Recruitment Number 22-0382*
The immediate vacancy is located at Kailua-Kona Public Library.
THIS JOB POSTING WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL 25 APPLICATIONS ARE RECEIVED. PLEASE APPLY IMMEDIATELY AS THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME.
Salary: $4,600 to $5,600 per month (SR-22, Step C to H).
Note: Hiring rates will be based on the 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.
As a condition of employment with the State of Hawaii, all qualified external candidates who have been given a conditional offer of employment must show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination and shall be fully vaccinated by his/her/their employment start date. A reasonable accommodation will be provided if requested by a candidate and it is determined through an interactive process that pregnancy, a qualifying disability, or a sincerely held religious belief prevents the candidate from receiving a COVID-19 vaccination.
Plan and supervise the operation of a library; serve as a specialist for reference and materials, or cataloging and classification, in a subject field(s) or special collection(s); plan, coordinate and evaluate library services in a major service/functional area; provide specialized reference services and materials to departmental/program personnel; and perform other related duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualification Requirements
To qualify, you must meet all of the following requirements:
Education: A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited four-year college or university.
Professional Librarian Experience: Two 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 III.
The Librarian III reflects responsibility for independently performing the full range of professional library services in a service or functional area. The work requires the use of independent judgment in providing complete library services in the area assigned, within established policies and procedures, under the general supervision of a higher level librarian. In direct service libraries, the work generally involves serving as the librarian responsible for providing the full range of professional services (e.g., collection development and maintenance, library programming) within a particular service or functional area. Positions in this class of work may supervise lower level librarians and/or subprofessional positions performing supportive activities.
1. Experience working with the general public in a library setting.
2. Budget experience in materials acquisition and operational expenditures.
3. Experience in the day-to-day management of a library facility.
Substitutions Allowed: Relevant substitutions as described in the Minimum Qualification Requirements (click link below), will apply.