DescriptionJob ID: 17400
Location: Main Campus-Berkeley
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Temporary (contract position available for two years.)
Application Review Date: The First Review Date for this job is February 28, 2014.
The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fuelled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. Berkeley's culture of openness, freedom and acceptance-academic and artistic, political and cultural-make it a very special place for students, faculty and staff.
Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. In deciding whether to apply for a staff position at Berkeley, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the alignment of the Berkeley Workplace Culture with their potential for success at http://jobs.berkeley.edu/why-berkeley.html.
The UC Berkeley Library provides scholarly information to all faculty and students in the support of the University's research and instruction mission. The Library Applications & Publishing Group (LAP) provides technical support for Library, including developing, purchasing and/or supporting all types of software applications. LAP has primary responsibility for supporting and building UC Berkeley Library's Integrated Library System (ILS), Digital Library, and the Library Website. The Bancroft Library includes the Mark Twain Papers and Project, the Regional Oral History Office, the University of California Archives, the History of Science and Technology Program, the Pictorial Collection, and the Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life. It has become one of the largest -- and busiest -- special collections in the United States.
The UC Berkeley Library is a leader in the investigation and implementation of advanced digital library services. Areas of current work include scalable digital library system architectures, developing efficient methods for creating digital library content, the long-term preservation of digital materials, and standards for digital objects, digitization, and archival collection descriptions. LAP is also responsible for the current Library website redesign effort. Included is enhancing, and maintaining tools to publish, create, and manage the website and staff workflows.
Provides organization and ongoing maintenance for the Bancroft Library's web presence, which includes their main website and multiple collection and project based websites. Conduct usability studies to determine is web services and applications are meeting the needs to users. Assist in the creation and oversight of web policies and standards. Evaluate and respond to Bancroft Library web services support requests. Evaluate and share site analytics. Work with the Library web services redesign implementation team to redesign the Bancroft Library website. Write and design pages to meet new Library website standards. Participate in the selection and use of online exhibit builder tool. Work collaborative with Bancroft Library staff and IT staff to main quality online services and resources. This position will work with Bancroft to create and publish metadata rich content on the web.
- Has basic knowledge of applications programming technologies, tools and protocols.
- Has skills necessary to communicate effectively both in writing and verbally.
- Possesses a beginning understanding of the user-centered design process (user research, user needs assessment, user modeling, design, usability evaluation, and developer relations).
- Must be self-motivated, work independently or as part of a team, able to learn quickly, meet deadlines and demonstrate problem solving skills.
- Requires effective communication, organization, and project management skills.
- Working knowledge of IT-related initiatives and an understanding of impact to organization of such initiatives required.
- Requires knowledge of many aspects of computing and communications which may include some of the following: hardware infrastructure, networking, voice, software applications, operations and disaster response.
- Ability to write for the web and convey information in a concise style
- Requires ability to assess campus needs for information technology products and design services to meet those needs.
- Knowledge of Drupal
- Must be able to communicate technical information in a clear and concise manner with both technical and non-technical staff.
- Knowledge of project management processes and procedures
- Background check required.
- Possesses a basic understanding of design principles and guidelines.
- Has basic skills in diagramming, prototyping, and using design tools.
- May have basic web and/or application development skills.
- May have a basic understanding of web accessibility best practices.
- Knowledge of Library's procedures and policies
- Knowledge of digital library projects
Monthly: $3,850 - $5,725
Annual: $46,200 - $68,700
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit: http://atyourservice.ucop.edu/forms_pubs/misc/benefits_of_belonging.pdf
How to Apply
Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying. Apply through jobs.berkeley.edu.
This is a temporary full time contract position available for two years.
Must be eligible to work in the US.
The University of California, Berkeley is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
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