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Associate University Librarian for Planning, Administration & Personnel
Position Number: 0089078
Closing Date: Continuous - application review begins December 19, 2014
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
11 Month, Full Time, Permanent
To begin approximately January 2015, subject to position clearance. For best consideration all application materials should be received by December 19, 2014.

Duties and Responsibilities
Under the general direction of the University Librarian, the Associate University Librarian (AUL) manages library-wide long range strategic planning and policy development processes in accomplishing the Library's mission to support the academic endeavors of the University. This position administers the planning efforts, budgeting process and personnel system for Library Services.


Minimum Qualifications
Desirable Qualifications To Apply:
Submit cover letter indicating how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications, names, contact information (including e-mail address) of at least 3 professional references, resume and transcripts of graduate degrees (copies acceptable; however, originals will be required upon hire).
Address to: HR Specialist, University of Hawai'i at Manoa Library
2550 McCarthy Mall
Honolulu, HI 96822
Inquiries: 808-956-7207





Librarian II - Business, Humanities and Social Sciences
Position Number: 0083644
Closing Date: Continuous - application review begins November 24, 2014
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
11 Month, Full Time, Permanent
General funds, available November 1, 2014, pending position clearance and availability of funds

Position Summary:

We are looking for a creative, technically-grounded, and visionary person who will serve as instructional technologist and designer and as a liaison librarian to multiple departments in the humanities, social sciences (includes business), and interdisciplinary subject areas. This position combines the hardware/software skills of an instructional technologist and designer with the traditional skill set of a reference/instruction/collection development librarian. This position will be responsible for the design, implementation, and assessment of library instruction tutorials, video, and other media to enhance student learning of library research with a wide range of instructional technologies (e.g., Camtasia and the Adobe suite of creativity products). The position also will establish and grow a program that addresses the growing demand for digital arts and humanities support on campus including the adoption and application of digital arts and humanities approaches to research, teaching, and learning.

Duties and Responsibilities


Minimum Qualifications
Desirable Qualifications
To Apply:
Submit cover letter indicating how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications, names, contact information (including e-mail address) of at least 3 professional references, resume and transcripts of graduate degrees (copies acceptable; however, originals will be required upon hire). Interviewees will be expected to make a presentation to library faculty and staff as part of the screening process. Review of applications will begin on November 24, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.

Address to: HR Specialist, University of Hawai'i at Manoa Library
2550 McCarthy Mall
Honolulu, HI 96822
Inquiries: 808-956-7206





Librarian II or Librarian III - Access Services
Position Number: 0084208
Closing Date: Continuous - application review begins November 24, 2014
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
11 Month, Full Time, Permanent
General funds, available November 1, 2014, pending position clearance and availability of funds

Duties and Responsibilities


Minimum Qualifications
Applicants for all ranks must also have:

Librarian II Minimum Qualifications
Librarian III Minimum Qualifications
Desirable Qualifications
To Apply:
Submit cover letter indicating how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications, names, contact information (including e-mail address) of at least 3 professional references, resume and transcripts of graduate degrees (copies acceptable; however, originals will be required upon hire). Interviewees will be expected to make a presentation to library faculty and staff as part of the screening process. Review of applications will begin on November 24, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.

Address to: HR Specialist, University of Hawai'i at Manoa Library
2550 McCarthy Mall
Honolulu, HI 96822
Inquiries: 808-956-7206





Librarian II or Librarian III - Cataloging
Position Number: 0083080
Closing Date: Continuous - application review begins November 24, 2014
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
11 Month, Full Time, Permanent
General funds, available November 1, 2014, pending position clearance and availability of funds

Duties and Responsibilities


Librarian II Minimum Qualifications:
Librarian III Minimum Qualifications
Desirable Qualifications
To Apply:
Submit cover letter indicating how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications, names, contact information (including e-mail address) of at least 3 professional references, resume and transcripts of graduate degrees (copies acceptable; however, originals will be required upon hire). Interviewees will be expected to make a presentation to library faculty and staff as part of the screening process. Review of applications will begin on November 24, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.

