Access Services Librarian at the University of Hawaii a Hilo – Hilo, HI

Position No. 83826, UH Hilo, Edwin H. Mookini Library, full-time, tenure track, general funds, to begin July 2019, pending position clearance and availability of funds. This position will service both the Edwin H Mookini Library and the Daniel K Inouye College of Pharmacy. 


Edwin H Mookini Library (75%): 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 Access Services 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.

Daniel K Inouye College of Pharmacy (25%): Manage the information resources utilized and produced by the College including a wide range of academic information services with emphasis in the areas of pharmacy and health sciences. Collaborating with faculty to improve information delivery services and assessment tool services; performing collection development responsibilities; implementing and maintaining a records management policy and system to assure the retention of permanent records to the College’s archives.  Provide teaching to pharmacy students in relation to resources and drug information; assist faculty in literature search to support publication preparations and background research or drug information; other duties as assigned.

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

Minimum Qualifications:

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. Previous experience creating drug information curriculum for a college of pharmacy, experience with administration and problem solving, and creation of assessment tools with Exam Soft, Campus labs.

Librarian III: All minimum qualifications required for Librarian II; 24 post baccalaureate credits in addition to above degree; at least 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.  Knowledge of best practices and current trends in pharmacy to establish and maintain a dynamic pharmacy practice and science literature collection in accordance with the Accreditation Council Pharmacy Education standards and with the American Association of College of Pharmacy library requirements.  Considerable knowledge using and teaching PubMed and other National Library of Medicine resources.

Pay Range: Minimum annual salary: Librarian II, $63,276; Librarian III, $75,924

To Apply: For a complete description, application instructions and to submit an application, please visit and search for #83826.  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: Ms. Veronica Tarleton,

Application Deadline: Continuous recruitment, review of applications will being on June 4, 2019 and will continue until position has been filled. Applications received by June 4, 2019 will be given first preference.

University of Hawai`i at Hilo is an EEO/AA Employer M/W/Disability/Veterans.

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