Political Science Librarian @ UF Libraries

The University of Florida’s George A. Smathers Libraries seek a candidate who will be responsible for the overall development, management, and coordination of the George A. Smathers Libraries resources in all formats for political science. The Political Science Librarian is a year-round (12 month), tenure track library faculty position.  The position supports the University’s academic programs including the Political Science Department as well as interdisciplinary programs supported by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Responsibilities include analyzing the University’s programs in political science, collaborating with librarians and academic faculty to establish collection profiles, selection guidelines, and preservation, location and cataloging priorities; and evaluating existing collection strengths and current collecting intensities. Collaborates with other employees to provide support in the broader area of the social sciences, especially interdisciplinary areas. This position manages specialized subject area reference services, library instruction, and online database services.


The search will remain open until March 7, and 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 faculty recruitment webpage at https://hr.uflib.ufl.edu/prospective-employees/current-openings/vacant-faculty-positions/.


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 Joseph Piazza, Smathers Libraries Human Resources Office, at: jpiazza@ufl.edu.