Jobs at the Library

Librarian II or III - Instructional Design Librarian

UHM Library Services
Mānoa Campus, Hamilton Library, Business, Humanities, & Social Sciences
March 1, 2017

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.

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.
  • Provide leadership in planning, development, delivery, evaluation and assessment of online learning materials in support of the Library’s instruction and workshop offerings.
  • Teach face-to-face, blended, and online instruction sessions as required.
  • Provide reference support in person, via telephone, and through virtual tools.
  • Serve as the library liaison to the College of Education, providing collection development, instruction, and research support.
  • Evaluate and implement new instructional technologies to promote active instruction and enhance learning spaces.
  • Collaborate with instruction and systems librarians to increase the library’s online presence through the development of digital learning materials.
  • Integrate information competence elements into library instruction materials.

Librarian II Minimum Qualifications
  • ALA accredited MLS or equivalent.
Librarian III Minimum Qualifications
  • ALA accredited MLS or equivalent.
  • Three years of appropriate professional experience at a college, university or research organization, or equivalent.
  • Twenty-four credits of post-baccalaureate course work, preferably in instructional design or educational technology.

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.

Human Resources Specialist
University of Hawai'i at Manoa Library
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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