Thursday, February 25, 2010

Social Science Librarian

Amherst College Library seeks a Social Sciences Librarian to serve as the Library’s primary subject specialist for social sciences and law, acting as liaison, research instructor, and selector in those disciplines. This Librarian will provide instruction in research and the use of library resources in a variety of settings, with a special emphasis on social sciences, legal studies, government information, and data. S/he will demonstrate a dedication to promoting research and to undergraduate teaching and a willingness to hone skills as a library instructor.. S/he will maintain currency with emerging information technologies and trends in scholarly communication, anticipating and facilitating new uses of social sciences research and data in response to evolving patterns of publishing and information dissemination. The Social Sciences Librarian serves as coordinator of the Library’s federal depository program. S/he also participates in general reference services, guiding and instructing library patrons in identifying, retrieving and evaluating information in all formats. S/he will also play an active role in the development and enhancement of public services in general. Full-time, with some evenings and weekends.

Qualifications: Must have a strong academic background or experience in social sciences as well as an ability to locate and evaluate relevant data. Master’s degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association or foreign equivalent required. Must have minimum of three years professional experience in an academic or research library or equivalent, preferably in reference, collection development and/or user education. Demonstrated ability to teach and a commitment to participate in undergraduate education required. Strong communication skills required. The successful candidate must be willing to tackle challenges in an academic library with energy and enthusiasm, showing patience, tact, and good humor in the face of the demands of public service. S/he is expected to contribute to library initiatives that further the College’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three professional resumes. A review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

To apply online
, please visit our website at

Amherst College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, persons of color, and persons with disabilities to apply. The College is committed to enriching its educational experience and its culture through the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff

University Librarian

The University of California, Davis, invites nominations and applications for the position of University Librarian. The campus seeks an innovative and dynamic leader able to develop, articulate, and implement a forward-thinking, shared vision for a major, next-generation research university library.

The General Library of the University of California, Davis, is a member of the Association of Research Libraries and a major educational and scholarly resource, operating as an integral part of the University while recognizing obligations to a wider public, particularly the people of California. Reporting to the Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor and serving as a member of the Council of Deans and Vice Chancellors, the University Librarian provides overall leadership of the UC Davis General Library in support of University research, instruction, patient care, and community outreach.

The colleges of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Biological Sciences, Engineering, and Letters and Science; the schools of Education, Management, Medicine, Nursing, and Veterinary Medicine; and the UC Davis Health System are all served by the UC Davis General Library, both in Davis and in Sacramento. The Library houses comprehensive, world-class agricultural and veterinary medicine collections, especially in viticulture and enology, environmental sciences and ecology, and comparative medicine as well as broadly based humanities, social sciences, and sciences collections. The Special Collections feature a diverse range of topics from agricultural sciences to Western Americana to photographs of rural California and Oregon and a rich University Archives showcasing the campus's 100-year history.

The UC Davis General Library is an active collaborative contributor to the highly successful University of California collective of campus libraries and the California Digital Library. Together, the University of California libraries and California Digital Library provide state-of-the-art services, such as the eScholarship, open-access, scholarly publishing platform and UC Publishing Services, and access to a wealth of books and journals (~33 million titles), electronic journals (~34,400 titles), 180,000 digital images via Calisphere, 20,000+ special collection guides via Online Archive of California, and over 422 million web files captured by the Web Archiving Service.

For more than 100 years, UC Davis has engaged in teaching, research, and public service that matter to California and transform the world. Located in an environmentally aware and socially innovative community of 65,000 people close to the state capital, UC Davis has 32,000 students, an annual research budget that exceeds $600 million, a comprehensive health system and 13 specialized research centers. The university offers interdisciplinary graduate study and more than 100 undergraduate majors in four colleges and six professional schools.

Already highly ranked, UC Davis aspires to achievements that will place it among the top five public universities within the coming decade. The successful candidate will understand the role that the UC Davis General Library must play in attaining that goal. Specific responsibilities of the position include strategic planning, development of collections, programs, and services, philanthropic cultivation and stewardship, information technology and digital resources, budgeting and financial management, and human resources. The University Librarian also represents the Davis campus in systemwide discussions regarding collaborative ventures and policy development. The University of California, Davis, has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff, and students and seeks an individual who shares that commitment.

