Digital Services Analyst #17400
University of California, Berkeley
Job ID: 17400
Temporary (contract position available for two years.)
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
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
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.
beginning understanding of the user-centered design process (user research,
user needs assessment, user modeling, design, usability evaluation, and
Must be self-
motivated, work independently or as part of a team, able to learn quickly,
meet deadlines and demonstrate problem solving skills.
communication, organization, and project management skills.
Working knowledge of
IT-related initiatives and an understanding of impact to organization of such
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
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.
Library's procedures and policies
Knowledge of HTML
Knowledge of digital
Salary & Benefits
Monthly: $3,850 - $5,725
Annual: $46,200 - $68,700
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the
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
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