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Job Opportunities

Come work with a dedicated and supportive group of colleagues on a gorgeous campus nestled in the redwood forest and overlooking the Pacific Ocean.

UCSC values diversity, equity, and inclusion and is committed to hiring faculty and staff who share these values. The University Library strengthens the UCSC academic enterprise by providing, presenting, and preserving a wide range of information resources. We utilize innovative approaches in working with faculty and students to help them discover, use, manage, and share the array of information that supports their research, teaching, and learning. Please read more about the University Library and our Strategic Directions here

Academic Positions Available

Staff Positions Available

Cataloging Specialist

The University Library Cataloging Specialist will join the Metadata Services department in the pivotal role of providing accurate descriptions for our unique resources. The cataloger is responsible for providing original and complex copy cataloging in all formats, with a focus on streaming and physical media, as well as database maintenance projects, authority work for general library materials, and serving as a departmental resource for adherence to national and international cataloging standards and local policy. In addition, the Cataloging Specialist is responsible for understanding and applying digital object metadata best practices, specifications, and descriptive standards as needed and where indicated. This position has student assistant supervisory responsibilities, overseeing the work of both the physical processing student workers and digital object metadata processing student workers. The Cataloging Specialist will also serve on relevant UCSC and systemwide committees.

The initial review date is 03/25/2024. All applications received by this date are guaranteed for consideration. For additional information and to apply, please visit the job posting.

Student Positions Available

Student employment opportunities in the Library can be found in the Handshake employment system and Career Center website