We seek outstanding candidates who have a deep understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing research university libraries; successful management experience in a complex educational setting; the skills necessary to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies; a record of success obtaining external funding through grants, contracts, and development initiatives; strong collaboration skills; and the ability to be an effective spokesperson for the UC Davis General Library and a fully contributing member of the UC Davis senior leadership team. A Master of Science in Library and Information Science or other advanced degree is required.

Applications (including a cover letter and curriculum vitae) and nominations should be sent electronically, in confidence, to the chair of the recruitment advisory committee, Dean Harold Levine ( Confidential inquiries may be directed to Dr. Levine or to Dr. Sally Springer (, who is supporting the search. Review of candidates will begin in mid-March 2010. The position will remain open until filled.

The University of California, Davis, is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to excellence through diversity.

North Quad Programming Coordinator

The University of Michigan Library invites applications and nominations for the new position of North Quad Programming Coordinator. This position offers the successful candidate an opportunity to develop, manage and present an innovative exhibit and events program designed to enrich the intellectual, educational, and cultural life of the University of Michigan campus, within the context of the North Quad facility. North Quad, an internationally themed residential and academic complex, blends residential life with academics by incorporating highly developed and technology-rich learning environments with modern residential space. North Quad enhances the campus community through a vibrant, internationally focused environment where formal and informal learning takes place 24/7, including small group collaboration rooms, gallery/ presentation space, studios, informal performance spaces, and social spaces.

This position will oversee shared spaces in North Quad, including the Media Gateway, a collaborative space located on the South/West 2nd floor, and other common spaces as appropriate. These spaces are where students and faculty engage with one another in order to develop creative strategies to approaching new media. The Media Gateway, with its more public spaces and alcoves, provides informal, spontaneous meeting points and sites for collaboration amongst students, or students and faculty, and is ideally suited for a more casual engagement with technology. Expected activities include small groups of students and/or instructors working together, students work on group assignments, students generating content to be displayed elsewhere in the building, and a place for collaborative activities. The 2nd floor collaborative space, by contrast, is currently planned as a more scheduled and programmed space that will showcase a rich variety of content, such as student and faculty produced work, international news, films and documentaries, and interactive video walls. Sample activities include creating and displaying student projects, hosting design jams, displaying international news/documentaries/short films, interactive and real time interaction with students studying abroad, and hosting performances, exhibits and presentations.

The successful candidate is expected to combine an ALA-accredited MLS or equivalent advanced degree in a related field with significant relevant professional experience in exhibit and program planning; outstanding interpersonal and presentation skills including demonstrated ability to represent programs to the campus and wider community; excellent organizational skills; experience creating web-based exhibits; the ability to work effectively as part of a team in a collaborative technology-rich environment accompanied by initiative, self-direction and a commitment to innovation, creativity, and excellence.

Working directly with North Quad and Library colleagues, and under the direction of the Director of the Undergraduate Library and Head of Graduate Library Research & Education Services, the successful candidate will assume these responsibilities:
• Develop vision, plan, and implement programming within the Media Gateway and 2nd floor collaborative space
• Oversee scheduling, coordinating and promoting of programs, services, and events
• Collaborate with building stakeholders (the Sweetland Writing Center, the Language Resource Center, the Department of Communication Studies and the Department of Screen Arts and Cultures in LSA; the School of Information; University Housing; the International Center, and the Global Scholars Program) and the University Library to provide rich learning environments and programs
• Provide exhibits and programs that cultivate students’ media and visual literacy, enhance their ability to communicate effectively and work across disciplinary boundaries, advance their capacity to evaluate information critically and produce their own media, and expand their global horizons
• Advance the vision and mission of North Quad through educational outreach and programming initiatives, including creating/designing a broad array of high-quality educational and social learning programs and events
• Collaborate on special projects, participate in long-term planning and service assessment, and serve on committees and task forces, as appropriate
• Participate in regional, national, or international professional and scholarly organizations
• Work with other North Quad staff (i.e. facilities manager and various IT positions) to collaborative support the Media Gateway and 2nd floor collaborative space
• Supervise hourly staff, as appropriate

