Job Requisition Number: 27117. The East Asian Library is a language-specialty library with a staff of eighteen career employees, a number of temporary staff, and a greater number of student employees. Its combined holdings total over a million items. Its primary users are East Asian studies faculty and students in all colleges and professional schools on the Berkeley campus.
•Orders supplies and equipment for entire unit using BluCard and BearBuy; requests payment or purchase orders for supplies or services rendered. •Obtains pre-approvals for entertainment and travel. •Prepares requests for reimbursement for staff travel, professional development, entertainment of an official nature. Makes deposits. Maintains records and monitors payments and reimbursements. •Provides administrative support to unit and director. •Performs reception responsibilities and serves as primary contact for official visitors and delegations. •Responds to telephone queries from faculty, staff, donors, media, and the public. •Manages the director’s calendar, schedules meetings, assists with travel plans. •Participates in planning of special events, e.g., academic conferences or public receptions, sponsored by the unit, including logistics and coordination of events. •Miscellaneous duties as assigned: delivering express mail to Moffitt mail room; assisting with statistics reporting; working with Berkeley International Office and Campus Shared Services to obtain visas for visiting scholars.•Knowledge of basic computer applications. •Ability to communicate clearly, set priorities, organize, maintain orderly records and files, complete assigned tasks thoroughly and promptly, maintain an excellent attendance record, work in a diverse environment, work accurately and efficiently paying attention to detail. •Good interpersonal skills. This is a twelve months limited appointment at 43% FTE.
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