Music Metadata Librarian
University of California, Berkeley Library
Hiring range: Associate Librarian
$65,942 – $81,606 per annum, based on qualifications
This is a full time appointment available starting September 2018
The University of California, Berkeley seeks a librarian to perform original and complex copy cataloging for print and digital humanities materials, with a special focus on music. The incumbent will be an integral part of the technical service community that supports the UC Berkeley Library, the Bancroft Library, and the Digital Lifecycle Program.
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 30,000 undergraduate students, 10,300 graduate students, and a faculty of 1,500. The Library comprises 25 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 nearly $20 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’s mission and strategic plan can be viewed at http://stories.lib.berkeley.edu/strategicplan/
The Library’s Arts & Humanities Division supports core research collections and services located in Doe Library/Gardner MAIN Stacks and four specialized libraries within Doe Library – the Art History/Classics Library, Graduate Services, Morrison Library, and South/Southeast Asia Library – and the Hargrove Music Library. Collectively, these libraries are primary service points and provide research-level print and digital collections to support the research and teaching programs related to visual and performing arts, humanities, and international and area studies in a multicultural, global context. The Music Library collection serves the diverse teaching and research needs of the UC Berkeley Department of Music that offers programs in musicology, ethnomusicology and composition, and embraces a variety of performance activities.