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Librarian II, Librarian III or Librarian IV - Art Archivist Librarian
Hiring Unit: UHM Library Services
Location: Mānoa Campus, Hamilton Library
Position Number: 0084017
Closing Date: Continuous - application review begins March 15, 2017
Salary: Salary and rank commensurate with qualifications and experience.
11 month, Full Time, Permanent, Tenure
General funds.
To begin approximately July 2017, pending position clearance and/or availability of funding.

Duties and Responsibilities

The UHM Library is seeking an Art Archivist Librarian to be principally responsible for curating and managing all aspects of the Jean Charlot Collection (JCC), which includes work by and about other artists of Hawai‘i (David Asherman, Francis Haar, John Kelly and Juliette May Fraser to name a few), as well as related archival holdings. This position is also responsible for establishing physical management of, and processing procedures for, non-standard format materials and collections, including but not limited to artwork and large-format items, such as Hawaii architectural drawings (Vladimir Ossipoff, Spencer Leineweber and others). This individual will work collaboratively with colleagues in the cataloging department (to enhance intellectual access) and preservation department (to maintain materials in the collections). The Art Archivist Librarian actively promotes the collection locally and establishes protocols for traveling exhibits. The successful candidate for this position will provide reference services, in-person and virtually; serve on department, library and/or campus committees, especially those related to art and archives; engage in professional and/or scholarly activities; and is expected to meet promotion and tenure requirements.

  • Create and maintain a collection development policy in alignment with library priorities.
  • Process and manage archives and manuscripts according to archival standards.
  • Inventory and describe artwork and memorabilia for access.
  • Monitor the environment and physical condition of the materials.
  • Provide reference services in person and virtually.
  • Provide instructional support for campus courses as they relate to the collection.
  • Create, maintain and update a web presence for the collection.
  • Plan and implement digitization projects to improve access to the collection.
  • Arrange and prepare material loaned to exhibit, locally, nationally and internationally.
  • Engage in outreach and promote the collection widely.
  • Work with donors and the UH Foundation on fundraising.
  • Apply for and seek other funding sources through grants, etc.
  • Work directly with the Jean Charlot Estate on access, rights ownership, and permissions.

Librarian II Minimum Qualifications

  • ALA accredited MLS or international equivalent.

Librarian III Minimum Qualifications

  • ALA accredited MLS or international equivalent.
  • Twenty-four (24) credits of post-baccalaureate coursework.
  • At least three (3) years professional archival collections experience.

Librarian IV Minimum Qualifications

  • ALA accredited MLS or international equivalent.
  • Second master’s degree (or higher) in specialized subject area.
  • At least seven (7) years professional archival collections experience or four (4) years in the rank of Librarian III.

Desirable Qualifications

  • Work experience in a special collection setting.
  • Degree or coursework in an art related field.
  • Archival certification (Academy of Certified Archivists, or international equivalent), archives training, or experience with archival materials.
  • Knowledge of Hawaii’s art history.
  • Knowledge of best practices and procedures in art archives.
  • Experience arranging and describing archival material.
  • Knowledge of management practices of diverse material types, particularly those practiced by museums, archives and libraries.
  • Experience with the physical management of art.
  • Familiarity with intellectual property and art law, notably the Visual Artists Rights Act (VARA).
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills (oral and written), including the ability to work effectively with students, faculty, staff, and independent scholars and community members.
  • Demonstrate experience providing effective reference service in a research or academic library.
  • Demonstrate experience in providing outreach to diverse populations and via multiple formats (exhibitions, brochures, web site, programming, lectures, etc.).
  • Experience in web design and ongoing website maintenance.
  • Experience with digitization.
  • Successful experience working with donors of materials.
  • Success in obtaining funds via grants and/or other fundraising activities.
  • Ability to adapt to diverse roles and responsibilities within the field of special collections librarianship and archives.
  • Evidence of continued professional development, involvement, or service.
  • Working knowledge of French, Spanish, and/or Hawaiian.

To Apply:
Submit cover letter indicating how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications, names, contact information (including e-mail addresses) of at least 3 professional references, resume and transcripts of graduate degrees (copies acceptable; however, originals will be required upon hire) to Human Resources Specialist. Applications may also be submitted by e-mail at library@hawaii.edu. Interviewees will be expected to make a presentation to library faculty and staff as part of the screening process. Review of applications will begin March 15, 2017, 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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Librarian II or III - Instructional Design Librarian
Hiring Unit: UHM Library Services
Location: Mānoa Campus, Hamilton Library, Business, Humanities, & Social Sciences
Position Number: 0082924
Closing Date: Continuous - application review begins March 01, 2017
Salary: Salary and rank commensurate with qualifications and experience.
11 month, Full Time, Permanent, Tenure
General funds.
To begin approximately July 2017, pending position clearance and/or availability of funding.

Duties and Responsibilities

Seeking a creative, technically-grounded, and visionary Librarian with the skill set of an instructional designer and liaison librarian to multiple departments in the business, humanities, and social sciences areas. The individual in this newly focused position will plan, develop, and deliver on-line and in-person learning materials to support library instruction and research services in consultation and collaboration with other department members. Collaborate with colleagues to employ expertise in learning theory, pedagogy, and assessment to strengthen and enhance the library instruction program. The candidate will provide reference services, in-person and virtually; perform on department, library and/or campus committees; engage in professional and/or scholarly activities; and is expected to meet promotion and tenure requirements.

