Librarian II or Librarian III (Public Services Librarian)
University of Hawaii - Honolulu, HI

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Duties and Responsibilities
  • Reporting to the Library Director, this position will be responsible for a wide range of academic library public services including, but not limited to:
  • Providing reference service in a variety of formats (i.e. in-person, email, chat, etc.);
  • Participating in library and information literacy instruction activities;
  • Providing outreach to distance learners and support to faculty teaching distance education courses;
  • Working with library colleagues and faculty to improve existing library services in the areas of reference, information literacy instruction, document delivery, interlibrary loan and reserve items;
  • Performing assigned collection development responsibilities;
  • Serving on Library, University and UH System committees; and
  • Other duties as assigned. Librarians have full faculty status and must demonstrate professional competence, scholarly or creative achievement, and other service activities in order to meet library and University standards for tenure and promotion.
  • Librarian II Minimum Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in Library and Information Science (MLS/MLIS) from an ALA-accredited institution;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Ability to work effectively with students, faculty, staff and colleagues in a team-based and multi-cultural environment;
  • Knowledge of best practices and current trends in the provision of excellent library services, including library instruction and distance learning library support;
  • Experience in creating effective instructional and informational materials such as online tutorials, surveys and guides;
  • Working knowledge of document delivery and interlibrary loan principles and activities and reserve items;
  • Working knowledge of the principles and activities of collection development.
  • Librarian III Minimum Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in Library and Information Science (MLS/MLIS) from an ALA-accredited institution, and 24 post-baccalaureate credits of academic study;
  • At least 3 years of appropriate experience;
  • Successful, professional library experience in increasing responsible positions in a public service environment;
  • Record of leadership, accomplishment and innovation in library user services;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with current and emerging trends, best practices and technologies related to library public services, including reference, information literacy instruction, document delivery, interlibrary loan and reserve items;
  • Strong commitment to customer relations and user-centered library services;
  • Demonstrated flexibility and initiative;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Ability to work effectively with students, faculty, staff and colleagues in a team-based and multi-cultural environment.
  • Librarian II Desirable Qualifications
  • Experience working in an academic library;
  • Experience providing reference services in a variety of formats, i.e. in-person, email, chat, etc.;
  • Experience in classroom or group teaching at the college or University level in an information literacy program;
  • Experience providing distance education library instruction sessions and workshops;
  • Familiarity with Blackboard or a comparable learning management tool;
  • Familiarity with Blackboard Collaborate or a comparable virtual classroom learning tool;
  • Demonstrated analytical, organizational, time and project management skills;
  • Demonstrated commitment to excellent user services and user education;
  • Demonstrated initiative, creativity, resourcefulness, and commitment to innovative approaches for improving operations and services;
  • Supervisory experience.
  • Librarian III Desirable Qualifications
  • Significant professional experience in a small or medium academic library;
  • Additional graduate degree;
  • Experience with advocacy, marketing, outreach and programming;
  • Experience with planning and providing services to distance learners;
  • A broad library-wide perspective;
  • Capacity to thrive in an environment of change and to foster that capability in others;
  • Experience in library budgeting and planning;
  • Supervisory experience.

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