University of California, Berkeley
Hiring Range: Associate Librarian to Librarian
$63,258-$74,337 based upon qualifications
This is a full-time appointment available beginning August 2017.
The Library of the University of California, Berkeley seeks a creative, collaborative, and diligent individual to join a growing team of educators and service providers supporting UC Berkeley faculty, researchers, students, and staff with needs related to scholarly communication, copyright, and research-related information policy matters.
Environment & Program
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 approximately 27,400 undergraduate students, 10,700 graduate students, and 1,600 faculty members. 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.
The Library’s Office of Scholarly Communication Services (OSCS), established in 2016 and led by the Scholarly Communication Officer, helps scholars use, create, and publish scholarly information by providing guidance and support throughout the knowledge lifecycle. The program provides services in ways that promote the open dissemination, discoverability, accessibility, and preservation of scholarly resources—while helping scholars navigate and maximize their impact in the changing scholarly publishing landscape. OSCS services and support are critical to effecting the Library’s Strategic Plan, which establishes the Library’s commitment to championing and transforming the practices of scholarly communication to increase access, reduce cost, and improve dissemination of scholarship.
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