Human Resources

Librarian II,III (Circulation) (#83052) Position Description

The application collection portion of the recruitment for this position vacancy has concluded.

UH-Hilo, Edwin H. Mookini Library, full-time, tenure-track position. Appointment to begin approximately January 2023, pending position clearance and availability of funds.


Under the supervision of the library director, this position is responsible for all circulation services, interlibrary loan, stack maintenance, course reserves, including all activities conducted by Circulation personnel. This position also serves on the Information Desk, including evenings and weekends, staff circulation desk as needed. Serves on Library, University, and UH system committees. Performs assigned collection development responsibilities, teaches library instruction classes, works with other library and campus units to provide seamless service and access. Assist with resource generation through fund raising activities. Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

Librarians have faculty status and must meet requirements for tenure and promotion including professional development, research and service.

Librarian II: ALA accredited Master's degree in Library Science, Information Science, or international equivalent. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Strong knowledge and understanding of challenges and opportunities facing libraries in general. Experience with administration and problem solving.

Librarian III: All minimum qualifications required for Librarian II. Twenty four (24) post baccalaureate credits in addition to above degree. At least three (3) years of experience in public services in a college or university library

Desirable Qualifications

Evidence of appropriate experience providing circulation, ILL, and reserve services in an academic library. Supervisory or management experience in an academic library. Knowledge of best practices and current trends in academic library services. Ability to work successfully with colleagues in a team-based environment. Strong graduate and undergraduate academic record. Creative, proactive planning and problem-solving abilities, willingness to take risks. Experience with an integrated library management system in a consortial environment. Experience working with patrons and resolving patron issues. Knowledge of document delivery methods; experience addressing copyright issues. Academic reference and instruction experience; strong customer service focus in a multicultural environment.

Pay Range

Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Applications (How to Apply)

For application instructions and to submit an application, please visit NEOGOV and search for #83052 or Librarian II/III. Failure to submit all required documents shall deem an application to be incomplete. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Note: If you have not applied for a position before using NEOGOV, you will need to create an account.

Inquiries (General)

Veronica Tarleton;; 808-932-7284

Please refer to position #83052 when making inquiries.

Application Deadline

Continuous recruitment, first review November 10, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled

Important Information

The official advertisement can be found at NEOGOV.

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.

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 respective 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 Hawaiʻi may be viewed at the U.S. Department of Education’s Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool, or a paper copy may be obtained upon request from the respective UH Campus Security or Administrative Services Office.

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