Open date: February 1st, 2019
Next review date: February 14th, 2019
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: March 18th, 2019
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
Position Working Title: Cataloging and Metadata Librarian for Rare Materials
Location: Berkeley, CA
Salary Range: Associate Librarian: $54,722 – $75,337 full-time fiscal year rate, based upon qualifications
This is a full-time potential career appointment
Berkeley Law is one of the nation’s premier law schools, located at one of the world’s great universities. The Law Library serves a faculty of more than 100, including numerous adjunct and visiting professors and lecturers, more than 900 JD students, 225 LL.M. students, 150 Summer LL.M. students, graduate students from the School of Jurisprudence and Social Policy, and approximately 100 visiting scholars each year. Berkeley Law is the home to the prestigious Robbins Collection, which specializes in religious and civil law, including historical materials and rare books and manuscripts. The Law School has a wide variety of research centers, clinics and projects.
The Berkeley Law Library is seeking a Cataloging and Metadata Librarian responsible for all aspects of cataloging print materials, especially rare books, chiefly in Latin and modern European languages. This will include original and complex copy cataloging according to national rules and standards and the corresponding authority control. Requirements include fundamental cataloging skills: a thorough knowledge of current cataloging rules of description (RDA), LC subject headings and classification, MARC coding, OCLC and local cataloging systems. Requirements also include knowledge of the specifics of rare book cataloging.