Collection Services Assistant –University of Florida — Gainesville, FL


Collection Services Assistant

Library Associate 1

University of Florida

George A Smathers Libraries

The University of Florida’s, George A. Smathers Libraries seek a Collection Services Assistant who will complete processing, technical services, stacks management, and other collection service activities to maintain and ensure access to materials in the Department of Special and Area Studies Collections (SASC), which is home to special and rare print materials, maps, archives, and manuscripts, as well as interdisciplinary collections pertaining to geographical, national, or cultural regions. The position liaises with collection managers, coordinates workflows, develops procedures and methods, and physically organizes materials in collections such as the Price Library of Judaica (over 120,000 volumes), the Latin America & the Caribbean (over 500,000 volumes), and the Baldwin Library of Historical Children’s Literature (over 115,000 volumes). Participates in planning for and implementation of special processing and collection storage projects, such as the reorganization of the Price Library of Judaica holdings. Occasionally the position participates in public services operations within the department.

The search will remain open until June 8, and applications will be reviewed as received. For a full description of the position and instructions on how to apply, please refer to the George A. Smathers Libraries staff recruitment webpage 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.

Address inquiries to Tina M. Litchfield, Smathers Libraries Human Resources Office, at: