Job Requisition Number: 25689. 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, American civil rights activist Pauli Murray, California Supreme Court Justice Cruz Reynoso, president and founder of the Equal Justice Society Eva Paterson, United States Northern District of California Judge Thelton Henderson, and Attorney General of the United States Edwin Meese.
The mission of the Robbins Collection is to promote and sponsor comparative research and study in the fields of religious and civil law, including Jewish and Islamic law and the various Christian traditions. The Center organizes workshops, conferences, lecture series, and courses on a range of topics related to religious and civil law. The Center also publishes scholarly volumes and organizes joint research ventures, and it hosts and supports scholars and fellows throughout the year.
PUBLICATIONS 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 proofreading, typesetting pages, developing design templates, coordination with contributors and authors, formatting cover and text for submission to Ingram. Submits information to Library of Congress for CIP data. 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.
COMMUNICATIONS Electronic Communications Under supervision manages website content and production of communications for web, audio and video including exhibits and other resources. Under supervision of Assistant Director, creates newsletter with information relating to recent acquisitions, publications, events, and other information along with images for distribution in print format and through MailChimp to subscribers. 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 Visual Communications With supervisor’s input, creates visual communications that apply knowledge of graphic design, communications strategies, and 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. Written Communications With supervisor’s input, conceives, researches, writes, edits, and publishes written materials and strategic communications including posters, newsletters, articles, interviews, etc. Works with other units at Berkeley Law and on campus as needed•2+ years of work experience in communications and publications. •Excellent writing and editing skills •Works effectively as part of a group and alone •Demonstrates sound judgment, reliability, creativity, and design acumen •Demonstrated publications skills and experience with both print and digital publications •Demonstrated electronic, visual, and written communications skills and experience •Ability to handle multiple (short and long term) projects simultaneously. •Working knowledge of production processes and vendor requirements for a variety of products. •Working knowledge of applicable publishing software applications. •Working knowledge to maintain databases for desktop publishing and image storage. •Skills to effectively produce visual materials that meet and satisfy the needs of the client. •Interpersonal communications skills to interact effectively with a variety of clients, support staff and vendors. •Skills in collaboration to best meet goals and objectives of clients. •Skills to effectively produce electronic, visual, and written materials. •Advanced skills in interpersonal communications •Strong computer skills (Mac and PC) •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
Education/Training: •Bachelor’s degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training
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.