perform calculations, communicate orally, reason and analyze situations.
  • Punctuality is essential
  • Possess a valid California driver's license.work

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working in a university library environment
  • Experience utilizing the Neopost IJ80 Postage Meter, Neotrak tracking software, and FedEx.com.

Salary & Benefits

Monthly: $2,639 - $2,973

Annual: $31,668, - $35,676

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. 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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Metadata Analyst #17680

  • Job ID: 17680
  • 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 May 6, 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

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

This is a split position, reporting 60% to the Metadata Management Unit within the Catalog & Metadata Services Department (C&MS) and 40% to Library Applications and Publishing (LAP) within the Library Systems Office (LSO).

Provides leadership in metadata analysis and management services for the Library. Coordinates and works closely with the Head of Library Applications & Publishing (LAP) and LAP staff to integrate and implement necessary technological aspects of work. Using a broad set of metadata analysis tools, processes, workflows, and methodologies, engages in metadata record analysis, specification writing, transformation, quality assurance, loading services, and data management. Resolves structural and content errors, omissions, and ambiguities that may result in problems that affect access and broad aspects of user comprehension.

Engages in post-ingest metadata cleanup services and projects as needed. Serves as a member of the BadCat Catalog Maintenance team to ensure the creation and management of quality metadata across Library information systems. Coordinates metadata identification and review with relevant Library stakeholders. Ensures high quality and timely metadata automation services. Liaises with Library staff within and beyond C&MS and LAP to identify and plan metadata service projects. This may include advising units on metadata issues and workflows, participating in workflow analysis and optimization, and identifying and advising project or unit leaders on best practices.

Required Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of project management approaches, tools and phases of the project lifecycle, as well as managing resources, scope, and schedule
  • 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
  • Detailed understanding of MARC bibliographic standards, including specific fields and their function
  • Experience mapping data from one metadata standard to another, or unformatted data to a specific metadata standard, such as MARC
  • Experience with MARC editing tools, e.g., MarcEdit and basic familiarity with Linux
  • Demonstrated ability to use or proven ability to learn basic and advanced tools such as XSLT or scripting, to transform or remediate metadata
  • Knowledge of OCLC and integrated library systems, preferably Millennium
  • Experience documenting procedures
  • Ability to function effectively in an environment of competing priorities, balancing project work, urgent tasks, and ongoing maintenance
  • Highly developed analytic and communication skills (both oral and written) including the ability to communicate technical issues in a clear and concise manner with both technical and non-technical staff and the ability to engage stakeholders up and down the line and support front line staff
  • Must be: self-motivated, work independently or as part of a team, able to learn quickly, meet deadlines
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills together with attention to detail for complex, possibly repetitive, detail-oriented work

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working with external vendors
  • Experience with automation of manual tasks
  • Experience creating or updating authority records
  • Scripting experience
  • Experience writing technical specifications
  • Advanced knowledge of national cataloging standards and tools, especially: OCLC, Anglo American Cataloging Rules, RDA, and the MARC21 formats for both bibliographic and authority data

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://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/compensation-and-benefits/index.html

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://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/compensation-and-benefits/index.html

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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