Curatorial Assistant #22668
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Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: 1/18/2017
The Bancroft curatorial division is responsible supports collection development, reference services, instruction, exhibitions, engagement, stewardship, and other tasks related to The Bancroft Library’s collections. The curatorial division includes the Curators of Western Americana, Latin Americana, Rare Books and Literary Manuscripts, Pictorial Collections, and the University Archivist. The Bancroft Library's curatorial division provides expertise and services related to the selection and acquisition of print,, manuscript, photographic, audio-visual, born-digital, and other materials in a variety of formats received by purchase, donation, or transfer from within the UCB libraries for custodial-archival retention. The Curatorial division works collaboratively with the units of the Technical Services division (acquisitions;, cataloging; manuscript, pictorial, and digital processing ) to acquire and assist in processing of materials. The division also works with the Public Services division to provide reference services and instruction related to The Bancroft Library’s collections.
The purpose of the position is to support functional and specialized operational activities within the curatorial division of The Bancroft Library, working specifically with the Curator of Americana. Major responsibilities include assisting with the following:
Salary & Benefits
This is a limited position for one year at 43%
How To Apply
Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying. Application materials can be submitted at http://jobs.berkeley.edu
Conviction History Background
This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.
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