Thursday, February 17, 2011

Political Science Librarian, University of Florida

Political Science Librarian, Assistant University Librarian

The University of Florida - The George A. Smathers Libraries seeks a creative and service-oriented reference and collection management librarian for political science. This position will provide reference assistance, instruction, outreach and collection management to support the large faculty and student populations and academic programs in this discipline. The primary focus will be on the Department of Political Science ( ). The Political Science Librarian will work closely with academic faculty and students, the Humanities and Social Sciences Collections Coordinator, other librarians selecting social science materials, and technical services librarians to provide and improve library services. A key element of the assignment is the use of new technology to access and deliver information to library users. The librarian will work collaboratively on group efforts and maintain close professional relationships with faculty, students and colleagues. The library encourages staff participation in reaching management decisions and consequently the Political Science Librarian will serve on various committees and teams. The incumbent will pursue professional development opportunities, including research, publication, and professional association activities, to meet library-wide criteria for tenure and promotion.

The complete vacancy announcement and application instructions are available at:

We would appreciate your help in circulating the position vacancy announcement.

Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions.

Tina L. Pruitt, Office Assistant
Human Resources Office
George A. Smathers Libraries
PO Box 117024
Gainesville, FL 32611
352/392-4538 (fax)