Visiting Librarian – Latin American and Caribbean Collection (LACC) at the University of Florida – Gainesville, FL

The Latin American and Caribbean Collection (LACC) department at the University of Florida, George A. Smathers Libraries seeks an experienced Visiting Librarian with Spanish language fluency for the period of June 7 to December 19, 2014. The Visiting LACC Librarian is primarily responsible for managing daily operations, and representing the LACC to patrons, visitors, donors, and the general public. The successful candidate will work closely with the LACC Head to oversee public service functions, assist in staff and student supervision, and assure the proper management of collections and services. Responsibilities focus on reference, circulation, serials control, and preservation. To support all students and faculty and foster excellence in a diverse and global society, the Visiting LACC Librarian is expected to include individuals of diverse backgrounds, experiences, races, ethnicities, genders, and perspectives in work activities.

The search will remain open until May 22, 2014, and review of applications will begin upon receipt. Interested candidates should follow the application procedures outlined on the Position Vacancy Announcement at:

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.

About John Pell

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

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