POSITION VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
POSITION: LibraryPress@UF Coordinator - Library Coordinator 2
REPORTS TO: Digital Scholarship Librarian
SALARY: $48,500 annually. Actual salary will reflect selected professional’s experience and credentials
JOB NO: 502955
DEADLINE DATE: August 15, 2017, applications will be reviewed as received
In 2016, the Libraries and the University of Florida Press began a new collaboration on the LibraryPress@UF, an imprint of the University of Florida Press. The LibraryPress@UF Coordinator (Coordinator) is a new position that operates within the George A. Smathers Libraries to ensure coordinated and consistent activities for the LibraryPress@UF. The Coordinator will collaboratively build and start-up the LibraryPress@UF as a new program, creating, developing, and directing the strategic planning process.
The Coordinator supports production and development needs for all LibraryPress@UF imprint works (e.g., new publications, republications, expanded editions, digital works, etc.) for design, layout, creation, coordination on metadata (e.g., library records, CIP, and publisher information), developing and maintaining design files and processes, and overall production needs. The LibraryPress@UF focuses on works that are born digital, with print-on-demand options integrated with sole source production, and with digital files hosted as Open Access through the Libraries. The Coordinator provides support to academic faculty collaborating with the Libraries on publishing efforts, and provides support for scholars regarding enhanced monographs in collaboration with the UF Press. Attends relevant conferences (e.g., Association of American University Presses, Library Publishing Forum) for sharing of UF activities and development of best practices.
The Coordinator plays a critical role for enhancing and expanding the existing relationship and activities by serving as a core contact with the UF Press, including for new opportunities in regards to online journals; enhanced monographs; shared events; and collaborative grants including the Open Book Program grant to re-enliven out of print books.
Production for the LibraryPress@UF and UF Press Enhanced Monographs
Assessment and Reporting
Promotion, Digital Scholarship & Publishing Training
Other Duties as Assigned
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.
Physical address where the job position is located.
To apply, submit 1) a cover letter detailing your interest in and qualifications for this position; 2) a written statement on your vision for a 21st century scholarly publishing program (250 words); 3) your current resume or CV; and 4) a list of three references including their contact information (address, telephone number, and email). Apply by August 15, 2017 (applications will be reviewed as received). Submit all application materials through the Jobs at UF online application system at http://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/cw/en-us/job/502955/librarypressuf-coordinator-library-coordinator-2. If you have questions about the application process please contact Bonnie Smith, George A. Smathers Libraries Human Resources Office, at firstname.lastname@example.org.