Latin American & Caribbean Collection (LACC) Digital Initiatives Librarian – University of Florida

POSITION VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Latin American & Caribbean Collection (LACC) Digital Initiatives Librarian

Assistant University Librarian or Associate University Librarian

University of Florida

George A Smathers Libraries

The University of Florida’s George A. Smathers Libraries seek an LACC Digital Initiatives Librarian that will provide leadership in planning, developing, and managing distinctive digital and post-custodial collections and services for the Latin American and Caribbean Collection. The LACC Digital Initiatives Librarian will conduct outreach to engage the campus and broader communities with digital initiatives and will develop strategies to increase the visibility and usability of Latin American, Caribbean, and Latinx digital content in support of the University’s research and education mission. The LACC Digital Initiatives Librarian will initiate, develop, and lead strategic digital initiatives that enhance global access to historical materials, including current international initiatives to digitize Cuban, Puerto Rican and other Caribbean materials. The LACC Digital Initiatives Librarian will identify funding sources and develop proposals for digital projects, programs, and ongoing operations. The LACC Digital Initiatives Librarian will represent the George A. Smathers Libraries in partnerships, consortia, and professional organizations relating to Latin American and Caribbean digital collections.

The search will remain open until September 17, 2021, 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 faculty recruitment webpage at https://hr.uflib.ufl.edu/prospective-employees/current-openings/vacant-faculty-positions/.

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 Smith, Smathers Libraries Human Resources Office, at: bonniesmith@ufl.edu.