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UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA
LibraryPress@UF Coordinator
http://ufdc.ufl.edu/AA00040577/00005
The Foundation for The Gator Nation
An Equal Opportunity Institution
George A. Smathers Libraries 422 Library West
Administrative Services and Faculty Affairs PO Box 117024
Gainesville, FL 32611-7024
352-273-2595
352-392-4538 Fax
www.uflib.ufl.edu/pers/
POSITION VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
POSITION: LibraryPress@UF Coordinator - Library Coordinator 2
REPORTS TO: Digital Scholarship Librarian
SALARY: $48,500 annually. Actual salary will reflect selected professional’s experience
and credentials
JOB NO: 502955
DEADLINE DATE: August 15, 2017, applications will be reviewed as received
JOB SUMMARY
In 2016, the Libraries and the University of Florida Press began a new collaboration on the
LibraryPress@UF, an imprint of the University of Florida Press. The LibraryPress@UF Coordinator
(Coordinator) is a new position that operates within the George A. Smathers Libraries to ensure coordinated
and consistent activities for the LibraryPress@UF. The Coordinator will collaboratively build and start-up
the LibraryPress@UF as a new program, creating, developing, and directing the strategic planning process.
The Coordinator supports production and development needs for all LibraryPress@UF imprint works (e.g.,
new publications, republications, expanded editions, digital works, etc.) for design, layout, creation,
coordination on metadata (e.g., library records, CIP, and publisher information), developing and
maintaining design files and processes, and overall production needs. The LibraryPress@UF focuses on
works that are born digital, with print-on-demand options integrated with sole source production, and with
digital files hosted as Open Access through the Libraries. The Coordinator provides support to academic
faculty collaborating with the Libraries on publishing efforts, and provides support for scholars regarding
enhanced monographs in collaboration with the UF Press. Attends relevant conferences (e.g., Association of
American University Presses, Library Publishing Forum) for sharing of UF activities and development of
best practices.
The Coordinator plays a critical role for enhancing and expanding the existing relationship and activities by
serving as a core contact with the UF Press, including for new opportunities in regards to online journals;
enhanced monographs; shared events; and collaborative grants including the Open Book Program grant to
re-enliven out of print books.
RESPONSIBILITIES
Production for the LibraryPress@UF and UF Press Enhanced Monographs
Collaborates and coordinates production and promotion for LibraryPress@UF publications and UF Press
Enhanced Monographs
Collaborates and coordinates for the development of new activities and services, and consistency of
ongoing operations
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