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Associate or Full Professor, CC (Head Librarian), Windward Community College, Kaneohe HI

Title: Associate or Full Professor, CC (Head Librarian)

Position Number: 0083873
Hiring Unit: Windward Community College
Location: Windward CC
Date Posted: June 26, 2013
Closing Date: July 23, 2013
Salary Information: Minimum $69,120; $74,496. Salary commensurate with education and experience.
Monthly Type: 11 Month
Tenure Track: Tenure
Full Time/Part Time: Full Time
Temporary/Permanent: Permanent
Funding: General funds
Other Conditions: To begin August 2013.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Provides strategic leadership and advocacy for all functions of the library; advances the Library’s role in supporting the College mission, academic programs, and student success through continual improvement of information resources, information services and information literacy instruction; administers all aspects of library operations; the ability to anticipate and recommend changes in accordance with the developing needs of the library and College; directs and coordinates the library’s Access Services, Public Services, and Technical Services functions; determines short, mid-term and long-range goals for the Library and its services; develops and implements relevant policies, planning processes, and closed-loop assessments of library operations and services; conducts budget planning, fund allocation and fiscal management for library operations; proactively and creatively pursues a variety of funding sources, including donations and grants; writes annual assessment reports and funding requests; negotiates licensing contracts with information resource and service providers; maintains and follows a staffing plan to best serve the needs of the College; supervises staff and students and conducts annual personnel reviews; ensures library faculty and staff maintain an approved program of professional self-improvement; as a member of the UH Library Council, collaboratively shapes system-wide library policy, negotiates consortium vendor agreements, shares resources, and oversees the acquisition and implementation of Library Management and Information Management systems; contributes to College, System, professional, and other assessments (e.g., IPEDS/ACRL, UHCC System, etc.); provides service to the College and community; participates in professional self-development activities; oversees and participates in: general reference and information services, collection development, and promotion of the Library’s resources and services; coordinates library-hosted and library-sponsored events.

Associate Professor, CC Minimum Qualifications

  1. A Master’s degree in Library and Information Science (MLS/MLIS) from an ALA-accredited institution.

  2. Nine (9) years of work experience as an academic librarian as an Instructor or equivalent.

Professor, CC Minimum Qualifications

  1. A Master’s degree in Library and Information Science (MLS/MLIS) from an ALA-accredited institution.

  2. Thirteen (13) years of work experience as an academic librarian as an Instructor or equivalent.

Desirable Qualifications

  1. Ability to articulate the Library’s role in the context of the community college philosophy and Windward Community College’s mission.

  2. Experience in library administration with assumption of progressive and varied responsibilities.

  3. Experience providing reference and information services.

  4. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with and among staff, associates, administrators, community agencies and the public.

  5. Ability to apply creative and analytical thinking in making administrative decisions, solving problems, forming and interpreting policies, implementing new or revised systems, procedures, and work flows.

  6. Ability to creatively develop, implement and sustain new library programs and services.

  7. Experience with assessment and assessment-based planning.

  8. Experience in evaluating and using library management systems (i.e., Voyager), databases, and other information products and services.

  9. Ability to prepare comprehensive reports, and to convey ideas clearly and concisely in written and oral form.

To Apply:
No electronic submissions will be accepted. Submit postmarked by closing date to address below: 1) UHCC Form 27 ( standard format ) (large format ); 2) official transcript(s) showing degree and coursework to date appropriate to the position (copies of official transcripts are acceptable; however, original transcripts will be required at the time of hire); 3) resume; 4) a brief one-page statement outlining how you meet the minimum and desirable qualifications; and 5) three letters of recommendation attesting to job performance and personal character. All minimum qualifications must be met by date of hire. All documents submitted become property of the College and will not be returned. Failure to submit all required documents shall deem an application incomplete and will not be considered.
  1. Windward Community College
  2. Office of Academic Affairs
  3. Attn: Dean for Division I & Academic Support
  4. 45-720 Keaahala Road
  5. Kaneohe, HI 96744


  1. 808-235-7445