[Eril-l] Position Announcement: Collections Support Specialist

Shelton,Trey tshelton at uflib.ufl.edu
Tue Jul 9 07:13:07 PDT 2019

POSITION VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT (University of Florida, George A. Smathers Libraries)

Collections Support Specialist - Library Associate 1

As a member of the Collections Support Unit, in the Acquisitions and Collections Services Department, the Collections Support Specialist coordinates daily unit operations associated with use-driven acquisitions plans, vendor ordering platforms, and domestic and foreign approval plans. The Collections Support Specialist serves at an intermediate level within the Unit. This position utilizes technical expertise in the library's Integrated Library System (ILS), access and discovery tools, and other library or third- party systems, and administration and maintenance of automated acquisitions and discovery processes as well as functional expertise in library acquisitions, to track and troubleshoot orders, invoices, access, and discoverability. Compiles and analyzes acquisitions and collections metadata to generate metrics and statistics. Serves as a liaison between the Collections Support Unit and the Libraries' personnel, vendors, and users.
Works independently and as a team to develop and maintain the unit's web presence and documentation; implement special projects, solve problems, and provide guidance and training to colleagues.

The library encourages staff participation in reaching management decisions and consequently the Collections Support Specialist will serve on various committees and teams. To support all students and faculty, and foster excellence in a diverse and collaborative society, the Libraries are actively seeking candidates who bring culturally-rich lived experiences to work with individuals of diverse backgrounds, experiences, races, ethnicities, genders, sexual orientation, and perspectives.

Apply by July 15, 2019 (applications will be reviewed as received). For a full description of the position and instructions on how to apply, please refer to the George A. Smathers Libraries staff recruitment webpage at http://library.ufl.edu/pers/StaffPositions.html. Submit all application materials through the Jobs at UF online application system at Requisition 511296. Failure to submit the required documents may result in the application not being considered. If you have any questions or concerns about this process, please contact Tina Marie Litchfield, George A. Smathers Libraries Human Resources Office, at tlitchfield at uflib.ufl.edu<mailto:tlitchfield at uflib.ufl.edu>.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. Applicants from a broad spectrum of people, including members of ethnic minorities and disabled persons, are especially encouraged to apply.

Trey Shelton
Chair, Acquisitions & Collections Services
Associate University Librarian
George A. Smathers Libraries
400 SMA, PO Box 117007
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611-7007
tshelton at uflib.ufl.edu<mailto:tshelton at uflib.ufl.edu>

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