Job Requisition Number: 22905. Berkeley Law is one of 14 schools and colleges at the University of California, Berkeley. It is consistently ranked as one of the top law schools in the nation. The law school has produced leaders in law, government, and society, including Chief Justice of the United States Earl Warren, Secretary of State of the United States Dean Rusk, Attorney General of the United States Edwin Meese, United States Secretary of the Treasury and Chairman of the Federal Reserve G. William Miller, and former Solicitor General of the United States Theodore Olson.
At Berkeley Law, we are committed to excellence in education and scholarship, as well as equality of opportunity. We believe we have a responsibility to use our substantial intellectual capital to help solve real-world problems and to create a more just society through clinics, research, and policy engagement. We believe that a Berkeley Law degree is a tool for change, both locally and globally, and that we should be educating the leaders of tomorrow. We maintain an environment that nurtures academic and personal growth, respects a diversity of ideas, and stimulates independent thought and critical reasoning.
With input of Director, helps coordinate the printed and/or electronic production of books, catalogs, publications, manuscripts, promotional and other materials. May confer with writer/editors, communications design specialists, web programming specialists, project directors and related staff in the preparation of proposed publications; verifies that format of copy conforms to printing and/or electronic publishing specifications. Under supervision of Assistant Director, manages and updates Robbins website, including exhibits, news items, online research resources for scholars. Consults Director to ensure efficient storage systems are in place to include desktop publishing and image scanning. Develops and assists with digitization projects, including photographing, editing, storing and ensuring public access when applicable. Under supervision, produces variety of communications materials with text and imagery, including display case and digital exhibits, print and electronic newsletters, brochures, posters, and invitations for upcoming events. Drafts and edits Robbins written communications. Helps prepare video and audio tools for visitors to Collection. Works with other units at Berkeley Law, UC Berkeley, and outside UC Berkeley on publications and communications projects as needed. Helps supervise student employees assigned to work on Robbins publications and communications projects.
? Applies professional concepts to plan and expedite non-complex or portions of production schedules ? Working with Director, assists with compilation and formatting of Robbins books to prepare them for on-demand publication ? Includes copy editing and proof reading, coordination with contributors and authors, formatting cover and text for submission to Ingram ? Submits information to Library of Congress for ECIP ? Maintains accurate records for texts on file with Ingram ? Working with Director, guides book projects from inception through final stages, including correspondence with editors, authors, and contributors ? Ensures efficient storage systems are in place to include desktop publishing and image scanning ? Advises Director on updates for relevant computer and other equipment to meet unit?s publications and communications needs ? Assists with website design and maintenance, production of communications for web, audio and video including exhibits and other resources ? Tasks may involve writing, editing, designing, production, or programming ? Assesses and provides solutions to storage demands for digitization projects; stays current on emerging technologies related to communications fields and advises Director ? With supervisor?s input, creates visual communications that apply knowledge of graphic design, communications strategies, experience with photography ? Under supervision of Director and Assistant Director, creates pamphlets, signage, flat screen exhibits, display case exhibits, informational tools for scholars and visitors, and other materials ? Manages, programs, and deploys digital signage templates and graphics ? Prepares brochures, business cards, posters, or other materials ? Confers with outside vendors as needed ? With supervisor?s input, conceives, researches, writes, edits, and publishes written materials and strategic communications including posters, newsletters, articles, etc. ? Works with other units at Berkeley Law and on campus as needed? Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience ? Ability to handle multiple (short and long term) projects simultaneously ? Working knowledge of production processes ? Working knowledge of applicable publishing software applications ? Skills to maintain databases for desktop publishing and image storage ? Skills to effectively produce visual, electronic, and written materials ? Advanced interpersonal communications skills ? 2+ years of work experience in publications and communications ? Excellent writing skills ? Works effectively as part of a group and alone ? Demonstrates sound judgment, reliability, creativity ? Experience and familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite, including InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop ? Strong computer skills (Mac and PC) ? Familiarity using WordPress ? Experience producing variety of written and electronic communications reflecting knowledge of graphic design, communications strategies, and effective writing techniques ? Demonstrated interest and experience in acquiring new publications and communications skills ? Successful completion of background check
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.