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Map Library Access Specialist - Library Associate 1

Map Library Access Specialist - Library Associate 1

University of Florida/George A. Smathers Libraries Job Location: Florida Apply By: 02/22/2021 Date Created: 02-02-2021

JOB SUMMARY Supports initiatives within the Map & Imagery Library that leverage its unique collections, expertise, and role within the University of Florida (UF) to connect with the UF community and strategic partnerships with external intuitions (such as in the Maps of Cuba for Public Access project and shared regional depository initiatives). Is the sole staff person in the Map & Imagery Library that oversees evening and weekend hours and student assistants working at that time. Manages and optimizes collection growth and preservation to support current and future learning, and research and knowledge creation for the Map & Imagery Library monographs and historical map collections. Promotes access to online library resources by streamlining and enhancing discoverability. Oversees physical processing and creates metadata for cartographic materials. Anticipates and effectively responds to needs of students and researchers using Map & Imagery Library collections. Trains and supervises students working on special projects. As a part of the SASC Public Services team, may provide information, circulation, and research assistance across all SASC service points. Collaborates with the SASC Public Services team to develop and implement best practices and procedures.   The library encourages staff participation in reaching management decisions and consequently the Map Library Access Specialist will serve on various committees and teams. To support all students and faculty, and foster excellence in a diverse and collaborative society, the Libraries are actively seeking candidates who bring culturally-rich lived experiences to work with individuals of diverse backgrounds, experiences, races, ethnicities, genders, sexual orientation, and perspectives.

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