Position announcement: Electronic Resources Librarian, University of Hawai'i at Manoa Amy Jennifer Carlson 12 Jan 2005 19:08 UTC


Full-time, tenure track, general funds, available February 2005.

Continuous recruitment. Review of applications will begin January 14,
2005 and will continue until the position is filled.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Under the direction of Head of Serials, implement and
maintain access to electronic resources of all types through the
following activities:

    * Coordinate the acquisition of electronic resources; negotiate
contracts and licenses; sign agreements according to contract, Library
and University policies
    * Coordinate fund management and maintenance of resources in
electronic formats
    * Work with information technology staff to ensure technical
compatibility with library information technology infrastructure
    * Work with the Electronic Collections Committee to determine
policies for the life cycle of the library's electronic resources
    * Manage the library's information about electronic resources across
a variety of platforms (eg web and library management system)
    * Work with subject selectors to arrange and schedule electronic
product trials
    * Serve as the library's representative in arranging consortial
licenses for electronic resources, negotiating on behalf of the
ten-campus UH system as necessary
    * Monitor trends in electronic publishing
    * Meet the requirements for promotion and tenure, including
scholarship and professional service
    * Serve as Acting Head of Serials or Acquisitions Department in
their absences, including supervision of civil service, intern and
student assistant staff

At rank of Librarian II:

    * ALA accredited MLS or international equivalent.
    * Experience in technical processing of library materials, e.g.
ordering, receiving, cataloging, etc. in an automated environment
    * Experience with database construction and management

Additional minimum qualifications at rank of Librarian III:

    * Three years of experience working in serials or the technical
management of electronic resources
    * twenty-four post baccalaureate credits of academic study beyond
the MLS
    * Knowledge of electronic information resources in all formats


    * Familiarity with the language and methods used in the negotiation
of licenses and contracts for electronic resources
    * Experience effectively supervising staff.
    * Knowledge of OpenURL
    * Demonstrated experience in creating web pages
    * Demonstrated experience with technical process improvement
    * Demonstrated experience working in a collaborative, collegial
organizational structure, including negotiation and persuasion skills
    * Demonstrated experience working independently and following
through on work assignments
    * Evidence of initiative and flexibility
    * Excellent oral and written communication skills
    * Familiarity with a variety of computer hardware and software
    * Demonstrated commitment to professional service

SALARY RANGE: Librarian II $36,000 to $54,360, (Librarian III $42,000 to

TO APPLY: Submit letter of application which addresses the applicant's
ability to fulfill the responsibilities of the position, minimum and
desired qualifications, resume, and names of three references to
Personnel Officer, University of Hawaii Library, 2550 McCarthy Mall,
Honolulu, HI 96822. Interviewees will be expected to make a public
presentation as part of the screening process. Inquiries: 808-956-7207.

CONTINUOUS RECRUITMENT: For first consideration apply by: January 14,
2005. The University of Hawaii is an EEO/AA institution.

Amy Carlson
Serials Department
Hamilton Library
University of Hawai'i at Manoa