This is a term appointment through June 30, 2012. Further information about the University and community may be found at

• ALA accredited master’s degree in library or information science, or an equivalent combination of experience and relevant advanced degree beyond the baccalaureate level
• Demonstrated knowledge and experience with education and event programming
• Ability to communicate a strong vision of how discipline-based scholarship is changing in response to new technologies and support spaces for this vision to be explored by students and faculty; demonstrate expertise in creating and promoting the use of technology-rich learning environments
• Ability to think creatively in developing programs, such as workshops, course-integrated instruction, conferences, and outreach efforts, that meet the needs of a diverse user community
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate with faculty, students, and academic administrators in a culturally diverse environment
• Demonstrated ability to supervise hourly staff

Position is anticipated to be filled at the Associate Librarian or Senior Associate Librarian level; final rank and salary is dependent on experience and qualifications. Professional positions receive 24 days of vacation a year; 15 days of sick leave a year with provisions for extended benefits, as well as opportunities for professional development and travel.


Individuals with interest in and appropriate qualifications are encouraged to apply by e-mailing a cover letter & resume to directed to Robert Campe; Library Human Resources; 404 Hatcher Graduate Library North; University of Michigan; Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1205. For further information, call 734 764-2546.

Review of applications will begin on 3/5/10 and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Michigan is a non-discriminatory, affirmative action employer.

Monday, February 22, 2010

Assistant Professor Tenure Track

The School of Library & Information Studies, College of Communication & Information Sciences, at The University of Alabama, announces an opening for the position of assistant professor (tenure-track). This is a new faculty position.

New faculty members have a considerable opportunity to shape the character and direction of the School as it continues to integrate the traditions of librarianship with new technologies. The successful tenure-track candidate will be actively engaged in research, have an interdisciplinary approach to teaching graduate students, possess the ability to work with multiple constituencies, be able to teach in the SLIS core curriculum, and possess an earned doctorate. Work history in a library or another information environment or related experience is desirable.

Applicants with expertise in one or more of the following areas are of particular interest:
  • Information sources and services, to include e-reference, sources and services in specialized areas (government documents, business, etc.), and information literacy programming
  • Practice and management in areas such as preservation and conservation, archives and special collections, and digitization
  • Organization of information in areas such as cataloging, metadata, and indexing and abstracting

The School, with 14 faculty members, offers an ALA-accredited Master’s program, an MFA program in the book arts, doctoral courses that contribute to a multidisciplinary doctorate in communication and information sciences, and undergraduate courses in information science. The School is selective in admissions for all program options, and the MLIS program ranks among the top 25 programs in North America.

SLIS faculty research interests include digital libraries; information retrieval; human-computer interaction; user interface design; video retrieval; history of small presses and related publishing; electronic publishing; culturally diverse populations; education for library and information studies; analysis of large data sets; bibliometrics; library history; scholarly communication; corporate culture in academic library management; social conception of knowledge through cultural evolution; k-12 education policy; role of classification for collaborative organization of web resources; health librarianship and informatics; and social disconnects in information technology, access, and design. Creative activities focus on collaboration between letterpress printer, author, artist, and hand bookbinder; and materials and techniques of historic bookbinding structures.

Tuscaloosa is ideally located in the Southeast convenient to Birmingham, Atlanta, Mobile and the Gulf Coast, New Orleans, Memphis, Nashville, and Chattanooga. The area offers out-door activities year-round, a vibrant arts community, the cultural benefits of a major university, and services befitting a larger community. Living is good in Tuscaloosa!

Inquiries regarding the positions should be directed to Prof. Gordy Coleman, Search Committee Chair, School of Library & Information Studies, The University of Alabama, Box 870252, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0252. Inquirers will be sent formal application instructions as these positions are registered in the University’s employment system and require an online application.

