TEMPORARY Librarian II or Librarian III, Digital Repository Librarian
Position Number: 0084097T
Closing Date: Continuous - application review begins February 28, 2014
Non Tenure, Full Time/Temporary - Not to Exceed: December 31, 2014
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the general direction of the Head of Desktop Network Services assume
a leadership role and provide professional librarian support for expansion,
maintenance and evaluation of the library Institutional Repository
initiative(s) and web site(s) as a member of the Library Information
The position may work non-traditional hours, such as nights, weekends, and
Work with library faculty and technical staff, instructional faculty,
researchers and content providers at the University of Hawaii to:
- Expand, support and maintain Library institutional repository (IR)
systems (Scholarspace, eVols), liaise with UH Press and other
campus-related to explore collection development projects.
- Develop and maintain systems and services which support, clarify and
expand knowledge of the campus Open Access Policy and "digital
scholarship", promote Open Access on campus through organizing events,
- Support and maintain general Library web pages and information.
- Work with the UH System (Community College, West Oahu, UH Hilo)
faculty and staff in support of the UH System Repository.
- Duties combine technical and consultative functions, including but not
- Manage day-to-day operation of the repositories including any
mediated-deposit service or self-archiving by contributors;
- Monitor impact and success of repositories, produce usage reports,
identify areas for improvement in the services and systems;
- Build services and relationships that anticipate and respond to the
changes in the use of technology in higher education;
- Participate in identifying goals and future strategies for IR services;
- Participate in, coordinate and/or supervise students performing work
for digitization projects;
- Participate in development and application of web and institutional
repository policies and guidelines;
- Identify and market IR services to content providers and end users,
develop marketing strategies to promote and publicize the repository;
- Solicit input and make recommendations on metadata required for
effective access to digital information, manage metadata workflow,
collaborate with Metadata Librarian as appropriate;
- Work with data contributors to improve workflow and quality, manage
capture, description and preservation of submissions;
- Set up test collections and create/distribute/analyze user
- Assist APT staff with troubleshooting functional/technical
applications and metadata-related issues;
- Work with librarian/IT team(s) on a variety of applications which
support a broad array of services;
- Assist with providing support for Library's main web pages;
- Monitor relevant national & international trends and developments.
Librarian II Minimum Qualifications
- ALA accredited MLS or equivalent.
- Experience with Windows and Macintosh computer operating systems.
- Understanding of the practices of web design, techniques and tools for
web page maintenance.
- Experience or knowledge of open-source content management software.
- Knowledgeable about digitization and its application in libraries.
- Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly, both orally and in
- Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to interact
effectively and collegially with a broad range of diverse staff, faculty,
the public and in collaborative initiatives with representatives from other
units or institutions.
*Librarian III Minimum Qualifications*
- Minimum qualifications for Librarian III.
- Three years of relevant post-MLS experience, preferably in an academic
- Twenty-four post-baccalaureate credits in a related field.
- Knowledge of issues and trends in repository development.
and/or Dublin Core.
- Knowledge or ability in developing training materials and documenting
- Knowledge or experience with Open Access initiatives and/or academic
research Open Access policies.
- Experience developing or performing marketing services for digital
- Familiarity with information needs of students, faculty and staff in
an academic research setting.
- Demonstrated experience with test systems and conducting user
- Experience with handling client/customer expectations and service
- Demonstrated ability to monitor and produce usage reports.
- Experience coordinating or supervising work of student employees.
- Demonstrated analytical, problem-solving and project management skills.
Submit cover letter indicating how you satisfy the minimum and desirable
qualifications, names, contact information (including e-mail address) of at
least 3 professional references, resume and transcripts of graduate degrees
(copies acceptable; however, originals will be required upon hire) to
Personnel Officer. 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 February 28, 2014 and will continue until the
position is filled.
Address: Personnel Officer, University of Hawai'i at Manoa Library
2550 McCarthy Mall
Honolulu, HI 96822