Project Coordinator (US Caribbean & Ethnic Florida Digital Newspaper Project) @ UFF Libraries

The University of Florida Libraries was awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to digitize Florida and the Virgin Islands’ microfilmed newspapers as part of the US Caribbean & Ethnic Florida Digital Newspaper Project. The project is part of the National Digital Newspaper Program developed by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the Library of Congress with the objective of digitizing approximately 100,000 pages of historical Florida and Virgin Islands newspapers published between 1836 and 1963 in English, Spanish, and Danish. The digitized newspapers will be included in the Library of Congress’ Chronicling America database.


The search will remain open until February 3, 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 staff 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 Tina M. Litchfield, Smathers Libraries Human Resources Office, at: