Librarian II, Hawaiian Collection (#84421) Position Description
The recruitment for this position vacancy has concluded.
UH Hilo, Edwin H. Mo‘okini Library, full-time, tenure-track, general funds, to begin approximately July 2013, pending position clearance and availability of funds.
Reporting to the Head of Public Services, this position will be responsible for a wide range of academic library public services duties with emphasis in the areas of Hawaiʻi, the Pacific, and indigenous language and culture revitalization, including 1) managing and developing the library’s Hawaiian Collection and archives, 2) delivering reference service, 3) participating in library instruction activities, 4) assisting with related library lending and borrowing, 5) providing library support for distance learning programs of the College of Hawaiian Language, 6) working with faculty to improve library services, 7) performing assigned collection development responsibilities, 8) serving as a liaison to the Nawahiokalani‘opu‘u Hawaiian Medium Laboratory School, 9) serving on library, university and UH System committees, and 10) other duties as assigned.
ALA accredited MLS or international equivalent.
Experience providing both traditional and electronic reference in an academic library; extensive knowledge of traditional and electronic resources relating to Hawaiʻi; experience providing academic library instruction sessions; a B.A. in Hawaiian Language or Hawaiian Studies; successful completion of three years of Hawaiian language coursework; demonstrated knowledge of Hawaiian thought, values, and culture; excellent oral and written communication skills; proven and successful ability to work effectively with colleagues in a team-based environment; a strong graduate and undergraduate academic record; experience working effectively with patrons and resolving patron issues; knowledge of best practices and current trends in the provision of excellent library public services; experience using Microsoft Office Professional Suite; experience with Web page design tools; demonstrated ability to work effectively with students, faculty, staff and colleagues in a multicultural environment.
Minimum annual salary $50,004.
Applications (How to Apply)
Please submit a current résumé, undergraduate and graduate transcript(s) showing degrees (copies are acceptable, official transcripts will be required prior to employment), and three references with their email and telephone contact information. Incomplete applications will not be considered. All requested documents/information become the property of the university. Electronic submissions will not be accepted. Application Address: Search Committee for Librarian II, Hawaiian Collection, c/o Ms. Veronica Tarleton, Edwin H. Mookini Library, University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo, 200 W. Kawili Street, Hilo, HI 96720-4091.
Ms. Veronica Tarleton, 808-974-7575 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Please refer to position #84421 when making inquiries.
Postmarked by May 7, 2013.