Friday, September 16, 2011

Acquisitions Librarian, University of Florida

The George A. Smathers Libraries is currently recruiting for an Acquisitions Librarian at the University of Florida Libraries. The Acquisitions Librarian is instrumental in assisting the Acquisitions Department Chair in coordinating the acquisition, management, and access of e-book content and in developing and managing demand-driven collection building efforts, including shared e-book plans. The Acquisitions Librarian organizes departmental training to develop technical services competencies, and serves as training liaison for acquisitions functions carried out by staff and faculty external to the Acquisitions Department. The Acquisitions Librarian in conjunction with the chair of the department partners with librarians from the State University Libraries (SUL) and other library consortia, Florida Center for Library Automation (FCLA), and other cooperative partnerships to conduct acquisitions and collection management projects. A detailed description of the duties and qualifications for this position can be found at

The application process is outlined in the Position Vacancy Announcement at: Any assistance you can offer in spreading the word about this important position would be much appreciated.