Continuing Resources Librarian – University of Florida – Gainesville, FL

The Continuing Resources Librarian is a tenure track library faculty position in the Cataloging and Discovery Services (CatDS) department, responsible for cataloging and metadata maintenance of serials and other continuing resources. Essential responsibilities include serving as principal serials cataloger and CONSER coordinator for the Libraries; training and overseeing the work of others in continuing resources cataloging; serving as an advisory resource for continuing resources cataloging in the statewide consortium, including the Florida Academic Repository (FLARE); taking a collaborative role in performing metadata maintenance of continuing resources and resolving complex serials related problems; and working to ensure effective and accurate access to continuing and electronic resources in the Smathers Libraries’ catalog, digital library, and discovery layer environments.

The Libraries encourage staff participation in reaching management decisions and consequently the Continuing Resources Librarian will serve on various committees and teams. To support all students and faculty and foster excellence in a diverse and global society, the Continuing Resources Librarian will be expected to include individuals of diverse backgrounds, experiences, races, ethnicities, gender identities, sexual orientations, and perspectives in work activities. The Continuing Resources Librarian will pursue professional development opportunities, including research, publication, and professional service activities in order to meet library-wide criteria for tenure and promotion.

The search will remain open until August 4 2016, review of applications will begin on July 14, 2016. For a full description of the position and instructions on how to apply, please refer to the George A. Smathers Libraries faculty recruitment webpage at http://library.ufl.edu/pers/FacultyPositions.html. Failure to submit the required documents may result in the application not being considered. If you have any questions or concerns about this process please contact: Bonnie Smith, George A. Smathers Libraries Human Resources Office, at bonniesmith@ufl.edu.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. Applicants from a broad spectrum of people, including members of ethnic minorities and disabled persons, are especially encouraged to apply.

Address inquiries to Bonnie J. Smith, Smathers Libraries Human Resources Office, at: bonniesmith@ufl.edu.

About John Pell

John Pell is an assistant professor and librarian at Hunter College in New York City.

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