Job Links

For a list of currently availability student jobs, visit the Student Employment & Cooperative Education (SECE) website. Log in with your UH user name and password. To restrict your search to available library jobs, limit the “Job Category” to “Library.”

Alternatively, students may want to contact library department heads directly and inquire about employment possibilities. The following library departments often hire LIS students:

  • Business, Humanities & Social Sciences
  • Archives
  • Asia Collection
  • Charlot Collection
  • Circulation Department
  • Government Documents
  • Hawaiian Collection
  • Interlibrary Services
  • Law Library
  • Map Collection
  • Pacific Collection
  • Science & Technology Reference
  • Preservation Department
  • Serials Department
  • Sinclair Library

Other Library Job Listings

The following links may be of interest to recent (or soon-to-be) graduates looking for their first professional job:

IFLA LIBJOBS: An international mailing list for librarians and information professionals seeking employment.

University of Hawaii LIS Program LIS-JOBS: Job announcements sent to the LIS program are forwarded on to this mailing list.

University of Hawaii Hamilton Library: Hamilton Library’s job listing page.

American Library Association: ALA’s Guide to Employment Sources in the Library and Information Professions

American Library Association: ALA’s Employment Opportunities page.

American Library Association: ALA JobLIST.

American Library Association: New Members Round Table Job Resources page.

American Association of Law Libraries: AALL’s Education & Careers page.

Association of Research Libraries: ARL’s Career Resources Online Service was established in 1996 to provide job hunters with an easy-to-use resource for finding positions in ARL libraries.

The Chronicle of Higher Education: “Vitae is the fast-growing academic community from The Chronicle of Higher Education … Vitae offers you access to free career management tools, including a dossier service; the best jobs; candid advice; and an active community to help you succeed at every stage of your career.” See their FAQ for more info.

Careers in Federal Libraries. A Google Groups forum that lists various library-related jobs in the U.S. Federal Government.

Hawaii State Public Library System: Employment opportunities in the HSPLS.

LibGIG A professional networking website dedicated to bringing together everyone who accesses, organizes, creates, manages, produces or distributes information for a living.

Libraries and Information Technology Association: LITA’s job listings page.

Library of Congress Jobs & Fellowships: Provides current Library of Congress job vacancies and federal internship opportunities.

Library Journal JobZone: Library Journal’s job listings page.

Library Technology Jobs: Hosted by the Library Technology Guides site; predominantly technology-related library jobs.

Medical Library Association: Medical librarianship job listings.

Music Library Association: Music librarianship employment resources (job placement service, résumé and cover letter review service, career advisory service, career resources, music librarianship workshops).

NASIGWeb Job Listings: The jobs listed are serials-related announcements that were posted on ACQNET, AUTOCAT, COLLIB-L, INNOPAC, LIBJOBS, LITA-L, PACS-L, SERIALST, SLAJOB, and STS-L.

Online Computer Library Center: OCLC’s careers page.

Special Libraries Association: SLA’s job listings page.

United States Federal Job Listings. When searching for library jobs on this site, use “1410” as a keyword, which is the federal job code for librarian.