Chair, Cataloging and Discovery Services @ UF Libraries

The University of Florida’s George A. Smathers Libraries seek applications and nominations for the position of Chair for Cataloging and Discovery Services. The department provides descriptions for and access to materials and resources held at the University of Florida in all formats and subjects, including unique and cultural heritage collections. The department actively supports innovations in the description of materials held by the Smathers Libraries. The chair collaborates with Digital Support Services (DSS) on building the University of Florida Digital Collections (UFDC) and leads the Libraries in integrating linked open data applications such as BIBFRAME with existing practices.

The search will remain open until August 4, 2021, and review of applications will begin on July 14, 2021. For a full description of the position and instructions on how to apply, please refer to the George A. Smathers Libraries faculty recruitment webpage at

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.

Address inquiries to Bonnie Smith, Smathers Libraries Human Resources Office, at: