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Librarian II or Librarian III (Instructional Design Librarian)
Position Number:
Hiring Unit:
UHM Library Services
Manoa, Hamilton Lib, Bus, Humanities & Soc Sci
Date Posted:
January 24, 2017
Closing Date:
Continuous - application review begins March 01, 2017
Salary Information:
Salary and rank commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Monthly Type:
11 Month
Tenure Track:
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time

Other Conditions:
To begin approximately July 2017, pending position clearance and/or availability of funding.
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Seeking a creative, technically-grounded, and visionary Librarian with the skill set of an instructional designer and liaison librarian to multiple departments in the business, humanities, and social sciences areas. The individual in this newly focused position will plan, develop, and deliver on-line and in-person learning materials to support library instruction and research services in consultation and collaboration with other department members. Collaborate with colleagues to employ expertise in learning theory, pedagogy, and assessment to strengthen and enhance the library instruction program. The candidate will provide reference services, in-person and virtually; perform on department, library and/or campus committees; engage in professional and/or scholarly activities; and is expected to meet promotion and tenure requirements.
  2. Provide leadership in planning, development, delivery, evaluation and assessment of online learning materials in support of the Library’s instruction and workshop offerings.
  3. Teach face-to-face, blended, and online instruction sessions as required.
  4. Provide reference support in person, via telephone, and through virtual tools.
  5. Serve as the library liaison to the College of Education, providing collection development, instruction, and research support.
  6. Evaluate and implement new instructional technologies to promote active instruction and enhance learning spaces.
  7. Collaborate with instruction and systems librarians to increase the library’s online presence through the development of digital learning materials.
  8. Integrate information competence elements into library instruction materials.
Librarian II Minimum Qualifications
  1. ALA accredited MLS or equivalent.
Librarian III Minimum Qualifications
  1. ALA accredited MLS or equivalent.
  2. Three years of appropriate professional experience at a college, university or research organization, or equivalent.
  3. Twenty-four credits of post-baccalaureate course work, preferably in instructional design or educational technology.
Desirable Qualifications
  1. Interest or experience in working in an academic environment.
  2. Knowledge of or experience with online tools and emerging technologies such as video creation and editing software, web editing software, and Learning Management Systems.
  3. Knowledge of or experience with instructional design principles for online and hybrid learning.
  4. Knowledge of or experience with implementing and integrating instructional technologies into an information literacy program.
  5. Knowledge of or experience in the assessment of technologies applicable to online pedagogical practices.
  6. Ability in or experience demonstrating technical aptitude and the ability to learn new technologies.
  7. Ability in or experience with project management.
  8. Ability in or experience using graphic design software to create or enhance instructional learning materials.
  9. Knowledge of or experience with appropriate programming languages to create learning objects.
  10. Experience with reference services.
  11. Knowledge of or experience with collection development.
  12. Knowledge of or experience with library instruction including classroom teaching.
  13. Excellent interpersonal and team collaboration skills.
  14. Evidence of creativity and innovation.
  15. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  16. In addition to the degree in library and/or information science, advanced coursework in instructional design or educational technology.

To Apply:
Submit cover letter indicating how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications, names, contact information (including e-mail addresses) of at least 3 professional references, resume and transcripts of graduate degrees (copies acceptable; however, originals will be required upon hire) to Human Resources Specialist. Applications may also be submitted by e-mail at Interviewees will be expected to make a presentation to library faculty and staff as part of the screening process. Review of applications will begin on March 1, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled.
  1. Human Resources Specialist
  2. University of Hawaii at Manoa Library
  3. 2550 McCarthy Mall
  4. Honolulu, HI 96822
  1. 808-956-7207

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