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The California Digital Library (CDL) is housed under the University of California Office of the President (UCOP).

UX Designer

Are you an experienced UX designer who loves details, enjoys in-depth user analysis, and finds satisfaction in iterating multiple design solutions for a range of different user interfaces? In the CDL UX Designer position, you will be applying these demonstrated skills and interests to create user-centered solutions for many of the California Digital Library’s online tools, services, and websites. You will also have an opportunity to work as a UX generalist taking on accessible design, usability testing, and user research as needed on projects. The UX Designer will also work to assist the UX manager and in concert with the UX team as they develop and explore common UX work practices, assessment and design. The CDL User Experience team is based at the UC Office of the President downtown Oakland offices. California based applicants who wish to work onsite, hybrid, or fully remote will be considered. This position is not eligible for Visa or Green Card sponsorship.

Salary range is $120,000 – $130,000 annual, commensurate with experience, plus benefits.

For details about the position and to submit an application, please visit the UCOP Jobs Site.

The first review date for this job is Tuesday, March 5, 2024. The position will be open until filled.

Shared Print Analyst

Are you passionate about print collection management in academic libraries? Do you thrive in cooperative environments, excel at facilitating collaborative efforts, and enjoy conceiving and executing innovative analyses? The California Digital Library (CDL) seeks a creative, enthusiastic individual for the position of Shared Print Analyst. This is a unique and exciting opportunity to engage at a local, regional, national, and even international, level supporting the efficient acquisition, sharing, and restructuring of physical collections in academic libraries. The Shared Print Analyst coordinates existing and emerging shared print initiatives working with the University of California Libraries and the members of the Western Regional Storage Trust. The Analyst also has the opportunity to support CDL/UC and WEST in a variety of extramural initiatives, including the Rosemont Shared Print Alliance, the HathiTrust Shared Print Program, and the Partnership for Shared Book Collections. 

Salary range is $106,000 – $120,000 plus benefits

For details about the position and to submit an application, please visit the UCOP Jobs Site.

The first review date for this job is Tuesday, March 5, 2024.  The position will be open until filled.

At the core of the California Digital Library (CDL) is a simple idea – by mobilizing the expertise and creativity of our diverse community and engaging in collaborative problem-solving, we can transform the way libraries and scholars work, thus furthering the University of California’s mission to educate, illuminate, and serve. Together with the UC campus libraries and our other partners, we expand the academy’s capacity for innovation, knowledge creation, and research breakthroughs, and enable the University to produce a measurable impact valued by the state, the nation and the world. Positioned within the Shared Collections program, the CDL Shared Print Team assumes a leadership role in supporting the collaborative efforts of the University of California Libraries and other academic libraries, enabling them to meet the information needs of faculty and students in the 21st century through efficient acquisition, sharing and restructuring of physical collections. For more information, see http://cdlib.org and http://libraries.universityofcalifornia.edu/.  

The Western Regional Storage Trust (WEST) is a distributed, retrospective print journal repository program that seeks to transform the manner in which legacy print journal collections are housed and managed.  WEST currently has 58 member institutions in sixteen states across the western U.S., with its administrative home at CDL.  For more information, see http://cdlib.org/WEST

CDL welcomes and encourages diversity and seeks applications and nominations from individuals from underrepresented groups. CDL seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the people of California, to maintain the excellence of the University of California, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.  

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

Questions about this position can be directed to Alison Wohlers, UC/ WEST Shared Print Program Manager alison.wohlers@ucop.edu

Senior Product Manager – Persistent Identifiers

The Senior Product Manager for Persistent Identifiers (PIDs) at the UC Curation Center (UC3) oversees a diverse portfolio of PID-focused products and services. In this role, the Senior Product Manager manages collaborative efforts with both systemwide initiatives and partnerships on a national and international scale. The primary responsibility is to build and lead cross-functional teams, ensuring the smooth operation of UC3’s PID-related offerings. This includes managing product development processes and guiding the implementation of features aimed at enhancing the overall usability and effectiveness of the portfolio. Recognizing that persistent identifiers are integral to a broader discourse on robust open scholarly infrastructure, the Senior Product Manager also assesses new opportunities that align with UC3’s mission and stays attuned to emerging community trends.

The Senior Product Manager collaborates with key campus stakeholders and community partners, fostering relationships to drive transformative solutions and initiatives. The Senior Product Manager’s leadership defines the trajectory of each product within the portfolio, ensuring they remain at the forefront of design and implementation, meeting the needs of users within the UC system as well as national and international stakeholders. In addition to overseeing day-to-day operations, the Senior Product Manager plays a vital role in crafting long-range strategic plans and roadmaps for the portfolio. The position involves leading strategic discussions and engaging with national and international initiatives in the digital library space, contributing to the broader landscape of scholarly infrastructure.

The CDL UC Curation Center (UC3) team is based at the UC Office of the President downtown Oakland offices. California residents (or those willing to relocate) who wish to work onsite, hybrid, or fully remotely will be considered. This position is not eligible for Visa or Green Card sponsorship. 

Salary range is $132,000 – $142,000 annual, commensurate with experience, plus attractive benefits.

Applications must be submitted via the UCOP Jobs site.

The first review date for this job is February 19, 2024. The position will be open until filled.

Questions about this position can be directed to Maria Praetzellis, UC3 Associate Director maria.praetzellis@ucop.edu  

Senior Product Manager – Data Management Planning

The Senior Product Manager – Data Management Planning is responsible for managing a portfolio of University of California research data management products and services offered by the UC Curation Center (UC3) that include DMP Tool and a variety of systemwide initiatives. The primary role of the Senior Product Manager is to assemble and lead cross-functional teams that support the daily operations of the UC3 products and services, to manage product development activities, and to guide the implementation of features to improve the use and effectiveness of the portfolio. The Senior Product Manager also guides UC3 staff in the development of value-added products and services and works with key campus stakeholders and industry partners to ensure that this service suite continues to provide transformative research data management solutions. The position is responsible for evaluating new opportunities and technologies that would advance UC3’s work as well as industry trends as they emerge, to determine if they can be adapted for increased utility of the UC3 research data management portfolio. The Senior Product Manager will set the direction for each of the products within this portfolio, ensuring that they are leading edge in their design and implementation and that they address the needs of users – within UC and across the State of California. The Senior Product Manager plays a pivotal role in UC3 by shaping the trajectory for the portfolio through the development of long-range strategic plans and roadmaps. The position also leads strategic conversations and engagement with national and international initiatives within the digital library space.

The CDL UC Curation Center (UC3) team is based at the UC Office of the President downtown Oakland offices. California residents (or those willing to relocate) who wish to work onsite, hybrid, or fully remotely will be considered. This position is not eligible for Visa or Green Card sponsorship. 

Salary range is $132,000 – $142,000 annual, commensurate with experience, plus attractive benefits.

Applications must be submitted via the UCOP Jobs site.

The first review date for this job is February 19, 2024. The position will be open until filled.

Questions about this position can be directed to Maria Praetzellis, UC3 Associate Director maria.praetzellis@ucop.edu  

 

The University of California is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.