Librarian V - Shift Work - Hilo, Hawaii Island - #19528704

State of Hawaii

Date: Feb 23, 2021
City: Honolulu, HI
Contract type: Full time
State of Hawaii

Recruitment Information

Recruitment Number 21-0027


Salary: $5,178 to $6,299 per month (SR-24, Step C to H)

Note: Hiring rates will be based on availability of funds, the applicant's qualifications, and other relevant factors.

Shift Work: Applicants must be willing and able to work rotating shifts, including evenings and weekends.

Duties Summary

Plan and supervise the operation of a large public library; supervise and participate in the selection, development and maintenance of a collection of materials in one or more broad and complex subject area(s); develop, plan, coordinate and evaluate a major area of library services (i.e., children/young adult services) on a statewide basis; and perform other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

To qualify, applicants must meet all of the following requirements:

Education: A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited four-year college or university.

Professional Librarian Experience: Three and one-half years of progressively responsible professional experience in one or more major functional areas of librarianship (e.g., selection, acquisition, cataloging and classification of materials, collection development and maintenance, reference and readers' advisory services, or development and promotion of library services), which required the application of principles, practices, knowledge, theories and tools of library science.

At least one year of experience must have been comparable to the Librarian IV.

The Librarian IV reflects responsibility for professional leadership as the position in charge of a library operation; or as a specialist in an assigned field(s). The work requires the use of experienced judgment in providing appropriate material and library services to the patrons/clientele of a particular library; performing specialized activities (e.g., cataloging and classification, reference and materials selection) within a complex and dynamic subject field(s); and/or planning, coordinating and evaluating library services in a major service/functional area.

Substitutions Allowed: Relevant substitutions as described in the Minimum Qualification Requirements, will apply.

The information provided above represents a summary of the complete Minimum Qualification Requirements. To view the Requirements in their entirety, please CLICK HERE.


Other Information

The State of Hawai'i complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If you require reasonable accommodations in completing an application, any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the selection process, please call 808-587-0936 for assistance.


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The examination for this recruitment will be conducted on an unassembled basis where the examination score is based on an evaluation and rating of your education and experience. It is therefore important that your employment application provide a clear and detailed description of the duties and responsibilities of each position you held.

In-person interviews and/or further testing in Hawaii may be required at the discretion of the hiring agency. If in-person interviews and/or further testing is a requirement, applicants who meet the minimum qualification requirements and are referred to the vacancy must be available to participate in person and at their own expense in this required phase of the selection process.

Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible. In addition to employment availability and score, the referral of qualified applicants may be based upon other factors including date of receipt of the application.

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