Thursday, April 14, 2011

Anthopology Librarian: University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

The University of Florida - The George A. Smathers Libraries and the Humanities and Social Sciences Department (Library West) at the University of Florida’s George A. Smathers Libraries seeks a creative and service-oriented reference and collection management librarian for anthropology. This position will provide reference assistance, instruction, outreach and collection management to support the large faculty and student populations and the academic programs in this subject area. The primary focus will be on the Department of Anthropology ( The Anthropology Librarian will work closely with faculty and students, the Humanities and Social Sciences Collections Coordinator, other librarians to improve library services for users. 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 Anthropology 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:

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)