Librarian II, Maps/Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Services, University of Hawai'i

Government Documents & Maps
position number 84674, UHM Library Serv, (Manoa), tenure track, full-time, general funds, available 09/06, pending position clearance.

Duties: Under the direction of the Head of Government Documents & Maps, manages and develops the map, aerial photograph, and geospatial data collections. Provides reference service for maps, aerial photographs, geospatial data, and government documents, including some evenings and weekends. Develops and delivers instruction programs related to maps and geospatial data. Promotes use of maps, aerial photographs, and geospatial data. Develops and maintains Government Documents & Maps Department web pages. Performs cataloging of maps, aerial photographs, and geospatial data sets. Serves as head of the Government Documents & Maps Department on a rotating basis. Professional growth and service activities in keeping with university and library requirements for retention, tenure, and promotion are expected.

Minimum qualifications: ALA accredited MLS or international equivalent. Demonstrated ability to manage and develop cartographic and geospatial data collections. Knowledge of geographic information systems (e.g., ArcGIS) and digital spatial data and their applications in libraries. Experience with GIS software such as ArcView. Good oral and written communication skills in English. High degree of computer literacy and knowledge of new technologies and their applications in libraries.

Desirable qualifications: Experience with an integrated library system (e.g., Endeavor Voyager). Map cataloging experience. Demonstrated ability to work effectively independently and in teams. Experience or coursework in developing and delivering instruction sessions in the use of library resources. Knowledge of statistical sources and government information
resources. Knowledge of the geography and history of Hawaii and the Pacific region.

Pay range: Librarian II: $38,556-$57,078

To apply: 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, along with resume to Personnel Officer. Interviewees will be expected to make a presentation to library faculty and staff as part of the screening process. Continuous recruitment. Review of applications will begin on September 1, 2006 and will continue until the position is filled.

Application address: Personnel Officer 2550 McCarthy Mall, Honolulu, HI 96822

Inquiries: 808-956-7207

Date posted: Jul-24-2006

The University of Hawai'i is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution. All qualified applicants will be considered, regardless of race, sex, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or status as disabled veteran or veteran of Vietnam era.

Employment is contingent on satisfying employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Appointments to positions are subject to campus recruitment guidelines and the collective bargaining agreement.

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