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Title:
Librarian IV or Librarian V (Health Sciences Library Director)
Position Number:
0085854
Hiring Unit:
John A. Burns School of Medicine - Health Sciences Library
Location:
Kakaako Campus
Date Posted:
August 12, 2014
Closing Date:
Continuous - application review begins September 06, 2014
Salary Information:
Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Monthly Type:
11 Month
Tenure Track:
Tenure
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time
Temporary/Permanent:
Permanent
Funding:
General

Other Conditions:
  • First review of applications to begin on September 6, 2014. To begin approximately January 1, 2015, pending position clearance and availability of funds; renewable subject to performance and availability of funds.
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Serves as Director of the Health Sciences Library at the John A. Burns School of Medicine.
  2. Provides and implements the strategic vision and goals of the Library. The strategic vision and goals takes into account the current trends; issues facing libraries and academic health sciences libraries; accreditation of the medical school (e.g. Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME)); etc.
  3. Serves as Chief Collection Development Officer for the Library. Works closely with the Librarians at the University of Hawaii at Manoa Library and the Medical Libraries Consortium of Hawaii to manage resources, cost, and accessibility of resources for all library constituencies.
  4. Serves as a member of the UH Library Council which provides leadership for the library system.
  5. Manages all faculty and staff of the library.
  6. Represents the Health Sciences Library on communities and with various constituencies.
  7. Oversees and manages the Library budget.
  8. Other scholarly and administrative duties as assigned.
Librarian IV Minimum Qualifications
  1. Master’s degree in Library Sciences from a program accredited by the American Library Association (ALA) or college or university of recognized standing.
  2. A second Master’s degree in a specialized subject area.
  3. Seven years of appropriate experience or four years in the rank of Librarian III.
  4. Ability to create, implement, and manage the strategic vision and goals of a library.
  5. Ability to manage library resources (e.g. staffing and budget).
  6. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with and among staff, faculty, administrators, students, community agencies and the public.
Librarian V Minimum Qualifications
  1. Master’s degree in Library Sciences from a program accredited by the American Library Association (ALA) or college or university of recognized standing.
  2. A second Master’s degree in a specialized subject area.
  3. Twelve years of appropriate experience or four years in the rank of Librarian IV.
  4. Achieved an acknowledged reputation for excellence among professional colleagues outside the immediate University community.
  5. Ability to create, implement, and manage the strategic vision and goals of a library.
  6. Ability to manage library resources (e.g. staffing and budget).
  7. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with and among staff, faculty, administrators, students, community agencies and the public.
Desirable Qualifications
  1. Proven track record of providing strategic vision, goals, leadership and management of an academic health sciences library and/or academic library.
  2. Leadership experience in a health sciences and/or academic library.
  3. Experience in health sciences collection development especially with regard to electronic resources in the context of an academic university library setting.
  4. Experience in providing reference and information services and instruction in the use of library services and resources in a health sciences and/or academic library.
  5. Experience with grants application process and implementation.
  6. Experience in evaluating and using library management systems (i.e., Voyager), databases, and other information products and services.
  7. Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP) Membership.

To Apply:
Submit cover letter indicating how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications, CV, names and contact information of 5 professional references including email addresses and official transcripts (or original documentation from the institution confirming degree). Copies of transcripts are accepted, however, original transcripts are required upon hire. Please note that incomplete applications will not be considered.
Address:
  1. Health Sciences Library
  2. Attn: Virginia Tanji
  3. 651 Ilalo Street, MEB
  4. Honolulu, HI 96813
Inquiries:
  1. Virginia Tanji; 808-692-0823; tanji@hawaii.edu

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