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Associate University Librarian for Planning, Administration & Personnel
Position Number: 0089078
Closing Date: Continuous - application review begins April 23, 2014
Salary Commensurate with qualifications and experience
11 Month, Full Time, Permanent
To begin approximately August 2014, subject to position clearance. For best consideration all application materials should be received by April 23, 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: Personnel Officer, University of Hawai'i at Manoa Library
2550 McCarthy Mall Honolulu, HI 96822
Inquiries: 808-956-7207





Librarian II, Librarian III or Librarian IV, Hawai'i Specialist
Position Number:0086273
Closing Date: Continuous - application review begins April 23, 2014
Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
11 Month, Tenure Track, Full Time, Permanent
To begin approximately July 2014, subject to position clearance. For best consideration all application materials should be received by April 23, 2014.

Duties and Responsibilities

Under the general direction of the Head, Hawaiian & Pacific Collections Department, and in collaboration with the librarians of the Hawaiian and Pacific Collections:
1) Provides reference services regarding Hawai‘i and the Pacific Islands (Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia), including reference desk work, and consultations both in-person and remotely by phone, email and other modes of communication.
2) Conducts collection development and collection management work for the Hawaiian Collection, including digitized and born-digital material.
3) Participates in library instruction and collection promotion activities.
4) Facilitates access to the Hawaiian Collection by developing and implementing strategies for providing remote reference services and instruction for distance education and general access purposes.
As a member of the Hawaiian and Pacific Collections department, participates in departmental initiatives and represents the department in committee work and meetings.
Librarians are expected to progress successfully along the promotion and tenure track and participate fully as members of the library faculty.

Librarian II Minimum Qualifications

Librarian III Minimum Qualifications Librarian IV 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) to Personnel Officer. 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 April 23, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.
Address:
Personnel Officer, University of Hawai'i at Manoa Library
2550 McCarthy Mall
Honolulu, HI 96822
Inquiries: 808-956-7207






Librarian II or Librarian III, Digital Repository Librarian
Position Number: 0084097T
Closing Date: Continuous - application review begins February 28, 2014
Non Tenure, Full Time/Temporary - Not to Exceed: December 31, 2014
Available March 2014, subject to position clearance and availability of funds. Renewable pending needs of the dept.

Duties and Responsibilities

Under the general direction of the Head of Desktop Network Services assume a leadership role and provide professional librarian support for expansion, maintenance and evaluation of the library Institutional Repository initiative(s) and web site(s) as a member of the Library Information Technology Division.
The position may work non-traditional hours, such as nights, weekends, and some holidays.
Work with library faculty and technical staff, instructional faculty, researchers and content providers at the University of Hawaii to:

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) to Personnel Officer. 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 February 28, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.
Address: Personnel Officer, University of Hawai'i at Manoa Library
2550 McCarthy Mall
Honolulu, HI 96822
Inquiries: 808-956-7207





Librarian II, Librarian III or Librarian IV, Hawaiian Language Cataloging/Metadata Librarian
Position Number: 0086276
Closing Date:Continuous - application review begins April 23, 2014
Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
11 Month. Tenure Track, Full Time, Permanent
To begin approximately July 2014, subject to position clearance. For best consideration all application materials should be received by April 23, 2014.

Duties and Responsibilities

Librarian II Minimum Qualifications
Librarian III Minimum Qualifications
Librarian IV 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) to Personnel Officer. 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 April 23, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.
Address:
Personnel Officer, University of Hawai'i at Manoa Library
2550 McCarthy Mall
Honolulu, HI 96822
Inquiries: 808-956-7207





Librarian II, Librarian III or Librarian IV, Music and Audiovisual Collections
Position Number: 0083015
Closing Date: Continuous - application review begins April 23, 2014
Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
11 Month, Tenure Track, Full Time, Permanent
To begin approximately July 2014, subject to position clearance. For best consideration all application materials should be received by April 23, 2014.

Duties and Responsibilities
Under the general direction of the Head of Public Services, the librarian will develop and provide services that support the programs in Sinclair Library at UHM. Sinclair Library houses the Music Collection, which includes music scores and books about music and music education, and the Wong Audiovisual Center, which holds videorecordings and sound recordings. Sinclair Library also emphasizes support to undergraduate learning and teaching through the University’s Student Success Center.

Minimum Qualifications
Librarian II Minimum Qualifications
Librarian III Minimum Qualifications
Librarian IV 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) to Personnel Officer. 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 April 23, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.
Address:
Personnel Officer, University of Hawai'i at Manoa Library
2550 McCarthy Mall
Honolulu, HI 96822
Inquiries: 808-956-7207





Librarian II, Okinawan Studies
Position Number: 0070282
Closing Date: Continuous - application review begins April 02, 2014
11 Month, Tenure Track, Full Time, Permanent
Available May 2014, subject to position clearance and availability of funds.

Duties and Responsibilities
The University of Hawai‘i at Manoa Library seeks an innovative, collaborative, and service-oriented librarian to join a team of library and information professionals.
Under the general direction of the Head of the Asia Department, the Librarian for Okinawan Studies will work collaboratively to lead in collection development and management of all materials in all formats related to Okinawan studies, provide research assistance, and library instruction.
In addition, the librarian will liaise with the Center for Okinawan Studies (COS) to initiate national and international resource sharing collaborations, international symposia, rare materials preservation, restoration and digitization, web site development, and fundraising and outreach with the Okinawan community.

Responsibilities:


Minimum Qualifications

To Apply:
Submit cover letter indicating how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications and 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) to Personnel Officer. 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 April 2, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.
Address: Personnel Officer, University of Hawai'i at Manoa Library
2550 McCarthy Mall
Honolulu, HI 96822
Inquiries: 808-956-7207



Librarian II, Librarian III or Librarian IV - Archivist
Position Number: 0086328
Location: Hamilton Library
Closing Date: Continuous - application review begins October 30, 2013
Salary Information: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Tenure Track, Full Time, 11-month
To begin approximately November 2013, subject to position clearance and availability of funds.

Duties and Responsibilities

The University of Hawai’i at Manoa (UHM) seeks an innovative and dynamic individual to join the Archives & Manuscripts Department. Library faculty are expected to be professionally active, progress successfully along the promotion and tenure track, and participate fully as members of the Library Faculty. Under the general direction of the Head of the Archives & Manuscripts Department, the Archivist will work in a team environment that incorporates innovation and new technologies to manage collections and serve the user.

The archivist will appraise, arrange and describe archival and manuscript collections; manage the Library’s archival management open-source software; deliver reference and research opportunities; and collaborate in planning, evaluating and implementing digital preservation polices based on best practices.

Duties:
Hawai'i Congressional Papers Collection, primarily; other collections as assigned.

General:

Minimum Qualifications
Applicants for all ranks must also have:

Librarian II Minimum Qualifications

Librarian III Minimum Qualifications

Librarian IV 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, resumé and transcripts of graduate degrees (copies acceptable; however, originals will be required upon hire) to Personnel Officer. 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 October 30, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled.
Address: Personnel Officer
2550 McCarthy Mall
Honolulu, HI 96822
Inquiries: 808-956-7207






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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