||Electronic Services Librarian
||University of Hawaii at Manoa
||The successful candidate will be primarily responsible for managing the Law Library’s external digital affairs. Main areas of responsibility include identifying, evaluating and implementing current and emerging technologies and applications for delivery of library services; managing Law Library technology initiatives; coordinating Law Library web site improvements with the Law School’s web designer; interfacing with the University of Hawaii’s Voyager systems committee; serving as point person for online vendor relations. This Librarian will be part of the Public Services team and is expected to participate in the faculty/librarian liaison program, contribute to collection development, participate in curriculum reform, provide reference assistance as needed, and complete projects as assigned by the Law Library Director. Although teaching is not a requirement of this position, there is opportunity to teach in the first year and upper level curriculum.
This position is highly visible, requires excellent communication skills and a commitment to learning about new technologies as they relate to user services. We will consider new librarians with good intern/externship experience (or equivalent) and we will interview at AALL in Boston.
The Richardson School of Law is located in the neighborhood of Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii. It is one of the smallest and the most diverse schools in the country, and it is the only law school in the State of Hawaii. Our graduates are working in substantive legal positions after their first year of school, and are focused on practice in bankruptcy, civil and criminal litigation, elder law, environmental law, family law, human rights, immigration, labor and employment law. The Law School’s academic strengths include Environmental Law, Asia-Pacific law (International, Foreign, Public and Private), and Native Hawaiian Law.
The selected applicant will join a congenial law library staff of three public services librarians, two technical services librarians, and five paraprofessionals. Librarians are an integral part of the law school community and are expected to actively participate in the administration and education of our students. Librarians are offered a tenure track appointment to the University of Hawaii faculty, with standard fringe benefits, and a conference stipend. Salary and appointment are commensurate with experience and qualifications.
• J.D. degree from an ABA accredited law school
• M.S. degree in Information/Library Science from an ALA accredited library school
• Six plus months of recent experience managing web sites and/or multimedia projects
• Three plus years experience working in a legal work place environment (firm, school, court, etc.)
• Working knowledge of using open source CMS to manage web sites
• Expertise with video and audio editing tools
• Ability to function at a professional level in both MAC and PC environments, mobile and desktop
• Demonstrated leadership, administrative and communication skills
Additional skills that will be helpful for candidates to discuss but are not required qualifications include:
• Experience with Drupal
• Capacity to create mobile apps
• Familiarity with Ex Libris systems (Voyager, PRIMO, etc.)
Please submit your cover letter and resume via email to:
Law Library Director and Associate Professor of Law
William S. Richardson School of Law
University of Hawaii at Manoa
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