Project Manager – Library Associate 2 – University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

The University of Florida’s George A. Smathers Libraries seek a candidate that will be responsible for the day-to-day coordination and management of the Middle Grade and Young Adult Diverse BookFinder (DBF) project. This includes providing administrative support for the recruitment and work of 120 volunteers, and working closely with the grant project team, Advisory Council, Community of Practice, web consultants, users and multiple stakeholders at institutions and organizations throughout the country. The Project Manager will also provide administrative support for the Community of Practice volunteers who will read and code middle grade and young adult books featuring Black, Indigenous People, and People of Color (BIPOC) characters. We encourage applicants to read the grant including additional information about the Community of Practice by clicking this link https://ufdc.ufl.edu/IR00011385/00001.

The search will remain open until November 29, 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 https://hr.uflib.ufl.edu/prospective-employees/current-openings/vacant-staff-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 Tina M. Litchfield, Smathers Libraries Human Resources Office, at: tlitchfield@ufl.edu.