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Student Success Librarian, Assistant University Librarian or Associate University Librarian, University of Florida, George A Smathers Libraries, Gainesville, Florida

Description:

The University of Florida’s George A. Smathers Libraries invites applications for the position of Student Success Librarian. This position is a year-round (12 month) tenure track faculty position in the Marston Science Library (Marston) with primary responsibilities to coordinate student success efforts across the Smathers Libraries and create relationships with related campus programs and initiatives.

The Smathers Libraries are committed to creating a thoughtful, equitable, and inclusive culture that provides space for innovation and creativity. We support that commitment by offering a fulfilling work experience that allows for collaboration, growth, and development as well as shared perspectives.

We are seeking a service-oriented candidate who brings culturally rich lived experiences and is committed to empowering undergraduate students of diverse experiences, races, ethnicities, genders, sexualities, abilities, and socioeconomic backgrounds. We are looking for an innovative instructor who will develop engaging information literacy learning experiences; a creative collaborator who will coordinate and participate in campus-wide outreach efforts; and a student-centered advocate for inclusion. Candidates of color are especially encouraged to apply.

The library encourages broad participation in reaching decisions.  The Student Success Librarian will contribute to discussions, provide input, and serve on committees and teams, such as the Information Literacy Committee or the Assessment Advisory Committee. They will also pursue professional development opportunities to meet Marston’s criteria for tenure and promotion, including research, publication, and professional service activities.

How to apply:

The search will remain open until August 24, 2022, 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 Joe Piazza, Smathers Libraries Human Resources Office, at: [email protected].