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Sinclair Library: Work @ the Library

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Mailing Address

University of Hawai'i at Manoa
Gregg M. Sinclair Library
2550 MCarthy Mall
Honolulu, HI 96822

Street Address

2425 Campus Rd 
Honolulu, HI 96822

Phone: (808) 956-8308

Fax: (808) 956-5952

Work @ Your Library

Sinclair Library needs friendly, fun, service oriented people to join its team. We rely on our student employees to provide day-to-day library services as well as the behind the scenes work that keeps the library running smoothly. We have a wide range of positions open, from computer work to helping patrons to making podcasts and tutorials to preservation to updating the website, and even checking out books, and we need a diversified team to fill those positions. From Library Science grads to undergrads of any and all majors, from local students to international ones we have a position that's right for you. Apply today.

Frequently advertised positions are:

  • PS-SL Circulation SA I

General circulation (check-out, check-in reserves, recalls, holds, and renewals). Maintain library stacks. Assist patrons in locating library materials; using library system (CARL) and using other equipment, referring patrons to librarians/staff when necessary. Assist in opening the library when scheduled to work in mornings and/or securing the library in evenings and/or weekends. Report regularly on work done via e-mail and by attending weekly meetings. Link barcodes in library materials to bibliographic computer records. Perform other related duties as assigned.

  • PS-SL Circulation SA II

Perform the duties of Student Asst I. Do word processing/typing & filing. Perform specialized assignment(s) under general supervision of staff. Assist business counter supervisor. Process reserve materials. Maintain, troubleshoot, update computers & web pages. Maintain stacks (shelving, shelf-reading, shifting). Assist in student personnel records, payroll & scheduling.

Current Job Openings:

How to apply for student jobs:

This process requires Adobe Acrobat Reader.

1. You must obtain a referral from SECE, search by job number, and generate a referral
2. Next, fill out Sinclair's student job application form
3. Print the job application, a copy of your resume (optional), and your current class schedule and submit all three to any Sinclair library employee.  Application, resume, and schedule may also be submitted in PDF format to

If you would like to volunteer at Sinclair Library please fill out the Volunteer Information form.

* If you have the full version of Adobe Acrobat, it is possible to email your application by saving the completed application form, and creating PDF copies of your course schedule and the SECE job referral. All three of these items should be attached to an email and sent to


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