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Type C
Entered 5/29/2007
Company Environmental Design Library, University of California, Berkeley
Position Reference & Instruction Librarian (50% time)
Close June 30, 2007
Salary $44,736 - $54,744 per annum (full-time rate)
URL http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/LHRD/refenvi.html
University of California, Berkeley
Reference & Instruction Librarian (50% time)
Environmental Design Library
Hiring Range: Assistant Librarian III - Associate Librarian IV
$44,736 - $54,744 per annum, based on qualifications (full-time rate)

Under the general direction of the Head of the
Environmental Design Library, this appointee will
share responsibility for reference, bibliographic
instruction and collection development. The
incumbent shares with other Environmental Design
Library reference staff scheduled reference
service providing general and specialized
reference service in architecture, landscape
architecture, and city, regional, and
environmental planning. In collaboration with
the Architectural History and Planning and
Landscape Librarians, develops and presents
library instruction activities and resources,
including Web documents. The incumbent will help
develop and manage print and electronic
collections in architectural design, building
science, construction and the practice of
architecture, and serve as liaison to faculty and
graduate students in these areas.


Required: MLS from an ALA-accredited
institution, or equivalent degree. Minimum two
years recent experience in reference service, and
either collection development or bibliographic
instruction. Excellent interpersonal,
communication, organizational, and analytical
skills. Familiarity with relevant print and
electronic reference sources and well-developed
online database searching skills. Familiarity
with Western European languages sufficient to
provide effective reference work and collection
development. Strong commitment to excellence in
service and a demonstrated ability to work
independently and collaboratively. Familiarity
with the literature and practice of architecture or closely related

Preferred: Subject expertise and/or coursework
in architecture, landscape architecture, or city
planning, or related fields. Familiarity with
library resources in the professional practice of
architecture. Experience providing reference
services in an academic, special, or research
library. Experience developing and providing
bibliographic instruction to groups and
individuals. Expertise in Web document creation.

UCB librarians are expected to participate in
library-wide planning and governance, to be able
to work comfortably in a shared decision-making
environment, and to be active
professionally. Advancement in the librarian
series is based in part on professional
contributions beyond the primary assignment; the
successful candidate will show evidence or promise of such contributions.

DEADLINE: Consideration will be given to
applications received by June 30, 2007.

The desired start date for this position is September 1, 2007.

The Library at the University of California,
Berkeley is committed to the support and
encouragement of a multicultural environment and
seeks candidates who can make positive and
imaginative contributions in a context of ethnic and cultural diversity.

Professional librarians at UC are academic
appointees and are represented by an exclusive
bargaining agent, University Council American
Federation of Teachers (UC-AFT).

Librarians are entitled to appropriate
professional leave, two days per month of
vacation leave, one day per month of sick leave,
and all other benefits granted to non-faculty
academic personnel. UC has an excellent
retirement system and sponsors a variety of group
health, dental, vision and life insurance plans
in addition to other benefits. Relocation assistance is provided.

Applicants should apply in writing, including
with their letter a complete statement of
qualifications, a full resume of their education
and relevant experience, and the names,
addresses, and phone numbers of three references
who are knowledgeable about their qualifications
for this position. Send applications to:

Barbara Kornstein
Academic Personnel Specialist
Library Human Resources Department
110 The Library
University of California
Berkeley, CA 94720-6000
Or FAX to: 510-642-8675
Or EMAIL: librec@library.berkeley.edu

Applications sent via e-mail preferred.

The University of California is an Equal
Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer

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