The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Fine Arts Librarian

The Katherine W. Dumke Fine Arts and Architecture Library, housed in the J. Willard Marriott Library at the University of Utah, is seeking an innovative and creative librarian to work in an exciting and recently renovated learning environment of free and open inquiry combined with a commitment to excellence in service. Reporting to the Head of Fine Arts, responsibilities of the Fine Arts Librarian will include specialized research assistance, instruction, collection development for print and digital resources, outreach, and digital projects in the areas of the visual arts, art history, architecture, music, ballet, modern dance, film and theatre. Opportunities exist for building collaborations across the library, campus, and community in support of Fine Arts and interdisciplinary work. This individual will help users blend visual and textual resources in support of a new University of Utah visual, information and technology literacy initiative. This program is being developed to embed teaching of these literacies into the undergraduate curriculum to prepare students for life and work in the 21st century.

Required qualifications
• ALA-accredited MLS/MLIS, or equivalent academic credential, by June 2010.
• Academic background of Art, Art History or related discipline, demonstrated through undergraduate or advanced degree, coursework, and/or work experience.
• Demonstrated aptitude for, or experience in, successful user-centered public service:
o Teaching and training, including classroom instruction and the creation of lesson plans and learning objects.
o Research assistance in person, by email, and synchronous chat service.
• Comfortable using both PC and Macintosh platforms.
• Proficiency with basic productivity software, in particular Microsoft Word.
• Experience using image design tools and software (Photoshop, Fireworks, Illustrator, Paint, etc.).
• Demonstrated aptitude for, or experience in, learning and using new types of technology and software.
• Demonstrated aptitude for, or experience in, innovative and effective leadership.
• Demonstrated aptitude for, or experience in, successful project management.
• Demonstrated aptitude for, or experience in, managing the work of others.
• Demonstrated effective writing and oral communication skills.
• Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals, groups, and on a team in a collaborative, diverse environment.
• Demonstrated ability to be flexible and positive in a changing work environment.
• Demonstrated organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to prioritize work.
• Ability to meet University's requirements for promotion and continuing appointment (tenure equivalency).
• Successful completion of a criminal background check, as required by Utah state law (

Preferred qualifications

• Advanced degree or knowledge in Modern or Contemporary Art, Graphic Design, Animation, Film Studies, Architecture, Urban Planning, or Arts Education.
• Reading comprehension in one or more Western European or Asian languages.
• Experience using website design software (Vignette, Dreamweaver, Blackboard, HTML, CSS, etc).
• Experience with multimedia and studio software (FinalCut Pro, Logic Pro, iLife suite, etc).
• Experience with interactive media (synchronous and asynchronous) such as blogs, wikis, Second Life, podcasts, vodcasts, iTunesU.
• Knowledge of and experience with art conservation, storage, and exhibition installation.
• Knowledge of and experience with copyright and intellectual property issues, as they pertain to the fine arts.

$44,000 minimum

Excellent benefits calculated at approximately 35% of salary including TIAA-CREF, medical, dental, generous paid sick and vacation accrual, sabbaticals, professional development time.
Marriott Library is an ARL library with holding of nearly 3 million volumes, 32,000 journals in electronic and print formats, and a considerable number of other networked electronic resources. The University, with a student population of 29,000, is situated on a 1,500 acre campus in Salt Lake City. The library has just completed a large-scale renovation which includes a state- of-the-art Knowledge Commons and a center to create multimedia digital content. Teaching facilities, used by campus and library instructors, include 18 classrooms, labs and seminar rooms and a 250 seat auditorium.

Salt Lake has a population of over 1 million and offers residents a wide variety of cultural, entertainment and recreational activities, all located along the Wasatch Mountain Range.

Application Procedures
Send a detailed letter of application addressing how your experience matches the qualifications; curriculum vitae; and names and contact information, including email, mail and phone numbers, of three references electronically to: Applications received by March 15, 2010 will be given full consideration.

The University of Utah is fully committed to affirmative action and to its policies of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity in all programs, activities, and employment. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a person with a disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, and status as a protected veteran. The University seeks to provide equal access for people with disabilities. Reasonable prior notice is needed to arrange accommodations. Evidence of practices not consistent with these policies should be reported to: Director, Office of equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, (V/Tdd). Please refer to our website at for more complete information.

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and who possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Friday, February 5, 2010

Assistant Librarian, Tenure Track

The Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) University Library ( seeks a creative, energetic, and service oriented individual to serve on the Professional Programs Team, reporting to the library’s Professional Programs Team Leader. Responsibilities of the position include support for students and faculty in the IU School of Journalism and IU School of Informatics through information literacy initiatives, research consultation, and collection development; staffing the reference and research help desks; engagement in marketing and promotion activities; and additional duties as assigned.

IUPUI is an urban research and academic health science university with 20 schools and academic units. Located in downtown Indianapolis, a diverse and affordable mid-sized city, IUPUI enrolls more than 30,000 students. The IUPUI University Library has a staff of approximately 80 and a budget in excess of $9 million.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to student success, an understanding of the IUPUI campus and University Library missions, and the potential to fulfill the requirements for promotion and tenure.

Required Qualifications:
• ALA accredited Master’s Degree
• Excellent communication skills
• Working knowledge of reference best practices
• Understanding of information literacy concepts
• Public service experience, especially with people of diverse educational and cultural backgrounds
• Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team-based environment
Desired Qualifications:
• Experience providing reference in an academic library
• Teaching experience
• Practical understanding of Web 2.0 applications for libraries
• Experience marketing and promoting library services and resources

Minimum salary is $41,500 with additional funding for professional development and travel. Benefits include 22 days vacation, 9 paid holidays, health/dental insurance options, and retirement contributions. Final position offer is contingent upon the continued availability of funding.

Deadline for applications is March 15, 2010; the position is available July 1, 2010. Please forward a resume, a letter of application outlining your strengths related to the qualifications of the position, and contact information for four references (include name, title, street address, telephone number, and email address). Please submit application materials electronically to Teresa McCurry at

IUPUI University Library is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer that values and encourages diversity in its students, faculty, and staff.

Associate Dean of Technology and Information Services

Grand Valley State University Libraries seeks a dynamic, innovative, and visionary leader for the position of Associate Dean of Technology and Information Services. The successful candidate will be a member of the Libraries' senior management team and share responsibility for shaping the quality, character, and excellence of the Libraries and their services. Providing leadership in a team-based environment the person in this position will oversee library technology; web services; the library's ILS (Innovative Interfaces Millennium); technical services; electronic resource management; user services; and the libraries' service desk, provide leadership for transformational and effective user-centered services, lead the libraries in the adaptation and integration of leading edge technology , direct the development, implementation, and evaluation of innovative tools, methods, and strategies to assure that the libraries are on the forefront of best practices in delivering services, ensure alignment between Technology and Information Services unit and overall library mission, goals, and values, and monitor and evaluate trends and developments relevant to academic libraries.

Required Qualifications include an ALA-accredited M.L.S. degree; minimum of 3 years of administrative experience with evidence of a progressively increasing amount of responsibility; broad public service focus and commitment to user-centered services; proven record of introducing and managing strategic, innovative changes; evidence of creativity, innovation, and flexibility.

Applicants must have knowledge of library automation systems, information technologies, and computer applications in academic libraries.

This is a tenure track appointment and the incumbent will report to the Dean of Libraries. Preference will be given to candidates with a record of professional achievement, research and service commensurate with appointment at the associate or senior librarian level and with tenure.

Salary/Benefits: Salary commensurate with experience; benefits include health and life insurance. Review of applications will begin March 1 and continue until the position is filled.

To apply online, go to
and attach a cover letter, list of references and resume and/or CV. If you need assistance or have questions, call Human Resources at 616-331-2215. Grand Valley State University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.

Grand Valley State University is a nationally recognized public four-year comprehensive university located in west Michigan with campuses in Allendale, Grand Rapids and Holland, plus centers in Muskegon and Traverse City. Recently ranked the top "up and coming" institution in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report and selected as one of 158 institutions in the "Best in the Midwest" section of its Web site feature 2010 Best Colleges: Region by Region, the university attracts more than 22,000 students with high quality programs and state-of-the-art facilities.

Grand Rapids is a metropolitan area in West Michigan with a population of over one million, rich in cultural amenities and in easy driving distance of superb summer and winter recreational venues. Grand Rapids was recognized in 2006 as one of "America's Top 100 Places to Live" by" In 2007, National Geographic named Grand Rapids a "Best Waterfront Town".