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 addresses) of at least 3 professional references, resume and transcripts of graduate degrees (copies acceptable; however, originals will be required upon hire) to Human Resources Specialist. Applications may also be submitted by e-mail at library@hawaii.edu. 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 1, 2017, 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: 808-956-7207

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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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Librarian II or Librarian III - Science and Technology Librarian
Hiring Unit: UHM Library Services
Location: Mānoa Campus, Hamilton Library, Science and Technology
Position Number: 0082891
Closing Date: Continuous - application review begins February 01, 2017
Salary: Salary and rank commensurate with qualifications and experience.
11 month, Full Time, Permanent, Tenure
General funds.
To begin approximately July 2017, pending position clearance and/or availability of funding.

Duties and Responsibilities

The University of Hawai‘i at Manoa (UHM) Library is a rapidly changing environment in which a Science & Technology Librarian is expected to develop and engage in new technologies to enhance library services. Under the general direction of the Head of Science & Technology Department in Hamilton Library, the librarian will develop and provide library instruction and services to students and faculty in the College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources (CTAHR) at UHM, and provide relevant expertise as a member of a team of instruction and reference librarians. This position is responsible for effective outreach to instructional faculty, extension agent faculty located on different islands throughout Hawai‘i, researchers and specialists. The CTAHR librarian will provide information literacy instruction to undergraduate and graduate students. Teaching includes in-class instruction, a semester credit course for CTAHR graduate students, and the development and delivery of seminars, workshops, and tutorials, using a variety of delivery methods and venues. The CTAHR librarian also provides general and specialized information services, including reference and research consultation, to students and faculty. This position will be expected to contribute to collection development to support the instruction and research of the College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources. The UHM Library is a member of the Agriculture Network Information Collaborative (AgNIC) and the CTAHR librarian is expected to travel to represent the library at the AgNIC meetings.

The librarian will also participate in committees and special projects as needed, and collaborate with faculty and staff in the Library and other units in the University. In addition, the librarian is expected to be professionally active, progress successfully along the tenure and promotion track, and participate fully as a member of the library faculty.

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 addresses) of at least 3 professional references, resume and transcripts of graduate degrees (copies acceptable; however, originals will be required upon hire) to Human Resources Specialist. Applications may also be submitted by e-mail at library@hawaii.edu. 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 1, 2017, 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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Academic Support - Educational Specialist
Hiring Unit: UHM Library Services
Location: Mānoa Campus, Hamilton Library, Gov Docs and Maps Dept
Position Number: 0079446T
Closing Date: January 04, 2017
Salary: Band B; Salary schedules and placement information
Full Time, Temporary - Not to Exceed: June 30, 2017
To begin approximately January 2017, pending position clearance and/or availability of funding.

Duties and Responsibilities

Minimum Qualifications

Desirable Qualifications

To Apply:

Submit cover letter indicating how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications, UH Form 64A (attach resume) or UH Form 64B (enter credentials including education, experience, etc.), names of 3 professional references and official transcripts (copies acceptable, however, official transcripts will be required upon hire) to the address below. Applications may also be submitted by email at library@hawaii.edu. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.

Address to:
University of Hawaii at Manoa Library
Attn: Tammi Yokogawa-King
2550 McCarthy Mall
Honolulu, HI 96822
Inquiries: 808-956-7207
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Physical Plant Management - Auxil & Fac Svcs Off
Hiring Unit: UHM Library Services
Location: Mānoa Campus, Hamilton Library
Position Number: 0077632T
Closing Date: December 29, 2016
Salary: Band A; Salary schedules and placement information
Full Time, Temporary - Not to Exceed: June 30, 2017
To begin approximately January 2017, pending position clearance and/or availability of funding.

Duties and Responsibilities

Minimum Qualifications

Desirable Qualifications

To Apply:

Submit cover letter indicating how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications, UH Form 64A (attach resume) or UH Form 64B (enter credentials including education, experience, etc.), names of 3 professional references and official transcripts (copies acceptable, however, official transcripts will be required upon hire) to the address below. Applications may also be submitted by email at library@hawaii.edu. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.

Address to:
University of Hawaii at Manoa Library
Attn: Tammi Yokogawa-King
2550 McCarthy Mall
Honolulu, HI 96822
Inquiries: 808-956-7207
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Academic Support - Educational Specialist
Hiring Unit: UHM Library Services
Location: Mānoa Campus, Hamilton Library, Gov Docs and Maps Dept
Position Number: 0078976T
Closing Date: December 27, 2016
Salary: Band A; Salary schedules and placement information
Full Time, Temporary - Not to Exceed: June 30, 2017
To begin approximately January 2017, pending position clearance and/or availability of funding.

Duties and Responsibilities

Minimum Qualifications

Desirable Qualifications

To Apply:

Submit cover letter indicating how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications, UH Form 64A (attach resume) or UH Form 64B (enter credentials including education, experience, etc.), names of 3 professional references and official transcripts (copies acceptable, however, official transcripts will be required upon hire) to the address below. Applications may also be submitted by email at library@hawaii.edu. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.

Address to:
University of Hawaii at Manoa Library
Attn: Tammi Yokogawa-King
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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