Collections & Metrics Facilitator – University of Florida – Gainesville, FL

The University of Florida’s, George A. Smathers Libraries seek a Collections & Metrics Facilitator to perform a variety of public service, project management and analytical roles in the Marston Science Library (MSL). In partnership with UF/IFAS Office of the Dean for Research, this position coordinates the creation of the UF/IFAS Annual Report of Peer-reviewed Journal Articles, including supervising project assistants and maintaining positive relationships with all IFAS faculty and staff members. This position also provides help to students/faculty/researchers searching for information through service on the Marston Science Library Service Desk as well as the Libraries’ reference chat service, Ask A Librarian. This position also ensures access to the latest scientific research for the UF Libraries by providing collection management support and resolving collections-related problems and improving accuracy and discovery of those collections. This involves close communication with multiple library departments, both within MSL and Smathers Libraries. This position will also regularly communicate with colleagues both in Marston and in other departments to identify and gain consensus on analytical needs and gather, analyze and report on findings.

The search will remain open until October 1, 2020, 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 http://library.ufl.edu/pers/StaffPositions.html.

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: tlitchfield@ufl.edu.

About John Pell

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

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