Associate Dean of Libraries for Technical and Automated Services


Provides leadership for Acquisitions, Cataloging, Serials, Interlibrary Loan/Document Delivery, and Systems operations.
Participates in maintenance of the Libraries’ Innovative Interfaces library management system.
Contributes to the planning and implementation of digital initiatives.
As a member of the Libraries’ senior administrative team, participates in a wide range of administrative activities.

ALA-accredited MLS required; a second post-baccalaureate degree is preferred.
Significant supervisory experience and experience in library technical services and automation is required. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work in a collegial environment.

For full position description and online application information see:
Screening of applications will begin in mid-March but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Note: Position reopened. Previous applicants need not reapply.


Thursday, February 4, 2010

University Archives Processing Archivist

University Archives Processing Archivist
The Bancroft Library
University of California, Berkeley

Hiring range: Associate Librarian I -- Associate Librarian III
$48,029 to $52,860 per annum, depending upon qualifications
(Three-Year Temporary 75% Appointment starting April 2010)

The Bancroft Library at the University of California, Berkeley, is one of the largest and most heavily used libraries of manuscripts, rare books, and special collections in the United States. As the primary center of special collections within the library system at Berkeley, Bancroft supports major research and reference activities and plays a leading role in the development of research collections. Additional information regarding The Library and The Bancroft Library is available on the web at:

Bancroft Technical Services (BTS) is the unit responsible for all of the technical operations of the Bancroft Library. BTS employs approximately 35 career and non-career staff and currently manages over fifteen grant-funded projects. BTS operations include: acquisitions, cataloging (original and copy), archival, manuscripts, and pictorial collections processing, and digital archiving. BTS takes a leadership role in setting national standards for technical processing, digital access, and digital archiving of rare books, archives, and special collections materials. A significant percentage of BTS processing and digital archiving projects is funded by grants or donors, leading BTS actively to partner with other campus and library units and with a variety of institutions throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, the state, and the nation.


The Bancroft Library’s University Archives Processing Archivist reports to the Head of Bancroft Technical Services and is responsible for University Archives (UARC) and History of Science and Technology faculty collections that must be processed, arranged and described. These include both personal papers and administrative records covering a variety of topics and subject areas. The archivist works with the UARC Team to assist with the development and implementation of the records inventory instrument, field visits to campus offices, development of the inventory database, data input of survey results, analysis of the record reports, and creation of retention and disposition schedules.

The archivist has full responsibility for managing processing projects and supervising staff, which includes processing archivists, support staff, student assistants, and volunteers. He/she establishes priorities for arrangement and description of the collections, including the processing plans and finding aid structures. The archivist manages the unit workflow and work schedules, and establishes mechanisms for timely turn-around of such collections. He/she hires and trains unit student staff and edits/reviews unit staff work-product, especially the re-housing of the collections, labeling, and creation of finding aids and other descriptions. He/she plans the goals for collection processing and develops processing plans for specific collections in coordination with unit staff and curators in determining order, specificity, and appropriate level of description and analysis. He/she works with the University Archivists in the preservation assessment of collections and in selection of materials for conservation treatment. The archivist works with the BTS staff on appraisal of collections and administration of new acquisitions.



-MLS from an accredited library school with coursework in archival administration and experience in an archival repository.
-Demonstrated knowledge and experience with processing, arrangement, and description of personal papers, organizational records, and University administrative records.
-Prior experience with development of completed finding aids.
-Knowledge of DACS, MARC, and application of an EAD encoding tool like EAD Express or WebGenDB.


-Familiarity with UC Berkeley administrative and faculty organization and functions.
-Familiarity with Bancroft Library cataloging, arrangement and description.
-Experience with document imaging projects which involve Electronic Document Management Software (EDMS), such as ImageNow software.
-Excellent analytical, interpersonal and communication skills, initiative and flexibility.
-Strong commitment to excellence in service and demonstrated ability to work independently, as well as collaboratively in a complex, changing environment.
-The successful candidate will show evidence of effective project planning, management, and completion.

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

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

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

DEADLINE: Consideration will be given to applications received by February 28, 2010.

Applicants should apply in writing, including with their letter a complete statement of qualifications, a full resume of their education and relevant experience, and the names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references who are knowledgeable about their qualifications for this position. Send applications to:

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

Or Fax: 510-642-8675
Or Email:

Applications received via email preferred.

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