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Electronic Resources Specialist

Electronic Resources Specialist

University of Florida Libraries Job Location: Florida Date Created: 05-17-2019

POSITION:   Electronic Resources Specialist – Library Associate 1

SALARY:    $35,115; annual salary; Actual rate will reflect experience and credentials

DEADLINE DATE:  June 27, 2019 - applicants will be reviewed as received    



As a member of the E-Resources Unit, the Electronic Resources Specialist acquires, administers and maintains, and ensures continuity of access and discoverability for the Libraries licensed and open access electronic resources in support of the University of Florida’s vibrant user community. This position reports to the Electronic Resources Librarian and is an integral member of the E-Resources Unit. This position affords the opportunity to exercise technical expertise in the library’s Integrated Library System (ILS), access and discovery tools, and other library or third-party systems, as well as functional expertise in library acquisition and the e-resource life cycle. The Specialist works independently and as part of an exceptional team to collaborate on impactful projects, solve problems, and provide guidance and training to colleagues.  

The library encourages staff participation in reaching management decisions and consequently the Electronic Resources Specialist will serve on various committees and teams. To support all students and faculty and foster excellence in a diverse and global society, the Electronic Resources Specialist will be expected to include individuals of diverse backgrounds, experiences, races, ethnicities, gender, sexual orientation, and perspectives in work activities and decision making.  



Bachelor’s degree and two years of related library experience; or a Master’s degree and one year of related library experience; or any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education. 



To apply, submit

  • a cover letter detailing your interest in and qualifications for this position 
  • your current resume or CV 
  • a list of three references including their contact information (telephone number and email address)

Apply by June 27, 2019 (applications will be reviewed as received). Submit all application materials through the Jobs at UF online application system at Requisition 511016. 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@uflib.ufl.edu.

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