• Full Time
  • Jacksonville
  • $56,000 to negotiable USD / Year

Website University of North Florida-Thomas G. Carpenter Library

Location Name: University of North Florida, Thomas G. Carpenter Library
County: Duval
Region: Northeast Florida
Address: 1 UNF Drive
City: Jacksonville, FLZipcode: 32224
ALA accredited Masters required: Yes

The Thomas G. Carpenter Library at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville, Florida is seeking a librarian to manage the Allen Lastinger Center for Florida History. This position is a full-time, non-tenured library faculty position. Reporting to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, the librarian will be responsible for overall management and development of the Center’s collections, programs, and personnel.

Housed in the Thomas G. Carpenter Library, the Allen Lastinger Center for Florida History will stand out as a premier center for knowledge about Florida’s history, become a hub for academic activity, and a global resource for scholars, researchers and community members seeking to expand their knowledge about the history of the great state of Florida. It will create an interdisciplinary center for academic excellence supporting multiple areas of the university, diverse areas of study and degree programs, and research in all facets of Florida history. For more information:  https://www.unfjobs.org/postings/26662

Education/Qualifications:

Faculty Position Required Qualifications

· Master of Library Science from an ALA or equivalent accredited program.
· Academic and/or research library experience providing public services and/or managing historical collections, including acquisitions, curating exhibitions, instruction, outreach, donor relations, and/or providing research services.
· Experience with handling, storing, displaying, and maintaining maps, historic prints, and rare books.
· Evidence of excellent interpersonal skills including oral and written communication.
· Ability to work well with deadlines; work independently; and work collaboratively with students, faculty, administrators, and the general public.
· Excellent planning, analytical, and organizational skills including the ability to adapt and work creatively in a complex academic environment.

Preferred Qualifications
· Extensive knowledge of Florida history, particularly of the Northeast Florida region.
· Knowledge of professional museum standards and practices, particularly in creating exhibitions.
· Experience teaching with primary sources.
· Working knowledge of library technologies, particularly digitization, digital systems, library catalogs, and metadata.

Multilingual Skills Required: No
Contact Person: Susie O'Dell
Contact Email: s.parks@unf.edu
Contact Phone: 904-620-2579
How to Apply / Instructions:

Applicants must complete an online application, as well as upload supplemental documents, at www.unfjobs.org in order to be considered for this position. Applicants who do not apply online and/or upload all the required documents will not be considered for this position. Once you submit both your completed application and uploaded documents you will receive a confirmation number. Keep the confirmation number for your records. If you have any questions about this position, please contact Susie O’Dell at (904) 620-2579 or s.parks@unf.edu.