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Head of Access & Collection Services Assistant/Associate Professor

Brigham Young University Hawaii

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Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Head of Access and Collections Services and Assistant/Associate Professor

Position: Head of Access & Collections Services and Assistant or Associate Professor Librarian

Faculty Unit: Library

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin March 21

Job Type: Full-time

Job Category: Faculty

Status: Open


  • ALA-Accredited Master’s degree in Library and Information Science or terminal degree in related field.
  • Acquisitions experience including working with many different vendors to support resources in a variety of formats
  • Cataloging experience including familiarity with OCLC, AACR2 and/or RDA, and LC Classification
  • Electronic resources experience preferred
  • Interlibrary loan experience preferred
  • Ability to initiate and maintain effective working relationships and communicate clearly.
  • Knowledge of library related physical and digital information resources and systems.
  • Demonstrated ability to independently initiate, manage, and complete projects, as well as to contribute collegially and productively in a team environment.
  • Ability to maintain a positive, empathetic, collegial, and professional attitude toward others at all times.
  • We seek candidates that support our mission ( and who are committed to strengthening our students both spiritually and intellectually.
  • The individual should be completely committed to helping prepare students to serve in their families, communities, and the Church throughout the world, with a particular emphasis on the Asia-Pacific region. Brigham Young University–Hawaii gives preference to women and men whose background and/or experiences connect with the many cultures and geographic regions reflected by the student body.
  • As an educational institution affiliated with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, BYU-Hawaii prefers to hire qualified members of the Church in good standing as authorized under Title 41 CFS § 60-1.5 (a)(6)


  • Performs responsible professional and supervisory work in planning, implementing and managing acquisitions, cataloging, and serials.
  • Provides fiscal accountability for the acquisitions and supplies budgets
  • Manages licenses with vendors
  • Point of contact with vendors
  • Coordinates with librarians and faculty members regarding new subscriptions and cancellations
  • Develops library collections in print and digital formats for books, journals and audiovisual materials.
  • Supervises and trains copy cataloger
  • Supervises and trains circulation supervisor
  • Supervises and trains interlibrary loan employee
  • Manages Course Reserve services
  • Manages library ILS (OCLC)
  • Prepares statistical reports
  • Helps with copyright issues
  • Teach approximately 9 semester credit hours per year over three semesters, commensurate with candidate background and experience.
  • Scholarship, creative endeavor, ongoing professional development, and university service are expected.
  • BYU-Hawaii’s primary focus is undergraduate learning and teaching. The individual should be fully committed to student learning (
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Rank and salary dependent on qualifications and experience.
  • A limited relocation expense package is provided.
  • Annually renewable contract eligible for Continuing Faculty Status (BYU-H equivalent to "tenure-track")
  • Standard BYU-Hawaii benefits package for regular full-time employees.


Please complete and submit the following application materials using our online portal. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Official BYU-Hawaii online application form. A letter of application and current curriculum vitae. The “Fit Statement” (separate from the application letter): Response to the following question as a separate statement “Why do you consider yourself to be a good fit for BYU-Hawaii?” Three letters of recommendation written specifically for this position. Letter writers must include their names, addresses, and telephone numbers and send their letters via our online portal when prompted. Their contact information will be entered by you when you submit the online application. Official transcript from the institution where last degree was received. Electronic and scanned copies (as long as the Registrar’s seal is evident) should be included with other application documents. Optional - A link to a 10-minute (minimum) teaching video posted online.

Contact: Office of Associate Academic Vice President –Faculty

BYU-H #1947

55-220 Kulanui Street

Laie, HI 96762


* More information may be requested as you progress through the recruiting process.


Working at Brigham Young University Hawaii

BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY–HAWAII is the preeminent international center of learning in the Pacific. Its small campus is a unique laboratory of intercultural leadership development, where a diverse population of 2,500 students representing over 70 countries live, study, and work together. Small classes taught by expert faculty empower students to master challenging and relevant curriculum, while affordable tuition, financial aid, and online study options make this valuable education more accessible than ever.

Operated by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, a total BYU–Hawaii education involves not only intellectual learning and career preparation, but also moral, ethical, and spiritual enrichment. All the while, students enjoy living and learning in one of the most beautiful places on earth. Graduates go forth to serve, prepared to promote peace and prosperity as leaders worldwide.

The spirit of Aloha is what BYU–Hawaii employees wear when performing their duties. "Aloha" means mutual regard and affection and extends warmth in caring with no obligation in return. "Aloha" is the essence of relationships in which each person is important.

BYU–Hawaii employees find fulfillment as they take part in the mission of Brigham Young University Hawaii: "to assist individuals in their quest for perfection and eternal life and in their efforts to influence the establishment of peace internationally."

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55-220 Kulanui Street
BYUH #1947
United States
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