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Librarian III or Librarian IV - Archivist
Hiring Unit: UHM Library Services
Location: Mānoa Campus, Hamilton Library, Archives and Manuscripts
Position Number: 0082480
Closing Date: Continuous - application review begins August 8, 2016
Salary: Salary and rank commensurate with qualifications and experience.
11 month, Full Time, Permanent
General funds.
To begin approximately Fall 2016, pending position clearance and/or availability of funding.

Duties and Responsibilities

The University of Hawai‘i at Manoa (UHM) Library seeks an innovative and dynamic individual to join the University Archives & Manuscripts Department. Under the general direction of the Acting Head of the Department, the Archivist will be responsible for the development, processing coordination, and promotion of special collections and archives in the University Archives & Manuscripts Department including, but not limited to, the Hawai‘i War Records Depository and the Japanese American Veterans Collection.

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 three (3) professional references, resume and transcripts of graduate degrees (copies acceptable; however, originals will be required upon hire) to Human Resources Specialist. 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 August 8, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled.

Address to:
Human Resources Specialist
University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Library
2550 McCarthy Mall
Honolulu, HI 96822
Inquiries: 808-956-7207

The University of Hawaiʻi 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.

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.

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Assistant University Librarian for Library Information Technology
Hiring Unit: UHM Library Services
Location: Mānoa Campus, Hamilton Library
Position Number: 0089018
Closing Date: Continuous - application review begins June 20, 2016
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
11 month, Full Time, Permanent
General funds.
To begin approximately Fall 2016, subject to position clearance and/or availability of funding. For best consideration, all application materials should be received by June 20, 2016.

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 three (3) professional references, resume and transcripts of graduate degrees (copies acceptable; however, originals will be required upon hire) to Human Resources Specialist. Review of applications will begin on June 20, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled. The University of Hawai'i is an EEO/AA Institution.

Address to:
Human Resources Specialist
University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Library
2550 McCarthy Mall
Honolulu, HI 96822
Inquiries: 808-956-7207

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Associate University Librarian
Hiring Unit: Office of the Associate University Librarian, Planning, Administration & Personnel, Library Services
Location: Mānoa Campus, Hamilton Library
Position Number: 0089078
Closing Date: Continuous - application review begins June 17, 2016
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
11 month, Full Time, Permanent
General funds.
To begin approximately Fall 2016, subject to position clearance and/or availability of funding. For best consideration all application materials should be received by June 17, 2016.

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 three (3) professional references, resume and transcripts of graduate degrees (copies acceptable; however, originals will be required upon hire) to Human Resources Specialist. The University of Hawai'i is an EEO/AA Institution.

Address to:
Human Resources Specialist
University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Library
2550 McCarthy Mall
Honolulu, HI 96822
Inquiries: 808-956-7207

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Librarian II or Librarian III - Hawaiian Materials Cataloging/Metadata Librarian
Department: Cataloging
Position Number: 0086276
Closing Date: Continuous until filled - application review begins June 1, 2016
Salary: Salary and rank commensurate with qualifications and experience
11 month, Full Time, Permanent, Tenure Track
To begin approximately Fall 2016, subject to position clearance and/or availability of funding.

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 three (3) professional references, resume and transcripts of graduate degrees (copies acceptable; however, originals will be required upon hire) to Human Resources Specialist. Review of applications will begin on June 1, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled. The University of Hawai'i is an EEO/AA Institution.

Address to:
Human Resources Specialist
University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Library
2550 McCarthy Mall
Honolulu, HI 96822
Inquiries: 808-956-7207

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Librarian III or Librarian IV - Preservation Librarian
Position Number: 0083757
Closing Date: Continuous - application review begins March 11, 2016
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
11 Month, Full Time, Permanent, Tenure Track
General funds.
To begin approximately August 2016, pending position clearance and/or availability of funding.

Duties and Responsibilities

The University of Hawai‘i at Manoa Library Services seeks an innovative, collaborative, and service-oriented librarian to join a department of library and information professionals. Under the general direction of the University Librarian, the preservation librarian coordinates library-wide preservation efforts and develops and implements programs for long-term preservation of the library’s collection, in keeping with the Library’s vision of Malama I ka ‘ike (Caring for Knowledge). The preservation librarian collaborates with public services, collection services, and information technology divisions to develop library-wide efforts for preservation, disaster preparedness, and other programs to enhance preservation of library material. In performing these duties, the preservation librarian adheres to the American Library Association’s Preservation Policy and the Code of Ethics and Guidelines for Practice of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works.

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 three (3) professional references, resume, and transcripts of graduate degrees (copies acceptable; however, originals will be required upon hire) to Human Resources Specialist. 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 March 11, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.

Address to:
Human Resources Specialist
University of Hawai'i at Manoa Library
2550 McCarthy Mall
Honolulu, HI 96822
Inquiries: 808-956-7207

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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.

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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.

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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!

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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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