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Librarian II - Instruction and Research Support Librarian in the Science & Technology Reference Department
Position Number: 0083040
Closing Date: Continuous - application review begins April 13, 2015
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
11 Month, Full Time, Permanent
Available pending position clearance and/or availability of funds

Position Summary:

The University of Hawai‘i at Manoa (UHM) seeks a librarian to work with academic departments in the College of Engineering and School of Ocean & Earth Science and Technology as a member of the Science & Technology Reference Department of the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa Library. Under the general direction of the Head of the Science & Technology Department, the librarian will provide relevant expertise as a member of a team of instruction and reference librarians.

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) 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 April 13, 2015 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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Librarian II - Humanities Librarian in the Business, Humanities and Social Sciences Department
Position Numbers: 0082677, 0084298 All applicants will be considered for both positions.
Closing Date: Continuous - application review begins April 6, 2015
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
11 Month, Full Time, Permanent
Available pending position clearance and/or availability of funds

Position Summary:

This is an entry level position. We are looking for a creative, technically-grounded, and visionary person who will serve as a liaison librarian to multiple departments in the business, humanities, social sciences and interdisciplinary subject areas. This position combines digital humanities with the traditional skill set of a reference/instruction/collection development librarian. The successful candidate will work with faculty, graduate students, and undergraduates to develop sustainable research projects, classroom support, and direct instruction in digital methods in the humanities. Responding to the growing momentum on campus, this position will play a central role in the integration of digital tools and resources with traditional resources and approaches to research, teaching, and learning in the Humanities. 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) to HR 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 April 6, 2015 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 - Philippine Studies Librarian in the Asia Department
Position Numbers: 0082510
Closing Date: Continuous - application review begins July 1, 2015
Salary: Salary and rank commensurate with qualifications and experience
11 Month, Full Time, Permanent
Available pending position clearance

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 Philippine Studies will work collaboratively to lead in collection development and management of all materials in all formats related to Philippine studies, provide research assistance, and library instruction. In addition, the librarian will liaise with the Center for Philippine Studies (CPS) to initiate national and international resource sharing collaborations, symposia, rare materials preservation, restoration and digitization, web site development, and fundraising and outreach with the Filipino community.

Responsibilities include:

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 the Human Resources Specialist.

Review of applications will begin on July 1, 2015 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 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

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Librarian II or Librarian III - Hawaiian Materials Cataloging/Metadata Librarian
Position Number: 0086276
Closing Date: Continuous - application review begins June 1, 2015
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
11 Month, Full Time, Permanent, Tenure Track
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) to Human Resources Specialist. Review of applications will begin on June 1, 2015 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 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

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Librarian II or Librarian III - Okinawan Studies
Position Number: 0070282
Closing Date: Continuous until filled - application review begins March 2, 2015
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
11 Month, Full Time, Permanent, Tenure Track
Available July 1, 2015, pending position clearance

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) and the Center for Japanese Studies (CJS) 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.

Librarian II Minimum Qualifications:

Librarian III Minimum Qualifications

Desired 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 March 2, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled.

Address to: Personnel Officer
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) - Desktop Network Services
Position Number: 0078216T
Closing Date: May 18, 2015
Salary: $3,876 monthly
Full Time, Temporary, Band B
Available June 2015, pending position clearance and/or availability of funds. Extension subject to funding availability and needs of the department.

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), names, contact information (including e-mail address) of at least 3 professional references, resume and official transcripts (copies acceptable; however, originals will be required upon hire) to the address below.

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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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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