Library Grants Program Manager — University of Florida

The University of Florida’s George A. Smathers Libraries seek a Library Grants Program Manager (Grants Manager) who will provide expertise-based supports and services to assist the George A. Smathers Libraries, principal investigators (PI’s), and their project teams in securing, managing and successfully completing grant-funded projects tied to organizational and personal professional goals and needs. In this context, the position is responsible for a wide range of sponsored project administration duties. The purpose of the Smathers Libraries Grants Program is to sustain a culture of grantseeking participation. This is achieved through the program’s comprehensive and timely supports over the grants life cycle: pre-award, award, and post-award.

The Grants Manager works with library staff, faculty, functional teams and project teams to identify opportunities and to expand the Libraries’ sponsored activities. Together, they identify and facilitate the development of partnership opportunities on campus, as well as with organizations locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally for funding opportunities. The Grants Manager is responsible for coordinating the research of potential grant resources including, government, foundation and corporate institutions.

The search will remain open until January 31, 2022, and applications will be reviewed starting January 17, 2022. 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: