The LACC Digital Initiatives Librarian is a year-round (12 month) tenure track library faculty position that provides 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.
SALARY: $62,850 minimum salary at the Assistant University Librarian rank. $72,638 minimum salary at the Associate University Librarian rank. Actual salary will reflect selected professional’s experience and credentials.
Apply by September 17, 2021 (applications will be reviewed as received). Submit all application materials through the Jobs at UF online application system at Requisition #78988. Failure to submit the required documents may result in the application not being considered. If you have any questions or concerns about this process, please contact Bonnie Smith, George A. Smathers Libraries Human Resources Office.
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