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Departmental Overview Bancroft Public Services (BPS) handles the needs of patrons, visiting researchers and professors from the greater University community by providing access to thousands of rare, university archives, and special collections materials. As a non-circulating library, BPS staff members handle all access and distribution of materials to scholars, in-house technical service staff, and additionally for curators, exhibitions, and courses. BPS staff also arranges for retrievals and returns of off-site materials for digitization projects and processing archivists.
Supporting Bancroft Public Services operations.
Paging materials from stacks and secured vault area.
Serving at Circulation and Registration desks.
Coordinating Public Services deposit workflow.
Related library or special collections experience.
Demonstrated experience with bibliographic searching and library catalogs.
Experience with Microsoft Office and Google applications.
Attention to detail in high-pressure situations.
Ability to lift up to 40 lbs. climb ladders, and work for prolonged periods in 60-62 degree temperatures.
Ability to communicate detailed instructions/resolutions to others clearly with confidence verbally and in prepared documents/email.
Experience handling rare/archival material
Familiarity with accounting practices
Salary & Benefits The hourly salary range of the position is $21.24 - $24.15, commensurate with experience.
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The University of California was chartered in 1868 and its flagship campus - envisioned as a "City of Learning" - was established at Berkeley, on San Francisco Bay. Today the world's premier public university and a wellspring of innovation, UC Berkeley occupies a 1,232 acre campus with a sylvan 178-acre central core. From this home its academic community makes key contributions to the economic and social well-being of the Bay Area, California, and the nation.