University of California, Berkeley
Digital Archives and Technologies Librarian
The Bancroft Library
Hiring range: Associate Librarian – Librarian
$65,942 – $81,730 per annum, based on qualifications
This is a full-time permanent appointment available
starting August 1, 2018.
The University of California, Berkeley, is seeking a Digital Archives and Technologies
Librarian to oversee the born-digital archives program and coordinate the in-house use of archival technologies in The Bancroft Library. This is a full-time permanent appointment. The successful candidate will have significant experience working with analog and born-digital archival materials; experience assessing and implementing archival technologies; planning, implementing, and leading effective programs and complex projects; demonstrated experience appraising and providing original description of archival materials; knowledge of metadata standards; strong analytical, documentation, and communication skills; experience with workflow design, assessment, and process improvement; experience interfacing and coordinating with IT staff; and experience working with tools and systems in a special collections environment.
The UC Berkeley Library is an internationally renowned research and teaching facility at the nation’s premier public university. A highly diverse and intellectually rich environment, Berkeley serves a campus community of 30,574 undergraduate students, 11,336 graduate students, and 1,522 faculty. The Library comprises 20 campus libraries, including the Doe/Moffitt Libraries, The Bancroft Library, the C.V. Starr East Asian Library, and numerous 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 the collections and build their research skills. Discover more about the Library through our website at: http://www.lib.berkeley.edu
The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley, is one of the largest and most heavily used libraries of rare materials in the West. Its holdings include more than 690,000 volumes, 175 million manuscript items, 9 million photographs and other pictorial materials, 86,000 microforms, 4.3 million digital files, and 25,000 maps, as well as numerous other categories of unique material. The two largest collections are the Bancroft Collection of Western and Latin Americana and the Rare Books Collection. The archival and rare book materials of the Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life are also part of the Bancroft holdings. Bancroft is home to three research groups: the Oral History Center (formerly the Regional Oral History Office); the Mark Twain Papers; and the Center for the Tebtunis Papyri. The Bancroft Library is an active center of teaching and research. Supporting the programs of about 30 campus departments annually, it mounts a regular series of public exhibitions, roundtable lectures, and open houses. For additional information about The Bancroft Library and its collections, see: http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/libraries/bancroft-library
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