Address to: HR Specialist, University of Hawai'i at Manoa Library
2550 McCarthy Mall
Honolulu, HI 96822
Inquiries: 808-956-7206





Institutional Support (Human Resources Sp)
Position Number: 0080339
Closing Date:November 13, 2014
Band: B, Salary Schedules and Placement Information.
Full Time, Permanent. To begin approximately January 2015, pending position clearance and availability of funds.

Duties and Responsibilities


Minimum Qualifications
Desirable Qualifications
To Apply:
Submit cover letter indicating how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications, UH Form 64 (standard format) (large format), resume, names of 3 professional references and transcripts (copies acceptable; however, official transcripts will be required upon hire).

Address to: HR Specialist, University of Hawai'i at Manoa Library
2550 McCarthy Mall
Honolulu, HI 96822
Inquiries: 808-956-7206





About University of Hawai´i at Manoa Employment


The University of Hawai'i is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution and is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination on the basis of race, sex, gender identity and expression, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, genetic information, marital status, breastfeeding, income assignment for child support, arrest and court record (except as permissible under State law), sexual orientation, domestic or sexual violence victim status,national guard absence, or status as a covered veteran.

Individuals with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation for the application or hiring process are encouraged to contact the EEO/AA coordinator(s) for the campus.

Employment is contingent on satisfying employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986; reference checks of previous employers; and for certain positions, criminal history record checks.

In accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, annual campus crime statistics for the University of Hawaii may be viewed at: http://ope.ed.gov/security/, or a paper copy may be obtained upon request from the respective UH Campus Security or Administrative Services Office.

In accordance with Article 10A of the unit 08 collective bargaining agreement, bargaining unit members receive priority consideration for APT job vacancies. As a result, external or non BU 08 applicants may not be considered for some APT vacancies. BU 08 members with re-employment rights or priority status are responsible for informing the hiring unit of their status.

BENEFITS: Include vacation and sick leave accumulated at 14 hours per month each, 13 paid holidays, choice of group medical insurance and state retirement benefits which are vested after 10 years of service. Librarians are appointed to Library Services as a unit of the University. Librarians are represented by a faculty-wide, exclusive bargaining agent, the University of Hawai'i Professional Assembly. Employment is contingent on satisfying employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986; reference checks of previous employers; and for certain positions, criminal history record checks. 

APPLICANTS: with re-employment rights or priority status are responsible for informing the recruiting unit, which will verify eligibility with the employing unit as provided by the BU 08 contract.

THE LIBRARY: The University of Hawai'i Library has a staff of 151 full time employees and a collection of 3.1 million volumes. The materials budget approaches $6 million. It is a member of ARL. It uses OCLC as bibliographic resources and the Ex Libris Voyager automated library system for all public online catalog and processing functions.

THE UNIVERSITY: The University of Hawai'i at Manoa is the major research campus of the University of Hawai'i system. It is a land, sea and space grant institution with an enrollment of 20,400 students. Doctorates are granted in 58 fields.

Library Internships

Internships are usually unpaid and offered for course credit through the Library and Information Studies Program of the Department of Information and Computer Science. For more information, visit the Library Internship Program (LIS 690) Web page.


Student Jobs

Get out of the heat and work at Hamilton Library or Sinclair Library
Did you know that Hamilton Library or Sinclair Library employ up to 300 students? Be cool and work for us! To apply for a job at either library, you'll need to check your eligibility at the UH Student Employment Office. On the next page, click on the "login HERE" in the top right corner. Then look for the "Students" area and login using your UH logon and password. Then click on "Am I eligible to work?" in the top left corner.

Once the employment office verifies your status as a student within the UH system, search SECE's website for library jobs. To find these - once you've logged in, enter Oahu as the island, UH Manoa as the other location, and then enter "Library" as the category. Once you have located a job description of interest, follow the directions posted on the description to apply. Don't forget to print out the referral form and bring that to your interview.

Sinclair Library has an application form that we would like you to fill out also download it here: Sinclair Library Job Application

If you have any questions you may contact the employment office at (808) 956-7007 to talk to an employment specialist. Good luck!



Volunteer @ the Library

We always appreciate the work of our volunteers in the Library. To find out how you can help, please contact library@hawaii.edu.

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