Map Library Access Specialist, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

The University of Florida’s, George A. Smathers Libraries seek an Map Library Access Specialist to support initiatives within the Map & Imagery Library that leverage its unique collections, expertise, and role within the University of Florida (UF) to connect with the UF community and strategic partnerships with external intuitions (such as in the Maps of Cuba for Public Access project and shared regional depository initiatives). The specialist is the sole staff person in the Map & Imagery Library that oversees evening and weekend hours and student assistants working at that time. Manages and optimizes collection growth and preservation to support current and future learning, and research and knowledge creation for the Map & Imagery Library monographs and historical map collections. This position promotes access to online library resources by streamlining and enhancing discoverability, and oversees physical processing and creates metadata for cartographic materials. This position anticipates and effectively responds to needs of students and researchers using Map & Imagery Library collections, and trains and supervises students working on special projects. As a part of the SASC Public Services team, the specialist may provide information, circulation, and research assistance across all SASC service points. This position collaborates with the SASC Public Services team to develop and implement best practices and procedures.

The search will remain open until February 22, 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 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: