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LibraryPress@UF Coordinator
The Foundation for The Gator Nation
An Equal Opportunity Institution
Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization and four years of related library experience; or a
master’s degree in Library or Information Science or some other directly relevant area.
Ability to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a team within a culturally diverse user
community of faculty, students, administrators and the general public
Three years of academic or research library, or publishing, experience
Master’s degree in a relevant field or professional certificate
Knowledge of publishing technologies, particularly digital publication and digital tools for print
publication, and print on demand
Excellent visioning, planning, analytical and organizational skills
Strong analytical skills and experience in planning and setting priorities
Initiative, flexibility and the ability to adapt and work creatively in a complex, rapidly changing
academic environment
Familiarity with academic publishing research trends
Record of including individuals of diverse backgrounds, experiences, races, ethnicities, genders, and
perspectives in research, teaching, service and other work
Articulate and persuasive written and oral communication skills
Experience with text encoding and markup (e.g., Adobe InDesign and InCopy, XHTML, CSS,
markdown, ePub)
Experience in project management and project portfolio management for simultaneously managing
multiple projects
The University of Florida (UF) is a major, public, comprehensive, land-grant, research university. The
state's oldest and most comprehensive university, UF is among the nation's most academically diverse
public universities. UF was ranked 9th among public universities in Forbes’ “America’s Best Employers
2015. UF has a long history of established programs in international education, research and service. It is
one of only 17 public, land-grant universities that belong to the Association of American Universities. UF
traces its beginnings to a small seminary in 1853 and is now one of the largest universities in the nation,
with more than 50,000 students. For more information, please consult the UF homepage at
The libraries of the University of Florida form the largest information resource system in the state of
Florida. The UF Libraries consist of seven libraries; six are in the system known as the George A. Smathers
Libraries at the University of Florida. The libraries hold over 5,800,000 print volumes, 8,100,000
microfilms, 630,000 e-books, 121,016 full-text electronic journals, 889 electronic databases, 1,300,000
documents and 766,000 maps and images. The libraries have built a number of nationally significant
research collections, including the Latin American, Judaica, Florida History, Children’s Literature, and
Maps and Imagery Collections. The Smathers Libraries are a member of the Association of Research
Libraries (ARL), the Center for Research Libraries (CRL), the Association of Southeastern Research
Libraries (ASERL), and LYRASIS. The library staff consists of more than 400 FTE librarians,
technical/clerical staff and student assistants. The organizational chart is available at
Gainesville, Florida and the surrounding community are home to approximately 257,000 people and both
the University of Florida and Santa Fe College. Situated just over an hour from the Gulf of Mexico and the
Atlantic Ocean, the city is surrounded by over 40 nature parks, including many spring-fed lakes and rivers.
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